Remark Media (NASDAQ: MARK) and Moko Social Media (NASDAQ:MOKO) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership and profitability.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Remark Media and Moko Social Media’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Remark Media $62.65 million 1.24 -$11.44 million ($1.34) -2.56
Moko Social Media N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Moko Social Media has higher revenue, but lower earnings than Remark Media.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

14.8% of Remark Media shares are held by institutional investors. 36.5% of Remark Media shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Remark Media and Moko Social Media’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Remark Media -45.02% -4,860.73% -18.16%
Moko Social Media N/A N/A N/A

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Remark Media and Moko Social Media, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Remark Media 0 0 1 0 3.00
Moko Social Media 0 0 0 0 N/A

Remark Media currently has a consensus target price of $8.00, indicating a potential upside of 133.24%. Given Remark Media’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Remark Media is more favorable than Moko Social Media.

Summary

Remark Media beats Moko Social Media on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Remark Media

Remark Holdings, Inc., formerly Remark Media, Inc., owns, operates and acquires digital media properties across multiple verticals. The Company operates through the travel and entertainment segment. The travel and entertainment segment includes the Vegas.com and its Roomlia mobile application. The Company is engaged in the sale of various travel and entertainment products, including air travel, show tickets and tours, which are booked through its travel and entertainment segment, consisting of Vegas.com and its related Websites, including LasVegas.com, mobile applications and retail locations. KanKan, its social media application and data intelligence platform, aggregates content and consumer-shopping data across social media platforms and then stores it after scrubbing, analyzing, and organizing the collected information. For users, the application allows them to explore the world around them, communicate with friends, make friends, and respond to each other’s social media posts.

About Moko Social Media

MOKO Social Media Limited (MOKO) is engaged in the development and branding of mobile social networks for tailored audiences to enable mobile communities of people to socialize and communicate around their common interests. The Company’s segments include Mobile Social and Mobile Advertising. Mobile Social includes MOKO’s mobile social networks and community/chat product business. Mobile Advertising includes MOKO’s performance-based, the United States mobile advertisement network, which is working directly with advertisers and targeting specific industry sectors (or verticals), including Mobile Games, Mobile Applications, Financial Services and Digital Publishing to allow it to provide advertisers with direct opportunities to place advertisements in MOKO properties, such as REC*IT, REC*IT fitness, BigTeams and others. Mobile Advertising contains the Company’s mobile community development business to be monetized via customized mobile social advertising.

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