Uxin (NASDAQ:UXIN) and Collectors Universe (NASDAQ:CLCT) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, valuation and dividends.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Uxin and Collectors Universe, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Uxin 0 1 0 0 2.00
Collectors Universe 0 0 0 0 N/A

Uxin currently has a consensus target price of $6.00, suggesting a potential upside of 322.54%. Given Uxin’s higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Uxin is more favorable than Collectors Universe.

Volatility and Risk

Uxin has a beta of -0.38, indicating that its stock price is 138% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Collectors Universe has a beta of 1.59, indicating that its stock price is 59% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Uxin and Collectors Universe’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Uxin $227.64 million 1.83 -$190.11 million ($0.60) -2.37
Collectors Universe $72.45 million 4.39 $9.98 million N/A N/A

Collectors Universe has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Uxin.

Profitability

This table compares Uxin and Collectors Universe’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Uxin -78.74% -94.91% -21.37%
Collectors Universe 14.02% 50.87% 23.46%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

24.1% of Uxin shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.6% of Collectors Universe shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.7% of Collectors Universe shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Collectors Universe beats Uxin on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Uxin

Uxin Limited, through its subsidiaries, operates an used car e-commerce platform in China. It operates Uxin Used Car, an application that provides consumers with customized car recommendation, financing, title transfer, delivery, insurance referral, warranty and other related services; and Uxin Auction, an application that helps business buyers to source vehicles through online auctions. The company facilitates used car transaction services and financing solutions offered by third-party financing partners to buyers for their used car purchases. Uxin Limited was founded in 2011 and is based in Beijing, China.

About Collectors Universe

Collectors Universe, Inc. provides authentication and grading services to dealers and collectors of coins, trading cards, event tickets, autographs, and historical and sports memorabilia in the United States. It operates through three segments: Coins, Trading Cards and Autographs, and Other High-End Collectibles. The company also publishes magazines that provide market prices and information for collectibles and high-value assets that are accessible on its Websites; operates an online market for graded collectible coins for dealers on subscription basis; and promotes, manages, and operates the Long Beach Coin shows. It serves dealers, collectors, retail buyers, and sellers of the collectibles. Collectors Universe, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Santa Ana, California.

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