Comparing of Cango Inc. (CANG) and Twitter Inc. (NYSE:TWTR)

Cango Inc. (NYSE:CANG) and Twitter Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) have been rivals in the Internet Information Providers for quite some time. Below is a review of each business including various aspects such as dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, earnings and valuation.

Earnings and Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Cango Inc. 6 12.38 17.77M 0.38 16.27
Twitter Inc. 32 0.91 745.78M 1.72 24.58

Table 1 showcases the top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation of Cango Inc. and Twitter Inc. Twitter Inc. seems to has higher revenue and earnings compared to Cango Inc. When business has lower P/E means it is more affordable than its counterpart presently. Cango Inc. is trading at a lower P/E ratio than Twitter Inc., indicating that it is presently more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

Table 2 shows us the return on assets, net margins and return on equity of both businesses.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Cango Inc. 296,661,101.84% 7.9% 4.4%
Twitter Inc. 2,323,302,180.69% 18.6% 12.1%

Liquidity

The Current Ratio and a Quick Ratio of Cango Inc. are 2.1 and 2.1. Competitively, Twitter Inc. has 4.5 and 4.5 for Current and Quick Ratio. Twitter Inc.’s better ability to pay short and long-term obligations than Cango Inc.

Analyst Ratings

Cango Inc. and Twitter Inc. Recommendations and Ratings are available on the next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Cango Inc. 0 1 0 2.00
Twitter Inc. 2 16 9 2.33

Cango Inc.’s upside potential currently stands at 9.70% and an $7.8 average target price. On the other hand, Twitter Inc.’s potential upside is 18.41% and its average target price is $36.02. The data provided earlier shows that Twitter Inc. appears more favorable than Cango Inc., based on analyst opinion.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

The shares of both Cango Inc. and Twitter Inc. are owned by institutional investors at 29.6% and 69.7% respectively. Comparatively, insiders own roughly 0.5% of Twitter Inc.’s shares.

Performance

In this table we show the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Cango Inc. -8.15% -13.29% -8.82% -14.24% 0% -18.88%
Twitter Inc. 9.24% 17.27% 7.69% 31.15% 34.83% 47.22%

For the past year Cango Inc. has -18.88% weaker performance while Twitter Inc. has 47.22% stronger performance.

Summary

On 15 of the 15 factors Twitter Inc. beats Cango Inc.

Cango Inc. operates an automotive transaction service platform that connects dealers, financial institutions, car buyers, and other industry participants in the People's Republic of China. It facilitates automotive financing services that include facilitating financing transactions from financial institutions to car buyers; automotive transactions between automotive wholesalers, dealers, and car buyers; and after-market services to car buyers. The company was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Shanghai, the People's Republic of China.

Twitter, Inc. operates as a global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. The company offers various products and services, including Twitter that allows users to create, distribute, and discover content; and Periscope, a mobile application that enables user to broadcast and watch video live with others. It also provides promoted products and services, such as promoted tweets, promoted accounts, and promoted trends, which enable its advertisers to promote their brands, products, and services. In addition, the company offers a set of tools, public APIs, and embeddable widgets for developers to contribute their content to its platform, and syndicate and distribute Twitter content across their properties and enhance their Websites and applications with Twitter content. Further, it provides subscription access to its public data feed for data partners. The company was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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