Gridsum Holding Inc. (NASDAQ:GSUM) and Carbon Black Inc. (NASDAQ:CBLK), both competing one another are Application Software companies. We will contrast their profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation.
Earnings & Valuation
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Gridsum Holding Inc.||N/A||0.00||N/A||-1.60||0.00|
|Carbon Black Inc.||209.72M||4.79||281.55M||-4.57||0.00|
Table 1 shows the gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation for Gridsum Holding Inc. and Carbon Black Inc.
Table 2 hightlights the return on equity, net margins and return on assets of the two companies.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Gridsum Holding Inc.||0.00%||-57.2%||-24.6%|
|Carbon Black Inc.||-134.25%||0%||0%|
The current Quick Ratio of Gridsum Holding Inc. is 2 while its Current Ratio is 2. Meanwhile, Carbon Black Inc. has a Current Ratio of 1.5 while its Quick Ratio is 1.5. Gridsum Holding Inc. is better positioned to pay off its short-term and long-term debts than Carbon Black Inc.
The Ratings and Recommendations for Gridsum Holding Inc. and Carbon Black Inc. are featured in the next table.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Gridsum Holding Inc.||0||0||0||0.00|
|Carbon Black Inc.||0||1||1||2.50|
Meanwhile, Carbon Black Inc.’s consensus price target is $18, while its potential upside is 26.85%.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
The shares of both Gridsum Holding Inc. and Carbon Black Inc. are owned by institutional investors at 40.9% and 80.7% respectively. Insiders held 5.3% of Gridsum Holding Inc. shares. On the other hand, insiders held about 2.7% of Carbon Black Inc.’s shares.
Here are 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)|
|Gridsum Holding Inc.||1.29%||79.09%||-6.86%||-33.22%||-61.6%||76.68%|
|Carbon Black Inc.||0.62%||-16.4%||-22.73%||-48.34%||0%||-3.5%|
For the past year Gridsum Holding Inc. had bullish trend while Carbon Black Inc. had bearish trend.
Gridsum Holding Inc. provides data analysis software for multinational and domestic enterprises, and government agencies in China. Its proprietary distributed data architecture allows its customers to collect and analyze vast amounts of information; and Gridsum Big Data platform performs multi-dimensional correlation analysis and analyzes complex real-time events. The company offers Web Dissector to analyze customer Websites by monitoring and analyzing key performance indicators; Mobile Dissector to understand mobile app user activity; SEM Dissector for search engine marketing; SEO Dissector, a search engine optimization tool; Ad Dissector, an advertisement performance monitoring and optimization product; Contribution Dissector to evaluate the performance of advertising campaigns; Audience Dissector, an audience analysis product; Recommendation Engine, a data driven content recommendation solution. It also provides Government Web Dissector, a digital intelligence solution; Government Website Group Integrated Management Platform, an integrated management platform; Streaming Dissector, a real-time viewership analysis and operational efficiency monitor for digital online video; Video Dissector, an online video content analytics tool; TV Dissector, an analytics tool; Rating Plus, a television viewing data analytics tool; and Media Dissector, a mass, social, and user-generated content media monitoring and analytics tool. In addition, the company offers Law Dissector, a search and statistical analysis tool; Smart Push, a legal research tool; Information Dissector, an insightful analytical system; Social Listening, a could-based social listening solution; Gridsum Dashboard, a data visualization tool; and Gridsum Report Center, an automated report generation and distribution tool. Further, it develops new media analytics and information discovery solutions to address a range of customer needs. The company was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Beijing, China.
Carbon Black, Inc. provides security solutions in the United States and internationally. Its security cloud platform captures, records, and analyzes unfiltered endpoint data. The company’s solutions enable customers to predict, prevent, detect, respond to and remediate cyber attacks before they cause a damaging incident or data breach. Its solutions are used to augment or replace legacy antivirus software, prevent malware and fileless attacks, protect against ransomware, hunt down threats, respond to and remediate security incidents, lock down critical systems and applications, lock down critical systems and applications, secure workloads and applications in virtualized and cloud environments, comply with regulatory mandates, and enhance other security products through its unfiltered endpoint data. The company serves enterprises, government agencies, and mid-sized organizations. Carbon Black, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.