Match Group (NASDAQ:MTCH – Get Rating) and Locafy (NASDAQ:LCFY – Get Rating) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability and analyst recommendations.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Match Group and Locafy, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Match Group currently has a consensus price target of $134.12, suggesting a potential upside of 73.03%. Given Match Group’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Match Group is more favorable than Locafy.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
96.1% of Match Group shares are held by institutional investors. 1.3% of Match Group shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Match Group and Locafy’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Match Group||$2.98 billion||7.41||$277.72 million||$0.89||87.09|
Match Group has higher revenue and earnings than Locafy.
This table compares Match Group and Locafy’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Match Group beats Locafy on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
Match Group Company Profile (Get Rating)
Match Group, Inc. provides dating products worldwide. The company’s portfolio of brands includes Tinder, Match, Meetic, OkCupid, Hinge, Pairs, PlentyOfFish, and OurTime, as well as a various other brands. The company was incorporated in 1986 and is based in Dallas, Texas.
Locafy Company Profile (Get Rating)
Locafy Limited operates as a software-as-a-service company (SaaS) that specializes in local search engine marketing in Australia, Europe, the United States, and internationally. It focuses on commercializing its SaaS online publishing technology platform that comprises an integrated suite of solutions, such as listings, landing pages, locators, and marketplace for improving the local online presence for business owners. The company’s platform publishes content to various devices that uses a web browser to display web content, as well as programmatically optimizes the published content for local search. It offers its solutions directly to customers, as well as through reseller channels comprising digital agencies and search engine optimization freelancers. The company was formerly known as Moboom Limited and changed its name to Locafy Limited in January 2021. Locafy Limited was incorporated in 2009 and is headquartered in Subiaco, Australia.
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