Match Group (NASDAQ:MTCH – Get a rating) and Locate (NASDAQ:LCFY – Get a rating) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the most successful company? We’ll compare the two companies based on valuation strength, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, and analyst recommendations.
This is a breakdown of the current recommendations for Match Group and Locafy, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sales Ratings||Hold odds||Buy reviews||Strong buy odds||Rating|
|Locate||0||0||0||0||N / A|
Match Group currently has a consensus price target of $134.12, suggesting a potential upside of 73.03%. Given Match Group’s likely higher upside, analysts clearly believe Match Group is more favorable than Locafy.
Institutional and insider ownership
96.1% of Match Group shares are held by institutional investors. 1.3% of Match Group shares are held by insiders of the company. Strong institutional ownership indicates that hedge funds, large fund managers, and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Valuation and benefits
This table compares the revenues, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation of Match Group and Locafy.
|Gross revenue||Price/sales ratio||Net revenue||Earnings per share||Price/earnings ratio|
|Matching group||$2.98 billion||7.41||$277.72 million||$0.89||87.09|
|Locate||N / A||N / A||N / A||N / A||N / A|
Match Group has higher revenue and profit than Locafy.
This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Match Group and Locafy.
|Net margins||Return on equity||return on assets|
|Locate||N / A||N / A||N / A|
Match Group beats Locafy on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
Correspondence Group Company Profile (Get a rating)
Match Group, Inc. provides dating products worldwide. The Company’s brand portfolio includes Tinder, Match, Meetic, OkCupid, Hinge, Pairs, PlentyOfFish and OurTime, along with various other brands. The company was incorporated in 1986 and is based in Dallas, Texas.
Locafy Company Profile (Get a rating)
Locafy Limited operates as a software as a service (SaaS) company specializing in local search engine marketing in Australia, Europe, the United States and internationally. It is focused on marketing its SaaS online publishing technology platform which includes an integrated suite of solutions, such as listings, landing pages, locators and a marketplace to enhance the local online presence of business owners. The Company’s platform publishes content to various devices that use a web browser to view web content, and programmatically optimizes published content for local search. It offers its solutions directly to clients, as well as through reseller channels that include digital agencies and search engine optimization freelancers. The company was previously 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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