Contrasting of Redfin Corporation (RDFN) and 58.com Inc. (NYSE:WUBA)

We are comparing Redfin Corporation (NASDAQ:RDFN) and 58.com Inc. (NYSE:WUBA) on their dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, risk, earnings and valuation. They both are Internet Information Providers companies, competing one another.

Earnings & Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Redfin Corporation 517.17M 3.05 72.72M -0.51 0.00
58.com Inc. N/A 0.00 N/A 2.00 31.65

Table 1 shows top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation of the two companies.

Profitability

Table 2 represents Redfin Corporation (NASDAQ:RDFN) and 58.com Inc. (NYSE:WUBA)’s return on assets, return on equity and net margins.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Redfin Corporation -14.06% -14.2% -10.1%
58.com Inc. 0.00% 9.8% 6.7%

Liquidity

The Current Ratio and a Quick Ratio of Redfin Corporation are 10.7 and 10.2. Competitively, 58.com Inc. has 1.2 and 1.2 for Current and Quick Ratio. Redfin Corporation’s better ability to pay short and long-term obligations than 58.com Inc.

Analyst Ratings

The Ratings and Recommendations for Redfin Corporation and 58.com Inc. are featured in the next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Redfin Corporation 0 1 2 2.67
58.com Inc. 0 0 3 3.00

Redfin Corporation’s upside potential is 49.86% at a $26 consensus target price. Meanwhile, 58.com Inc.’s consensus target price is $82.33, while its potential upside is 31.71%. Based on the results shown earlier, Redfin Corporation is looking more favorable than 58.com Inc., analysts opinion.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

Roughly 0% of Redfin Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors while 74% of 58.com Inc. are owned by institutional investors. 2.7% are Redfin Corporation’s share owned by insiders. Comparatively, 4.78% are 58.com Inc.’s share owned by insiders.

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)
Redfin Corporation 4.66% 14.2% 25.49% 3.71% -0.73% 41.88%
58.com Inc. -14.46% -0.17% 7.82% -17.3% -14.98% 16.75%

For the past year Redfin Corporation has stronger performance than 58.com Inc.

Summary

58.com Inc. beats Redfin Corporation on 7 of the 12 factors.

Redfin Corporation operates as a real estate brokerage company in the United States. The company operates an online real estate marketplace and provides real estate services, such as assisting individuals to purchase or sell their residential property. It also provides title and settlement services; and originate mortgages. The company was formerly known as Appliance Computing Inc. and changed its name to Redfin Corporation in May 2006. The company was incorporated in 2002 and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

58.com Inc. operates online classifieds and listing platforms that enable local merchants and consumers to connect, share information, and conduct business in China. It primarily operates online multi-content category-classified advertising platforms under the 58 and Ganji names; and Anjuke, an online real estate listing platform. The companyÂ’s platform contains local information of approximately 500 cities or towns in various content categories, including jobs, real estate, used goods, automotive, and yellow pages. It offers membership services, such as merchant certification and listing benefits, as well as display of online storefronts; and online marketing services comprising listing services, such as real-time bidding and priority listing, as well as marketing services through collaboration with third party Internet companies. 58.com Inc. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Beijing, the PeopleÂ’s Republic of China.

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