Clikia (OTCMKTS:CLKA) and Zoom Video Communications (NASDAQ:ZM) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends and profitability.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
38.0% of Zoom Video Communications shares are owned by institutional investors. 24.3% of Zoom Video Communications shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This is a summary of current ratings for Clikia and Zoom Video Communications, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Zoom Video Communications||3||10||15||0||2.43|
Zoom Video Communications has a consensus target price of $431.80, suggesting a potential upside of 37.55%. Given Zoom Video Communications’ higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Zoom Video Communications is more favorable than Clikia.
Risk & Volatility
Clikia has a beta of 3.04, suggesting that its stock price is 204% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Zoom Video Communications has a beta of -1.46, suggesting that its stock price is 246% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Clikia and Zoom Video Communications’ top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Zoom Video Communications||$622.66 million||148.08||$25.31 million||$0.09||3,488.00|
Zoom Video Communications has higher revenue and earnings than Clikia.
This table compares Clikia and Zoom Video Communications’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Zoom Video Communications||17.10%||27.93%||14.44%|
Zoom Video Communications beats Clikia on 9 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
Clikia Corp., through its subsidiary, Maison Luxe LLC, engages in retailing luxury goods. It primarily focuses on offering fine timepieces and jewelry on wholesale and business-to-consumer basis. The company is based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
About Zoom Video Communications
Zoom Video Communications, Inc. provides a video-first communications platform in the Americas, the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. The company offers Zoom Meetings that offers HD video, voice, chat, and content sharing through mobile devices, desktops, laptops, telephones, and conference room systems; Zoom Phone, an enterprise cloud phone system that provides secure call routing, call queuing, call detail reports, call recording, call quality monitoring, voicemail, switch to video, and other services, as well as inbound and outbound calling services; and Zoom Chat enables to share messages, images, audio files, and content in desktop, laptop, tablet, and mobile devices for meeting and phone customers. It also provides Zoom Rooms, a software-based conference room system; Zoom Conference Room Connector, a gateway for SIP/H.323 endpoints to join Zoom meetings; Zoom Video Webinars to provide video presentations to large audiences from many devices; and Zoom Hardware-as-a-Service allows users to access video communication technology with subscription options for phone and meeting room hardware. The company offers Zoom for Developers to integrate its video, phone, chat, and content sharing into other applications, as well as manages Zoom accounts; Zoom App Marketplace enhance developers to publish their apps; OnZoom, a platform for users to create, host, and monetize online events; and Zoom Apps to access from Zoom Meetings and the Zoom Desktop client to facilitate collaboration and engagement during meetings. It serves individuals; and education, entertainment/media, enterprise infrastructure, finance, government, healthcare, manufacturing, non-profit/not for profit and social impact, retail/consumer products, and software/Internet industries. The company was formerly known as Zoom Communications, Inc. and changed its name to Zoom Video Communications, Inc. in May 2012. The company was incorporated in 2011 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.