GSX Techedu (NYSE:GSX) and Four Seasons Edu (Cayman) (NYSE:FEDU) are both business services companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations and dividends.
This is a summary of current ratings for GSX Techedu and Four Seasons Edu (Cayman), as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Four Seasons Edu (Cayman)||0||0||0||0||N/A|
GSX Techedu currently has a consensus target price of $21.00, suggesting a potential upside of 13.82%. Given GSX Techedu’s higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe GSX Techedu is more favorable than Four Seasons Edu (Cayman).
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares GSX Techedu and Four Seasons Edu (Cayman)’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|GSX Techedu||$59.20 million||73.30||$2.93 million||N/A||N/A|
|Four Seasons Edu (Cayman)||$50.16 million||1.82||-$90,000.00||N/A||N/A|
GSX Techedu has higher revenue and earnings than Four Seasons Edu (Cayman).
Insider and Institutional Ownership
9.9% of GSX Techedu shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 11.2% of Four Seasons Edu (Cayman) shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares GSX Techedu and Four Seasons Edu (Cayman)’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Four Seasons Edu (Cayman)||1.88%||0.88%||0.63%|
GSX Techedu beats Four Seasons Edu (Cayman) on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
GSX Techedu Company Profile
GSX Techedu Inc. operates as an online education company in the People's Republic of China. The company provides online K-12 large-class after-school tutoring services. It offers English courses for children in kindergarten; and courses that help children in grade one through grade seven. The company also provides foreign language courses, including English, Japanese, and Korean, as well as English test preparation courses for students taking post-graduate entrance exams in China; and professional courses primarily for working adults preparing for professional qualification exams comprising teacher's qualification, the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, fund qualification, and securities qualification exams. In addition, it offers personal interest courses, such as yoga, fashion, guitar, and Chinese calligraphy. Further, the company provides other courses, including offline business consulting courses, which target principals and other officers of private education institutions who want to enhance management skills; and operate Weishi, an interactive learning platform on Weixin. As of March 31, 2019, it had 169 instructors and 522 tutors. The company was formerly known as BaiJiaHuLian Group Holdings Limited and changed its name to GSX Techedu Inc. in January 2019. GSX Techedu Inc. was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Beijing, China. GSX Techedu Inc. is a subsidiary of Ebetter International Group Limited.
Four Seasons Edu (Cayman) Company Profile
Four Seasons Education (Cayman) Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides after-school education services in the People's Republic of China. The company's education services comprise standard programs; personalized Ivy programs; and special programs, including competition workshops and courses delivered to K-12 schools. It also offers education and management consulting services. The company offers after-school education services for kindergarten, elementary, and middle school students. As of February 28, 2018, the company operated 31 learning centers in Shanghai and 7 in other cities. Four Seasons Education (Cayman) Inc. was founded in 2007 and is based in Shanghai, the People's Republic of China.
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