Stride (NYSE: LRN – Get a rating) and Meten Holding Group (NASDAQ: METX – Get a rating) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better investment? We’ll compare the two companies based on earnings strength, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends and profitability.
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Stride and Meten Holding Group, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sales Ratings||Hold odds||Buy reviews||Strong buy odds||Rating|
|Meten Holding Group||0||0||1||0||3.00|
Stride currently has a consensus price target of $51.33, suggesting a potential upside of 29.96%. Meten Holding Group has a consensus price target of $90.00, suggesting a potential upside of 6,022.45%. Given Meten Holding Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly think Meten Holding Group is more favorable than Stride.
Risk and Volatility
Stride has a beta of 0.37, indicating that its stock price is 63% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Meten Holding Group has a beta of -0.88, indicating that its stock price stock is 188% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Stride and Meten Holding Group.
|Net margins||Return on equity||return on assets|
|Meten Holding Group||N / A||N / A||N / A|
Insider and Institutional Ownership
85.9% of Stride shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 2.7% of Meten Holding Group shares are held by institutional investors. 6.1% of Stride shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that endowments, hedge funds, and large fund managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Valuation and benefits
This table compares the gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of Stride and Meten Holding Group.
|Gross revenue||Price/sales ratio||Net revenue||Earnings per share||Price/earnings ratio|
|Stride||$1.54 billion||1.10||$71.45 million||$2.12||18.63|
|Meten Holding Group||$114.39 million||0.15||-$62.99 million||N / A||N / A|
Stride has higher revenue and profit than Meten Holding Group.
Stride beats Meten Holding Group on 9 out of 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
Company Profile (Get a rating)
Stride, Inc., a technology-based education company, provides proprietary and third-party online curricula, software systems, and educational services to facilitate individualized student learning, primarily in K-12 year (K-12) in the United States and internationally. . Its technology-based products and services enable customers to attract, enroll, educate, track progress and support students. The company offers an integrated set of systems, services, products and professional expertise to support a virtual or mixed public school; and products and services for the general education market focusing on subjects such as math, English, science and history for K-12 students. It also provides career learning products and services focused on developing the skills needed to enter industries including information technology, healthcare and business; and targeted post-secondary career learning programs, which include professional training in data science, software engineering, health and medicine for adult learners under the brand names Galvanize, Tech Elevator and MedCerts, as well as staffing and talent development services for employers. Stride, Inc. serves consumers, employers and government agencies. The company was formerly known as K12 Inc. and changed its name to Stride, Inc. in December 2020. Stride, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Herndon, Virginia.
Meten Holding Group Company Profile (Get a rating)
Meten Holding Group Ltd. provides English Language Training (ELT) services in the People’s Republic of China. It operates through four segments: general adult English training, overseas training services, online English training and junior English training. The company provides English and future skills training for Chinese students and professionals. It offers adult and junior ELT services under the Meten brand, junior ELT services under the ABC brand, and online ELT services under the Likeshuo brand through a digital platform and a network of learning centers. As of December 31, 2020, the company had a network of 105 autonomous learning centers covering 28 cities in 15 provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities, as well as 13 franchise learning centers covering 12 cities in 11 provinces and municipalities. The company was previously known as Meten EdtechX Education Group Ltd. and changed its name to Meten Holding Group Ltd. in August 2021. Meten Holding Group Ltd. was founded in 2006 and is based in Shenzhen, People’s Republic of China.
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