Financial Contrast: Dropcar (DCAR) versus Global Eagle Entertainment (ENT)

Dropcar (NASDAQ:DCAR) and Global Eagle Entertainment (NASDAQ:ENT) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership and dividends.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Dropcar and Global Eagle Entertainment’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Dropcar $16.74 million 0.20 N/A N/A N/A
Global Eagle Entertainment $619.47 million 0.35 -$357.11 million ($1.97) -1.19

Dropcar has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Global Eagle Entertainment.

Risk & Volatility

Dropcar has a beta of 1.44, indicating that its share price is 44% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Global Eagle Entertainment has a beta of 1.45, indicating that its share price is 45% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Dropcar and Global Eagle Entertainment, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Dropcar 0 0 0 0 N/A
Global Eagle Entertainment 0 2 0 0 2.00

Global Eagle Entertainment has a consensus target price of $0.20, suggesting a potential downside of 91.49%. Given Global Eagle Entertainment’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Global Eagle Entertainment is more favorable than Dropcar.

Profitability

This table compares Dropcar and Global Eagle Entertainment’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Dropcar N/A -180.38% -95.33%
Global Eagle Entertainment -40.53% -370.92% -18.15%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

1.8% of Dropcar shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.9% of Global Eagle Entertainment shares are owned by institutional investors. 21.0% of Dropcar shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 3.7% of Global Eagle Entertainment shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Global Eagle Entertainment beats Dropcar on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Dropcar Company Profile

DropCar, Inc. provides app-based automotive logistics and mobility services for consumers and the automotive industry. The company offers Vehicle Support Platform, a cloud-based platform and mobile app that help consumers and automotive-related companies in reducing the cost, hassles, and inefficiencies of owning a car or fleet of cars in urban centers. Its technology platform blends the efficiency and scale of cloud computing, machine learning, and connected cars with the trained drivers to move cars to/from fully staffed, secure garages to/from the people or businesses who own them. The company provides its mobile app for consumers to ease the cost and stress of owning a car in the city; and enterprise platform for dealerships, leasing companies, OEMs, and shared mobility companies to reduce costs, streamline logistics, and deepen relationships with customers. DropCar, Inc. was founded in 2015 and is based in New York, New York.

Global Eagle Entertainment Company Profile

Global Eagle Entertainment Inc. provides content, connectivity, and digital media solutions for travel industry worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Media & Content and Connectivity. The Media & Content buys, produces, manages, distributes, and provides post-production services and wholly-owned and licensed media content, video and music programming, advertising, applications, and video games for and to the airline, maritime, and other away from home non-theatrical markets. This segment also offers value-added services, such as selection, purchase, production, customer support, software development, creative services, and technical editing and curating of media content in connection with the integration and servicing of entertainment programs. The Connectivity segment provides satellite-based connectivity services to enterprise and government customers in the aviation, maritime, and land vertical markets. This segment offers satellite-based Internet access and Internet-enabled live television, on-demand content, and texting services, as well as e-commerce, travel-related information, and backhaul solutions. It also sells and leases equipment that enables satellite-based services to operate on aircraft; and connectivity-enabled solutions for advertising, operational performance management, and analytics. Global Eagle Entertainment Inc. is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

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