Arco Platform (NASDAQ:ARCE) and Eos International (OTCMKTS:EOSI) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk and institutional ownership.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
87.1% of Arco Platform shares are owned by institutional investors. 44.8% of Eos International shares are owned by insiders. 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 is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Arco Platform and Eos International, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Arco Platform presently has a consensus target price of $54.00, indicating a potential upside of 11.66%. Given Arco Platform’s higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Arco Platform is more favorable than Eos International.
This table compares Arco Platform and Eos International’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Arco Platform and Eos International’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Arco Platform||$100.06 million||11.45||-$22.54 million||$0.27||179.11|
Eos International has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Arco Platform.
Arco Platform beats Eos International on 6 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Arco Platform
Arco Platform Limited, a technology company in the education sector, provides a pedagogical system with technology-enabled features to deliver educational content to private schools in Brazil. The company’s curriculum solutions provide educational content from basic to secondary education K-12 curriculum in printed and digital formats delivered through its platform. As of March 31, 2019, it had a network consisted of 1,462 partner schools and 498,553 enrolled students. The company’s activities also comprise editing, publishing, advertising, and sale of educational content for private schools. It serves students, teachers, administrators, and parents. The company was founded in 2004 and is based in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
About Eos International
EOS International, Inc. provides library automation and knowledge management solutions for libraries worldwide. The company offers EOS.Webintegrated library system, including academic, association, corporate, digital, government, legal, medical, small, and special library software. It also provides various services, such as data conversion, data hosting, implementation, support, and training services. EOS International, Inc. was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Carlsbad, California. EOS International, Inc. is a subsidiary of Sirsi Corporation.
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