Eventbrite (NYSE:EB) and Line (NYSE:LN) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership and valuation.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Eventbrite and Line’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Eventbrite||$291.61 million||4.84||-$64.08 million||($1.45)||-12.08|
|Line||$2.14 billion||3.59||-$33.83 million||N/A||N/A|
Line has higher revenue and earnings than Eventbrite.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Eventbrite and Line, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Eventbrite presently has a consensus target price of $27.40, indicating a potential upside of 56.48%. Line has a consensus target price of $3,500.00, indicating a potential upside of 10,759.45%. Given Line’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Line is more favorable than Eventbrite.
This table compares Eventbrite and Line’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Institutional and Insider Ownership
37.8% of Eventbrite shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 3.5% of Line shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Eventbrite Company Profile
Eventbrite, Inc. operates a ticketing and event technology platform in the United States and internationally. Its platform integrates components needed to plan, promote, and produce live events that allow creators to reduce friction and costs, increase reach, and drive ticket sales. The company was formerly known as Mollyguard Corporation and changed its name to Eventbrite, Inc. in 2009. Eventbrite, Inc. was incorporated in 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
Line Company Profile
LINE Corporation provides a platform for mobile messaging and communication services, content distribution, and related services primarily in Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, Indonesia, and Hong Kong. The company offers LINE, a cross-platform messenger application that enable users to communicate through free instant messaging, stickers, and voice and video calls, as well as serves as a smart portal to its other applications and services. It also provides communication and content sales, and advertising services through the LINE platform; and advertising services through LINE advertising, and livedoor and NAVER Matome Web portals. The company was formerly known as NHN Japan Corporation and changed its name to LINE Corporation in April 2013. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. LINE Corporation is a subsidiary of Naver Corporation.
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