Reviewing RocketFuel Blockchain (OTCMKTS:RKFL) & Karooooo (NASDAQ:KARO)

RocketFuel Blockchain (OTCMKTS:RKFLGet Rating) and Karooooo (NASDAQ:KAROGet Rating) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, profitability and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares RocketFuel Blockchain and Karooooo’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
RocketFuel Blockchain N/A -551.72% -414.75%
Karooooo 16.40% 24.56% 16.87%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares RocketFuel Blockchain and Karooooo’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
RocketFuel Blockchain N/A N/A -$2.36 million ($0.21) -1.00
Karooooo $185.21 million 3.46 $19.41 million $1.04 28.85

Karooooo has higher revenue and earnings than RocketFuel Blockchain. RocketFuel Blockchain is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Karooooo, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

2.4% of RocketFuel Blockchain shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 28.5% of Karooooo shares are owned 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.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for RocketFuel Blockchain and Karooooo, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
RocketFuel Blockchain 0 0 0 0 N/A
Karooooo 0 0 4 0 3.00

Karooooo has a consensus target price of $43.19, indicating a potential upside of 43.96%. Given Karooooo’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Karooooo is more favorable than RocketFuel Blockchain.

Summary

Karooooo beats RocketFuel Blockchain on 9 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About RocketFuel Blockchain (Get Rating)

RocketFuel Blockchain, Inc. focuses on developing payment and check-out systems for purchases on e-commerce sites using cryptocurrencies and direct bank transfers. The company has a strategic partnership with ACI Worldwide, Inc. to offer the company's solution through a single integration enabling merchants to accept cryptocurrency payments with no processing fees. RocketFuel Blockchain, Inc. was incorporated in 2018 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

About Karooooo (Get Rating)

Karooooo Ltd. provides mobility software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform for connected vehicles in South Africa, rest of Africa, Europe, the Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, and the United States. The company offers comprehensive fleet management SaaS platform that provides real-time insights; LiveVision, which offers comprehensive pro-active risk management and fleet visibility; MiFleet advanced fleet administration and business intelligence that provides cost management and administration capability services; Communicator, a software application enabling mobile device tracking and user management; asset tracking for tracking and tracing moveable assets; asset recovery services that assists vehicle owners and insurance companies with the recovery of vehicles and other assets; and insurance telematics, which allows insurers to tailor premiums for commercial and consumer customers using analytics. It also provides Protector, a safety package for consumer vehicles; and Car Watch, a mobile application that lets users track and watch their vehicles. In addition, the company offers specialist mobility solutions that include Bike Track, a GPS-based solution providing a comprehensive set of fleet management software features for commercial motorbike fleets; Credit Management that predicts payment cycles and facilitate active credit management for asset-based vehicle finance; and electronic monitoring services application, which allows law enforcement agencies to monitor persons of interest. Further, it provides mobility and monitoring solutions, such as Carzuka, cartrack insurance agency, and on-demand rideshare taxi application, as well as smart IoT products. The company offers its solutions through direct sales force to consumers and sole proprietors, small and medium-sized businesses, large enterprises, and other connected devices. Karooooo Ltd. was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Singapore.

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