HIVE Blockchain Technologies (NASDAQ:HIVE) and PropertyGuru (NYSE:PGRU) Head to Head Review

HIVE Blockchain Technologies (NASDAQ:HIVEGet Rating) and PropertyGuru (NYSE:PGRUGet Rating) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares HIVE Blockchain Technologies and PropertyGuru’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
HIVE Blockchain Technologies 0.57% -0.25% -0.21%
PropertyGuru N/A -34.08% -21.42%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

8.1% of HIVE Blockchain Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 61.5% of PropertyGuru shares are owned by institutional investors. 9.4% of HIVE Blockchain Technologies shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility and Risk

HIVE Blockchain Technologies has a beta of 3.31, indicating that its stock price is 231% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PropertyGuru has a beta of -0.33, indicating that its stock price is 133% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares HIVE Blockchain Technologies and PropertyGuru’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
HIVE Blockchain Technologies $211.18 million 1.65 $79.62 million $0.05 84.60
PropertyGuru $75.96 million 9.91 -$138.97 million N/A N/A

HIVE Blockchain Technologies has higher revenue and earnings than PropertyGuru.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for HIVE Blockchain Technologies and PropertyGuru, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
HIVE Blockchain Technologies 0 0 2 0 3.00
PropertyGuru 0 1 2 0 2.67

HIVE Blockchain Technologies presently has a consensus price target of $7.00, indicating a potential upside of 65.48%. PropertyGuru has a consensus price target of $7.95, indicating a potential upside of 70.24%. Given PropertyGuru’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe PropertyGuru is more favorable than HIVE Blockchain Technologies.

Summary

HIVE Blockchain Technologies beats PropertyGuru on 8 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About HIVE Blockchain Technologies

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HIVE Blockchain Technologies Ltd. operates as a cryptocurrency mining company in Canada, Sweden, and Iceland. It engages in the mining and sale of digital currencies, including Ethereum, Ethereum Classic, and Bitcoin. The company was formerly known as Leeta Gold Corp. and changed its name to HIVE Blockchain Technologies Ltd. in September 2017. HIVE Blockchain Technologies Ltd. was incorporated in 1987 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

About PropertyGuru

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PropertyGuru Limited operates online property classifieds marketplaces in Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, and Indonesia. It serves agents and developers to advertise residential and commercial properties for sale or rent to property seekers. The company was incorporated in 2006 and is based in Singapore.

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