Head to Head Comparison: SEA (NYSE:SE) versus Oriental Culture (NYSE:OCG)

Oriental Culture (NYSE:OCGGet Rating) and SEA (NYSE:SEGet Rating) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, risk, institutional ownership and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares Oriental Culture and SEA’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Oriental Culture N/A N/A N/A
SEA -22.08% -41.82% -14.03%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Oriental Culture and SEA’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Oriental Culture $37.60 million 0.33 $11.44 million N/A N/A
SEA $9.96 billion 3.12 -$2.05 billion ($4.85) -11.47

Oriental Culture has higher earnings, but lower revenue than SEA.

Risk & Volatility

Oriental Culture has a beta of 1.33, suggesting that its stock price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SEA has a beta of 1.51, suggesting that its stock price is 51% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Oriental Culture and SEA, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Oriental Culture 0 0 0 0 N/A
SEA 0 4 10 0 2.71

SEA has a consensus price target of $127.87, indicating a potential upside of 129.85%. Given SEA’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe SEA is more favorable than Oriental Culture.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

9.8% of Oriental Culture shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 71.2% of SEA shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of SEA shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

SEA beats Oriental Culture on 7 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Oriental Culture

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Oriental Culture Holding LTD, through its subsidiaries, operates an online platform to facilitate e-commerce trading of artwork and collectables in China. The company facilitates trading by individual and institutional customers of various collectibles, artworks, and commodities on its online platforms. It also provides online and offline integrated marketing, storage, and technical maintenance services, as well as industry solutions and related software products, and system development and technical support services. In addition, the company is involved in the development of NFTs for cultural and artwork collections, as well as a metaverse project. Oriental Culture Holding LTD was incorporated in 2018 and is headquartered in Central, Hong Kong.

About SEA

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Sea Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the digital entertainment, e-commerce, and digital financial service businesses in Southeast Asia, Latin America, rest of Asia, and internationally. It offers Garena digital entertainment platform for users to access mobile and PC online games, as well as eSports operations; and access to other entertainment content, including livestreaming of gameplay and social features, such as user chat and online forums. The company also operates Shopee e-commerce platform, a mobile-centric marketplace that provides integrated payment and logistics infrastructure and seller services. In addition, it offers SeaMoney digital financial services to individuals and businesses, including offline and online mobile wallet, and payment processing services, as well as other offerings across credit, insurtech, and digital bank services under the ShopeePay, SPayLater, SeaBank, and other digital financial services brands; and payment processing services for Shopee. The company was formerly known as Garena Interactive Holding Limited and changed its name to Sea Limited in April 2017. Sea Limited was incorporated in 2009 and is headquartered in Singapore.

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