Head to Head Survey: Five9 (NASDAQ:FIVN) versus Mercurity Fintech (NASDAQ:MFH)

Five9 (NASDAQ:FIVNGet Rating) and Mercurity Fintech (NASDAQ:MFHGet Rating) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings and risk.

Risk & Volatility

Five9 has a beta of 0.72, suggesting that its share price is 28% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Mercurity Fintech has a beta of 1.54, suggesting that its share price is 54% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.6% of Mercurity Fintech shares are held by institutional investors. 2.4% of Five9 shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 62.8% of Mercurity Fintech shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares Five9 and Mercurity Fintech’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Five9 -12.15% -25.34% -5.46%
Mercurity Fintech N/A N/A N/A

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for Five9 and Mercurity Fintech, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Five9 0 5 12 0 2.71
Mercurity Fintech 0 0 0 0 N/A

Five9 currently has a consensus price target of $84.67, indicating a potential upside of 32.98%. Given Five9’s higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Five9 is more favorable than Mercurity Fintech.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Five9 and Mercurity Fintech’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Five9 $778.85 million 5.82 -$94.65 million ($1.35) -47.16
Mercurity Fintech $670,000.00 19.43 -$20.75 million N/A N/A

Mercurity Fintech has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Five9.


Mercurity Fintech beats Five9 on 8 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Five9

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Five9, Inc. engages in the provision of cloud software for contact centers. It specializes in omnichannel routing, analytics, workforce organization and reporting. The company was founded in December 2001 and is headquartered in San Ramon, CA.

About Mercurity Fintech

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Mercurity Fintech Holding, Inc. engages in the provision of instant payment network platform. It designs, develops, creates, tests, installs, configures, integrates, and customizes fully operational software using blockchain technologies. The company was founded by Mao Dong Xu on July 13, 2011 and is headquartered in Beijing, China.

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