Critical Analysis: Global Arena (OTCMKTS:GAHC) versus Datasea (NASDAQ:DTSS)

Global Arena (OTCMKTS:GAHCGet Free Report) and Datasea (NASDAQ:DTSSGet Free Report) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, valuation, profitability and institutional ownership.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

0.1% of Datasea shares are held by institutional investors. 7.1% of Global Arena shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 59.5% of Datasea shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk and Volatility

Global Arena has a beta of 2.1, meaning that its share price is 110% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Datasea has a beta of -0.26, meaning that its share price is 126% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Global Arena and Datasea, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Global Arena 0 0 0 0 N/A
Datasea 0 0 0 0 N/A


This table compares Global Arena and Datasea’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Global Arena -426.17% N/A -293.41%
Datasea -145.23% -489.83% -179.36%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Global Arena and Datasea’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Global Arena $700,000.00 0.48 -$1.71 million N/A N/A
Datasea $17.08 million 0.92 -$6.52 million ($0.24) -2.35

Global Arena has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Datasea.


Datasea beats Global Arena on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Global Arena

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Global Arena Holding Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides technology-enabled paper absentee/mail ballot and online election services in the United States. The company offers voter authentication and registration software, which authenticates and registers voting member in a data look-up system; and scanning and tabulation software, an advanced OMR/OCR/Barcode scanning and tabulation software, as well as an online voting platform. It provides its services to craft and trade organizations, labor unions, political parties, co-operatives and housing organizations, associations and professional societies, universities, and political organizations. The company was formerly known as Global Arena Holding Subsidiary Corp. Global Arena Holding Inc. was founded in 2009 and is based in New York, New York.

About Datasea

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Datasea Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides smart security solutions in the People's Republic of China. The company offers its smart security solutions primarily to schools, tourist or scenic attractions, and public communities. It also provides 5G messaging and smart payment solutions. The company was formerly known as Rose Rock, Inc. and changed its name to Datasea Inc. in October 2015. Datasea Inc. was incorporated in 2014 and is headquartered in Beijing, the People's Republic of China.

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