Kanzhun (NASDAQ:BZ – Get Free Report) and HireQuest (NASDAQ:HQI – Get Free Report) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability and institutional ownership.
This table compares Kanzhun and HireQuest’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Kanzhun and HireQuest’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Kanzhun||$654.04 million||8.68||$15.55 million||$0.11||137.47|
|HireQuest||$34.76 million||6.72||$12.46 million||$0.85||19.78|
Volatility and Risk
Kanzhun has a beta of 0.46, indicating that its share price is 54% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, HireQuest has a beta of 1.07, indicating that its share price is 7% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
60.7% of Kanzhun shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 11.1% of HireQuest shares are held by institutional investors. 5.6% of Kanzhun shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 45.8% of HireQuest shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Kanzhun and HireQuest, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Kanzhun currently has a consensus target price of $19.00, indicating a potential upside of 25.66%. HireQuest has a consensus target price of $27.00, indicating a potential upside of 60.62%. Given HireQuest’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe HireQuest is more favorable than Kanzhun.
HireQuest beats Kanzhun on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.
Kanzhun Limited engages in the provision of online recruitment solutions in the People's Republic of China. The company offers its recruitment solutions through a mobile app under the BOSS Zhipin brand name. Its recruitment platform assists the recruitment process between job seekers and employers for enterprises, and corporations. The company was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Beijing, the People's Republic of China.
HireQuest, Inc. provides temporary staffing solutions in the United States. It offers staffing services, including skilled and semi-skilled industrial and construction personnel, clerical and administrative personnel, and permanent placement services. The company also specializes in commercial and non-CDL drivers. It serves construction, recycling, warehousing, logistics, auctioneering, manufacturing, hospitality, landscaping, retail industries, as well as dental practices. HireQuest, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Goose Creek, South Carolina.
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