Blue Sphere (OTCMKTS:BLSP) and Jianpu Technology (NYSE:JT) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, risk, valuation and profitability.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
11.7% of Jianpu Technology shares are owned by institutional investors. 8.1% of Blue Sphere shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares Blue Sphere and Jianpu Technology’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Blue Sphere||$3.82 million||0.04||-$3.90 million||N/A||N/A|
|Jianpu Technology||$222.21 million||3.24||-$31.06 million||($0.23)||-18.65|
Blue Sphere has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Jianpu Technology.
This table compares Blue Sphere and Jianpu Technology’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Blue Sphere and Jianpu Technology, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Jianpu Technology has a consensus price target of $8.67, suggesting a potential upside of 102.02%. Given Jianpu Technology’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Jianpu Technology is more favorable than Blue Sphere.
Jianpu Technology beats Blue Sphere on 8 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Blue Sphere
Blue Sphere Corporation operates as a developer and independent power producer in the clean energy production and waste to energy markets. The company focuses on projects related to the acquisition, construction, and development of biogas facilities in the United States, Italy, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and Israel. It also focuses on soil amendments, compost, and other by-products. The company was formerly known as Jin Jie Corp. and changed its name to Blue Sphere Corporation in February 2010. Blue Sphere Corporation was founded in 2007 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.
About Jianpu Technology
Jianpu Technology Inc. operates a platform that provides online discovery and recommendation services for financial products in the People's Republic of China. Its platform allows users to access to financial products, including consumer and other loans, credit cards, and wealth management products. The company recommends loans and credit cards to individual users and assists the financial service providers in targeting users with specific characteristics based on the users' financial needs and credit profile, as well as the products offerings and risk appetite of the financial service providers. Its platform provides sales and marketing, big data risk management, and integrated solutions primarily to financial service providers. The company operates its platform under the Rong360 brand name. Jianpu Technology Inc. was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Beijing, China.
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