National American University Holdngs (NASDAQ:NAUH) and Tarena International (NASDAQ:TEDU) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, earnings, dividends and profitability.
Volatility and Risk
National American University Holdngs has a beta of 0.98, meaning that its share price is 2% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Tarena International has a beta of 0.65, meaning that its share price is 35% less volatile than the S&P 500.
13.2% of National American University Holdngs shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 26.1% of Tarena International shares are held by institutional investors. 56.6% of National American University Holdngs shares are held by company 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.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares National American University Holdngs and Tarena International’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|National American University Holdngs||$77.18 million||0.01||-$12.16 million||N/A||N/A|
|Tarena International||$323.79 million||0.60||-$90.02 million||($1.57)||-2.22|
National American University Holdngs has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Tarena International.
This is a summary of recent ratings for National American University Holdngs and Tarena International, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|National American University Holdngs||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Tarena International has a consensus price target of $6.90, suggesting a potential upside of 97.71%. Given Tarena International’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Tarena International is more favorable than National American University Holdngs.
This table compares National American University Holdngs and Tarena International’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|National American University Holdngs||-30.34%||-134.09%||-45.35%|
Tarena International beats National American University Holdngs on 7 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
About National American University Holdngs
National American University Holdings, Inc. owns and operates National American University (NAU) that provides professional and technical postsecondary education primarily for working adults and other non-traditional students in the United States. It operates in two segments, NAU and Other. The company offers diploma, associate, baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral degree programs in business-related disciplines, such as accounting, management, business administration, and information technology; healthcare-related disciplines, including occupational therapy, medical assisting, nursing, surgical technology, and healthcare information and management; legal-related disciplines comprising paralegal, criminal justice, and professional legal studies; and higher education. It also provides courseware development, technical support, and online class hosting services to various colleges, technical schools, and training institutions in the United States and Canada. As of July 31, 2018, the company operated through 33 educational sites in Colorado, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Texas; and distance learning service centers and administration offices in Rapid City, South Dakota, as well as through the Internet. In addition, it engages in the real estate business, which rents apartment units; and develops and sells condominium units in the Fairway Hills Planned Residential Development area of Rapid City, South Dakota. The company was founded in 1941 and is headquartered in Rapid City, South Dakota.
About Tarena International
Tarena International, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides professional education services through full-time and part-time classes in the People's Republic of China. It offers education courses in 13 information technology (IT) subjects, such as Java, .NET, C++, software testing, embedded, PHP, Android, iOS, Linux and network engineering, Big Data, Web front-end development, VR/AR, and Python; and 3 non-IT subjects, including digital art, online sales and marketing, and accounting through live distance instruction, classroom-based tutoring, and online learning modules. The company also provides three kid education programs under the TongchengTongmei brand name. As of December 31, 2017, it had a network of 184 directly managed learning centers in 59 cities. Tarena International, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Beijing, the People's Republic of China.
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