Analyzing IZEA Worldwide (NASDAQ:IZEA) and Balincan USA (NASDAQ:BCNN)

IZEA Worldwide (NASDAQ:IZEA) and Balincan USA (OTCMKTS:BCNN) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability and risk.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

4.1% of IZEA Worldwide shares are held by institutional investors. 7.1% of IZEA Worldwide shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 43.8% of Balincan USA shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

IZEA Worldwide has a beta of 2.76, indicating that its share price is 176% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Balincan USA has a beta of 1.03, indicating that its share price is 3% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for IZEA Worldwide and Balincan USA, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
IZEA Worldwide 0 1 1 0 2.50
Balincan USA 0 0 0 0 N/A

IZEA Worldwide currently has a consensus price target of $0.50, indicating a potential downside of 31.02%. Given IZEA Worldwide’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe IZEA Worldwide is more favorable than Balincan USA.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares IZEA Worldwide and Balincan USA’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
IZEA Worldwide $18.96 million 1.85 -$7.29 million ($0.29) -2.50
Balincan USA N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Balincan USA has lower revenue, but higher earnings than IZEA Worldwide.

Profitability

This table compares IZEA Worldwide and Balincan USA’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
IZEA Worldwide -62.98% -48.81% -29.34%
Balincan USA N/A N/A N/A

Summary

IZEA Worldwide beats Balincan USA on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About IZEA Worldwide

IZEA Worldwide, Inc. creates and operates online marketplaces that connect marketers and content creators. Its technology solutions enable the management of content workflow, creator search and targeting, bidding, analytics, and payment processing. The company engages creator for influencer marketing campaigns, or to create content for the marketers' use and distribution. It primarily sells social sponsorship and content campaigns through sales team and self-service platforms, as well as through distribution relationships, such as resellers, affiliates, and white label partners. The company was formerly known as IZEA, Inc. and changed its name to IZEA Worldwide, Inc. in August 2018. IZEA Worldwide, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Winter Park, Florida.

About Balincan USA

Balincan USA, Inc. operates an e-commerce platform. Its e-commerce platform sells beauty products to affluent female consumers utilizing its Â’promotion trio' of WeChat, Apps, and videos on smartphones in the People's Republic of China. The company was formerly known as Moqizone Holding Corp. and changed its name to Balincan USA, Inc. in August 2015 to reflect its ongoing business operations. Balincan USA, Inc. is based in Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

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