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$85.32
Now: $85.61
$88.69
50-Day Range
$54.95
MA: $69.46
$88.96
52-Week Range
$34.15
Now: $85.61
$91.97
Volume781,200 shs
Average Volume1.78 million shs
Market Capitalization$13.02 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.46

Competitors

GDS (NASDAQ:GDS) Vs. BIDU, SNAP, INFO, TWTR, TTD, and YNDX

Should you be buying GDS stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "computer programming, data processing, & other computer related" are considered alternatives and competitors to GDS, including Baidu (BIDU), Snap (SNAP), IHS Markit (INFO), Twitter (TWTR), Trade Desk (TTD), and Yandex (YNDX).

Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) and GDS (NASDAQ:GDS) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Baidu and GDS's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Baidu$15.43 billion2.97$296 million$5.3624.69
GDS$592.15 million21.98$-63,970,000.00($0.52)-164.63

Baidu has higher revenue and earnings than GDS. GDS is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Baidu, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Baidu and GDS, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Baidu061702.74
GDS01802.89

Baidu currently has a consensus target price of $145.1750, indicating a potential upside of 9.71%. GDS has a consensus target price of $69.0711, indicating a potential downside of 19.32%. Given Baidu's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Baidu is more favorable than GDS.

Risk and Volatility

Baidu has a beta of 1.45, meaning that its share price is 45% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, GDS has a beta of 1.46, meaning that its share price is 46% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Baidu and GDS's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Baidu2.49%8.69%4.93%
GDS-8.91%-4.37%-1.34%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

53.4% of Baidu shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 84.2% of GDS shares are held by institutional investors. 16.7% of Baidu shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Baidu beats GDS on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Snap (NYSE:SNAP) and GDS (NASDAQ:GDS) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, profitability and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Snap and GDS's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Snap-55.40%-46.64%-28.29%
GDS-8.91%-4.37%-1.34%

Risk and Volatility

Snap has a beta of 1.79, indicating that its stock price is 79% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, GDS has a beta of 1.46, indicating that its stock price is 46% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Snap and GDS's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Snap$1.72 billion21.69$-1,033,660,000.00($0.75)-34.04
GDS$592.15 million21.98$-63,970,000.00($0.52)-164.63

GDS has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Snap. GDS is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Snap, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

39.5% of Snap shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 84.2% of GDS shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Snap and GDS, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Snap1102502.67
GDS01802.89

Snap currently has a consensus target price of $20.4394, suggesting a potential downside of 19.94%. GDS has a consensus target price of $69.0711, suggesting a potential downside of 19.32%. Given GDS's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe GDS is more favorable than Snap.

Summary

GDS beats Snap on 9 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

IHS Markit (NYSE:INFO) and GDS (NASDAQ:GDS) are both large-cap business services companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

88.4% of IHS Markit shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 84.2% of GDS shares are held by institutional investors. 0.8% of IHS Markit shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility and Risk

IHS Markit has a beta of 0.94, suggesting that its share price is 6% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, GDS has a beta of 1.46, suggesting that its share price is 46% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares IHS Markit and GDS's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
IHS Markit18.43%10.73%5.51%
GDS-8.91%-4.37%-1.34%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares IHS Markit and GDS's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
IHS Markit$4.41 billion7.24$502.70 million$2.0936.24
GDS$592.15 million21.98$-63,970,000.00($0.52)-164.63

IHS Markit has higher revenue and earnings than GDS. GDS is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than IHS Markit, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for IHS Markit and GDS, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
IHS Markit041302.76
GDS01802.89

IHS Markit currently has a consensus price target of $81.6250, suggesting a potential upside of 7.77%. GDS has a consensus price target of $69.0711, suggesting a potential downside of 19.32%. Given IHS Markit's higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe IHS Markit is more favorable than GDS.

Summary

IHS Markit beats GDS on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) and GDS (NASDAQ:GDS) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, dividends, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Twitter and GDS's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Twitter36.39%3.22%2.19%
GDS-8.91%-4.37%-1.34%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Twitter and GDS, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Twitter424902.14
GDS01802.89

Twitter currently has a consensus price target of $33.3333, indicating a potential downside of 6.68%. GDS has a consensus price target of $69.0711, indicating a potential downside of 19.32%. Given Twitter's higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Twitter is more favorable than GDS.

Volatility & Risk

Twitter has a beta of 0.79, indicating that its share price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, GDS has a beta of 1.46, indicating that its share price is 46% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Twitter and GDS's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Twitter$3.46 billion8.10$1.47 billion$1.9917.95
GDS$592.15 million21.98$-63,970,000.00($0.52)-164.63

Twitter has higher revenue and earnings than GDS. GDS is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Twitter, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

72.5% of Twitter shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 84.2% of GDS shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.6% of Twitter shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Twitter beats GDS on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

GDS (NASDAQ:GDS) and Trade Desk (NASDAQ:TTD) are both large-cap business services companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares GDS and Trade Desk's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
GDS-8.91%-4.37%-1.34%
Trade Desk17.44%20.65%7.77%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares GDS and Trade Desk's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
GDS$592.15 million21.98$-63,970,000.00($0.52)-164.63
Trade Desk$661.06 million32.19$108.32 million$2.27203.52

Trade Desk has higher revenue and earnings than GDS. GDS is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Trade Desk, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for GDS and Trade Desk, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
GDS01802.89
Trade Desk09502.36

GDS presently has a consensus price target of $69.0711, suggesting a potential downside of 19.32%. Trade Desk has a consensus price target of $296.6429, suggesting a potential downside of 35.79%. Given GDS's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe GDS is more favorable than Trade Desk.

Volatility & Risk

GDS has a beta of 1.46, suggesting that its stock price is 46% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Trade Desk has a beta of 2.67, suggesting that its stock price is 167% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

84.2% of GDS shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.4% of Trade Desk shares are owned by institutional investors. 13.1% of Trade Desk 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.

Summary

Trade Desk beats GDS on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

GDS (NASDAQ:GDS) and Yandex (NASDAQ:YNDX) are both large-cap business services companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for GDS and Yandex, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
GDS01802.89
Yandex02502.71

GDS presently has a consensus target price of $69.0711, indicating a potential downside of 19.32%. Yandex has a consensus target price of $48.50, indicating a potential downside of 5.61%. Given Yandex's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Yandex is more favorable than GDS.

Profitability

This table compares GDS and Yandex's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
GDS-8.91%-4.37%-1.34%
Yandex7.93%11.39%8.09%

Volatility & Risk

GDS has a beta of 1.46, indicating that its stock price is 46% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Yandex has a beta of 1.62, indicating that its stock price is 62% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares GDS and Yandex's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
GDS$592.15 million21.98$-63,970,000.00($0.52)-164.63
Yandex$2.83 billion5.89$162.60 million$1.1445.07

Yandex has higher revenue and earnings than GDS. GDS is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Yandex, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

84.2% of GDS shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 71.7% of Yandex shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Yandex beats GDS on 9 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Baidu logo
BIDU
Baidu
1.7$132.33-0.2%$45.83 billion$15.43 billion131.02Analyst Upgrade
Decrease in Short Interest
Snap logo
SNAP
Snap
1.3$25.53-1.6%$37.81 billion$1.72 billion-34.97Analyst Report
Increase in Short Interest
IHS Markit logo
INFO
IHS Markit
1.6$75.74-0.9%$31.96 billion$4.41 billion38.25
Twitter logo
TWTR
Twitter
1.3$35.72-0.9%$28.03 billion$3.46 billion22.05Analyst Upgrade
Unusual Options Activity
Trade Desk logo
TTD
Trade Desk
1.7$461.98-0.2%$21.32 billion$661.06 million181.88Heavy News Reporting
Yandex logo
YNDX
Yandex
1.6$51.38-2.2%$16.68 billion$2.83 billion79.05
PINS
Pinterest
1.2$27.42-1.5%$16.08 billion$1.14 billion-8.68Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Wix.Com logo
WIX
Wix.Com
1.4$294.23-0.8%$14.79 billion$761.09 million-159.04Analyst Report
Decrease in Short Interest
FactSet Research Systems logo
FDS
FactSet Research Systems
1.3$350.98-1.0%$13.16 billion$1.44 billion36.18Decrease in Short Interest
Line logo
LN
Line
0.4$51.58-0.6%$12.35 billion$2.12 billion-28.34
LVGO
Livongo Health
1.5$105.68-1.8%$10.52 billion$170.20 million-91.90Analyst Report
Unusual Options Activity
Heavy News Reporting
Weibo logo
WB
Weibo
1.4$37.39-2.0%$8.58 billion$1.77 billion21.37
58.com logo
WUBA
58.com
1.6$54.24-0.1%$8.06 billion$2.23 billion6.17Analyst Downgrade
High Trading Volume
Decrease in Short Interest
HUYA logo
HUYA
HUYA
1.2$24.40-0.4%$5.30 billion$1.20 billion69.71
Switch logo
SWCH
Switch
1.6$18.70-0.8%$4.55 billion$462.31 million311.72Analyst Report
MDLA
Medallia
1.8$30.05-5.9%$4.49 billion$402.46 million-17.99Increase in Short Interest
Heavy News Reporting
DOYU
DouYu International
1.1$13.34-2.3%$4.43 billion$1.04 billion121.27Increase in Short Interest
SVMK logo
SVMK
SVMK
1.1$23.85-0.6%$3.29 billion$307.42 million-39.75
21Vianet Group logo
VNET
21Vianet Group
1.1$27.52-5.2%$3.25 billion$544.25 million-72.42Analyst Upgrade
Pluralsight logo
PS
Pluralsight
1.5$18.97-2.3%$2.77 billion$316.91 million-15.94Decrease in Short Interest
Tripadvisor logo
TRIP
Tripadvisor
1.7$19.61-1.2%$2.60 billion$1.56 billion33.24
Sabre logo
SABR
Sabre
2.3$7.72-4.9%$2.13 billion$3.97 billion-18.83Analyst Downgrade
Unusual Options Activity
Cardlytics logo
CDLX
Cardlytics
1.2$79.17-0.6%$2.12 billion$210.43 million-78.39Analyst Report
Heavy News Reporting
Model N logo
MODN
Model N
1.3$39.51-1.4%$1.35 billion$141.24 million-80.63
HCAT
Health Catalyst
1.6$33.95-4.5%$1.23 billion$154.94 million-6.43Analyst Report
High Trading Volume
Heavy News Reporting
QTT
Qutoutiao
0.9$4.02-1.5%$1.14 billion$790.85 million-2.89Decrease in Short Interest
Eventbrite logo
EB
Eventbrite
1.4$8.83-3.3%$744.05 million$326.80 million-3.66Unusual Options Activity
The Rubicon Project logo
RUBI
The Rubicon Project
1.6$6.67-0.6%$727.41 million$156.41 million-15.51Increase in Short Interest
HealthStream logo
HSTM
HealthStream
1.2$21.31-0.2%$680.59 million$254.11 million41.79Analyst Downgrade
TrueCar logo
TRUE
TrueCar
1.4$2.89-2.1%$303.57 million$353.88 million-6.02
PVT
Pivotal Acquisition
1.0$9.90-0.0%$284.63 million$312.05 million-7.80High Trading Volume
Heavy News Reporting
LIZI
Phoenix Tree
1.5$5.87-1.2%$268.45 million$169.58 million0.00Lockup Expiration
JG
Aurora Mobile
0.5$1.66-0.6%$191.03 million$130.21 million-9.76
Jianpu Technology logo
JT
Jianpu Technology
0.7$0.66-1.5%$109.80 million$234.18 million-2.21
PT
Pintec Technology
0.6$1.22-1.9%$45.58 million$184.61 million0.00
Synacor logo
SYNC
Synacor
0.5$1.17-3.4%$44.46 million$121.85 million-4.18
Sify Technologies logo
SIFY
Sify Technologies
2.2$0.87-3.4%$33.31 million$326.31 million0.00
GIGM
GigaMedia
1.2$3.00-2.7%$33.16 million$6.64 million-25.00
CNET
Chinanet Online
0.5$1.06-6.6%$22.99 million$58.08 million-9.64Decrease in Short Interest
Professional Diversity Network logo
IPDN
Professional Diversity Network
0.4$2.21-8.6%$22.07 million$5.03 million0.00Analyst Upgrade
MOXC
Lianluo Smart
0.3$1.05-1.0%$16.84 million$370,000.00105.11
Autoweb logo
AUTO
Autoweb
1.6$1.18-3.4%$14.99 million$113.98 million-1.11Heavy News Reporting
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