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2U (TWOU) Competitors

$0.33
+0.01 (+3.14%)
(As of 05/22/2024 ET)

TWOU vs. NTWK, SMSI, CLPS, MRDB, DTSS, AWRE, MTBLY, SEAC, BLIN, and IVDA

Should you be buying 2U stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of 2U include NetSol Technologies (NTWK), Smith Micro Software (SMSI), CLPS Incorporation (CLPS), MariaDB (MRDB), Datasea (DTSS), Aware (AWRE), Moatable (MTBLY), SeaChange International (SEAC), Bridgeline Digital (BLIN), and Iveda Solutions (IVDA). These companies are all part of the "prepackaged software" industry.

2U vs.

NetSol Technologies (NASDAQ:NTWK) and 2U (NASDAQ:TWOU) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, risk, community ranking, dividends, media sentiment, institutional ownership and valuation.

In the previous week, NetSol Technologies and NetSol Technologies both had 6 articles in the media. NetSol Technologies' average media sentiment score of 0.17 beat 2U's score of -0.17 indicating that 2U is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
NetSol Technologies
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
2U
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

NetSol Technologies has higher earnings, but lower revenue than 2U. NetSol Technologies is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than 2U, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
NetSol Technologies$52.39M0.58-$5.24M-$0.38-6.97
2U$945.95M0.03-$317.61M-$3.91-0.08

NetSol Technologies has a net margin of -7.33% compared to NetSol Technologies' net margin of -35.13%. NetSol Technologies' return on equity of -10.90% beat 2U's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
NetSol Technologies-7.33% -11.54% -7.53%
2U -35.13%-10.90%-1.71%

NetSol Technologies has a beta of 1.12, suggesting that its share price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, 2U has a beta of 0.93, suggesting that its share price is 7% less volatile than the S&P 500.

2U has a consensus price target of $4.31, suggesting a potential upside of 1,212.36%. Given NetSol Technologies' higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe 2U is more favorable than NetSol Technologies.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
NetSol Technologies
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
2U
0 Sell rating(s)
8 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.11

16.0% of NetSol Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.5% of 2U shares are held by institutional investors. 13.2% of NetSol Technologies shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.7% of 2U 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.

2U received 377 more outperform votes than NetSol Technologies when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 71.59% of users gave 2U an outperform vote while only 66.58% of users gave NetSol Technologies an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
NetSol TechnologiesOutperform Votes
243
66.58%
Underperform Votes
122
33.42%
2UOutperform Votes
620
71.59%
Underperform Votes
246
28.41%

Summary

2U beats NetSol Technologies on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding TWOU and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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TWOU vs. The Competition

Metric2UPrepackaged software IndustryComputer SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$27.65M$23.14B$20.64B$8.01B
Dividend YieldN/A1.98%2.69%3.91%
P/E Ratio-0.0880.18262.5218.63
Price / Sales0.038.57556.0893.56
Price / Cash0.3168.5129.4932.25
Price / Book0.169.546.594.62
Net Income-$317.61M$385.51M$615.50M$214.11M
7 Day Performance-5.49%-0.68%0.22%0.10%
1 Month Performance31.77%3.07%5.97%5.05%
1 Year Performance-91.97%13.65%24.30%8.41%

2U Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
NTWK
NetSol Technologies
0.6209 of 5 stars
$2.42
+1.3%
N/A+14.3%$27.59M$52.39M-13.441,770Gap Up
SMSI
Smith Micro Software
3.3747 of 5 stars
$2.79
+2.2%
$28.00
+903.6%
-72.3%$26.78M$40.86M-0.52231
CLPS
CLPS Incorporation
0 of 5 stars
$0.93
-2.1%
N/A-19.2%$24.45M$145.37M0.003,509Gap Down
MRDB
MariaDB
0 of 5 stars
$0.53
+3.9%
N/A-43.2%$35.83M$53.11M-0.73N/APositive News
DTSS
Datasea
0 of 5 stars
$7.08
-1.1%
N/A-62.5%$21.37M$25.14M-1.4853Negative News
Gap Down
AWRE
Aware
0.5433 of 5 stars
$1.83
-5.7%
N/A+10.7%$38.58M$18.24M-5.5573Gap Up
MTBLY
Moatable
0 of 5 stars
$0.80
flat
N/AN/A$14.39M$52.07M-4.21482Earnings Report
SEAC
SeaChange International
0 of 5 stars
$5.22
+2.4%
N/A-42.9%$13.62M$32.49M-1.42107
BLIN
Bridgeline Digital
0.762 of 5 stars
$1.27
+1.6%
N/A+25.7%$13.23M$15.89M-1.3455Gap Down
IVDA
Iveda Solutions
0 of 5 stars
$0.80
+1.3%
N/AN/A$12.88M$6.50M-3.79N/AGap Up

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This page (NASDAQ:TWOU) was last updated on 5/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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