CIBT Education Group (OTCMKTS:MBAIF) and Chegg (NYSE:CHGG) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership and risk.

Profitability

This table compares CIBT Education Group and Chegg’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
CIBT Education Group 23.54% 10.03% 5.03%
Chegg -4.86% 4.73% 2.16%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for CIBT Education Group and Chegg, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
CIBT Education Group 0 0 0 0 N/A
Chegg 0 4 6 0 2.60

Chegg has a consensus price target of $39.60, suggesting a potential upside of 1.56%. Given Chegg’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Chegg is more favorable than CIBT Education Group.

Volatility & Risk

CIBT Education Group has a beta of 0.6, indicating that its share price is 40% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Chegg has a beta of 1.12, indicating that its share price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares CIBT Education Group and Chegg’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
CIBT Education Group $58.67 million 0.51 $15.61 million N/A N/A
Chegg $321.08 million 14.40 -$14.89 million $0.09 433.22

CIBT Education Group has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Chegg.

Summary

Chegg beats CIBT Education Group on 6 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About CIBT Education Group

CIBT Education Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an education and student housing investment company. The company owns and operates a network of business, technical, and language colleges in North America and Asia. It provides Western and Chinese accredited business and management programs in college preparation, healthcare, hotel management and tourism, English language training, and English teacher certifications, as well as junior and high school preparation programs for overseas study, and other career/vocational training. The company also recruits international students for various kindergarten, primary, secondary schools, and universities in North America; and offers design and advertising services to the real estate industry. In addition, it invests and manages education related real estate projects, such as student hotels, serviced apartments, and education super centers in Canada. The company was formerly known as Capital Alliance Group Inc. and changed its name to CIBT Education Group Inc. in November 2007. CIBT Education Group Inc. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

About Chegg

Chegg, Inc. operates direct-to-student learning platform that supports students on their journey from high school to college and into their career with tools designed to help them pass their test, pass their class, and save money on required materials. The company offers Chegg Services, which include digital products and services; and required materials that comprise its print textbooks and eTextbooks. Its digital products and services include Chegg Study, which helps students master challenging concepts on their own; Chegg Writing that enables automatically generate sources in the required formats, when students need to cite their sources in written work; Chegg Tutors that allow students find human help on its learning platform through a network of live tutors; and Chegg Math solver, which helps students to get math help through self-guided and individualized math solutions The company also offers Other Services, such as Test Prep, internships, college admission and scholarship services; rents and sells print textbooks and eTextbooks; and offers supplemental materials and textbook buyback services. Chegg, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

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