New Relic (NYSE:NEWR) and UMeWorld (OTCMKTS:UMEWF) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, risk, dividends, valuation and earnings.

Volatility and Risk

New Relic has a beta of 0.83, indicating that its share price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, UMeWorld has a beta of -1.21, indicating that its share price is 221% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares New Relic and UMeWorld’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
New Relic -9.93% -8.55% -2.76%
UMeWorld N/A N/A N/A

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for New Relic and UMeWorld, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
New Relic 1 5 10 0 2.56
UMeWorld 0 0 0 0 N/A

New Relic currently has a consensus target price of $99.08, indicating a potential upside of 74.89%. Given New Relic’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe New Relic is more favorable than UMeWorld.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

74.7% of New Relic shares are owned by institutional investors. 17.4% of New Relic shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 6.0% of UMeWorld shares are owned by 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.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares New Relic and UMeWorld’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
New Relic $479.23 million 6.90 -$40.89 million ($0.31) -182.74
UMeWorld $10,000.00 731.64 -$1.32 million N/A N/A

UMeWorld has lower revenue, but higher earnings than New Relic.

Summary

New Relic beats UMeWorld on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About New Relic

New Relic, Inc., a software-as-a-service company, provides various digital products worldwide. Its cloud-based platform and suite of products include New Relic Platform, which enable organizations to collect, store, and analyze data. The company offers New Relic Application Performance Management that provides visibility into the performance and usage of server-based applications, such as data pertaining to response time, transaction throughput, error rates, top transactions, and user satisfaction; New Relic Mobile, which provides code-level visibility into the performance and health of mobile applications running on the iOS and Android mobile operating systems; and New Relic Browser that monitors the page view experiences of actual end-users for desktop and mobile browser-based applications. It also provides New Relic Synthetics, which simulates usage and reproduces business-critical functionality that enables its users to test their software throughout the entire development life cycle; New Relic Infrastructure that provides a view of the health and configuration changes for an enterprise's entire host ecosystem across various environments; and New Relic Insights that enables technology and business users to perform real-time analysis. In addition, the company offers New Relic Applied Intelligence platform; New Relic's alerting platform, a centralized notification system that delivers alerts from across the products that make up the New Relic Platform; and New Relic's plugins architecture, which offers a plugin architecture, including application programming interfaces and software development kits for customers and partners to embed and extend its solution into their products. The company sells its products through direct sales organizations, online and offline sales, and marketing activities. New Relic, Inc. was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

About UMeWorld

UMeWorld Ltd. is a holding company, which engages in the . It is an educational technology company, which engages in digital media and digital education businesses. Its products include UMFun, UMTang, UEXiao, and 17Speech. The company was founded by Michael M. Lee on August 8, 1997 and is headquartered in Hong Kong.

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