Gravity (NASDAQ:GRVY) and 36Kr (NASDAQ:KRKR) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, risk and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Gravity and 36Kr, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Gravity 0 0 0 0 N/A
36Kr 0 0 1 0 3.00

36Kr has a consensus target price of $14.00, suggesting a potential upside of 111.16%. Given 36Kr’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe 36Kr is more favorable than Gravity.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Gravity and 36Kr’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Gravity $257.69 million 0.90 $28.30 million N/A N/A
36Kr $43.57 million 5.70 $5.90 million N/A N/A

Gravity has higher revenue and earnings than 36Kr.

Profitability

This table compares Gravity and 36Kr’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Gravity 13.57% 55.88% 30.20%
36Kr N/A N/A N/A

Insider and Institutional Ownership

9.6% of Gravity shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Gravity beats 36Kr on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Gravity

Gravity Co., Ltd. develops, publishes, and distributes online games in South Korea, Japan, the United States, Canada, Taiwan, the Philippines, Thailand, Hong Kong, Macau, China, and internationally. It offers online games; mobile games and applications; and other games and game-related products and services, including character-based merchandise and animation. The company also provides massively multiplayer online role playing games. In addition, it provides console games and a game for Internet protocol television; and licenses the merchandizing rights of character-related products based on its online games. Further, the company markets dolls, stationery, food, and other character-based merchandise, as well as game manuals, monthly magazines, and other publications. Additionally, it provides Website development and operation services; and sells goods related to mobile phones. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea. Gravity Co., Ltd. is a subsidiary of GungHo Online Entertainment, Inc.

About 36Kr

36Kr Holdings Inc. provides content and business services to new economy participants in the People's Republic of China. It creates and distributes various content, including insightful reports on companies and timely market updates, as well as editorials and commentaries in various industries, such as technology, consumer and retail, and healthcare. The company's business services include online advertising services; enterprise value-added services, such as integrated marketing, offline events, and consulting services; and subscription services to individuals, institutional investors, and enterprises. 36Kr Holdings Inc. was founded in 2010 and is based in Beijing, the People's Republic of China.

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