CooTek (Cayman) (NYSE:CTK) and Five9 (NASDAQ:FIVN) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and valuation.

Risk & Volatility

CooTek (Cayman) has a beta of 1.33, meaning that its share price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Five9 has a beta of 0.6, meaning that its share price is 40% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares CooTek (Cayman) and Five9’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
CooTek (Cayman) $134.11 million 2.57 $10.15 million N/A N/A
Five9 $257.66 million 17.99 -$220,000.00 $0.15 505.87

CooTek (Cayman) has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Five9.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

1.0% of CooTek (Cayman) shares are held by institutional investors. 4.9% of Five9 shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


This table compares CooTek (Cayman) and Five9’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
CooTek (Cayman) -16.75% -37.28% -24.65%
Five9 -0.54% 7.91% 2.97%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for CooTek (Cayman) and Five9, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
CooTek (Cayman) 2 1 1 0 1.75
Five9 1 4 12 0 2.65

CooTek (Cayman) presently has a consensus target price of $7.30, indicating a potential upside of 34.94%. Five9 has a consensus target price of $68.37, indicating a potential downside of 9.90%. Given CooTek (Cayman)’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe CooTek (Cayman) is more favorable than Five9.


Five9 beats CooTek (Cayman) on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

CooTek (Cayman) Company Profile

CooTek (Cayman) Inc. operates as an AI and big data-driven mobile Internet company. Its primary product is TouchPal Smart Input, an input method for mobile devices that supports approximately 110 languages worldwide. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Shanghai, the People's Republic of China.

Five9 Company Profile

Five9, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides cloud software for contact centers in the United States and internationally. The company offers virtual contact center cloud platform that delivers a suite of applications, which enables the breadth of contact center-related customer service, sales, and marketing functions; and acts as a hub for omnichannel engagement between the clients and their customers, which enables them to manage the end-to-end customer experience in a single unified architecture. Its solution enables its clients to manage these customer interactions across various channels, including voice, chat, email, Web, social media, and mobile, as well as connects them to an appropriate agent. The company also provides a set of management applications, such as workforce management, reporting, quality management, and supervisor tools. The company serves customers in various industries comprising banking and financial services, business process outsourcers, consumer, healthcare, and technology. Five9, Inc. was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in San Ramon, California.

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