Reviewing EverQuote (NASDAQ:EVER) and Magnite (NASDAQ:MGNI)

EverQuote (NASDAQ:EVERGet Free Report) and Magnite (NASDAQ:MGNIGet Free Report) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, institutional ownership, valuation and profitability.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares EverQuote and Magnite’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
EverQuote $320.52 million 1.63 -$24.42 million ($1.61) -9.62
Magnite $577.07 million 2.27 -$130.32 million ($1.67) -5.69

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

Volatility and Risk

EverQuote has a beta of 0.87, meaning that its stock price is 13% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Magnite has a beta of 2.24, meaning that its stock price is 124% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

85.9% of EverQuote shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.4% of Magnite shares are owned by institutional investors. 38.5% of EverQuote shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 4.3% of Magnite shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares EverQuote and Magnite’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
EverQuote -16.67% -34.24% -24.17%
Magnite -37.24% 1.36% 0.38%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for EverQuote and Magnite, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
EverQuote 0 1 5 0 2.83
Magnite 0 2 8 0 2.80

EverQuote presently has a consensus target price of $16.00, indicating a potential upside of 3.29%. Magnite has a consensus target price of $13.44, indicating a potential upside of 41.37%. Given Magnite’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Magnite is more favorable than EverQuote.

Summary

Magnite beats EverQuote on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

About EverQuote

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EverQuote, Inc. operates an online marketplace for insurance shopping in the United States. The company offers auto, home and renters, life, and health insurance. It also engages in online business activities. The company serves carriers and agents, as well as indirect distributors. The company was formerly known as AdHarmonics, Inc., and changed its name to EverQuote, Inc. in November 2014. EverQuote, Inc. was incorporated in 2008 and is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

About Magnite

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Magnite, Inc. operates an independent sell-side advertising platform in the United States and internationally. The company's platform offers applications and services for sellers of digital advertising inventory or publishers that own and operate CTV channels, applications, websites, and other digital media properties, to manage and monetize their inventory; and provides applications and services for buyers, including advertisers, agencies, agency trading desks, and demand side platforms to buy digital advertising inventory. It markets its technology solutions to buyers and sellers through a sales teams that operate from various locations. The company was formerly known as The Rubicon Project, Inc. and changed name to Magnite, Inc. in July 2020. Magnite, Inc. was incorporated in 2007 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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