Cheetah Mobile Inc. (CMCM) and SolarWinds Corporation (NYSE:SWI) Comparing side by side

Both Cheetah Mobile Inc. (NYSE:CMCM) and SolarWinds Corporation (NYSE:SWI) are each other’s competitor in the Application Software industry. Thus the compare of their analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Valuation & Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Cheetah Mobile Inc. 4 -8.14 30.75M 1.54 2.12
SolarWinds Corporation 19 1.08 65.68M -0.13 0.00

In table 1 we can see Cheetah Mobile Inc. and SolarWinds Corporation’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.


Table 2 provides Cheetah Mobile Inc. and SolarWinds Corporation’s net margins, return on assets and return on equity.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Cheetah Mobile Inc. 845,872,417.68% 0% 0%
SolarWinds Corporation 342,261,594.58% -1.6% -0.8%


Cheetah Mobile Inc. has a Current Ratio of 3.3 and a Quick Ratio of 3.3. Competitively, SolarWinds Corporation’s Current Ratio is 1.5 and has 1.5 Quick Ratio. Cheetah Mobile Inc.’s better ability to pay short and long-term obligations than SolarWinds Corporation.

Analyst Ratings

Cheetah Mobile Inc. and SolarWinds Corporation Recommendations and Ratings are available in the next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Cheetah Mobile Inc. 1 0 0 1.00
SolarWinds Corporation 1 0 1 2.50

Cheetah Mobile Inc. has an average price target of $2.9, and a -13.17% downside potential. Competitively the average price target of SolarWinds Corporation is $19.75, which is potential 6.18% upside. Based on the analysts view we can conclude, SolarWinds Corporation is looking more favorable than Cheetah Mobile Inc.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

Cheetah Mobile Inc. and SolarWinds Corporation has shares held by institutional investors as follows: 16.4% and 97.1%. Insiders held 16.14% of Cheetah Mobile Inc. shares. On the other hand, insiders held about 1.9% of SolarWinds Corporation’s shares.


In this table we provide the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Cheetah Mobile Inc. -1.81% -9.44% -47.42% -50.53% -60.24% -46.64%
SolarWinds Corporation -0.5% -0.44% -7.1% 3.58% 0% 29.57%

For the past year Cheetah Mobile Inc. had bearish trend while SolarWinds Corporation had bullish trend.


Cheetah Mobile Inc. beats SolarWinds Corporation on 7 of the 13 factors.

Cheetah Mobile Inc. operates a platform that offers mobile and personal computer (PC) applications for its users and global content promotional channels. The companyÂ’s suite of utility applications optimizes mobile and PC Internet system performance and provides real time protection against known and unknown security threats. Its mobile and PC applications for users include Clean Master, a junk file cleaning, memory boosting, and privacy protection tool for mobile devices; CM Security, an anti-virus and security application for mobile devices; Battery Doctor, a power optimization tool for mobile devices; Cheetah Browser, a safe Web browser for PCs and mobile devices; CM Browser, a mobile browser; CM Launcher, a secure launcher that offers acceleration, secure protection, and stylish wallpapers, as well as automatically organizes mobile applications based on personal behavior; Photo Grid, a photo collage application that allows users to create professional looking collages of photos through an intuitive interface for mobile devices; CM Locker, a lightweight lock screen; and Duba Anti-virus, an Internet security application for PC and mobile devices. The company also offers content-driven applications comprising, a live video streaming application; and News Republic, a global mobile news service operator, as well as various products, which include mobile advertising publishing; mobile advertising platform; personal start page that aggregates online resources and provides users access to their online destinations; Web and mobile games publishing; and cloud-based data analytics engines. It serves direct advertisers, including mobile application developers, mobile game developers, and e-commerce companies, as well as search engines. The company was formerly known as Kingsoft Internet Software Holdings Limited and changed its name to Cheetah Mobile Inc. in March 2014. Cheetah Mobile Inc. was incorporated in 2009 and is headquartered in Beijing, China.

SolarWinds Corporation provides information technology (IT) infrastructure management software products in the United States and internationally. It offers products that are designed to solve the day-to-day problems encountered by technology professionals managing complex IT infrastructure covering on-premise, cloud, and hybrid IT environments. The company markets and sells its products directly to database administrators, storage administrators, Web operators, and DevOps professionals, as well as managed service providers. The company was formerly known as SolarWinds Parent, Inc. and changed its name to SolarWinds Corporation in May 2018. SolarWinds Corporation was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

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