Reviewing Aware Inc. (AWRE)'s and Cheetah Mobile Inc. (NYSE:CMCM)'s results

We will be comparing the differences between Cheetah Mobile Inc. (NYSE:CMCM) and SPS Commerce Inc. (NASDAQ:SPSC) as far as institutional ownership, profitability, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings and valuation are concerned. The two businesses are rivals in the Application Software industry.

Valuation & Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Cheetah Mobile Inc. 4 -27.96 28.02M 1.54 2.12
SPS Commerce Inc. 48 1.60 34.66M 1.54 72.43

Table 1 shows the gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation for Cheetah Mobile Inc. and SPS Commerce Inc. SPS Commerce Inc. seems to has compared to Cheetah Mobile Inc. The business with the lower price-to-earnings out of the two companies is considered for more affordable of the two firms presently. Cheetah Mobile Inc.’s presently lower price-to-earnings ratio means it is more affordable than SPS Commerce Inc.


Table 2 represents Cheetah Mobile Inc. (NYSE:CMCM) and SPS Commerce Inc. (NASDAQ:SPSC)’s return on assets, net margins and return on equity.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Cheetah Mobile Inc. 743,295,222.43% 0% 0%
SPS Commerce Inc. 72,419,557.04% 7.6% 6.3%

Volatility & Risk

Cheetah Mobile Inc. has a 2.14 beta, while its volatility is 114.00%, thus making it more volatile than S&P 500. SPS Commerce Inc. has a 0.62 beta and it is 38.00% less volatile than S&P 500.


The Current Ratio and a Quick Ratio of Cheetah Mobile Inc. are 3.3 and 3.3. Competitively, SPS Commerce Inc. has 4.8 and 4.8 for Current and Quick Ratio. SPS Commerce Inc.’s better ability to pay short and long-term obligations than Cheetah Mobile Inc.

Analyst Recommendations

In next table is given Cheetah Mobile Inc. and SPS Commerce Inc.’s ratings and recommendations.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Cheetah Mobile Inc. 1 0 0 1.00
SPS Commerce Inc. 0 0 2 3.00

The downside potential is -18.31% for Cheetah Mobile Inc. with average price target of $2.9. Meanwhile, SPS Commerce Inc.’s average price target is $78.33, while its potential upside is 61.34%. Based on the analysts belief we can conclude, SPS Commerce Inc. is looking more favorable than Cheetah Mobile Inc.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

Institutional investors owned 16.4% of Cheetah Mobile Inc. shares and 98.5% of SPS Commerce Inc. shares. Cheetah Mobile Inc.’s share owned by insiders are 16.14%. Comparatively, insiders own roughly 1.1% of SPS Commerce Inc.’s shares.


Here are 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%
SPS Commerce Inc. 8.19% 10.28% 6.41% 27.97% 31.63% 35.75%

For the past year Cheetah Mobile Inc. had bearish trend while SPS Commerce Inc. had bullish trend.


On 11 of the 13 factors SPS Commerce Inc. beats Cheetah Mobile Inc.

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.

SPS Commerce, Inc. provides cloud-based supply chain management solutions worldwide. It provides solutions through the SPS Commerce platform, a cloud-based product suite that enhances the way suppliers, retailers, distributors, logistics firms, and other trading partners manage and fulfill orders. The company offers Trading Partner Fulfillment solution, which provides fulfillment automation and replaces or augments an organizationÂ’s existing trading partner electronic communication infrastructure; Trading Partner Analytics solution that comprises data analytics applications to enhance visibility and analysis of customers supply chains; and Trading Partner Assortment solution to manage individual attributes associated with each item a retailer or supplier sells. It also provides Trading Partner Sourcing solution that enables retailers to source providers of new items, suppliers to connect with new retailers, and retailing community to make connections for expanding their business networks and grow; Trading Partner Community Development solution, which offers communications programs that enables retailers, suppliers, and emerging providers of value-added products and services to establish trading partner relationships with new trading partners to expand their businesses; and Other Trading Partner Solutions, such as barcode labeling, planogram services, and scan and pack application that helps trading partners process information to streamline the picking and packaging process. The company sells its solutions primarily through retail sales professionals and supplier sales representatives to small- to mid-sized suppliers in the consumer packaged goods industry, as well as retailers, distributors, third-party logistics providers, and other trading partners. The company was formerly known as St. Paul Software, Inc. and changed its name to SPS Commerce, Inc. in May 2001. SPS Commerce, Inc. was incorporated in 1987 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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