OneSmart International Edun Gr (NYSE:ONE) and CIBT Education Group (OTCMKTS:MBAIF) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for OneSmart International Edun Gr and CIBT Education Group, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
OneSmart International Edun Gr 0 1 1 0 2.50
CIBT Education Group 0 0 0 0 N/A

OneSmart International Edun Gr currently has a consensus price target of $14.80, suggesting a potential upside of 78.53%. Given OneSmart International Edun Gr’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe OneSmart International Edun Gr is more favorable than CIBT Education Group.

Profitability

This table compares OneSmart International Edun Gr and CIBT Education Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
OneSmart International Edun Gr 8.81% -11.53% 5.54%
CIBT Education Group 23.54% 11.02% 5.47%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

31.1% of OneSmart International Edun Gr shares are held by institutional investors. 12.7% of OneSmart International Edun Gr shares are held by 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.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares OneSmart International Edun Gr and CIBT Education Group’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
OneSmart International Edun Gr $419.13 million 3.22 $36.00 million N/A N/A
CIBT Education Group $58.67 million 0.60 $15.61 million N/A N/A

OneSmart International Edun Gr has higher revenue and earnings than CIBT Education Group.

Summary

OneSmart International Edun Gr beats CIBT Education Group on 8 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

OneSmart International Edun Gr Company Profile

OneSmart International Education Group Limited provides tutoring services for kindergarten and primary, middle, and high schools (K12) in the People's Republic of China. The company offers young children services, including Chinese language and computer programming under the HappyMath brand; and English tutoring services focusing on early childhood under the brand FasTrack English brand. It also provides tutoring services for exam preparation under the OneSmart VIP brand; language and culture programs for overseas education covering overseas study preparation, language training, and consultation services under the OneSmart International Education brand; English language proficiency tutoring services under the OneSmart Elite English brand; and summer and winter study tours under the OneSmart Study Camp brand. In addition, the company offers online education programs under the OneSmart Online brand through jrjb.com.cn; and OneSmart class program under the OneSmart Class brand. Further, it provides online K-12 tutoring, online kids English training, and online kids mathematics training services. As of August 31, 2018, the company operated a network of 315 study centers across 43 cities in China. The company was formerly known as OneSmart Education Group Limited. OneSmart International Education Group Limited was incorporated in 2017 and is headquartered in Shanghai, the People's Republic of China.

CIBT Education Group Company Profile

CIBT Education Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an education and student housing investment company. The company owns and operates a network of business, technical, and language colleges in North America and Asia. It provides Western and Chinese accredited business and management programs in college preparation, healthcare, hotel management and tourism, English language training, and English teacher certifications, as well as junior and high school preparation programs for overseas study, and other career/vocational training. The company also recruits international students for various kindergarten, primary, secondary schools, and universities in North America; and offers design and advertising services to the real estate industry. In addition, it invests and manages education related real estate projects, such as student hotels, serviced apartments, and education super centers in Canada. The company was formerly known as Capital Alliance Group Inc. and changed its name to CIBT Education Group Inc. in November 2007. CIBT Education Group Inc. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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