This is a contrast between Uber Technologies Inc. (NYSE:UBER) and Cheetah Mobile Inc. (NYSE:CMCM) based on their risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, earnings and valuation. The two companies are Application Software and they also compete with each other.

Valuation and Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Uber Technologies Inc. 29 0.02 1.10B 0.02 2341.11
Cheetah Mobile Inc. 4 -7.92 30.75M 1.54 2.12

Table 1 demonstrates Uber Technologies Inc. and Cheetah Mobile Inc.’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation. Cheetah Mobile Inc. seems to has lower revenue, but higher earnings compared to Uber Technologies Inc. Presently more expensive of the two stocks is the business with a higher price-to-earnings ratio. Uber Technologies Inc. is currently more expensive than Cheetah Mobile Inc., because it’s trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio.


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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Uber Technologies Inc. 3,730,077,992.54% 0% 0%
Cheetah Mobile Inc. 846,547,737.03% 0% 0%


Uber Technologies Inc.’s Current Ratio is 1.7 while its Quick Ratio is 1.7. On the competitive side is, Cheetah Mobile Inc. which has a 3.3 Current Ratio and a 3.3 Quick Ratio. Cheetah Mobile Inc. is better positioned to pay off short and long-term obligations compared to Uber Technologies Inc.

Analyst Recommendations

Uber Technologies Inc. and Cheetah Mobile Inc. Recommendations and Ratings are available in the next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Uber Technologies Inc. 0 4 12 2.75
Cheetah Mobile Inc. 1 0 0 1.00

The upside potential is 60.19% for Uber Technologies Inc. with consensus target price of $44.63. Competitively Cheetah Mobile Inc. has an average target price of $2.9, with potential downside of -13.17%. The results provided earlier shows that Uber Technologies Inc. appears more favorable than Cheetah Mobile Inc., based on analyst belief.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

Uber Technologies Inc. and Cheetah Mobile Inc. has shares held by institutional investors as follows: 33% and 16.4%. 10.8% are Uber Technologies Inc.’s share held by insiders. On the other hand, insiders held about 16.14% of Cheetah Mobile Inc.’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)
Uber Technologies Inc. -3.7% -4.81% 0% 0% 0% 1.37%
Cheetah Mobile Inc. -1.81% -9.44% -47.42% -50.53% -60.24% -46.64%

For the past year Uber Technologies Inc. has 1.37% stronger performance while Cheetah Mobile Inc. has -46.64% weaker performance.


Uber Technologies Inc. beats on 11 of the 13 factors 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.

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