Financial Survey: (OTCMKTS:CIIX) vs. Youdao (OTCMKTS:DAO)

Youdao (NYSE:DAO) and (OTCMKTS:CIIX) are both business services companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Youdao and’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Youdao $188.82 million 11.32 -$87.04 million N/A N/A $6.48 million 0.94 -$10.19 million N/A N/A has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Youdao.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Youdao and, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Youdao 1 0 3 0 2.50 0 0 0 0 N/A

Youdao presently has a consensus target price of $23.40, suggesting a potential upside of 22.32%. Given Youdao’s higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Youdao is more favorable than

Institutional & Insider Ownership

1.7% of Youdao shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Youdao N/A N/A N/A -156.46% N/A -271.23%


Youdao beats on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

Youdao Company Profile

Youdao, Inc., an Internet technology company, provides online services in content, community, communication, and commerce in China. The company provides various learning content, applications, and solutions, which covers topics and targets people from various age groups for their learning needs through its websites and mobile applications. Its learning services and products primarily include online courses, fee-based premium services, and others, as well as online marketing services. The company also provides sales of smart devices and solutions, and technical supporting to the VIE; consulting services; and online learning services, as well as online marketing services. Youdao, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is based in Hangzhou, China. Company Profile, Inc. provides Web-based real-time financial information in Chinese language for the Chinese population in the United States and internationally. The company offers various subscription services, including real-time market commentary and analysis in the Chinese language. The company also provides advisory services on the U.S. capital markets, the U.S. legal system, and the U.S. Securities markets; Website-based advertising services; price chart and news updated on stocks, Website research tools; and additional education services, such as courses offering basic knowledge and practical trading skills. In addition, it offers Website content comprising stock quotes, trading volumes, and pricing indicators for listed companies in the United States. Further, the company sells hemp oil, soft gels, and gummies through its Website, and Chinese Wellness Center. It provides in person and online courses on crypto currency investment and trading. The company offers its services through its Websites, as well as through customer support personnel at its telemarketing and customer service center. The company was founded in 1997 and is based in San Gabriel, California.

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