Contrasting 36Kr (NASDAQ:KRKR) and DynTek (NASDAQ:DYNE)

36Kr (NASDAQ:KRKR) and DynTek (OTCMKTS:DYNE) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, risk and analyst recommendations.

Profitability

This table compares 36Kr and DynTek’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
36Kr -128.63% -1,122.24% -95.83%
DynTek N/A N/A N/A

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for 36Kr and DynTek, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
36Kr 0 0 1 0 3.00
DynTek 0 0 0 0 N/A

36Kr currently has a consensus target price of $6.00, suggesting a potential upside of 119.78%. Given 36Kr’s higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe 36Kr is more favorable than DynTek.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares 36Kr and DynTek’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
36Kr $94.17 million 1.09 -$3.70 million N/A N/A
DynTek $169.82 million 0.12 $2.19 million N/A N/A

DynTek has higher revenue and earnings than 36Kr.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

0.1% of 36Kr shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.5% of DynTek shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

DynTek beats 36Kr on 6 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About 36Kr

36Kr Holdings Inc. provides content and business services to new economy participants in the People's Republic of China. It creates and distributes various content, including insightful reports on companies and timely market updates, as well as editorials and commentaries in various industries, such as technology, consumer and retail, and healthcare. The company's business services include online advertising services; enterprise value-added services, such as integrated marketing, offline events, and consulting services; and subscription services to individuals, institutional investors, and enterprises. 36Kr Holdings Inc. was founded in 2010 and is based in Beijing, the People's Republic of China.

About DynTek

DynTek, Inc. provides professional information technology services to mid-market commercial businesses, state and local government agencies, and educational institutions. It offers infrastructure and data center solutions, including advanced networking, security, server virtualization, and servers and storage solutions; and Microsoft platform solutions comprising management and virtualization, messaging, communications, desktop, data platform, identity and security, portals and collaboration, and midmarket solutions. The company also provides endpoint computing solutions, such as desktop and application, application and desktop virtualization, and desktop management solutions; and talent acquisition and staff augmentation solutions. In addition, it engages in value-added resale of hardware and software products. The company was formerly known as TekInsight, Inc. and changed its name to DynTek, Inc. in December 2001. DynTek, Inc. was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Newport Beach, California.

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