Box Inc. (NYSE:BOX) and Cheetah Mobile Inc. (NYSE:CMCM) are two firms in the Application Software that compete against each other. Below is a comparison of their risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Valuation & Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Box Inc. 608.39M 4.46 134.61M -0.40 0.00
Cheetah Mobile Inc. N/A 0.00 N/A 1.55 4.78

Demonstrates Box Inc. and Cheetah Mobile Inc. earnings per share (EPS), gross revenue and valuation.


Table 2 hightlights the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of the two companies.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Box Inc. -22.13% -491.4% -27.7%
Cheetah Mobile Inc. 0.00% 32.7% 20.2%

Risk & Volatility

Box Inc.’s current beta is 1.59 and it happens to be 59.00% more volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500. Competitively, Cheetah Mobile Inc.’s beta is 2.38 which is 138.00% more volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500.


The current Quick Ratio of Box Inc. is 0.9 while its Current Ratio is 0.9. Meanwhile, Cheetah Mobile Inc. has a Current Ratio of 3 while its Quick Ratio is 3. Cheetah Mobile Inc. is better positioned to pay off its short-term and long-term debts than Box Inc.

Analyst Ratings

Ratings and Recommendations for Box Inc. and Cheetah Mobile Inc. can be find in next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Box Inc. 0 1 8 2.89
Cheetah Mobile Inc. 1 0 0 1.00

Box Inc. has a consensus price target of $25.11, and a 33.56% upside potential. Competitively Cheetah Mobile Inc. has a consensus price target of $5.8, with potential downside of -8.81%. Based on the data delivered earlier, Box Inc. is looking more favorable than Cheetah Mobile Inc., analysts opinion.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

Box Inc. and Cheetah Mobile Inc. has shares owned by institutional investors as follows: 68.5% and 21.6%. 1.1% are Box Inc.’s share owned by insiders. Comparatively, Cheetah Mobile Inc. has 16.14% of it’s share owned by insiders.


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)
Box Inc. -19.34% -6.69% 7.31% -17.64% 5.8% 15.64%
Cheetah Mobile Inc. -1.46% 9.75% 11.9% -28.56% -48.11% 21.6%

For the past year Box Inc.’s stock price has smaller growth than Cheetah Mobile Inc.


Cheetah Mobile Inc. beats on 8 of the 12 factors Box Inc.

Box, Inc. provides cloud content management platform that enables organizations of various sizes to manage their enterprise content from anywhere. The companyÂ’s platform enables users to collaborate on content internally and with external parties, automate content-driven business processes, develop custom applications, and implement data protection, security, and compliance features. Box, Inc. offers its solution in 22 languages. It serves healthcare and life sciences, financial services, legal services, media and entertainment, retail, education, energy, and government industries primarily in the United States. The company was formerly known as, Inc. and changed its name to Box, Inc. in November 2011. Box, Inc. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.

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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