Helios and Matheson Analytics (HMNY) vs. Tencent (TCEHY) Head-To-Head Analysis

Helios and Matheson Analytics (NASDAQ: HMNY) and Tencent (OTCMKTS:TCEHY) are both medical companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, earnings and analyst recommendations.


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Tencent pays an annual dividend of $0.07 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.1%. Helios and Matheson Analytics does not pay a dividend. Tencent pays out 7.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

4.6% of Helios and Matheson Analytics shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.3% of Tencent shares are held by institutional investors. 29.0% of Helios and Matheson Analytics shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Risk and Volatility

Helios and Matheson Analytics has a beta of 1.95, indicating that its stock price is 95% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Tencent has a beta of 1.15, indicating that its stock price is 15% more volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares Helios and Matheson Analytics and Tencent’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Helios and Matheson Analytics -1,272.83% -2,850.78% -411.49%
Tencent 30.08% 26.08% 12.48%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Helios and Matheson Analytics and Tencent’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Helios and Matheson Analytics $6.76 million 19.60 -$7.38 million N/A N/A
Tencent $36.39 billion 13.75 $10.94 billion $0.94 56.01

Tencent has higher revenue and earnings than Helios and Matheson Analytics.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Helios and Matheson Analytics and Tencent, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Helios and Matheson Analytics 0 0 2 0 3.00
Tencent 0 0 4 0 3.00

Helios and Matheson Analytics currently has a consensus target price of $16.00, indicating a potential upside of 422.88%. Tencent has a consensus target price of $63.00, indicating a potential upside of 19.66%. Given Helios and Matheson Analytics’ higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Helios and Matheson Analytics is more favorable than Tencent.


Tencent beats Helios and Matheson Analytics on 7 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Helios and Matheson Analytics

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. provides a range of information technology (IT) consulting solutions, custom application development, and analytics services to Fortune 1000 companies and other organizations in the United States. Its services include application value management, application development, integration, independent validation, infrastructure, information management, and analytics services. The company supports various computer technology platforms and client IT projects using a range of third-party software applications. In addition, it develops RedZone Map, a GPS-driven real-time crime and navigation map application that provides users with real time crime data and a platform for alerting other users to criminal and other safety related occurrences in a navigation map format, as well as allows users to report a crime and upload videos of live incidents. Its clients operate in various industries, including banking, financial services, automotive, insurance, and healthcare. The company was formerly known as Helios and Matheson Information Technology Inc. and changed its name to Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. in May 2013. Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

About Tencent

Tencent Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, provides Internet value-added services (VAS) and online advertising services in Mainland China, Hong Kong, North America, Europe, other Asian countries, and internationally. The company operates through VAS, Online Advertising, and Others segments. It offers online/mobile games, community VAS, and applications across various Internet and mobile platforms; instant messaging services; and online literature services. The company's online advertising services include display advertising; and delivery of pay-for click, pay-for download, or pay-for instant display advertisements. The company also provides payment related, cloud, and other services. In addition, it is involved in the development of software and provision of information technology services; asset management business; design and production of advertisement; development and operation of online games; and provision of online music entertainment services. Tencent Holdings Limited has strategic partnerships with Dentsu Aegis Network and Ubisoft. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Shenzhen, China.

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