Reviewing Remark Holdings Inc. (MARK)’s and Tucows Inc. (NASDAQ:TCX)’s results

Remark Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:MARK) and Tucows Inc. (NASDAQ:TCX), both competing one another are Internet Information Providers companies. We will contrast their dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, earnings and valuation, institutional ownership.

Earnings & Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Remark Holdings Inc. 75.39M 1.07 103.59M -2.92 0.00
Tucows Inc. 346.01M 2.39 17.14M 1.67 36.73

Table 1 shows top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation of the two companies.


Table 2 provides us the return on equity, net margins and return on assets of both businesses.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Remark Holdings Inc. -137.41% 324.2% -107.1%
Tucows Inc. 4.95% 35.4% 7%

Volatility and Risk

A 1.73 beta means Remark Holdings Inc.’s volatility is 73.00% more than S&P 500’s volatility. Tucows Inc.’s 12.00% less volatile than S&P 500 which is a result of the 0.88 beta.


Remark Holdings Inc.’s Current Ratio is 0.4 while its Quick Ratio is 0.4. On the competitive side is, Tucows Inc. which has a 0.8 Current Ratio and a 0.8 Quick Ratio. Tucows Inc. is better positioned to pay off short and long-term obligations compared to Remark Holdings Inc.

Analyst Recommendations

Remark Holdings Inc. and Tucows Inc. Recommendations and Ratings are available on the next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Remark Holdings Inc. 0 0 0 0.00
Tucows Inc. 0 0 1 3.00

Institutional & Insider Ownership

Roughly 24.7% of Remark Holdings Inc. shares are held by institutional investors while 64.4% of Tucows Inc. are owned by institutional investors. Insiders held roughly 28.79% of Remark Holdings Inc.’s shares. Insiders Competitively, held 6.7% of Tucows Inc. shares.


Here are 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)
Remark Holdings Inc. 78.79% -31.4% -25.55% -53.91% -68.15% -75.75%
Tucows Inc. 5.69% 19.13% 9.54% -5.56% -0.74% -12.43%

For the past year Remark Holdings Inc.’s stock price has bigger decline than Tucows Inc.


On 11 of the 12 factors Tucows Inc. beats Remark Holdings Inc.

Remark Holdings, Inc. owns, operates, and acquires digital media properties across multiple verticals that deliver content worldwide. The company leverages its digital media assets to target the Millennial demographic, which provides it with access to markets. It operates KanKan, a social media application and data intelligence platform, which aggregates content and consumer-shopping data across social media platforms; that offers users the ability to book lodging, air travel, show tickets, and tours; and Roomlia, a mobile hotel-booking application. The company also operates Website, which provides content for young adults that shares stories of financial success and failure; US Tax Center at that provides users with access to U.S. tax-related information and services; and and Websites that assist taxpayers with filing business and personal tax extensions with the IRS. In addition, it operates, an online beach lifestyle destination for young women. The company was formerly known as Remark Media, Inc. and changed its name to Remark Holdings, Inc. in April 2017. Remark Holdings, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Tucows Inc. provides network access, domain name registration, email, mobile telephony, and other Internet services in the United States, Canada, and Germany. It operates in two segments, Network Access Services and Domain Services. The Network Access Services segment offers mobile and fixed high-speed Internet access services under the Ting brand, and Internet hosting and network consulting services. The Domain Services segment provides OpenSRS domain service that offers services related to the registration, renewal, transfer, and management of domain names; OpenSRS value-added services, such as hosted email service that provides email delivery and Webmail access to various mailboxes; SSL certificates; Internet security services; publishing tools; and reseller billing services. This segment also offers Platypus billing software, which provides billing, provisioning, and customer care software solutions to Internet service providers (ISPs); Internet domain name registration and email services to individuals and small businesses through its Website; and banner and text advertising services through its Website. Tucows Inc. offers its services through an Internet-based distribution network of ISPs, Web hosting companies, and other providers of Internet services to end-users. The company was formerly known as Infonautics, Inc. and changed its name to Tucows Inc. in August 2001. Tucows Inc. was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

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