Home Networking service Direct comparison between VNET Group (NASDAQ:VNET) and Similarweb (NYSE:SMWB)

Direct comparison between VNET Group (NASDAQ:VNET) and Similarweb (NYSE:SMWB)


VNET Group (NASDAQ: VNETGet a rating) and Similarweb (NYSE: SMWBGet a rating) are both small-cap IT and technology companies, but what’s the best stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, risk, institutional ownership, dividends and valuation.

Analyst Notes

This is a summary of the current ratings for VNET Group and Similarweb, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
VNET Group 1 0 3 0 2.50
Similarweb 0 0 7 0 3.00

VNET Group currently has a consensus price target of $22.23, indicating a potential upside of 258.47%. Similarweb has a consensus price target of $25.67, indicating a potential upside of 121.65%. Considering the higher possible upside of VNET Group, stock analysts clearly believe that VNET Group is more favorable than Similarweb.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of VNET Group and Similarweb.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
VNET Group 8.09% 6.53% 2.17%
Similarweb -50.10% -178.53% -35.44%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

42.9% of Similarweb’s shares are held by institutional investors. 12.1% of VNET Group shares are held by insiders of the company. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds, and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Benefits and evaluation

This chart compares revenue, earnings per share, and valuation of VNET Group and Similarweb.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
VNET Group $971.32 million 0.93 $78.48 million ($0.33) -18.79
Similarweb $137.67 million 6.25 -$68.98 million N / A N / A

VNET Group has higher revenue and profit than Similarweb.


VNET Group beats Similarweb on 7 out of 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About VNET Group (Get a rating)

VNET Group, Inc., an investment holding company, provides hosting and related services to Internet companies, government entities, blue-chip enterprises, and small and medium enterprises in the People’s Republic of China. It offers hosting and related services to house servers and network equipment in its data centers and connects them through a data transmission network. The Company’s hosting and related services include managed hosting services that provide data center space to house its customers’ servers and networking equipment, and provide server administration services personalized; and interconnectivity services that allow customers to connect their servers to Internet backbones and other networks through its Border Gateway Protocol network or single-line, dual-line or multi-line network. Its hosting and related services also include cloud services that enable businesses to run their applications over the Internet using its IT infrastructure; virtual private network services; hybrid IT services, which provide customers with a comprehensive set of infrastructure service offerings; and other value-added services, such as firewall, server load balancing, data backup and recovery, data center management, server management and server services. backup. In addition, the company provides traffic graphs and analytics, gateway monitoring for servers, domain name system configuration, distributed denial of service attack defense mechanism, basic switch tuning and routers and virus protection; and managed network service. As of December 31, 2020, it operated 32 self-built data centers housing 49,876 cabinets and 52 partner data centers housing 3,677 cabinets. It has a strategic partnership with Microsoft Corporation. The company was formerly known as 21Vianet Group, Inc. and changed its name to VNET Group, Inc. in October 2021. VNET Group, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Beijing, People’s Republic of China.

About Similarweb (Get a rating)

Similarweb-LogoSimilarweb Ltd. provides a digital intelligence platform in the US, Europe, Asia-Pacific, UK, Israel and internationally. It offers digital search intelligence solutions that enable senior executives, strategy, business intelligence, and consumer insights teams to gauge performance against competitors and market leaders , to analyze market trends, to conduct further research on specific companies and to analyze the behavior of the public; and digital marketing solutions, which enable marketers, search engine optimization and content managers, pay-per-click, performance marketers, affiliate marketers and media buyers to understand their competitors’ online acquisition strategies in each marketing channel. The company also provides customer intelligence solutions that enable digital commerce executives and category and product managers to analyze a view of their customers’ digital journeys, monitor consumer demand, increase the brand in the research process and to optimize conversion at category and product level in the purchase process; and sales intelligence solutions, which enable sales and operations management, sales reps and account management teams to access relevant buying signals and digital information about their customers to quickly generate leads. Additionally, it offers an investor intelligence solution that enables portfolio managers, investment professionals, data scientists, and research analysts to access an end-to-end view of market performance, industry or company to imagine and monitor investment opportunities, forecast market performance and conduct due diligence. The Company serves retail, consumer packaged goods, travel, consumer finance, business-to-business software and logistics businesses; and consultants, marketing and advertising agencies, media and publishers, payment processors and institutional investors. Similarweb Ltd. was incorporated in 2009 and is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel.

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