iDreamSky Technology (DSKY) & Qudian (QD) Head-To-Head Survey

iDreamSky Technology (NASDAQ: DSKY) and Qudian (NYSE:QD) are both technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability, risk and dividends.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for iDreamSky Technology and Qudian, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
iDreamSky Technology 0 0 0 0 N/A
Qudian 0 1 5 0 2.83

Qudian has a consensus target price of $19.67, indicating a potential upside of 38.50%.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares iDreamSky Technology and Qudian’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
iDreamSky Technology N/A N/A N/A $0.18 N/A
Qudian $733.96 million 6.39 $85.06 million $0.92 15.43

Qudian has higher revenue and earnings than iDreamSky Technology. iDreamSky Technology is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Qudian, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.


This table compares iDreamSky Technology and Qudian’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
iDreamSky Technology -1.50% -1.80% -1.34%
Qudian N/A N/A N/A

Insider & Institutional Ownership

7.7% of Qudian shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


Qudian beats iDreamSky Technology on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

iDreamSky Technology Company Profile

iDreamSky Technology Limited is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, and its variable interest entities (VIEs) is principally engaged in the licensing and operating of single player mobile games and mobile online games (the listing business) in the People’s Republic of China. The Company is an independent mobile game publishing platform in China. The Company also operates games as a service, where it offers live game services, engages in live user communications and gains user insights through its multi-dimensional data analysis engine to drive ongoing game optimization and monetization. The Company provides its users with live game services and connects them through friend lists, message boards, leaderboards and user tournaments, enabling in-game interaction and social networking. Its platform offers a range of services, including game redesign and porting, ongoing optimization, marketing, distribution, monetization, payment support and user-related services.

Qudian Company Profile

Qudian Inc. provides cash credit products, which provide funds in digital form, and merchandise credit products. The Company operates through an online platform and all the transaction are facilitated through mobile devices. Borrowers can apply for credit on their mobile phones and receive approval within a few seconds. Approved borrowers are then able to draw down on their cash credit with cash disbursed immediately into their Alipay accounts in digital form. It also offers merchandise credit products to finance borrowers’ direct purchase of merchandise offered on its marketplace on installment basis. Its marketplace connects consumers with merchandise suppliers. It offers 14 categories of merchandise from over 1,000 brands covering primarily consumer electronics, home appliances, watches and accessories, sports and outdoor merchandise and luggage.

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