Analysis of DirectView (OTCMKTS:DIRV) and BuzzFeed (NASDAQ:BZFD) | Panda Anku

DirectView (OTCMKTS:DIRV – Get Rating) and BuzzFeed (NASDAQ:BZFD – Get Rating) are both small computer and technology companies, but which is the superior deal? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, and valuations.

Volatility & Risk

DirectView has a beta of 4.93, meaning its stock price is 393% more volatile than the S&P 500. In comparison, BuzzFeed has a beta of 1.77, meaning its stock price is 77% more volatile than the S&P 500 .

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for DirectView and BuzzFeed as provided by MarketBeat.

sell reviews keep ratings Buy reviews Strong buy recommendations rating score
DirectView 0 0 0 0 N / A
BuzzFeed 1 0 1 0 2.00

BuzzFeed has a consensus price target of $4.50, suggesting a potential upside of 109.30%. Given BuzzFeed’s higher potential upside potential, analysts clearly believe that BuzzFeed is cheaper than DirectView.

profit and rating

This table compares the revenue, earnings per share, and valuation of DirectView and BuzzFeed.

gross receipts price/sales ratio net income earnings per share price-earnings ratio
DirectView N / A N / A N / A N / A N / A
BuzzFeed $397.56 million 0.73 $24.71 million N / A N / A

BuzzFeed has higher revenue and earnings than DirectView.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

69.3% of BuzzFeed shares are held by institutional investors. 0.7% of DirectView shares are held by company insiders. By comparison, 23.7% of BuzzFeed stock is held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers, and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity, and return on assets of DirectView and BuzzFeed.

net margins return on equity return on investment
DirectView N / A N / A N / A
BuzzFeed N / A -8.82% -4.02%


BuzzFeed beats DirectView on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About DirectView

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DirectView Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a full-service provider of teleconferencing products and services to businesses and organizations. The Company operates through two business segments, Security and Surveillance; and video conferencing services. The Security and Surveillance division provides surveillance systems and digital video recording and services, including DVR recorders and cameras, video intercoms, NVR recorders and IP cameras, laser and video beam perimeter security products, motion detection and thermal imaging products, security design and consulting , management of remote control devices, maintenance schedules for devices and access control solutions. It also develops custom software programs; and DirectView Security App, a mobile application for full remote management of deployed surveillance devices, e.g. B. Positioning of cameras, setting of recording parameters and playback of selected videos. This division serves transportation, hospitality, industrial, education and residential markets. The Video Conferencing Services division provides multipoint video conferencing, network integration, custom room design, staffing, document conferencing, and IP/Web conferencing services that enable its customers to conduct remote meetings by connecting participants in geographically dispersed locations. It is also involved in the sale of conferencing services based on usage, the sale and installation of video equipment, and the sale of maintenance contracts. This division renders its services to organizations such as professional service firms, investment banks, high-tech companies, law firms, investor relations firms and other domestic and multinational commercial, government, medical and educational companies. The Company sells its products and services in the United States and internationally through direct sales, referrals and its website. DirectView Holdings, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is based in Boca Raton, Florida.

About BuzzFeed

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BuzzFeed, Inc., a digital media company, brings breaking news, original stories, entertainment and video to its global audience through the social web. It provides articles, lists, quizzes, videos and original series to BuzzFeed, a destination for entertainment, pop culture and the web; BuzzFeed News, a newsroom aimed at young audiences; Tasty, a shareable food content platform; HuffPost, media platform for news, politics, opinion, entertainment, features and lifestyle content; and Complex Networks, which offers cultural content such as music, food, style, entertainment and sports. The company also offers As/Is for style, BringMe for travel, Goodful for wellness, and Nifty for home improvement. BuzzFeed, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is based in New York, New York.

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