Head-to-head analysis of TuanChe (NASDAQ:TC) and MoneyGram International (NASDAQ:MGI)

TuanChe (NASDAQ:TC – Get Rating) and MoneyGram International (NASDAQ:MGI – Get Rating) are both small cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better company? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership and risk.

Volatility and risk

TuanChe has a beta of 0.2, indicating that its stock price is 80% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, MoneyGram International has a beta of 1.3, indicating that its stock price is 30% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

9.7% of TuanChe shares are held by institutional investors. By comparison, 68.4% of MoneyGram International’s stock is held by institutional investors. 0.5% of TuanChe shares are held by company insiders. By comparison, 3.6% of MoneyGram International’s stock is held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds, and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of TuanChe and MoneyGram International.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
TuanChe -28.62% -41.40% -24.89%
MoneyGram International -2.95% -12.14% 0.54%

Analyst Notes

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommendations for TuanChe and MoneyGram International, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
TuanChe 0 0 0 0 N / A
MoneyGram International 1 3 0 0 1.75

MoneyGram International has a consensus price target of $8.00, indicating a potential decline of 20.08%. Considering MoneyGram International’s possible higher upside, analysts clearly believe that MoneyGram International is more favorable than TuanChe.

Valuation and benefits

This table compares the gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of TuanChe and MoneyGram International.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
TuanChe $56.11 million 0.82 -$16.00 million ($0.82) -2.77
MoneyGram International $1.28 billion 0.75 -$37.90 million ($0.20) -50.05

TuanChe has higher earnings, but lower earnings than MoneyGram International. MoneyGram International trades at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than TuanChe, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.


MoneyGram International beats TuanChe on 9 out of 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

TuanChe Company Profile (Get an assessment)

TuanChe Limited, through its subsidiaries, operates as an omnichannel automobile marketplace in China. It organizes auto shows and group buying events that attract various consumers; and provides integrated marketing solutions to industry customers, which include automakers, franchise dealerships, secondary dealerships and automotive service providers, as well as interactions between participants on both sides of a potential transaction. It also provides virtual dealership services by connecting automakers and franchised dealerships with secondary dealerships by providing a suite of services traditionally provided by franchised dealerships without establishing a permanent physical presence. Additionally, the company offers sales and technical support, as well as consulting services. As of December 31, 2020, the company held 499 auto shows in 172 cities across China. TuanChe Limited has entered into a strategic partnership with Beijing Easyhome Furnishing Chain Group Co., Ltd. to jointly establish a unique retail experience that combines home décor products and automotive services. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in Beijing, China.

MoneyGram International Company Profile (Get an assessment)

MoneyGram International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides cross-border peer-to-peer payments and money transfer services in the United States and internationally. The Company operates through two segments, Global Funds Transfer and Financial Paper Products. The Global Funds Transfer segment offers money transfer and bill payment services through third-party agents, including retail chains, independent retailers, post offices, banks and others financial institutions ; and digital solutions, such as moneygram.com, account deposits and kiosk-based services, and mobile app solutions. The Financial Paper Products segment provides money orders to consumers through its agents and financial institutions under the MoneyGram brand and under private label or co-branding with various agents and financial institutions; and official check outsourcing services for banks and credit unions. MoneyGram International, Inc. was incorporated in 2003 and is based in Dallas, Texas.

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