Comparing UMeWorld (OTCMKTS:UMEWF) & Shopify (NYSE:SHOP)

UMeWorld (OTCMKTS:UMEWF) and Shopify (NYSE:SHOP) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings and dividends.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

59.8% of Shopify shares are held by institutional investors. 6.0% of UMeWorld shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares UMeWorld and Shopify’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
UMeWorld N/A N/A -$150,000.00 N/A N/A
Shopify $2.93 billion 66.74 $319.51 million $26.83 58.41

Shopify has higher revenue and earnings than UMeWorld.

Risk & Volatility

UMeWorld has a beta of -0.82, suggesting that its stock price is 182% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Shopify has a beta of 1.45, suggesting that its stock price is 45% more volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares UMeWorld and Shopify’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
UMeWorld N/A N/A N/A
Shopify 81.00% 5.63% 4.73%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for UMeWorld and Shopify, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
UMeWorld 0 0 0 0 N/A
Shopify 0 13 18 0 2.58

Shopify has a consensus price target of $1,634.02, indicating a potential upside of 4.28%. Given Shopify’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Shopify is more favorable than UMeWorld.


Shopify beats UMeWorld on 9 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

UMeWorld Company Profile

UMeWorld Ltd. is an educational technology company, which engages in digital media and digital education businesses. It focuses on the K-12 education market in China. The firm’s K-12 flagship, UMFun is a subscription-based online product, which provides standards-based instruction, practice, assessments and productivity tools that improve the performance of educators and students via a proprietary online & mobile platform. The company was founded by Michael M. Lee on August 8, 1997 and is headquartered in Hong Kong.

Shopify Company Profile

Shopify, Inc. operates a cloud-based commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses. Its software is used by merchants to run business across all sales channels, including web, tablet and mobile storefronts, social media storefronts, and brick-and-mortar and pop-up shops. The firm’s platform provides merchants with a single view of business and customers and enables them to manage products and inventory, process orders and payments, build customer relationships and leverage analytics and reporting. It focuses on merchant and subscription solutions. The company was founded by Tobias Albin L├╝tke, Daniel Weinand, and Scott Lake on September 28, 2004 and is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada.