Financial Survey: Nerdy (NYSE:NRDY) versus Global Arena (OTCMKTS:GAHC)

Nerdy (NYSE:NRDYGet Rating) and Global Arena (OTCMKTS:GAHCGet Rating) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, valuation, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Nerdy and Global Arena’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Nerdy $140.66 million 4.10 -$27.33 million ($0.12) -30.41
Global Arena $1.22 million 1.96 -$910,000.00 N/A N/A

Global Arena has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Nerdy.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

55.1% of Nerdy shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.1% of Global Arena shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares Nerdy and Global Arena’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Nerdy -7.00% -117.54% -3.53%
Global Arena -74.35% N/A -148.09%

Volatility & Risk

Nerdy has a beta of -0.37, suggesting that its share price is 137% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Global Arena has a beta of 1.93, suggesting that its share price is 93% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Nerdy and Global Arena, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Nerdy 0 1 7 0 2.88
Global Arena 0 0 0 0 N/A

Nerdy currently has a consensus price target of $9.13, indicating a potential upside of 150.00%. Given Nerdy’s higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Nerdy is more favorable than Global Arena.


Nerdy beats Global Arena on 7 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

Nerdy Company Profile (Get Rating)

Nerdy, Inc. operates platform for live online learning. The company's purpose-built proprietary platform leverages technology, including AI, to connect learners of various ages to experts, delivering value on both sides of the network. Its learning destination provides learning experiences across various subjects and multiple formats, including one-on-one instruction, small group classes, large format group classes, and adaptive self-study. The company's flagship business, Varsity Tutors, operates platforms for live online tutoring and classes. Its solutions are available directly to learners, as well as through schools and other institutions. The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Saint Louis, Missouri.

Global Arena Company Profile (Get Rating)

Global Arena Holding Inc., through its subsidiary, Global Election Services, Inc., provides technology-enabled paper absentee/mail ballot and online election services in the United States. The company offers voter authentication and registration software, which authenticates and registers voting member in a data look-up system; and scanning and tabulation software, an advanced OMR/OCR/Barcode scanning and tabulation software, as well as an online voting platform. It provides its services to craft and trade organizations, labor unions, political parties, co-operatives and housing organizations, associations and professional societies, universities, and political organizations. Global Arena Holding Inc. is based in New York, New York.

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