Cian (CIAN) & Its Competitors Critical Analysis

Cian (NYSE:CIANGet Rating) is one of 146 public companies in the “Data processing & preparation” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Cian to related businesses based on the strength of its risk, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

8.0% of Cian shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 43.6% of shares of all “Data processing & preparation” companies are held by institutional investors. 6.5% of Cian shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 20.4% of shares of all “Data processing & preparation” companies are held by insiders. 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.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Cian and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Cian $81.20 million -$38.50 million -10.63
Cian Competitors $889.44 million $6.56 million -14.26

Cian’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Cian. Cian is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Cian and its peers, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Cian 0 3 3 0 2.50
Cian Competitors 385 2552 4703 60 2.58

Cian presently has a consensus target price of $19.24, indicating a potential upside of 465.88%. As a group, “Data processing & preparation” companies have a potential upside of 47.51%. Given Cian’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Cian is more favorable than its peers.


This table compares Cian and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Cian -23.40% -57.28% -32.15%
Cian Competitors -63.44% -1,497.84% -11.37%


Cian peers beat Cian on 8 of the 12 factors compared.

About Cian

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Cian PLC operates an online real estate classifieds platform in Russia. Its real estate platform connects millions of users, the real estate buyers, and renters to millions of real estate listings of various types, such as residential and commercial, primary and secondary, and urban and suburban for sale and rent. The company was formerly known as Solaredge Holdings Limited. The company was founded in 2001 and is based in Moscow, Russia.

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