Head-To-Head Contrast: Thoughtworks (NASDAQ:TWKS) and Earlyworks (NASDAQ:ELWS)

Thoughtworks (NASDAQ:TWKSGet Free Report) and Earlyworks (NASDAQ:ELWSGet Free Report) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability and dividends.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

32.8% of Thoughtworks shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.5% of Earlyworks shares are held by institutional investors. 2.3% of Thoughtworks shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Thoughtworks and Earlyworks, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Thoughtworks 0 6 2 0 2.25
Earlyworks 0 0 0 0 N/A

Thoughtworks presently has a consensus price target of $4.94, suggesting a potential upside of 75.86%. Given Thoughtworks’ higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Thoughtworks is more favorable than Earlyworks.


This table compares Thoughtworks and Earlyworks’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Thoughtworks -8.56% -4.10% -2.43%
Earlyworks N/A N/A N/A

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Thoughtworks and Earlyworks’ revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Thoughtworks $1.07 billion 0.85 -$68.66 million ($0.29) -9.69
Earlyworks $69.31 million 0.07 -$2.81 million N/A N/A

Earlyworks has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Thoughtworks.


Thoughtworks beats Earlyworks on 6 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Thoughtworks

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Thoughtworks Holding, Inc. provides technology consultancy services in North America, the Asia Pacific, Europe, and Latin America. The company's consultancy services integrate strategy, design, and software engineering to enable enterprises and technology disruptors to thrive as modern digital businesses. It offers enterprise modernization, platforms, and cloud services, including modernization strategy and execution, digital platform strategy and engineering organization transformation, cloud modernization, cloud-native application support and evolution, and platform assessment and remediation; and customer experience, product, and design services comprising idea to market, customer experience strategy, product management transformation, and product design and delivery. The company also provides data and artificial intelligence services, such as data strategy, intelligent products, data platforms and data mesh, continuous delivery for machine learning, and data governance; digital transformation and operations services, which include delivery transformation, digital fluency, organization transformation, value-driven portfolio management, technology strategy, executive advisory, and digital foundations training; and DAMO managed services. It serves its clients in various industry verticals, including technology and business services; energy, public, and health services; retail and consumer; financial services and insurance; and automotive, travel, and transportation. The company was incorporated in 1993 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

About Earlyworks

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Earlyworks Co., Ltd operates as a blockchain-based technology company in Japan. The company builds products, deliver services, and develop solutions based on its proprietary Grid Ledger System to leverage blockchain technology in various business settings, including advertisement tracking, online visitor management, and sales of non-fungible tokens. It also provides software and system development services; consulting and solution services; blockchain system solution planning; and proposal, design, and development planning services. The company serves the information technology, shipping, real estate, entertainment, cosmetics, and chemical products sectors. Earlyworks Co., Ltd was incorporated in 2018 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.

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