Financial Contrast: Meten Holding Group (NASDAQ:METX) vs. Chegg (NYSE:CHGG)

Meten Holding Group (NASDAQ:METX – Get Rating) and Chegg (NYSE:CHGG – Get Rating) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on their valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, risk and profitability.

Risk & Volatility

Meten Holding Group has a beta of -1.27, meaning its stock price is 227% less volatile than the S&P 500. In comparison, Chegg has a beta of 0.92, meaning its stock price is 8% less is more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of the current ratings and recommendations for Meten Holding Group and Chegg as reported by

sell reviews keep ratings Buy reviews Strong buy recommendations rating score
Meten Holding Group 0 0 1 0 3.00
chegg 0 9 3 0 2.25

Meten Holding Group currently has a consensus price target of $3.00, indicating a potential upside of 2,223.78%. Chegg has a consensus target of $66.67, indicating a potential upside of 105.13%. Given Meten Holding Group’s stronger consensus rating and more likely upside potential, equity analysts clearly believe Meten Holding Group is cheaper than Chegg.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Meten Holding Group and Chegg.

net margins return on equity return on investment
Meten Holding Group N / A N / A N / A
chegg -0.19% 8.17% 3.31%

Rating & Result

This table compares the revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation of Meten Holding Group and Chegg.

gross receipts price/sales ratio net income earnings per share price-earnings ratio
Meten Holding Group $137.48 million 0.29 -$62.99 million N / A N / A
chegg $776.27 million 5.65 -$1.46 million ($0.09) -361.07

Chegg has higher sales and earnings than Meten Holding Group.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

0.3% of the Meten Holding Group shares are held by institutional investors. In comparison, 88.0% of Chegg shares are held by institutional investors. 1.9% of Chegg shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers, and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


Chegg beats Meten Holding Group on 9 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

Company profile of the Meten Holding Group (get rating)

Meten Holding Group Ltd. provides English language teaching (ELT) services in the People’s Republic of China. It operates through four segments: General Adult English Training, Overseas Training Services, Online English Training and Junior English Training. The company provides English language training and future skills training for Chinese students and professionals. It provides adult and junior ELT services under the Meten brand, junior ELT services under the ABC brand, and online ELT services under the Likeshuo brand through a digital platform and network of learning centers. As of December 31, 2020, the Company had a network of 105 self-operated learning centers in 28 cities in 15 provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities and 13 franchised learning centers in 12 cities in 11 provinces and municipalities. The company was formerly known as Meten EdtechX Education Group Ltd. and changed its name to Meten Holding Group Ltd. in August 2021. Meten Holding Group Ltd. was founded in 2006 and is based in Shenzhen, People’s Republic of China.

Chegg company profile (get rating)

Chegg, Inc. operates a direct-to-student learning platform that supports students throughout their academic journey through their careers with products and services to help them better understand their academic courseware. The Company offers Chegg Services, which include subscription services; and required materials, which include its printed textbooks and eTextbooks. Subscription services include Chegg Study, which helps students master challenging concepts on their own; Chegg Writing, which provides students with a range of tools such as B. Scans to detect plagiarism, grammar and writing fluency check, personalized feedback from experts on writing and generation of premium citations; Chegg Math, a math problem solver and calculator that helps students solve problems; Chegg Study Pack, a bundle of diverse product offerings from Chegg Services, including the Chegg Study, Chegg Writing and Chegg Math Solver services, creating an integrated platform of connected academic support services; Busuu, an online language learning solution that offers a comprehensive solution through a combination of self-paced classes, live classes with experienced tutors and the opportunity to learn and practice with members of the Busuu language learning community; and Thinkful, a skills-based learning platform that offers professional courses along with networking, interviewing, and career services. The company also offers other services such as B. Chegg Life, Chegg Prep and Chegg Internships; offers training for personal and professional development; and rents and sells printed textbooks and eTextbooks. Chegg, Inc. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

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