Shake Shack (NYSE: SHAK) and iPic Entertainment (NASDAQ:IPIC) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and profitability.
This table compares Shake Shack and iPic Entertainment’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
82.4% of Shake Shack shares are held by institutional investors. 34.9% of Shake Shack shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Shake Shack and iPic Entertainment’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Shake Shack||$358.81 million||4.49||-$320,000.00||$0.57||76.81|
iPic Entertainment has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Shake Shack.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Shake Shack and iPic Entertainment, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Shake Shack currently has a consensus price target of $40.63, suggesting a potential downside of 7.21%. iPic Entertainment has a consensus price target of $16.17, suggesting a potential upside of 38.53%. Given iPic Entertainment’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe iPic Entertainment is more favorable than Shake Shack.
Shake Shack beats iPic Entertainment on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
Shake Shack Company Profile
Shake Shack Inc. owns, operates, and licenses Shake Shack restaurants (Shacks) in the United States and internationally. Its Shacks offers hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken, crinkle cut fries, shakes, frozen custard, beer, wine, and other products. As of December 27, 2017, it had 159 Shacks, including 90 domestic company-operated Shacks, 10 domestic licensed Shacks, and 59 international licensed Shacks. Shake Shack Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
iPic Entertainment Company Profile
iPic Entertainment Inc. is owns and operates entertainment facilities. The Company is focused on providing casual restaurant, a farm to glass service bar, and theater auditoriums. The Company provides venues for private events, family and business functions and other corporate sponsored events. The Company has three different formats of iPic locations, such as Generation I locations, Generation Ii locations, and Generation III locations. The Company operates five different and distinct restaurant brands including City Perch Kitchen + Bar, Tanzy, The Tuck Room, The Tuck Room Tavern, and iPic Express.
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