Charles & Colvard, Ltd. (NASDAQ:CTHR) and Bergio International (OTCMKTS:BRGO) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and earnings.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Charles & Colvard, Ltd. and Bergio International’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Charles & Colvard, Ltd.||$27.03 million||0.71||N/A||N/A||N/A|
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Charles & Colvard, Ltd. and Bergio International, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Charles & Colvard, Ltd.||0||0||0||0||N/A|
This table compares Charles & Colvard, Ltd. and Bergio International’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Charles & Colvard, Ltd.||-1.70%||-1.41%||-1.20%|
Institutional & Insider Ownership
11.0% of Charles & Colvard, Ltd. shares are held by institutional investors. 20.2% of Charles & Colvard, Ltd. shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of Bergio International shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Risk and Volatility
Charles & Colvard, Ltd. has a beta of 0.91, indicating that its stock price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Bergio International has a beta of 1.05, indicating that its stock price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Charles & Colvard, Ltd. beats Bergio International on 6 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
Charles & Colvard, Ltd. Company Profile
Charles & Colvard, Ltd. manufactures, markets, and distributes moissanite jewels and finished jewelry featuring moissanite worldwide. The company offers near-colorless moissanite jewels cut in various shapes, including round, square brilliant, princess, cushion, radiant, pear, marquise, heart, and oval in sizes ranging from approximately 1.3 to 12 millimeters. It also provides finished jewelry featuring moissanite, such as stud earrings, solitaire and three-stone rings, pendants, and bracelets. The company primarily offers its products under the Charles & Colvard Created Moissanite, Forever Classic, Forever Brilliant, and Forever One brand names. It sells its products through distributors, manufacturers, retailers, television shopping networks, and designers, as well as at retail to end consumers through its direct-to-consumer e-commerce site, charlesandcolvard.com, third-party online marketplaces, drop-ship, and e-commerce outlets. Charles & Colvard, Ltd. was founded in 1995 and is based in Morrisville, North Carolina.
Bergio International Company Profile
Bergio International, Inc. designs, manufactures, and distributes fine jewelry primarily in the United States. It offers a range of products made from precious metals, such as gold, platinum, and Karat gold, as well as diamonds and other precious stones. The company provides a collection of charms, crosses, and other add-on pieces; fashion jewelry, such as necklaces, pendants, earrings, bracelets, and rings; couture line of products; and bridal line, which comprises wedding sets, engagement rings, and wedding bands for men and women. It sells its products to jewelry retailers. The company is headquartered in Fairfield, New Jersey. Bergio International, Inc. is a subsidiary of Macau Consultants and Advisory Services Inc.
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