Simplicity Esports and Gaming (NASDAQ:WINR) and Wendys (NASDAQ:WEN) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends and profitability.
This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Simplicity Esports and Gaming and Wendys, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Simplicity Esports and Gaming||0||0||0||0||N/A|
This table compares Simplicity Esports and Gaming and Wendys’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Simplicity Esports and Gaming||N/A||-20.08%||-7.00%|
Wendys pays an annual dividend of $0.34 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. Simplicity Esports and Gaming does not pay a dividend. Wendys pays out 79.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Wendys has raised its dividend for 7 consecutive years.
Risk and Volatility
Simplicity Esports and Gaming has a beta of 0.62, meaning that its share price is 38% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Wendys has a beta of 0.71, meaning that its share price is 29% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
79.8% of Simplicity Esports and Gaming shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 77.7% of Wendys shares are held by institutional investors. 22.9% of Simplicity Esports and Gaming shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 23.1% of Wendys 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.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Simplicity Esports and Gaming and Wendys’ gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Simplicity Esports and Gaming||N/A||N/A||-$10,000.00||N/A||N/A|
|Wendys||$1.22 billion||3.35||$194.02 million||$0.43||40.28|
Wendys has higher revenue and earnings than Simplicity Esports and Gaming.
Wendys beats Simplicity Esports and Gaming on 11 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Simplicity Esports and Gaming
Simplicity Esports and Gaming Company operates as a virtual reality gaming and sports entertainment company in the United States and India. It owns and operates approximately 30 family entertainment centers across India, as well as a center in the United States. It offers an interactive and fun experience to customers at its centers, blending augmented reality and virtual reality and other games, indoor sports simulation entertainment, and food and beverage options to corporate customers, families, friends, and children. The company was formerly known as Smaaash Entertainment Inc. and changed its name to Simplicity Esports and Gaming Company in January 2019. Simplicity Esports and Gaming Company was incorporated in 2017 and is based in New York, New York.
The Wendy's Company, through its subsidiaries, operates as a quick-service restaurant company. It is involved in operating, developing, and franchising a system of quick-service restaurants specializing in hamburger sandwiches. The company's restaurants offer a range of chicken breast sandwiches, chicken nuggets, chili, French fries, baked potatoes, salads, soft drinks, desserts, and kids' meals. As of April 20, 2018, its restaurant system included approximately 6,600 franchise and Company-operated restaurants worldwide. The company was formerly known as Wendy's/Arby's Group, Inc. and changed its name to The Wendy's Company in July 2011. The Wendy's Company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ohio.
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