Head-To-Head Analysis: Sparta Commercial Services (OTCMKTS:SRCO) & DoorDash (NYSE:DASH)

Sparta Commercial Services (OTCMKTS:SRCOGet Rating) and DoorDash (NYSE:DASHGet Rating) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, valuation, earnings and dividends.

Risk and Volatility

Sparta Commercial Services has a beta of 0.2, suggesting that its share price is 80% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, DoorDash has a beta of 1.18, suggesting that its share price is 18% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

90.6% of DoorDash shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of Sparta Commercial Services shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 15.5% of DoorDash shares are owned 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.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Sparta Commercial Services and DoorDash’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Sparta Commercial Services $260,000.00 9.62 -$2.30 million N/A N/A
DoorDash $4.89 billion 5.77 -$468.00 million ($1.53) -52.48

Sparta Commercial Services has higher earnings, but lower revenue than DoorDash.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Sparta Commercial Services and DoorDash, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Sparta Commercial Services 0 0 0 0 N/A
DoorDash 0 10 13 1 2.63

DoorDash has a consensus target price of $136.62, indicating a potential upside of 70.16%. Given DoorDash’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe DoorDash is more favorable than Sparta Commercial Services.

Profitability

This table compares Sparta Commercial Services and DoorDash’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Sparta Commercial Services -2,012.23% N/A -690.34%
DoorDash -9.97% -11.29% -8.02%

Summary

DoorDash beats Sparta Commercial Services on 9 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Sparta Commercial Services

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Sparta Commercial Services, Inc., a technology company, develops, markets, and manages business websites and mobile applications for smartphones and tablets under the iMobileApp name. It offers mobile applications for agriculture dealerships, racetracks, private clubs, country clubs, restaurants, and grocery stores. The company also owns and manages websites, which sell on-demand motorcycle, recreational vehicle, power-sport vehicle, and truck title history reports for consumers, retail dealers, auction houses, insurance companies, and banks/finance companies; and designs, launches, maintains, and hosts websites for businesses. In addition, it offers an equipment-leasing product for local and state agencies that helps to finance their essential equipment needs, including police motorcycles, cruisers, buses, fire trucks, and EMS equipment. Further, the company provides a range of hemp-derived cannabinol products through newworldhealthcbd.com. The company was incorporated in 1980 and is based in New York, New York.

About DoorDash

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DoorDash, Inc. operates a logistics platform that connects merchants, consumers, and dashers in the United States and internationally. It operates DoorDash marketplace, which provides an array of services that enable merchants to solve mission-critical challenges, such as customer acquisition, delivery, insights and analytics, merchandising, payment processing, and customer support; and offers DoorDash Drive, a white-label logistics service; DoorDash Storefront that enables merchants to offer consumers on-demand access to e-commerce. The company was formerly known as Palo Alto Delivery Inc. and changed its name to DoorDash, Inc. in 2015. DoorDash, Inc. was incorporated in 2013 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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