Nsav (OTCMKTS:NSAV) and The Western Union (NYSE:WU) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, earnings, valuation and institutional ownership.
The Western Union pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.8%. Nsav does not pay a dividend. The Western Union pays out 41.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. The Western Union has raised its dividend for 4 consecutive years.
This table compares Nsav and The Western Union’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|The Western Union||22.11%||-309.12%||9.06%|
Risk & Volatility
Nsav has a beta of 0.67, indicating that its share price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Western Union has a beta of 0.83, indicating that its share price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Nsav and The Western Union’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|The Western Union||$5.59 billion||1.58||$851.90 million||$1.92||10.84|
The Western Union has higher revenue and earnings than Nsav.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Nsav and The Western Union, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|The Western Union||1||3||0||0||1.75|
The Western Union has a consensus target price of $19.00, suggesting a potential downside of 8.72%. Given The Western Union’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe The Western Union is more favorable than Nsav.
The Western Union beats Nsav on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
NSAV Holding, Inc., through its subsidiary, Global Distribution Corporation, markets and distributes supplement, wellness, and natural remedy products. It provides health and wellness products that include vitamin and mineral supplements, probiotics, and other nutraceuticals health supplements under the Nutra Horizon brand name. The company is headquartered in Cresco, Pennsylvania.
About The Western Union
The Western Union Company provides money movement and payment services worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Consumer-to-Consumer and Business Solutions. The Consumer-to-Consumer segment facilitates money transfers between two consumers, primarily through a network of third-party agents. This segment offers international cross-border transfers and intra-country transfers, as well as money transfer transactions through Websites and mobile devices. The Business Solutions segment provides payment and foreign exchange solutions, primarily cross-border and cross-currency transactions for small and medium size enterprises, other organizations, and individuals; and foreign currency forward and option contracts. The company also facilitates bill payments from consumers to businesses and other organizations, as well as offers money order and other services. It serves primarily through a network of agents. The Western Union Company was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.
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