WW International (NASDAQ:WW) & Smart Share Global Limited American Depositary Shares (NYSE:EM) Financial Analysis


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WW International (NASDAQ:WW) and Smart Share Global Limited American Depositary Shares (NYSE:EM) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, profitability and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares WW International and Smart Share Global Limited American Depositary Shares’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
WW International 5.96% -17.46% 7.88%
Smart Share Global Limited American Depositary Shares N/A N/A N/A

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for WW International and Smart Share Global Limited American Depositary Shares, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
WW International 0 2 7 0 2.78
Smart Share Global Limited American Depositary Shares 0 0 1 0 3.00

WW International currently has a consensus price target of $34.25, indicating a potential upside of 26.66%. Smart Share Global Limited American Depositary Shares has a consensus price target of $13.90, indicating a potential upside of 90.15%. Given Smart Share Global Limited American Depositary Shares’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Smart Share Global Limited American Depositary Shares is more favorable than WW International.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

80.1% of WW International shares are owned by institutional investors. 12.5% of WW International shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares WW International and Smart Share Global Limited American Depositary Shares’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
WW International $1.41 billion 1.33 $119.62 million $1.79 15.11
Smart Share Global Limited American Depositary Shares N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

WW International has higher revenue and earnings than Smart Share Global Limited American Depositary Shares.

Summary

WW International beats Smart Share Global Limited American Depositary Shares on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

WW International Company Profile

WW International, Inc. provides weight management products and services worldwide. The company operates in four segments: North America, Continental Europe, United Kingdom, and Other. It offers a range of nutritional, activity, behavioral, and lifestyle tools and approaches products and services. The company also provides various digital subscription products to wellness and weight management business, which provide interactive and personalized resources that allow users to follow its weight management program through its app and Web-based products, including personal coaching and digital products; and allows members to inspire and support each other by sharing their experiences with other people on weight management and wellness journeys. In addition, it offers various consumer products, including bars, snacks, cookbooks, kitchen tools, and other products. Further, the company licenses its trademarks and other intellectual property in food, beverages, and other relevant consumer products and services. It offers products through e-commerce platforms and through partners and publishing. The company was formerly known as Weight Watchers International, Inc. and changed its name to WW International, Inc. in September 2019. WW International, Inc. was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Smart Share Global Limited American Depositary Shares Company Profile

Smart Share Global Limited, a consumer tech company, primarily engages in the mobile device charging business in the People's Republic of China. The company provides mobile device charging services through online and offline networks; and sells power banks. It offers services through its power banks, placed in points of interests (POIs) operated by its location partners, such as entertainment venues, restaurants, shopping centers, hotels, transportation hubs, and public spaces. As of December 31, 2020, the company had a network of approximately 664,000 POIs covering 1,500 regions; and approximately 219.4 million cumulative registered users. Smart Share Global Limited was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Shanghai, China.

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