CafePress (NASDAQ: PRSS) and Kingfisher (OTCMKTS:KGFHY) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings and institutional ownership.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
26.1% of CafePress shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.4% of Kingfisher shares are owned by institutional investors. 20.7% of CafePress shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares CafePress and Kingfisher’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
This is a breakdown of current ratings for CafePress and Kingfisher, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares CafePress and Kingfisher’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|CafePress||$85.68 million||0.27||-$10.25 million||($0.61)||-2.26|
|Kingfisher||$15.02 billion||0.63||$631.17 million||$0.66||13.20|
Kingfisher has higher revenue and earnings than CafePress. CafePress is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Kingfisher, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Kingfisher pays an annual dividend of $0.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. CafePress does not pay a dividend. Kingfisher pays out 36.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
Volatility and Risk
CafePress has a beta of 0.61, indicating that its share price is 39% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Kingfisher has a beta of 1.07, indicating that its share price is 7% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Kingfisher beats CafePress on 10 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
CafePress Company Profile
CafePress Inc. operates as retailer of personalized products in the United States and internationally. The company offers gifts and accessories, including T-shirts and apparel; mugs and drinkware; and home goods, such as custom shower curtains and bed coverings. It conducts its business on its primary United States based domain, CafePress.com; and operates CafePress branded Websites for the markets in the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia. The company also sells CafePress branded products through other online retail partners. The company was formerly known as CafePress.com, Inc. and changed its name to CafePress Inc. in June 2011. CafePress Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky.
Kingfisher Company Profile
Kingfisher plc, together with its subsidiaries, supplies home improvement products and services through a network of retail stores and other channels located primarily in the United Kingdom and continental Europe. The company offers garden furnishing, exterior lighting, performance hand and power tools, heating and cooling systems, security and water treatment products, air treatment products, and communication products. It also engages in the property investment, sourcing, finance, and IT services businesses. The company operates approximately 1,200 stores in 10 countries across Europe under the B&Q, Castorama, Brico Dépôt, Screwfix, and Koctas brands. It also offers its products through various channels, such as online, mobile, call centers, and catalogues. Kingfisher plc was founded in 1982 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.
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