Cannabis Sativa (OTCMKTS: CBDS) and Care.com (NYSE:CRCM) are both small-cap services companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership and valuation.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Cannabis Sativa and Care.com’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Care.com||$174.09 million||2.82||$10.66 million||$0.27||59.67|
Volatility and Risk
Cannabis Sativa has a beta of -6.69, meaning that its share price is 769% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Care.com has a beta of 1.03, meaning that its share price is 3% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
72.5% of Care.com shares are held by institutional investors. 24.7% of Care.com shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares Cannabis Sativa and Care.com’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Cannabis Sativa and Care.com, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Care.com has a consensus target price of $18.00, indicating a potential upside of 11.73%. Given Care.com’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Care.com is more favorable than Cannabis Sativa.
Care.com beats Cannabis Sativa on 9 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Cannabis Sativa
Cannabis Sativa, Inc., through its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and sells herbal based skin care products in the United States. It offers Recover, a deep penetrating healing balm that reduces pain and inflammation for sore muscles, joints, arthritic, and back pain; Trauma Cream, a cream for blended infusion of cannabinoids and THC; Face Garden, an antioxidant and moisturizing cream for the face; Body Garden, a moisturizing body lotion; and Lip Garden, an emollient balm. The company also engages in the research, development, and licensing of natural cannabis products comprising cannabis formulations, edibles, topicals, strains, recipes, and delivery systems. In addition, it operates iBudtender, an online portal that offers information and patient reviews on marijuana dispensaries, cannabis businesses, marijuana strains, edibles, and concentrates and products. The company markets and sells its products through sales professionals, as well as through retailers and distributors. Cannabis Sativa, Inc. is based in Mesquite, Nevada.
Care.com, Inc. is an online marketplace for finding and managing family care. As of December 31, 2016, the Company had 22.8 million members, including 12.9 million families and 9.9 million caregivers, spanning 19 countries. Its consumer matching solutions allow families to search for, qualify, vet, connect with and select caregivers. It also provides caregivers with solutions to create personal profiles, describe their skills and experience, and otherwise differentiate and market themselves in a fragmented marketplace. In addition to consumer matching solutions, the Company offers its members products and services to facilitate their interaction with caregivers. It serves employers by providing access to certain of its products and services to employer-sponsored families. In addition, it serves care-related businesses, such as day care centers, nanny agencies and home care agencies, willing to market their services to its care-seeking families and recruit its caregiver members.
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