Snap (NYSE:SNAP) and Wix.Com (NASDAQ:WIX) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, risk, valuation and earnings.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Snap and Wix.Com’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Snap||$1.18 billion||17.91||-$1.26 billion||($0.97)||-16.09|
|Wix.Com||$603.70 million||11.85||-$37.12 million||($0.44)||-326.09|
Wix.Com has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Snap. Wix.Com is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Snap, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Volatility and Risk
Snap has a beta of 1.08, suggesting that its share price is 8% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Wix.Com has a beta of 1.53, suggesting that its share price is 53% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
26.1% of Snap shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 85.7% of Wix.Com shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Snap and Wix.Com, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Snap currently has a consensus target price of $12.02, indicating a potential downside of 22.99%. Wix.Com has a consensus target price of $126.45, indicating a potential downside of 11.87%. Given Wix.Com’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Wix.Com is more favorable than Snap.
This table compares Snap and Wix.Com’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Wix.Com beats Snap on 9 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
Snap Inc. operates as a camera company in the United States and internationally. The company offers Snapchat, a camera application that helps people to communicate through short videos and images. It also provides Camera, a tool to personalize and add context to Snaps; Friends Page that allows creating and watching stories, chatting with groups, making voice and video calls, and communicating through a range of contextual stickers and Bitmojis; and Discover that helps surfacing the stories and shows from publishers, creators, and the community, based on a user's subscriptions and interests. In addition, the company offers Snap Map, which brings to a live map of individual location, showing nearby friends, popular stories, and a heatmap of recent snaps posted; Memories that allows users to choose to save the Snaps they create in a searchable personal collection, and users to create Snaps and stories from their saved Snaps and camera roll; and Spectacles, a hardware product that connects with Snapchat and captures video from a human perspective. The company was formerly known as Snapchat, Inc. and changed its name to Snap Inc. in September 2016. Snap Inc. was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Santa Monica, California.
Wix.com Ltd. develops and markets an Internet service that allows users to create Web content in Latin America, Europe, North America, Asia, and internationally. It offers Web development, design, and management solutions and apps through an online platform that enables its user base of businesses, organizations, professionals, and individuals to create a digital presence. The company's principal product is the Wix Editor, a drag-and-drop visual development and Website editing environment platform. Its applications and value-added solutions comprise Wix App Market, an online platform that offers its users a range of software apps, which could be integrated as add-ons into its users' Websites. In addition, the company provides Wix ShoutOut, which enables users to create and send customized email campaigns, such as newsletters, updates, and promotions directly from their Wix accounts. Further, it offers Wix Stores that allows its users to create, design, and manage an online store through which they may sell their products online and process payments using an integrated shopping cart app; Wix Bookings, an online appointment booking solution; Wix Hotels, a Website for hotels, B&Bs, and vacation rentals; Wix Music, an advanced music player solution; and Wix Restaurants that provides various solutions for restauranteurs, including Wix Restaurants menus, orders, and reservations. Additionally, the company provides Wix Photography, a solution for photographers looking to create their portfolio and manage their business online; Wix Video that allows its customers to showcase, promote, and sell videos on their Wix Website; and customer support and services. As of December 31, 2017, it had approximately 119.3 million registered users and 2,465,160 premium subscriptions. The company was formerly known as Wixpress Ltd. Wix.com Ltd. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel.
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