Critical Contrast: Compass (NYSE:COMP) versus 12 ReTech (OTCMKTS:RETC)

Compass (NYSE:COMPGet Rating) and 12 ReTech (OTCMKTS:RETCGet Rating) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares Compass and 12 ReTech’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Compass -7.70% -64.94% -19.65%
12 ReTech -797.12% N/A -726.41%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Compass and 12 ReTech’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Compass $6.42 billion 0.35 -$494.10 million ($2.37) -2.35
12 ReTech $660,000.00 0.00 -$5.26 million N/A N/A

12 ReTech has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Compass.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Compass and 12 ReTech, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Compass 0 2 6 0 2.75
12 ReTech 0 0 0 0 N/A

Compass currently has a consensus target price of $15.64, suggesting a potential upside of 173.48%.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

61.9% of Compass shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 9.6% of 12 ReTech shares are owned by institutional investors. 17.7% of Compass shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Compass beats 12 ReTech on 6 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

Compass Company Profile (Get Rating)

Compass, Inc. provides real estate brokerage services in the United States. It operates a cloud-based platform that provides an integrated suite of software for customer relationship management, marketing, client service, operations, and other functionality, as well as brokerage and adjacent services in the real estate industry. The company offers mobile apps that allow agents to manage their business anywhere as well as designs consumer-grade interfaces, an automated workflows for agent-client interactions. The company was formerly known as Urban Compass, Inc. and changed its name to Compass, Inc. in January 2021.Compass, Inc. was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

12 ReTech Company Profile (Get Rating)

12 ReTech Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, develops, installs, and sells software for shoppers and retailers in the United States. Its platform includes 12Mirror, an in-store application, which recognizes clothes worn by a person in reflection and takes pictures that are downloadable by the user and sharable via social media; 12Kiosk, an in-store application, used for browsing and obtaining information about consumers and products, as well as placing orders and checking out; 12Mobile, a mobile app, used for browse products, place orders, and share products with other members and make new friends; and 12Desktop, an e-commerce website that can be developed upon request. The company also operates retail stores in airport terminals and casinos under the Bluwire brand; sells fashionable apparel under the Rune NYC, Social Sunday, and Red Wire Design brands; and produces women's clothing products. 12 ReTech Corporation is based in Phoenix, Arizona.

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