(OTCMKTS:HEWA) & General Cannabis (OTCMKTS:CANN) Critical Survey

General Cannabis (OTCMKTS:CANNGet Rating) and (OTCMKTS:HEWAGet Rating) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership and risk.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.1% of shares are owned by institutional investors. 38.0% of General Cannabis shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 24.5% of shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk and Volatility

General Cannabis has a beta of 1.01, indicating that its share price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, has a beta of -0.05, indicating that its share price is 105% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for General Cannabis and, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
General Cannabis 0 0 0 0 N/A 0 0 0 0 N/A

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares General Cannabis and’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
General Cannabis $5.93 million 5.66 -$8.87 million N/A N/A $16.14 million 0.51 -$570,000.00 N/A N/A has higher revenue and earnings than General Cannabis.


This table compares General Cannabis and’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
General Cannabis -149.64% -128.29% -46.38% -3.55% -11.86% -16.26%

Summary beats General Cannabis on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

General Cannabis Company Profile (Get Rating)

General Cannabis Corp. provides products and services to the regulated cannabis industry and non-cannabis customers in the United States. The company operates through Retail and Cultivation segments. It operates a licensed 17,000 square foot light deprivation greenhouse cultivation facility; and a retail dispensary store in Englewood, Colorado, as well as two retail stores in Portland, Oregon. The company was formerly known as Advanced Cannabis Solutions, Inc. and changed its name to General Cannabis Corp. in June 2015. General Cannabis Corp. was incorporated in 2013 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado. Company Profile (Get Rating), Inc. operates an online and mail order pharmacy. The company markets a range of generic, brand name, and pet prescription medicines, as well as over-the-counter (OTC) medications and products. It sells its products in 50 states and the District of Columbia in the United States to focus on the out-of-pocket prescription drug market. The company sells prescription medications and OTC products to individual consumers over the Internet., Inc. is headquartered in Florence, Kentucky.

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