Wayfair (NYSE:W) vs. Hour Loop (NASDAQ:HOUR) Financial Contrast

Wayfair (NYSE:WGet Rating) and Hour Loop (NASDAQ:HOURGet Rating) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, risk, dividends and earnings.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Wayfair and Hour Loop’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Wayfair $13.71 billion 0.38 -$131.00 million ($4.57) -10.80
Hour Loop $62.79 million 1.70 $4.78 million N/A N/A

Hour Loop has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Wayfair.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

85.9% of Wayfair shares are owned by institutional investors. 27.0% of Wayfair shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 95.1% of Hour Loop shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Wayfair and Hour Loop’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Wayfair -3.54% N/A -10.15%
Hour Loop N/A N/A N/A

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Wayfair and Hour Loop, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Wayfair 9 7 7 0 1.91
Hour Loop 0 0 0 0 N/A

Wayfair presently has a consensus target price of $112.33, indicating a potential upside of 127.67%. Given Wayfair’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Wayfair is more favorable than Hour Loop.

Summary

Hour Loop beats Wayfair on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Wayfair

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Wayfair Inc. engages in the e-commerce business in the United States and internationally. The company provides approximately thirty-three million products for the home sector under various brands. It offers online selections of furniture, décor, housewares, and home improvement products through its sites, including Wayfair, Joss & Main, AllModern, Birch Lane, and Perigold brands. The company was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

About Hour Loop

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Hour Loop, Inc., an online retailer, engages in e-commerce retailing in the United States. The company sells home/garden décor, toys, kitchenware, apparel, and electronics products. It sells its products through hourloop.com, amazon.com, and walmart.com. Hour Loop, Inc. was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Redmond, Washington.

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