Reviewing DoorDash (NYSE:DASH) & Sparta Commercial Services (OTCMKTS:SRCO)

DoorDash (NYSE:DASHGet Rating) and Sparta Commercial Services (OTCMKTS:SRCOGet Rating) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, risk, valuation, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Profitability

This table compares DoorDash and Sparta Commercial Services’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
DoorDash -9.97% -11.29% -8.02%
Sparta Commercial Services -2,012.23% N/A -690.34%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for DoorDash and Sparta Commercial Services, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
DoorDash 0 10 13 1 2.63
Sparta Commercial Services 0 0 0 0 N/A

DoorDash currently has a consensus price target of $139.24, indicating a potential upside of 75.14%. Given DoorDash’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe DoorDash is more favorable than Sparta Commercial Services.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

90.6% of DoorDash shares are owned by institutional investors. 15.5% of DoorDash shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Sparta Commercial Services shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares DoorDash and Sparta Commercial Services’ top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
DoorDash $4.89 billion 5.71 -$468.00 million ($1.53) -51.96
Sparta Commercial Services $260,000.00 9.75 -$2.30 million N/A N/A

Sparta Commercial Services has lower revenue, but higher earnings than DoorDash.

Risk and Volatility

DoorDash has a beta of 1.18, meaning that its stock price is 18% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sparta Commercial Services has a beta of 0.2, meaning that its stock price is 80% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

DoorDash beats Sparta Commercial Services on 9 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

About DoorDash

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DoorDash, Inc. operates a logistics platform that connects merchants, consumers, and dashers in the United States and internationally. It operates DoorDash marketplace, which provides an array of services that enable merchants to solve mission-critical challenges, such as customer acquisition, delivery, insights and analytics, merchandising, payment processing, and customer support; and offers DoorDash Drive, a white-label logistics service; DoorDash Storefront that enables merchants to offer consumers on-demand access to e-commerce. The company was formerly known as Palo Alto Delivery Inc. and changed its name to DoorDash, Inc. in 2015. DoorDash, Inc. was incorporated in 2013 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

About Sparta Commercial Services

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Sparta Commercial Services, Inc., a technology company, develops, markets, and manages business websites and mobile applications for smartphones and tablets under the iMobileApp name. It offers mobile applications for agriculture dealerships, racetracks, private clubs, country clubs, restaurants, and grocery stores. The company also owns and manages websites, which sell on-demand motorcycle, recreational vehicle, power-sport vehicle, and truck title history reports for consumers, retail dealers, auction houses, insurance companies, and banks/finance companies; and designs, launches, maintains, and hosts websites for businesses. In addition, it offers an equipment-leasing product for local and state agencies that helps to finance their essential equipment needs, including police motorcycles, cruisers, buses, fire trucks, and EMS equipment. Further, the company provides a range of hemp-derived cannabinol products through newworldhealthcbd.com. The company was incorporated in 1980 and is based in New York, New York.

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