Brinker International (NYSE:EAT – Get Free Report) and Sweetgreen (NYSE:SG – Get Free Report) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and earnings.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Brinker International and Sweetgreen, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Brinker International presently has a consensus target price of $37.20, suggesting a potential upside of 13.76%. Sweetgreen has a consensus target price of $14.44, suggesting a potential upside of 41.75%. Given Sweetgreen’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Sweetgreen is more favorable than Brinker International.
Risk & Volatility
Insider & Institutional Ownership
79.2% of Sweetgreen shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.4% of Brinker International shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 22.0% of Sweetgreen shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Brinker International and Sweetgreen’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Brinker International||$4.13 billion||0.35||$102.60 million||$2.24||14.60|
|Sweetgreen||$520.18 million||2.19||-$190.44 million||($1.41)||-7.23|
Brinker International has higher revenue and earnings than Sweetgreen. Sweetgreen is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Brinker International, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
This table compares Brinker International and Sweetgreen’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Brinker International beats Sweetgreen on 8 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Brinker International
Brinker International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the ownership, development, operation, and franchising of casual dining restaurants in the United States and internationally. It operates and franchises Chili's Grill & Bar and Maggiano's Little Italy restaurant brands. The company also operates virtual brands, It's Just Wings. Brinker International, Inc. was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.
Sweetgreen, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops and operates fast-casual restaurants serving healthy foods prepared from seasonal and organic ingredients. The company also accepts orders through its online and mobile ordering platforms, as well as sells gift cards that can be redeemed in its restaurants. The company was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.
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