Financial Review: Cedar Fair (NYSE:FUN) and SCWorx (NYSE:WORX)

Cedar Fair (NYSE:FUN) and SCWorx (NASDAQ:WORX) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership and earnings.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Cedar Fair and SCWorx, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Cedar Fair 0 1 4 0 2.80
SCWorx 0 0 0 0 N/A

Cedar Fair currently has a consensus price target of $62.00, suggesting a potential upside of 15.18%. Given Cedar Fair’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Cedar Fair is more favorable than SCWorx.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Cedar Fair and SCWorx’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Cedar Fair $1.35 billion 2.26 $126.65 million $3.02 17.82
SCWorx $150,000.00 138.21 -$14.59 million N/A N/A

Cedar Fair has higher revenue and earnings than SCWorx.

Risk & Volatility

Cedar Fair has a beta of 0.48, meaning that its share price is 52% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SCWorx has a beta of 2.61, meaning that its share price is 161% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

51.9% of Cedar Fair shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 1.9% of SCWorx shares are held by institutional investors. 2.2% of Cedar Fair shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 18.1% of SCWorx shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Cedar Fair and SCWorx’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Cedar Fair 10.02% -528.93% 7.62%
SCWorx N/A -310.82% -121.90%

Summary

Cedar Fair beats SCWorx on 7 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Cedar Fair

Cedar Fair, L.P. owns and operates amusement and water parks, and hotels in the United States and Canada. The company operates approximately 11 amusement parks, 2 outdoor water parks, 1 indoor water park, and 4 hotels. Its amusement parks include Cedar Point located on Lake Erie between Cleveland and Toledo in Sandusky, Ohio; Knott's Berry Farm near Los Angeles, California; Canada's Wonderland near Toronto, Canada; Kings Island near Cincinnati, Ohio; Carowinds in Charlotte, North Carolina; Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom in Allentown, Pennsylvania; Kings Dominion located near Richmond, Virginia; California's Great America located in Santa Clara, California; Valleyfair located near Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota; Worlds of Fun located in Kansas City, Missouri; and Michigan's Adventure located near Muskegon, Michigan. The company also manages and operates Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park in Gilroy, California; and owns and operates the Castaway Bay Indoor Waterpark Resort in Sandusky, Ohio, as well as two gated outdoor water parks. Cedar Fair Management, Inc. serves as the general partner of Cedar Fair, L.P. The company was founded in 1983 and is based in Sandusky, Ohio.

About SCWorx

SCWorx Corp. provides software solutions for the management of health care providers' foundational business applications. The company provides services related to repair, normalization, and interoperability of information, as well as big data analytics model that provides Web portal for display, and reporting and analysis of the information contained within the data warehouse. It also offers various software solutions and services, such as virtualized item master file repair, expansion, and automation; electronic medical record management, a module that integrates the advanced data attributes created in the item master to the electronic medical records; charge description master management(CDM), a module, which assists healthcare providers by integrating the CDM data into the workflow of the hospitals purchasing systems; contract management, a module that assists healthcare providers to establish a contract management system and to provide care to patients; request for proposal automation solution; rebate management; and data integration and warehousing, as well as solutions for integration of acquired businesses, which enables deployment of a virtual item master files. In addition, the company provides CageTix, a ticketing platform for mixed martial arts industry. The company is based in New York, New York.

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