Six Flags Entertainment (NYSE:SIX) and W Technologies (OTCMKTS:WTCG) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, valuation, risk and earnings.
This table compares Six Flags Entertainment and W Technologies’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Six Flags Entertainment||-5.26%||-23.63%||-1.45%|
This table compares Six Flags Entertainment and W Technologies’ top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Six Flags Entertainment||$1.49 billion||2.06||$179.07 million||$2.24||16.08|
Six Flags Entertainment has higher revenue and earnings than W Technologies.
This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Six Flags Entertainment and W Technologies, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Six Flags Entertainment||0||7||7||0||2.50|
Six Flags Entertainment presently has a consensus price target of $24.62, indicating a potential downside of 31.66%. Given Six Flags Entertainment’s higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Six Flags Entertainment is more favorable than W Technologies.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
80.7% of Six Flags Entertainment shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of Six Flags Entertainment shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Volatility & Risk
Six Flags Entertainment has a beta of 2.27, meaning that its share price is 127% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, W Technologies has a beta of 4.52, meaning that its share price is 352% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Six Flags Entertainment beats W Technologies on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Six Flags Entertainment
Six Flags Entertainment Corporation owns and operates regional theme and waterparks under the Six Flags name. The company's parks offer various thrill rides, water attractions, themed areas, concerts and shows, restaurants, game venues, and retail outlets. It owns and operates 26 parks in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. The company was formerly known as Six Flags, Inc. and changed its name to Six Flags Entertainment Corporation in April 2010. Six Flags Entertainment Corporation was founded in 1961 and is based in Grand Prairie, Texas.
About W Technologies
W Technologies, Inc. is a holding company. The company through its subsidiary, Ethamada Energy Corp., engages in research and development as well as commercial activities in the production of alternative, green, low-carbon producing energy, a viable alternative to gasoline. It converts and delivers ethanol to the market by processing sorghum into ethanol. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Beverly Hills, CA.
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