Reviewing Weber (NYSE:WEBR) and Viomi Technology (NASDAQ:VIOT)

Weber (NYSE:WEBR) and Viomi Technology (NASDAQ:VIOT) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, earnings and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Weber and Viomi Technology’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Weber N/A N/A N/A
Viomi Technology 3.84% 19.06% 9.49%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Weber and Viomi Technology’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Weber $1.53 billion 2.65 $88.41 million N/A N/A
Viomi Technology $892.82 million 0.28 $26.56 million $0.50 7.02

Weber has higher revenue and earnings than Viomi Technology.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

68.5% of Weber shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 4.9% of Viomi Technology shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Weber and Viomi Technology, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Weber 0 4 3 0 2.43
Viomi Technology 0 0 1 0 3.00

Weber presently has a consensus target price of $19.25, suggesting a potential upside of 36.72%. Viomi Technology has a consensus target price of $12.50, suggesting a potential upside of 256.13%. Given Viomi Technology’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Viomi Technology is more favorable than Weber.

Weber Company Profile

WEBER INC. is a barbecue brand. It offers a comprehensive, innovative product portfolio, including charcoal, gas, pellet and electric grills, smokers and accessories designed to help outdoor cooking enthusiasts. WEBER INC. is headquartered in Palatine, IL.

Viomi Technology Company Profile

Viomi Technology Co., Ltd. is a holding company, which engages in the development and sale of Internet-of-thing (IoT) enabled smart home products. It offers oven steamer, range hood, refrigerator, water purifier, and washing machine. The company was founded by Xiao Ping Chen in May 2014 and is headquartered in Guangzhou, China.

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