Everyday Health (NYSE: EVDY) and TheStreet (NASDAQ:TST) are both industrials companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk and earnings.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Everyday Health and TheStreet, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Everyday Health 0 4 0 0 2.00
TheStreet 0 0 2 0 3.00

Everyday Health presently has a consensus target price of $10.63, suggesting a potential upside of 1.19%. TheStreet has a consensus target price of $2.05, suggesting a potential upside of 134.85%. Given TheStreet’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe TheStreet is more favorable than Everyday Health.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Everyday Health and TheStreet’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Everyday Health N/A N/A N/A ($0.93) -11.29
TheStreet $62.38 million 0.50 $19,389.00 ($0.38) -2.30

TheStreet has higher revenue and earnings than Everyday Health. Everyday Health is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than TheStreet, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

73.1% of Everyday Health shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 46.1% of TheStreet shares are owned by institutional investors. 19.8% of Everyday Health shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 9.7% of TheStreet shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

Everyday Health has a beta of 1.33, indicating that its stock price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, TheStreet has a beta of 0.71, indicating that its stock price is 29% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Everyday Health and TheStreet’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Everyday Health -9.73% -14.40% -6.75%
TheStreet -21.87% -1.30% -0.71%

Summary

TheStreet beats Everyday Health on 7 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Everyday Health

Everyday Health, Inc., formerly Waterfront Media Inc., operates a digital marketing and communications platform for healthcare marketers that want to engage with consumers and healthcare professionals. The Company’s platform combines content from brands, data and analytics. The Company’s segment is providing digital health marketing and communications solutions. The Company’s flagship brand, Everyday Health, is a health information portal that provides consumers with actionable health information intended to empower users to manage their health and wellness. The Company’s flagship professional property, MedPage Today, includes a team of approximately 30 journalists, including editors, reporters and videographers, and provides clinical news based on research findings published in peer-reviewed medical journals, as well as research reported at various medical conferences around the world.

About TheStreet

TheStreet, Inc. (TheStreet) is a digital financial media company focused on the financial, and mergers and acquisitions environment. The Company’s collection of digital services provides users, subscribers and advertisers with a range of content and tools through a range of online, social media, tablet and mobile channels. With a suite of digital services, TheStreet offers the tools and insights needed to make informed decisions about earning, investing, saving and spending money. TheStreet provides interactive multimedia coverage of the financial markets, economy, industry trends, investment and financial planning. Its subscription products are designed to address the needs of investors with various areas of interest, including fledgling investors, day and swing traders, and fundamental, technical and options traders. Its RateWatch business publishes bank rate market information on a subscription basis to financial institutions and government agencies.

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