Wayfair (NYSE: W) and Netshoes Cayman (NYSE:NETS) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings and profitability.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for Wayfair and Netshoes Cayman, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Wayfair 0 7 16 0 2.70
Netshoes Cayman 0 1 3 0 2.75

Wayfair currently has a consensus target price of $76.01, suggesting a potential upside of 0.24%. Netshoes Cayman has a consensus target price of $21.88, suggesting a potential upside of 215.20%. Given Netshoes Cayman’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Netshoes Cayman is more favorable than Wayfair.

Profitability

This table compares Wayfair and Netshoes Cayman’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Wayfair -5.06% -658.45% -25.38%
Netshoes Cayman N/A N/A N/A

Insider and Institutional Ownership

67.0% of Wayfair shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 61.5% of Netshoes Cayman shares are owned by institutional investors. 56.9% of Wayfair 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.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Wayfair and Netshoes Cayman’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Wayfair $3.38 billion 1.97 -$194.37 million ($2.50) -30.33
Netshoes Cayman $533.75 million 0.40 -$46.35 million N/A N/A

Netshoes Cayman has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Wayfair.

Summary

Netshoes Cayman beats Wayfair on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Wayfair

Wayfair Inc. (Wayfair) offers browsing, merchandising and product discovery for a range of products from various suppliers. The Company operates through two segments: U.S. and International. The U.S. segment consists of amounts earned through product sales through the Company’s five sites in the United States and through sites operated by third parties in the United States. The International segment consists of amounts earned through product sales through its international sites. It has an online selection of furniture, decor, decorative accents, housewares, seasonal decor and other home goods. As of December 31, 2016, it had offered five sites, including Websites, mobile-optimized Websites and mobile applications: Wayfair, Joss & Main, AllModern, DwellStudio and Birch Lane. Wayfair is an online destination for all things home. Birch Lane offers a collection of furnishings and home decor. Its sites feature certain products under its house brands, such as Three Posts and Mercury Row.

About Netshoes Cayman

Netshoes (Cayman) Limited is a sports and lifestyle online retailer in Latin America. The Company focuses on offering an online consumer platform in Latin America. The Company operates through two segments: Brazil and International. The Company operates in Brazil, Argentina, and Mexico. The Brazil segment consists of retail sales of consumer products from all of its verticals (which includes sales of sporting goods and related garments, as well as fashion and beauty goods) carried out through its sites Netshoes.com.br and Zattini.com.br and third-party sites that it manages, as well as its business to business offline operation. The International segment consists of retail sales of consumer products (mainly sporting goods and related garments) from its sites Netshoes.com.ar and Netshoes.com.mx in Argentina and Mexico.

Receive News & Ratings for Wayfair Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Wayfair and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.