Comparing Cosi (COSIQ) & Noble Roman's (NROM)
Noble Roman's (OTCMKTS: NROM) and Cosi (OTCMKTS:COSIQ) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability and analyst recommendations.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Noble Roman's and Cosi, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Institutional & Insider Ownership
0.3% of Noble Roman's shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 37.6% of Cosi shares are held by institutional investors. 29.7% of Noble Roman's shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 7.8% of Cosi shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Noble Roman's and Cosi’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Noble Roman's||$7.84 million||1.59||-$870,000.00||($0.03)||-19.99|
Cosi has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Noble Roman's. Noble Roman's is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Cosi, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
This table compares Noble Roman's and Cosi’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Risk and Volatility
Noble Roman's has a beta of 1.43, indicating that its stock price is 43% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cosi has a beta of -1.23, indicating that its stock price is 223% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Noble Roman's beats Cosi on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
Noble Roman's Company Profile
Noble Roman’s, Inc., with its two subsidiaries, Pizzaco, Inc. and N.R. Realty, Inc., sells and services franchises and licenses for non-traditional foodservice operations and take-n-bake locations under the names Noble Roman’s Pizza, Noble Roman’s Take-N-Bake and Tuscano’s Italian Style Subs. It offers pizza and sub sandwiches, along with other related menu items. The Company, through Noble Roman’s Pizza, offers fresh packed, uncondensed and never cooked sauce made with spices, parmesan cheese and vine-ripened tomatoes. It also offers real cheese blended from mozzarella and Muenster. Its product line includes breadsticks and cheesy stix with dip, pasta, baked sandwiches, salads, wings and a line of breakfast products. It has developed a take-n-bake version of its pizza as an addition to its menu offerings. It offers the take-n-bake program in grocery stores. Its Tuscano’s Italian Style Subs focuses on sub sandwich menu items. It operates over 2,210 franchised or licensed outlets.
Cosi Company Profile
Cosi, Inc. is an international fast casual restaurant company. The Company offers its flatbread. Its menu features made-to-order sandwiches, hand-tossed salads, bowls, breakfast wraps, melts, soups, signature Squagels, artisan flatbread pizzas, S’mores, snacks and desserts. It also offers handcrafted beverages and a variety of coffee-based and specialty beverages. Its sandwiches include tbm, turkey and brie, tuna, turkey avocado and chicken parmesan melt. Its cosi salads are made with fresh ingredients and its own signature dressings. Its soups include tomato basil, turkey chili, smart fit chicken noodle, and mediterranean lentil. Its handcrafted beverages include iced tea, raspberry iced tea, country club iced tea, mojito lemonade, raspberry mojito lemonade. It also offers catering services to its customers. The Company operates in 43 Company-owned and 30 franchise restaurants in fourteen states in the United States, the District of Columbia, Costa Rica and the United Arab Emirates.
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