Reviewing ANGI Homeservices (ANGI) and Shutterstock (SSTK)

ANGI Homeservices (NASDAQ: ANGI) and Shutterstock (NYSE:SSTK) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability and earnings.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for ANGI Homeservices and Shutterstock, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
ANGI Homeservices 1 5 6 0 2.42
Shutterstock 1 4 0 0 1.80

ANGI Homeservices currently has a consensus target price of $12.23, suggesting a potential downside of 7.74%. Shutterstock has a consensus target price of $38.60, suggesting a potential downside of 15.57%. Given ANGI Homeservices’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe ANGI Homeservices is more favorable than Shutterstock.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares ANGI Homeservices and Shutterstock’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
ANGI Homeservices $323.33 million 2.57 -$7.85 million ($0.12) -110.41
Shutterstock $494.32 million 3.21 $32.62 million $0.69 66.26

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

Insider & Institutional Ownership

68.7% of ANGI Homeservices shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 59.8% of Shutterstock shares are owned by institutional investors. 18.2% of ANGI Homeservices shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 47.3% of Shutterstock shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares ANGI Homeservices and Shutterstock’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
ANGI Homeservices -17.04% -25.20% -14.67%
Shutterstock 4.58% 9.71% 5.50%

Risk & Volatility

ANGI Homeservices has a beta of 1.32, indicating that its stock price is 32% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Shutterstock has a beta of 1.5, indicating that its stock price is 50% more volatile than the S&P 500.


Shutterstock beats ANGI Homeservices on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

ANGI Homeservices Company Profile

ANGI Homeservices Inc. is focused on creating digital marketplace for home services, connecting homeowners across the globe with home service professionals. The Company operates 10 brands including Angie’s List, HomeAdvisor, HomeStars, Instapro, MyBuilder, MyHammer, Travaux, Werkspot, CraftJack and mHelpDesk. The Company’s brand portfolio provides homeowners with tools and resources for home repair, maintenance and improvement projects. Angie’s List is America’s online review platform and provides services ranging from home repair, maintenance and improvement to auto service and health care. HomeAdvisor is the operator of the home services marketplace across the globe. HomeStars is online platform connecting homeowners with home renovators, repairmen and retailers throughout Canada. Instapro is Italy’s home services network connecting homeowners with service professionals for home renovation projects.

Shutterstock Company Profile

Shutterstock, Inc. (Shutterstock) is a global technology company that operates a two-sided marketplace for professionals to license content. The Company’s library of content includes digital imagery, which consists of licensed photographs, vectors, illustrations and video clips that customers use in their visual communications, such as Websites, digital and print marketing materials, corporate communications, books, publications and video content, and commercial music, which consists of music tracks and sound effects and which is often used to complement digital imagery. It also offers digital asset management services through its cloud-based digital asset management platform (webdam). Its global marketplace brings together users and contributors of content by providing a collection of content its customers can pay to license and incorporate into their work and by compensating contributors as their content is licensed to customers.

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