Argitek (OTCMKTS:AGTK) and Liberty Expedia Holdings Inc Series A (NASDAQ:LEXEA) are both business services companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, earnings and analyst recommendations.
This table compares Argitek and Liberty Expedia Holdings Inc Series A’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Liberty Expedia Holdings Inc Series A||-1.85%||12.74%||6.81%|
Institutional and Insider Ownership
86.6% of Liberty Expedia Holdings Inc Series A shares are held by institutional investors. 9.9% of Argitek shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 5.7% of Liberty Expedia Holdings Inc Series A shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Volatility & Risk
Argitek has a beta of -9.41, indicating that its share price is 1,041% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Liberty Expedia Holdings Inc Series A has a beta of 1.03, indicating that its share price is 3% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of recent ratings for Argitek and Liberty Expedia Holdings Inc Series A, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Liberty Expedia Holdings Inc Series A||0||0||1||0||3.00|
Liberty Expedia Holdings Inc Series A has a consensus target price of $151.00, indicating a potential upside of 266.59%. Given Liberty Expedia Holdings Inc Series A’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Liberty Expedia Holdings Inc Series A is more favorable than Argitek.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Argitek and Liberty Expedia Holdings Inc Series A’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Liberty Expedia Holdings Inc Series A||$10.29 billion||0.23||-$192.00 million||N/A||N/A|
Argitek has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Liberty Expedia Holdings Inc Series A.
Liberty Expedia Holdings Inc Series A beats Argitek on 7 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
Agritek Holdings, Inc. offers services to the cannabis sector in the United States. It is involved in the acquisition and leasing of real estate properties, such as cultivation space and related facilities to licensed marijuana growers and dispensary owners. The company also offers compliance consulting, and equipment build out, banking and payment processing, multichannel supply chain, and consumer product, as well as branding, marketing, and sales solutions to the cannabis industry. In addition, it operates a leisure resort with 9 bedrooms and a golf course covering 15 acres that provides horseback and fishing facilities, and chef classes for cannabis cuisine. The company was formerly known as MediSwipe Inc. and changed its name to Agritek Holdings, Inc. in April 2014. Agritek Holdings, Inc. was incorporated in 1997 and is headquartered in Miami, Florida.
About Liberty Expedia Holdings Inc Series A
Liberty Expedia Holdings, Inc. operates as an online travel company in the United States and internationally. The company, through its technology with the tools and information, enables business and leisure travelers to research, plan, book, and experience travel. It also provides media and advertising services to travel and non-travel advertisers. In addition, the company operates as an Internet retailer of dietary supplements, sports nutrition products, and other health and wellness products, as well as publishes online health and fitness content, which offers fitness content, workout programs, video database, articles, recipes, health advice, and motivational stories. Further, it offers paid subscription model for structured online fitness trainers and nutrition education. The company operates under the Brand Expedia, Hotels.com, Expedia Affiliate Network, trivago, HomeAway, Egencia, Orbitz, CheapTickets, ebookers, Travelocity, Hotwire, Wotif Group, CarRentals.com, Classic Vacations, Expedia Local Expert, Expedia CruiseShipCenters, and SilverRail Technologies, Inc. brands. Liberty Expedia Holdings, Inc. was incorporated in 2016 and is based in Englewood, Colorado.
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