Critical Contrast: Stagwell (NASDAQ:STGW) vs. FBC (OTCMKTS:FBCD)

FBC (OTCMKTS:FBCDGet Rating) and Stagwell (NASDAQ:STGWGet Rating) are both business services companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, earnings, dividends and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares FBC and Stagwell’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
FBC N/A N/A N/A
Stagwell 0.91% 2.53% 0.55%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for FBC and Stagwell, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
FBC 0 0 0 0 N/A
Stagwell 0 0 2 0 3.00

Stagwell has a consensus target price of $12.00, indicating a potential upside of 76.47%. Given Stagwell’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Stagwell is more favorable than FBC.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

27.8% of Stagwell shares are owned by institutional investors. 21.8% of Stagwell shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares FBC and Stagwell’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
FBC N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Stagwell $1.47 billion 1.37 $21.04 million $0.21 32.38

Stagwell has higher revenue and earnings than FBC.

Summary

Stagwell beats FBC on 8 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About FBC

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FBC Holding, Inc. markets and sells streetwear clothing, headwear, and accessories for high school students in the United States. It offers shirts, jackets, hoodies, crewnecks, sweatpants, hats, and beanies under the FormRunner Apparel brand name. The company sells its product through 2 retail locations located in Scottsdale, Arizona, as well as through the online store FormRunnerApparel.com. FBC Holding, Inc. is based in Scottsdale, Arizona.

About Stagwell

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Stagwell Inc. provides digital transformation, performance media and data, consumer insights and strategy, and creativity and communications services. The company operates through three segments: Integrated Agencies Network, Media Network, and Communications Network. It designs and builds digital platforms and experiences that support the delivery of content, commerce, service, and sales; creates websites, mobile applications, back-end systems, content and data management systems, and other digital environments; designs and implements technology and data strategies; and develops software and related technology products, including cookie-less data platforms for audience targeting and activation, software tools for e-commerce applications, and text messaging applications for consumer engagement. The company also provides media buying and planning services; and strategic insights and guidance services that offers business content, product, communications, and media strategies. In addition, it offers strategy development, advertising creation, live events, cross platform engagement, and social media content services; and leadership, social media, executive positioning and visibility, strategic communication, public relation, and public affair services. Further, the company provides influencer marketing, brand insights, communications technology, and augmented reality services for in-house marketers, as well as tech-driven solutions. Stagwell Inc. is headquartered in New York, New York.

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