Reviewing WPP (NASDAQ:WPP) and SRAX (NASDAQ:SRAX)

WPP (NASDAQ:WPPGet Rating) and SRAX (NASDAQ:SRAXGet Rating) are both business services companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings and valuation.

Risk & Volatility

WPP has a beta of 1.35, meaning that its stock price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SRAX has a beta of 1.61, meaning that its stock price is 61% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

4.0% of WPP shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 22.8% of SRAX shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of WPP shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 17.8% of SRAX shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares WPP and SRAX’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
WPP $17.60 billion 0.54 $876.90 million N/A N/A
SRAX $28.55 million 1.81 -$34.32 million ($1.91) -1.04

WPP has higher revenue and earnings than SRAX.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for WPP and SRAX, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
WPP 0 0 0 0 N/A
SRAX 0 0 0 0 N/A

SRAX has a consensus target price of $11.75, suggesting a potential upside of 493.43%. Given SRAX’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe SRAX is more favorable than WPP.

Profitability

This table compares WPP and SRAX’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
WPP N/A N/A N/A
SRAX -129.60% -55.13% -35.08%

About WPP

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WPP plc, a creative transformation company, provides communications, experience, commerce, and technology services in North America, the United Kingdom, Western Continental Europe, the Asia Pacific, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, and Central and Eastern Europe. The company operates through three segments: Global Integrated Agencies, Public Relations, and Specialist Agencies. It offers plans and creates marketing and branding campaigns; designs and produces advertisements across various media; and provides media buying services, such as strategy and business development, media investment, data and technology, and content. The company also offers public relations advisory services to clients who are seeking to communicate with a range of stakeholders from consumers to governments and the business and financial communities; and specialist agency services. WPP plc was founded in 1985 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

About SRAX

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SRAX, Inc., a technology company, focused on enhancing communications between public companies and their shareholders and investors in the United States. The company offers Sequire, a Saas platform that allows issuers to track their shareholders' behaviors and trends, then use data-driven insights to engage with shareholders across marketing channels. It also organizes and hosts investor conferences within the micro and small- cap space. The company markets and sells its services through its in-house sales and marketing team. The company was formerly known as Social Reality, Inc. and changed its name to SRAX, Inc. in August 2019. SRAX, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Westlake Village, California.

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