Financial Analysis: Party City Holdco (PRTY) vs. Cloudcommerce (CLWD)

Party City Holdco (NYSE:PRTY) and Cloudcommerce (OTCMKTS:CLWD) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations and risk.

Volatility and Risk

Party City Holdco has a beta of 2.23, indicating that its stock price is 123% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cloudcommerce has a beta of -1.31, indicating that its stock price is 231% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Party City Holdco and Cloudcommerce, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Party City Holdco 0 1 8 0 2.89
Cloudcommerce 0 0 0 0 N/A

Party City Holdco presently has a consensus target price of $17.33, indicating a potential upside of 87.19%. Given Party City Holdco’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Party City Holdco is more favorable than Cloudcommerce.

Profitability

This table compares Party City Holdco and Cloudcommerce’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Party City Holdco 8.70% 14.86% 4.11%
Cloudcommerce N/A -33.10% -17.28%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Party City Holdco and Cloudcommerce’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Party City Holdco $2.37 billion 0.38 $215.34 million $1.20 7.72
Cloudcommerce $2.08 million 1.09 N/A N/A N/A

Party City Holdco has higher revenue and earnings than Cloudcommerce.

Summary

Party City Holdco beats Cloudcommerce on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Party City Holdco

Party City Holdco Inc., through its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, sources, and distributes party supplies in the United States and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Retail and Wholesale. It offers paper and plastic tableware, metallic and latex balloons, Halloween and other costumes, accessories and novelties, stationery, and decorations. As of March 9, 2018, the company offered its products through its 900 specialty retail party supply stores, including approximately 150 franchise stores in North America under the Party City and Halloween City names; and e-commerce Websites, principally through the domain name PartyCity.com. In addition, it franchises individual stores and franchise areas throughout the United States, Mexico, and Puerto Rico principally under the Party City name. The company offers its products through company-owned stores, independent party supply stores, mass merchants, grocery retailers, and dollar stores, as well as through other retailers and distributors. Party City Holdco Inc. was founded in 1947 and is based in Elmsford, New York.

About Cloudcommerce

CloudCommerce, Inc. provides Web based e-commerce software products and data driven solutions worldwide. The company's solutions help its clients to acquire, engage, and retain their customers by leveraging digital strategies and technologies. It offers data analytics for retail, wholesale, distribution, logistics, manufacturing, political, and other industries; digital marketing services; branding and creative services; and development and managed infrastructure support services. The company was formerly known as Warp 9, Inc. and changed its name to CloudCommerce, Inc. in September 2015. CloudCommerce, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Santa Barbara, California.

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