Petco Health and Wellness (NASDAQ:WOOF) and Kirkland’s (NASDAQ:KIRK) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations and earnings.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Petco Health and Wellness and Kirkland’s, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Petco Health and Wellness||0||4||7||0||2.64|
This table compares Petco Health and Wellness and Kirkland’s’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Petco Health and Wellness||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Petco Health and Wellness and Kirkland’s’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Petco Health and Wellness||$4.92 billion||1.08||-$26.48 million||$0.23||101.61|
|Kirkland’s||$543.50 million||0.62||$16.64 million||N/A||N/A|
Kirkland’s has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Petco Health and Wellness.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
53.5% of Petco Health and Wellness shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 72.3% of Kirkland’s shares are held by institutional investors. 5.6% of Kirkland’s shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Kirkland’s beats Petco Health and Wellness on 7 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
Petco Health and Wellness Company Profile
Petco Health and Wellness Company, Inc. operates as a retailer of premium pet consumables, supplies, and companion animals and services. The company also offers grooming, in-store and online training, tele-veterinarian, and pet health insurance services, as well as veterinary services through Vetco clinics. It also offers pet consumables, supplies, and services through its petco.com, petcoach.co, petinsurancequotes.com, and pupbox.com websites. As of May 24, 2021, the company operated 1,453 pet care centers and 137 full service veterinary hospitals within pet care centers in the United States and Puerto Rico; and 100 pet care centers in Mexico. The company was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.
Kirkland’s Company Profile
Kirkland's, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of home dÃ©cor in the United States. The company's stores provide various merchandise, including holiday dÃ©cor, furniture, textiles, ornamental wall dÃ©cor, decorative accessories, art, mirrors, fragrance and accessories, lamps, artificial floral products, housewares, outdoor living items, gifts, and frames. Its stores also offer an assortment of holiday merchandise in seasonal periods. The company operates its stores under the Kirkland's, Kirkland's Home, Kirkland's Home Outlet, Kirkland's Outlet, and The Kirkland Collection names. As of January 30, 2021, the company operated 373 stores in 35 states, as well as an e-commerce website, www.kirklands.com. Kirkland's, Inc. was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Brentwood, Tennessee.
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