Sportsman’s Warehouse (NASDAQ:SPWH) vs. JOANN (NASDAQ:JOANQ) Head to Head Review

Sportsman’s Warehouse (NASDAQ:SPWHGet Free Report) and JOANN (NASDAQ:JOANQGet Free Report) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, valuation and dividends.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

83.0% of Sportsman’s Warehouse shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 72.1% of JOANN shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.9% of Sportsman’s Warehouse shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 73.4% of JOANN shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Sportsman’s Warehouse and JOANN’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Sportsman’s Warehouse $1.29 billion 0.09 -$29.00 million ($0.78) -3.96
JOANN $2.22 billion 0.00 -$200.60 million ($5.81) -0.02

Sportsman’s Warehouse has higher earnings, but lower revenue than JOANN. Sportsman’s Warehouse is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than JOANN, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

Sportsman’s Warehouse has a beta of 0.76, indicating that its stock price is 24% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, JOANN has a beta of 0.81, indicating that its stock price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares Sportsman’s Warehouse and JOANN’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Sportsman’s Warehouse -2.25% -8.86% -2.50%
JOANN -11.10% N/A -4.99%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Sportsman’s Warehouse and JOANN, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Sportsman’s Warehouse 0 2 0 0 2.00
JOANN 0 0 0 0 N/A

Sportsman’s Warehouse currently has a consensus target price of $4.00, suggesting a potential upside of 29.45%. Given Sportsman’s Warehouse’s higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Sportsman’s Warehouse is more favorable than JOANN.


Sportsman’s Warehouse beats JOANN on 7 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Sportsman’s Warehouse

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Sportsman's Warehouse Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an outdoor sporting goods retailer in the United States. It offers camping products, such as backpacks, camp essentials, canoes and kayaks, coolers, outdoor cooking equipment, sleeping bags, tents, and tools; and apparel products, including camouflage, jackets, hats, outerwear, sportswear, technical gear, and work wear. The company also provides fishing products comprising bait, electronics, fishing rods, flotation items, fly fishing products, lines, lures, reels, tackles, and small boats; and foot wear products consist of hiking and work boots, socks, sport sandals, technical footwear, trial and casual shoes, and waders. In addition, it offers hunting and shooting products, such as ammunition, archery items, ATV accessories, blinds and tree stands, decoys, firearms, firearms safety and storage products, reloading equipment, and shooting gear products; and optics, electronics, accessories, and other products comprising gift items, GPS devices, knives, lighting, optics, and two-way radios. Further, the company's stores provide archery technician services, fishing-reel line winding, scope mounting and bore sighting, and cleaning services, as well as issues hunting and fishing licenses. Additionally, it offers various private label and special make-up offerings under the Rustic Ridge, Killik, Vital Impact, Yukon Gold, Lost Creek, and Sportsman's Warehouse brands. Sportsman's Warehouse Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in West Jordan, Utah.


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JOANN Inc. involved in the sewing and fabrics industry. It serves as a convenient single source for all of the supplies, guidance and inspiration needed to achieve any project or passion. JOANN Inc. is based in HUDSON, Ohio.

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