Financial Survey: Chewy (NYSE:CHWY) & Insight Enterprises (NYSE:NSIT)

Insight Enterprises (NASDAQ:NSIT) and Chewy (NYSE:CHWY) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk and institutional ownership.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

97.8% of Insight Enterprises shares are held by institutional investors. 1.8% of Insight Enterprises shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Insight Enterprises and Chewy, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Insight Enterprises 0 1 1 0 2.50
Chewy 0 7 5 0 2.42

Insight Enterprises currently has a consensus target price of $59.50, suggesting a potential upside of 6.08%. Chewy has a consensus target price of $37.56, suggesting a potential upside of 22.37%. Given Chewy’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Chewy is more favorable than Insight Enterprises.

Profitability

This table compares Insight Enterprises and Chewy’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Insight Enterprises 2.42% 17.80% 6.17%
Chewy N/A N/A N/A

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Insight Enterprises and Chewy’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Insight Enterprises $7.08 billion 0.28 $163.68 million $4.63 12.11
Chewy N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Insight Enterprises has higher revenue and earnings than Chewy.

Summary

Insight Enterprises beats Chewy on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Insight Enterprises

Insight Enterprises, Inc. provides information technology (IT) hardware, software, and services solutions in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific. It sources, procures, stages, configures, integrates, tests, deploys, and maintains IT products spanning endpoints to infrastructure; and offers software life cycle, and hardware warranty and software maintenance services. The company also provides insight managed office that offers desktop and notebook devices coupled with cloud-based productivity solutions; insight managed mobility, which offers tablet and cellular-based devices paired with cloud-based applications and its service desk; insight managed collaboration that allows clients to outsource their voice, conferencing, and collaboration/team applications; insight managed deployment, which comprises multi-site deployments of devices or technology; and identity and access management, and Software as a Service solutions. In addition, it offers hybrid cloud, an on-premise converged infrastructure; intelligent network that provides core wide area network, local area network, wireless, and security solutions; infrastructure management services; and network security and security incident event management, and Infrastructure as a Service solutions. Further, the company provides digital signage, kiosk, tablet, and smartphone endpoints; custom-developed applications to enable client-to-customer engagement; custom-developed mobile, cloud, and IoT applications; and custom solutions, which enable clients review insights within their data. Additionally, it distributes hardware and software products; offers enterprise data center solutions; and provides business technology consulting and managed services. Insight Enterprises, Inc. was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona.

About Chewy

Chewy, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the pure play e-commerce business in the United States. The company provides pet food, pet products, pet medications, and other pet health products for dogs, cats, fish, birds, small pets, horses, and reptiles through its chewy.com retail Website, as well as its mobile applications. It offers approximately 45,000 products from 1,600 partner brands. The company was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Dania Beach, Florida. Chewy, Inc. is a subsidiary of PetSmart, Inc.

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