Vacasa (NASDAQ:VCSA – Get Rating) and ABM Industries (NYSE:ABM – Get Rating) are both mid-cap business services companies, but which is the better stock? We’ll compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, risk and profitability.
Institutional and insider ownership
66.1% of Vacasa shares are held by institutional investors. By comparison, 93.5% of ABM Industries shares are held by institutional investors. 0.5% of ABM Industries shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that large fund managers, hedge funds, and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This is a breakdown of the current ratings and recommendations for Vacasa and ABM Industries, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sales Ratings||Hold odds||Buy reviews||Strong buy odds||Rating|
Vacasa currently has a consensus target price of $12.00, suggesting a potential upside of 72.41%. ABM Industries has a consensus target price of $60.00, suggesting a potential upside of 12.07%. Given Vacasa’s stronger consensus rating and higher likely upside, equity research analysts clearly believe Vacasa is more favorable than ABM Industries.
Benefits and evaluation
This chart compares gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation of Vacasa and ABM Industries.
|Gross revenue||Price/sales ratio||Net revenue||Earnings per share||Price/earnings ratio|
|Vacasa||$889.06 million||3.40||-$142.03 million||N / A||N / A|
|ABM Industries||$6.23 billion||0.57||$126.30 million||$1.87||28.63|
ABM Industries has higher revenues and profits than Vacasa.
This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Vacasa and ABM Industries.
|Net margins||Return on equity||return on assets|
|Vacasa||N / A||N / A||-2.70%|
ABM Industries beats Vacasa on 7 out of 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Vacasa (Get a rating)
Vacasa, Inc. operates a vacation rental management platform in North America, Belize and Costa Rica. The company enables customers to search, discover and book its properties on Vacasa.com and the Vacasa Guest app. It also provides vacation home buying and selling services through its network of real estate agents. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in Portland, Oregon.
About ABM Industries (Get a rating)
ABM Industries Incorporated provides integrated plant solutions in the United States and internationally. The Company operates through Business & Industry, Technology & Manufacturing, Education, Aviation and Technical Solutions segments. It provides janitorial, facilities engineering, parking, custodial, landscaping and grounds services, as well as mechanical and electrical services; and vehicle maintenance and other services to rental car providers. The company was incorporated in 1985 and is based in New York, New York.
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