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Petco Health and Wellness (WOOF) Competitors

$3.54
-0.10 (-2.75%)
(As of 06/21/2024 ET)

WOOF vs. SEM, USPH, BKD, CYH, HCA, ALC, THC, UHS, EHC, and ENSG

Should you be buying Petco Health and Wellness stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Petco Health and Wellness include Select Medical (SEM), U.S. Physical Therapy (USPH), Brookdale Senior Living (BKD), Community Health Systems (CYH), HCA Healthcare (HCA), Alcon (ALC), Tenet Healthcare (THC), Universal Health Services (UHS), Encompass Health (EHC), and The Ensign Group (ENSG). These companies are all part of the "health care facilities" industry.

Petco Health and Wellness vs.

Petco Health and Wellness (NASDAQ:WOOF) and Select Medical (NYSE:SEM) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, media sentiment, earnings, dividends, community ranking and institutional ownership.

Select Medical has a net margin of 3.97% compared to Petco Health and Wellness' net margin of -21.27%. Select Medical's return on equity of 18.11% beat Petco Health and Wellness' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Petco Health and Wellness-21.27% -4.22% -1.11%
Select Medical 3.97%18.11%3.64%

89.5% of Select Medical shares are held by institutional investors. 2.4% of Petco Health and Wellness shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 19.1% of Select Medical shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Petco Health and Wellness has a beta of 1.91, indicating that its share price is 91% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Select Medical has a beta of 1.44, indicating that its share price is 44% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Select Medical has higher revenue and earnings than Petco Health and Wellness. Petco Health and Wellness is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Select Medical, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Petco Health and Wellness$6.26B0.18-$1.28B-$4.93-0.72
Select Medical$6.66B0.66$243.49M$2.1016.19

Petco Health and Wellness presently has a consensus target price of $3.09, suggesting a potential downside of 12.64%. Select Medical has a consensus target price of $34.25, suggesting a potential upside of 0.76%. Given Select Medical's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Select Medical is more favorable than Petco Health and Wellness.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Petco Health and Wellness
1 Sell rating(s)
8 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.23
Select Medical
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50

Petco Health and Wellness received 13 more outperform votes than Select Medical when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 59.72% of users gave Petco Health and Wellness an outperform vote while only 57.85% of users gave Select Medical an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Petco Health and WellnessOutperform Votes
341
59.72%
Underperform Votes
230
40.28%
Select MedicalOutperform Votes
328
57.85%
Underperform Votes
239
42.15%

In the previous week, Petco Health and Wellness had 1 more articles in the media than Select Medical. MarketBeat recorded 3 mentions for Petco Health and Wellness and 2 mentions for Select Medical. Petco Health and Wellness' average media sentiment score of 0.95 beat Select Medical's score of 0.67 indicating that Petco Health and Wellness is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Petco Health and Wellness
3 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Select Medical
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Summary

Select Medical beats Petco Health and Wellness on 12 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

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WOOF vs. The Competition

MetricPetco Health and WellnessRetail stores IndustryRetail SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$1.10B$4.02B$21.30B$8.43B
Dividend YieldN/A4.45%175.54%4.09%
P/E Ratio-0.726.4820.9714.21
Price / Sales0.1812.836.4169.41
Price / Cash0.816.5417.5430.94
Price / Book0.951.664.554.19
Net Income-$1.28B$155.69M$720.94M$216.41M
7 Day Performance2.61%-0.89%-0.13%-1.22%
1 Month Performance22.92%-3.97%-2.61%-3.89%
1 Year Performance-59.22%-32.56%1.26%-0.29%

Petco Health and Wellness Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
SEM
Select Medical
4.3261 of 5 stars
$34.09
-0.4%
$34.25
+0.5%
+12.1%$4.43B$6.66B16.2354,600Positive News
USPH
U.S. Physical Therapy
3.6747 of 5 stars
$97.31
+1.1%
$125.67
+29.1%
-19.6%$1.47B$604.80M79.116,720Positive News
High Trading Volume
BKD
Brookdale Senior Living
2.4442 of 5 stars
$6.61
flat
$7.50
+13.5%
+59.5%$1.28B$3.02B-8.5825,200Positive News
CYH
Community Health Systems
3.6361 of 5 stars
$3.48
-0.6%
$4.05
+16.4%
-23.3%$483.62M$12.49B-3.6661,000
HCA
HCA Healthcare
4.6356 of 5 stars
$340.65
+1.5%
$325.59
-4.4%
+18.1%$89.22B$64.97B16.98310,000Positive News
ALC
Alcon
1.1004 of 5 stars
$89.32
+1.0%
$94.71
+6.0%
+11.2%$44.04B$9.46B42.3325,000
THC
Tenet Healthcare
3.8656 of 5 stars
$137.51
+0.5%
$120.41
-12.4%
+70.1%$13.43B$20.55B5.34106,500
UHS
Universal Health Services
4.9339 of 5 stars
$190.56
+0.4%
$190.43
-0.1%
+26.3%$12.75B$14.28B16.1596,700Positive News
EHC
Encompass Health
4.851 of 5 stars
$85.36
+0.0%
$93.29
+9.3%
+29.7%$8.59B$4.80B23.0738,000Positive News
ENSG
The Ensign Group
4.1967 of 5 stars
$121.20
-0.8%
$124.60
+2.8%
+29.4%$6.90B$3.73B31.8935,300Dividend Announcement

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This page (NASDAQ:WOOF) was last updated on 6/22/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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