Warner Bros. Discovery (NASDAQ: WBD – Get a rating) and Simulated Environment Concepts (OTCMKTS: SMEV – Get a rating) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which company is better? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, risk, earnings, profitability and institutional ownership.
Volatility and risk
Warner Bros. Discovery has a beta of 1.35, suggesting that its stock price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500. By comparison, Simulated Environment Concepts has a beta of 0.44, suggesting that its stock price is 56% less volatile than the S&P 500. .
Insider and Institutional Ownership
35.5% of the shares of Warner Bros. Discovery are held by institutional investors. By comparison, 0.1% of Simulated Environment Concepts shares are held by institutional investors. 6.1% of the shares of Warner Bros. Discovery are owned by company insiders. By comparison, 62.6% of Simulated Environment Concepts’ stock is held by insiders of the company. Strong institutional ownership indicates that large fund managers, hedge funds, and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This chart compares net margins, return on equity, and return on assets for Warner Bros. Discovery and Simulated Environment Concepts.
|Net margins||Return on equity||return on assets|
|Discovery of Warner Bros.||10.53%||10.38%||3.96%|
|Simulated Environment Concepts||N / A||N / A||N / A|
Valuation and benefits
This chart compares Warner Bros. revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation. Discovery and Simulated Environment Concepts.
|Gross revenue||Price/sales ratio||Net revenue||Earnings per share||Price/earnings ratio|
|Discovery of Warner Bros.||$12.19 billion||2.99||$1.01 billion||$2.02||7.43|
|Simulated Environment Concepts||N / A||N / A||N / A||N / A||N / A|
Warner Bros. Discovery has higher revenue and profit than Simulated Environment Concepts.
This is a summary of recent ratings and recommendations for Warner Bros. Discovery and Simulated Environment Concepts, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sales Ratings||Hold odds||Buy reviews||Strong buy odds||Rating|
|Discovery of Warner Bros.||1||4||8||0||2.54|
|Simulated Environment Concepts||0||0||0||0||N / A|
Warner Bros. Discovery currently has a consensus target price of $23.92, suggesting a potential upside of 59.49%. Considering the likely higher upside from Warner Bros. Discovery, research analysts clearly believe that Warner Bros. Discovery is more favorable than Simulated Environment Concepts.
Warner Bros. Discovery beats Simulated Environment Concepts on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Warner Bros. Discovery
Warner Bros. Discovery, Inc., a media company, provides content on various distribution platforms in approximately 50 languages around the world. It also produces, develops and distributes feature films, television, games and other content in various physical and digital formats through backbone, direct-to-consumer or theatrically, television content and game licensing. The company owns and operates various television networks under Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery, Travel Channel, Science, MotorTrend, Discovery en Español, Discovery Familia, Eurosport, TVN, Discovery Kids, Discovery Family, American Heroes Channel, Destination America, Discovery Life, Magnolia Network, Cooking Channel, ID, Oprah Winfrey Network, Eurosport, DMAX and Discovery Home & Health, as well as other regional television channels. Its content spans genres including survival, natural history, exploration, sports, general entertainment, home, food, travel, heroes, adventure, crime and investigation, health and children. The Company also operates production studios that develop and produce content; and digital products and websites. It provides content through various distribution platforms including pay-TV, free-to-air and broadcast TV, authenticated GO apps, digital distribution agreements, content licensing agreements and direct-to-consumer subscriptions, as well as various platforms which include brand-aligned websites, online streaming, mobile devices, video on demand and broadband channels. Warner Bros. Discovery, Inc. is headquartered in New York, New York.
About Simulated Environment Concepts
Simulated Environment Concepts, Inc. is engaged in the development and manufacture of medical, health and wellness equipment in the United States and around the world. Its products include SpaCapsule, a robotic massage therapy system used for medical rehabilitation, relaxation, weight loss, slimming, cellulite management and general wellness; and PTjetCapsule. The Company also offers peripheral massage and health components, parts, accessories and items. Its products are used in a variety of settings, such as corporate employee lounges, relaxation centers, gyms and health clubs, medical offices, hotels, tanning and beauty salons/spas, luxury accommodations, gulf clubs, ski lounges, shopping malls and malls, airports, cruise ships, luxury yachts and homes. Simulated Environment Concepts, Inc. was founded in 1993 and is based in Miami, Florida.
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