Chewy (NYSE:CHWY) versus Insight Enterprises (NYSE:NSIT) Head to Head Review

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

Earnings and Valuation

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

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Chewy N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Insight Enterprises $7.08 billion 0.29 $163.68 million $4.63 12.37

Insight Enterprises has higher revenue and earnings than Chewy.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

97.8% of Insight Enterprises shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.8% of Insight Enterprises shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

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

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Chewy and Insight Enterprises, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Chewy 0 1 0 0 2.00
Insight Enterprises 0 1 1 0 2.50

Insight Enterprises has a consensus target price of $59.50, indicating a potential upside of 3.91%. Given Insight Enterprises’ stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Insight Enterprises is more favorable than Chewy.

Summary

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

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.

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.

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