Maximus (NYSE:MMS – Get Rating) and Helbiz (NASDAQ:HLBZ – Get Rating) are both business services companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability and dividends.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Maximus and Helbiz’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Maximus||$4.73 billion||0.95||$203.83 million||$3.09||23.96|
|Helbiz||$12.83 million||2.19||-$71.97 million||($2.40)||-0.05|
Maximus has higher revenue and earnings than Helbiz. Helbiz is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Maximus, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Volatility & Risk
This table compares Maximus and Helbiz’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Maximus and Helbiz, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Maximus presently has a consensus target price of $100.00, indicating a potential upside of 35.08%. Given Maximus’ higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Maximus is more favorable than Helbiz.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
97.4% of Maximus shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 3.5% of Helbiz shares are held by institutional investors. 1.3% of Maximus shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 12.2% of Helbiz shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Maximus beats Helbiz on 10 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
MAXIMUS, Inc. engages in the operation of government health and human services programs, and the provision of technology solutions to government. It operates through the following segments: U.S. Services, U.S. Federal Services, and Outside the U.S. The U.S. Services segment offers business process services (BPS), appeals and assessments, and related consulting work for U.S. state and local government programs. The U.S. Federal Services segment delivers end-to-end solutions and includes appeals and assessment services, system and application development, IT modernization, and maintenance services. The Outside the U.S segment provides BPS for international governments and commercial clients. The company was founded by David V. Mastran in 1975 and is headquartered in McLean, VA.
Helbiz, Inc., an intra-urban transportation company, provides micro-mobility services in Italy and the United States. It operates through Mobility, Media, and All Other segments. The company offers e-scooters, e- bikes, and e-mopeds. It provides a sharing economy that allows users to rent electric vehicles directly from the Helbiz mobile application. The company is also involved in the acquisition, commercialization, and distribution of contents, such as live sport events; and provision of Helbiz Kitchen, a delivery-only ghost kitchen restaurant that specializes in preparing meals. Helbiz, Inc. was incorporated in 2015 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
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