Financial Survey: Playtika (NASDAQ:PLTK) & D-Wave Quantum (NYSE:QBTS)

Playtika (NASDAQ:PLTKGet Free Report) and D-Wave Quantum (NYSE:QBTSGet Free Report) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

11.9% of Playtika shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 42.5% of D-Wave Quantum shares are held by institutional investors. 4.2% of Playtika shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 13.1% of D-Wave Quantum shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for Playtika and D-Wave Quantum, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Playtika 1 5 4 0 2.30
D-Wave Quantum 0 0 5 0 3.00

Playtika presently has a consensus target price of $10.43, suggesting a potential upside of 51.53%. D-Wave Quantum has a consensus target price of $2.80, suggesting a potential upside of 76.10%. Given D-Wave Quantum’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe D-Wave Quantum is more favorable than Playtika.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Playtika and D-Wave Quantum’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Playtika $2.57 billion 0.99 $235.00 million $0.64 10.75
D-Wave Quantum $8.76 million 29.35 -$82.71 million ($0.62) -2.56

Playtika has higher revenue and earnings than D-Wave Quantum. D-Wave Quantum is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Playtika, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

Playtika has a beta of 0.84, meaning that its stock price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, D-Wave Quantum has a beta of 0.9, meaning that its stock price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares Playtika and D-Wave Quantum’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Playtika 9.15% -81.85% 9.16%
D-Wave Quantum -940.27% N/A -163.01%


D-Wave Quantum beats Playtika on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Playtika

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Playtika Holding Corp., together with its subsidiaries, develops mobile games in the United States, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia pacific, and internationally. The company owns a portfolio of casual and social casino-themed games. It distributes its games to the end customer through various web and mobile platforms and direct-to-consumer platforms. Playtika Holding Corp. was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Herzliya Pituach, Israel. Playtika Holding Corp. is a subsidiary of Playtika Holding UK II Limited.

About D-Wave Quantum

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D-Wave Quantum Inc. develops and delivers quantum computing systems, software, and services worldwide. The company offers Advantage, a fifth-generation quantum computer; Ocean, a suite of open-source python tools; and Leap, a cloud-based service that provides real-time access to a live quantum computer, as well as access to Advantage, hybrid solvers, the Ocean software development kit, live code, demos, learning resources, and a vibrant developer community. It also provides D-Wave Launch, a quantum professional service that guides enterprises from problem discovery through production implementation. The company's quantum solutions are used in logistics, financial services, drug discovery, materials sciences, scheduling, fault detection, mobility, and supply chain management. It serves financial services, manufacturing/logistics, mobility, and life sciences/pharmaceuticals industries. D-Wave Quantum Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Burnaby, Canada.

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