Wireless Xcessories Group (OTCMKTS:WIRX) and Energizer (NYSE:ENR) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation and profitability.
This table compares Wireless Xcessories Group and Energizer’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Wireless Xcessories Group and Energizer, as reported by MarketBeat.
Energizer has a consensus target price of $61.13, indicating a potential upside of 32.82%. Given Energizer’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Energizer is more favorable than Wireless Xcessories Group.
Volatility & Risk
Wireless Xcessories Group has a beta of -0.16, indicating that its share price is 116% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Energizer has a beta of 0.51, indicating that its share price is 49% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Energizer pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. Wireless Xcessories Group does not pay a dividend. Energizer pays out 35.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Energizer has increased its dividend for 2 consecutive years.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
94.9% of Energizer shares are held by institutional investors. 23.4% of Wireless Xcessories Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 2.3% of Energizer shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Wireless Xcessories Group and Energizer’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
Energizer has higher revenue and earnings than Wireless Xcessories Group.
Energizer beats Wireless Xcessories Group on 10 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Wireless Xcessories Group
Wireless Xcessories Group, Inc. designs, manufactures, and distributes accessories for cellular phones primarily in the United States. It offers batteries; and hands free devices, and car and travel chargers, as well as various carrying cases. The company sells its products to dealers and distributors through an in-house sales force, as well as through its Website, wirexgroup.com. Wireless Xcessories Group, Inc. was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania.
Energizer Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets, and distributes household batteries, specialty batteries, and lighting products worldwide. It offers lithium, alkaline, carbon zinc, nickel metal hydride, zinc air, and silver oxide batteries under the Energizer and Eveready brands, as well as primary, rechargeable, specialty, and hearing aid products. The company also provides headlights, lanterns, children's lights, and area lights, as well as flash lights under the Energizer, Eveready, Hard Case, Dolphin, and WeatherReady brands. In addition, it licenses the Energizer and Eveready brands to companies developing consumer solutions in gaming, automotive batteries, portable power for critical devices, LED light bulbs, and other lighting products. Further, the company designs and markets automotive fragrance and appearance products under the Nu Finish, Scratch Doctor, Refresh Your Car!, California Scents, Driven, Bahama & Co., LEXOL, and Eagle One brands. It sells its products through direct sales force, third party distributors, and wholesalers; and through various retail locations, including mass merchandisers and warehouse clubs, food stores, drug and convenience stores, electronics specialty stores and department stores, hardware and automotive centers, military stores, and brick and mortar retailers, as well as through e-commerce. Energizer Holdings, Inc. is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.