PC Connection (NASDAQ:CNXN) and TELA Bio (NASDAQ:MOHO) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, earnings, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Profitability

This table compares PC Connection and TELA Bio’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
PC Connection 2.91% 14.39% 9.28%
TELA Bio N/A N/A N/A

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations for PC Connection and TELA Bio, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
PC Connection 0 0 1 0 3.00
TELA Bio 0 0 0 0 N/A

PC Connection presently has a consensus price target of $53.00, indicating a potential upside of 44.45%. Given PC Connection’s higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe PC Connection is more favorable than TELA Bio.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

41.1% of PC Connection shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.1% of TELA Bio shares are owned by institutional investors. 57.7% of PC Connection shares are owned by company 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.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares PC Connection and TELA Bio’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
PC Connection $2.82 billion 0.36 $82.11 million $3.12 12.30
TELA Bio $199.01 million 0.64 $6.12 million N/A N/A

PC Connection has higher revenue and earnings than TELA Bio.

Summary

PC Connection beats TELA Bio on 9 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About PC Connection

PC Connection, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides a range of information technology (IT) solutions. The company operates through three segments: Business Solutions, Enterprise Solutions, and Public Sector Solutions. It offers IT products, such as computer systems, software and peripheral equipment, networking communications, and other products and accessories. The company also provides services comprising design, configuration, and implementation of IT solutions. In addition, publishes Connected, a quarterly publication that provides informative articles on the latest technologies and industry trends; distributes specialty catalogs to education, healthcare, and government customers; and MacConnection that publishes a catalog for the Apple market. The company markets its products and services through its Websites, such as connection.com, connection.com/enterprise, connection.com/publicsector, and macconnection.com. It serves small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) comprising small office/home offices customers; government and educational institutions; and medium-to-large corporate accounts through outbound telemarketing and field sales and marketing programs targeted to specific customer populations, as well as through digital, Web, and print media advertising. PC Connection, Inc. was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Merrimack, New Hampshire.

About TELA Bio

ECMOHO Limited, an investment holding company, operates as an integrated solution provider in the non-medical health and wellness market. The company acts as a bridge between brand owners and consumers by marketing and distributing health supplements and food, mother and child care products, personal care products, household healthcare equipment, and other health and wellness products. It also operates an online e-commerce platform. ECMOHO Limited is also involved in the provision of bonded area warehousing; online store operating services; and promotion and marketing services to its brand partners and other brand customers. It serves consumers and retailers. ECMOHO Limited was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Shanghai, the People's Republic of China.

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