XpresSpa Group (NASDAQ:XSPA) and Yogaworks (OTCMKTS:YOGA) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability and earnings.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares XpresSpa Group and Yogaworks’ top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
XpresSpa Group $48.51 million 4.22 -$21.22 million N/A N/A
Yogaworks $59.59 million 0.03 -$35.19 million N/A N/A

XpresSpa Group has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Yogaworks.


This table compares XpresSpa Group and Yogaworks’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
XpresSpa Group -43.52% -380.30% -60.17%
Yogaworks -38.23% -160.56% -70.09%

Risk & Volatility

XpresSpa Group has a beta of 2.81, meaning that its share price is 181% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Yogaworks has a beta of 0.87, meaning that its share price is 13% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for XpresSpa Group and Yogaworks, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
XpresSpa Group 0 0 0 0 N/A
Yogaworks 0 0 0 0 N/A

Institutional and Insider Ownership

1.6% of XpresSpa Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 2.5% of Yogaworks shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of XpresSpa Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 72.4% of Yogaworks shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


Yogaworks beats XpresSpa Group on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About XpresSpa Group

XpresSpa Group, Inc. operates as a health and wellness services company in the United States and internationally. It operates through two segments, Wellness and Intellectual Property. The Wellness segment offers airport retailer spa services; massage services for the neck, back, feet, and whole body; nail care, such as pedicures, manicures, and polish changes; travel products, including neck pillows, blankets, and massage tools; and cryotherapy, compression, and personal care services, as well as retail products. This segment offers its wellness and travel products through its Website, xpresspa.com. The Intellectual Property segment engages in the monetization of patents related to content and ad delivery, remote monitoring, and computing technologies. As of March 29, 2018, it operated 57 stores in 23 airports. The company was formerly known as FORM Holdings Corp. and changed its name to XpresSpa Group, Inc. in January 2018. XpresSpa Group, Inc. is headquartered in New York, New York.

About Yogaworks

YogaWorks, Inc. operates yoga studios under the YogaWorks and Yoga Tree brand names in the United States. It primarily provides yoga classes, workshops, teacher training programs, and yoga-related retail merchandise. The company offers online yoga instruction and programming services through its MyYogaWorks Web platform. As of May 10, 2018, it operated 69 locations. The company was formerly known as YWX Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to YogaWorks, Inc. in April 2017. YogaWorks, Inc. was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Culver City, California.

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