Critical Survey: XWELL (NASDAQ:XWEL) versus YogaWorks (OTCMKTS:YOGAQ)

XWELL (NASDAQ:XWELGet Rating) and YogaWorks (OTCMKTS:YOGAQGet Rating) are both medical companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends and risk.

Profitability

This table compares XWELL and YogaWorks’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
XWELL -20.72% -19.57% -15.07%
YogaWorks N/A N/A N/A

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares XWELL and YogaWorks’ top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
XWELL $73.73 million 0.51 $3.35 million ($0.17) -2.35
YogaWorks N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

XWELL has higher revenue and earnings than YogaWorks.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

10.9% of XWELL shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.3% of XWELL shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 72.4% of YogaWorks shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for XWELL and YogaWorks, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
XWELL 0 0 1 0 3.00
YogaWorks 0 0 0 0 N/A

XWELL currently has a consensus target price of $1.50, indicating a potential upside of 275.85%. Given XWELL’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe XWELL is more favorable than YogaWorks.

About XWELL

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XWELL, Inc. provides global travel health and wellness services. It operates through the following segments: XpresSpa, XpresTest, Treat, and Corporate and Other. The XpresSpa segment offers travelers premium spa services, including massage, nail and skin care, as well as spa and travel products. The XpresTest segment deals with diagnostic COVID-19 tests at XpresCheck Wellness Centers in airports, to airport employees and to the traveling public. The Treat segment consists of access to integrated care which can seamlessly fit into a post-pandemic world and is designed to deliver on-demand access to integrated healthcare through technology and personalized services, positioned for a traveler to access health care, records and real-time information all in one place. The company was founded by Jonathan Medved and David Goldfarb on January 9, 2006 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

About YogaWorks

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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.com Web platform. As of May 14, 2019, it owned and operated 68 studios in Los Angeles, Orange County, Northern California, New York City, Boston, Baltimore, the Washington, D.C. area, Houston, and Atlanta. 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. On October 14, 2020, YogaWorks, Inc., a Delaware C-Corporation, along with its affiliate, filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The plan was later approved as Chapter 11 liquidation on May 5, 2021.

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