Weight Watchers International (NYSE: WTW) and Cannabis Sativa (OTCMKTS:CBDS) are both non-cyclical consumer goods services companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and profitability.
Insider Institutional Ownership
86.5% of Weight Watchers International shares are held by institutional investors. 15.8% of Weight Watchers International shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares Weight Watchers International and Cannabis Sativa’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
Weight Watchers International has higher revenue and earnings than Cannabis Sativa. Cannabis Sativa is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Weight Watchers International, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two