Yelp (NYSE: YELP) and ANGI Homeservices (NASDAQ:ANGI) are both technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation and risk.

Profitability

This table compares Yelp and ANGI Homeservices’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Yelp 2.31% 2.20% 2.00%
ANGI Homeservices -17.04% -25.20% -14.67%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Yelp and ANGI Homeservices, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Yelp 1 15 19 0 2.51
ANGI Homeservices 1 5 6 0 2.42

Yelp currently has a consensus price target of $43.88, suggesting a potential downside of 3.32%. ANGI Homeservices has a consensus price target of $12.23, suggesting a potential downside of 5.31%. Given Yelp’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Yelp is more favorable than ANGI Homeservices.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Yelp and ANGI Homeservices’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Yelp $713.07 million 5.28 -$4.67 million $0.23 197.35
ANGI Homeservices $323.33 million 2.50 -$7.85 million N/A N/A

Yelp has higher revenue and earnings than ANGI Homeservices.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

85.7% of Yelp shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 68.7% of ANGI Homeservices shares are owned by institutional investors. 10.1% of Yelp shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 18.2% of ANGI Homeservices shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Yelp beats ANGI Homeservices on 11 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

Yelp Company Profile

Yelp Inc. (Yelp) connects people with local businesses by bringing ‘word of mouth’ online and providing a platform for businesses and consumers to engage and transact. The Company offers local business review sites. Yelp provides a platform for consumers to share their everyday local business experiences with other consumers by posting reviews, tips, photos and videos, and to engage directly with businesses, through reviews, its Request-A-Quote and Message the Business features, and by completing transactions on the Yelp Platform. Yelp also provides businesses of all sizes with a range of free and paid services that help them engage with consumers. The Yelp Platform allows consumers to transact with local businesses directly on Yelp through Yelp Reservations, its online reservations product, and integrations with partners ranging from Shoptiques.com (boutique shopping) to GolfNow (tee time booking) to BloomNation (flower ordering).

ANGI Homeservices Company Profile

ANGI Homeservices Inc. is focused on creating digital marketplace for home services, connecting homeowners across the globe with home service professionals. The Company operates 10 brands including Angie’s List, HomeAdvisor, HomeStars, Instapro, MyBuilder, MyHammer, Travaux, Werkspot, CraftJack and mHelpDesk. The Company’s brand portfolio provides homeowners with tools and resources for home repair, maintenance and improvement projects. Angie’s List is America’s online review platform and provides services ranging from home repair, maintenance and improvement to auto service and health care. HomeAdvisor is the operator of the home services marketplace across the globe. HomeStars is online platform connecting homeowners with home renovators, repairmen and retailers throughout Canada. Instapro is Italy’s home services network connecting homeowners with service professionals for home renovation projects.

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