Cars.com, the car retail platform,and Zynga, the mobile gaming software company, both operate as discretionary companies, but investors often wonder which is a better stock. Here is a comparison between the two businesses including their potential profits, ownership, problems, valuation, analyst opinions, and overall earnings.
Zynga has a beta of 0.43, indicating that its stock price is 57% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cars.com has a beta of 1.07, indicating that its stock price is 7% more volatile than the S&P 500.
78.3% of Zynga shares are owned by institutional investors. 9.4% of Zynga shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.0% of Cars.com shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Zynga and Cars.com, as reported by MarketBeat.com:
Zynga currently has a consensus price target of $6.35, suggesting a potential upside of 4.27%. Cars.com has a consensus price target of $28.42, suggesting a potential upside of 33.60%. Given Cars.com’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Cars.com is more favorable than Zynga.
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