Head to Head Comparison: One Group Hospitality (STKS) & Carrols Restaurant Group (TAST)

Carrols Restaurant Group (NASDAQ: TAST) and One Group Hospitality (NASDAQ:STKS) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, dividends, profitability, earnings and institutional ownership.

Volatility & Risk

Carrols Restaurant Group has a beta of 0.36, indicating that its stock price is 64% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, One Group Hospitality has a beta of 0.64, indicating that its stock price is 36% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Carrols Restaurant Group and One Group Hospitality, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Carrols Restaurant Group 0 0 5 0 3.00
One Group Hospitality 0 0 1 0 3.00

Carrols Restaurant Group currently has a consensus target price of $16.00, indicating a potential upside of 6.67%. One Group Hospitality has a consensus target price of $4.00, indicating a potential upside of 69.67%. Given One Group Hospitality’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe One Group Hospitality is more favorable than Carrols Restaurant Group.

Profitability

This table compares Carrols Restaurant Group and One Group Hospitality’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Carrols Restaurant Group 0.86% 6.69% 1.92%
One Group Hospitality -4.52% -33.87% -3.62%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

83.2% of Carrols Restaurant Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 7.0% of One Group Hospitality shares are held by institutional investors. 4.6% of Carrols Restaurant Group shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 37.4% of One Group Hospitality shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Carrols Restaurant Group and One Group Hospitality’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Carrols Restaurant Group $1.09 billion 0.50 $7.15 million $0.20 75.00
One Group Hospitality $79.80 million 0.81 -$4.21 million N/A N/A

Carrols Restaurant Group has higher revenue and earnings than One Group Hospitality.

Summary

Carrols Restaurant Group beats One Group Hospitality on 7 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

Carrols Restaurant Group Company Profile

Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates franchisee restaurants of Burger King. As of December 31, 2017, it owned and operated 807 Burger King restaurants located in 17 states of the United States. The company was founded in 1960 and is headquartered in Syracuse, New York.

One Group Hospitality Company Profile

The ONE Group Hospitality, Inc., a hospitality company, develops, owns, and operates restaurants and lounges worldwide. It operates in three segments: Owned Restaurants; Owned Food, Beverage and Other; and Managed and Licensed Operations. The company also provides turn-key food and beverage services for hospitality venues, including hotels, casinos, and other locations. Its hospitality food and beverage solutions include developing, managing, and operating restaurants, bars, rooftops, pools, banqueting, catering, private dining rooms, room service, and mini bars. The company operates restaurants primarily under the STK brand. As of December 31, 2017, it owned, operated, or managed or licensed 31 venues in the United States, Europe, and the Middle East. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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