Servicemaster Global (NYSE:SERV) and PHI Group (OTCMKTS:PHIL) are both construction companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk and dividends.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
94.0% of Servicemaster Global shares are held by institutional investors. 1.2% of Servicemaster Global shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 32.0% of PHI Group shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares Servicemaster Global and PHI Group’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Servicemaster Global||$2.91 billion||2.00||$510.00 million||$2.11||20.32|
|PHI Group||$1.67 million||0.34||-$2.02 million||N/A||N/A|
Servicemaster Global has higher revenue and earnings than PHI Group.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Servicemaster Global and PHI Group, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Servicemaster Global currently has a consensus target price of $45.75, suggesting a potential upside of 6.69%. Given Servicemaster Global’s higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Servicemaster Global is more favorable than PHI Group.
This table compares Servicemaster Global and PHI Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Risk & Volatility
Servicemaster Global has a beta of 0.81, suggesting that its share price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PHI Group has a beta of 6.07, suggesting that its share price is 507% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Servicemaster Global beats PHI Group on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
Servicemaster Global Company Profile
ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. provides residential and commercial services in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Terminix, American Home Shield, and the Franchise Services Group. The Terminix segment offers termite and pest control services, including termite remediation, annual termite inspection, and prevention treatments with damage claim guarantees, periodic pest control services, insulation services, mosquito control, crawlspace encapsulation, and wildlife exclusion. The American Home Shield segment provides home service plans that cover the repair or replacement of household systems and appliances, such as electrical, plumbing, central heating and air conditioning systems, water heaters, refrigerators, dishwashers, and ranges/ovens/cooktops. The Franchise Services Group segment offers disaster restoration, janitorial, residential cleaning, cabinet and wood furniture repair, and home inspection services through franchise under the ServiceMaster Restore, ServiceMaster Clean, Merry Maids, Furniture Medic, and AmeriSpec brands. The company markets its services to homeowners and businesses through the Internet, direct mail, television and radio advertising, print advertisements, marketing partnerships, telemarketing, and various social media channels and through national sales teams, as well as through various participants in the residential real estate marketplace, such as real estate brokerages, financial institutions, and insurance carrier. The company was founded in 1929 and is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.
PHI Group Company Profile
PHI Group Inc., through its subsidiary, PHI Capital Holdings, Inc., provides merger and acquisition advisory, consulting, project financing, and capital market services to clients in North America and Asia. The company was formerly known as Providential Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to PHI Group, Inc. in April 2009. PHI Group Inc. was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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