Pinduoduo (NASDAQ:PDD) and WNS (NYSE:WNS) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, earnings and valuation.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Pinduoduo and WNS, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Pinduoduo presently has a consensus price target of $29.71, indicating a potential upside of 44.62%. WNS has a consensus price target of $63.50, indicating a potential upside of 8.23%. Given Pinduoduo’s higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Pinduoduo is more favorable than WNS.
This table compares Pinduoduo and WNS’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Pinduoduo and WNS’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Pinduoduo||$1.91 billion||11.92||-$1.49 billion||($2.00)||-10.27|
|WNS||$809.10 million||3.68||$105.43 million||$2.25||26.08|
WNS has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Pinduoduo. Pinduoduo is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than WNS, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
10.4% of Pinduoduo shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 94.2% of WNS shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
WNS beats Pinduoduo on 9 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
Pinduoduo Inc. operates an e-commerce platform in the People’s Republic of China. It also operates Pinduoduo, a mobile platform that offers a range of priced merchandise. The company was formerly known as Walnut Street Group Holding Limited and changed its name to Pinduoduo Inc. in July 2018. Pinduoduo Inc. was founded in 2015 and is based in Shanghai, the People’s Republic of China.
WNS (Holdings) Limited, a business process management company, together with its subsidiaries, provides data, voice, analytical, and business transformation services worldwide. It operates through two segments, WNS Global BPM and WNS Auto Claims BPM. The company offers industry-specific services to clients primarily in insurance; travel and leisure; diversified businesses, including manufacturing, retail, consumer packaged goods, media and entertainment, and telecommunication; utilities; consulting and professional services; healthcare; banking and financial services; and shipping and logistics industries. It also provides shared services, such as customer interaction, finance and accounting, research and analytics, technology, legal, and human resources outsourcing services. In addition, the company offers transformation services designed to help its clients to modify their business processes to enhance productivity, as well as manage changes in the business environment and leverage business knowledge to increase market competitiveness. Further, it provides claims handling and repair management services for automobile repairs through a network of third party repair centers; and a suite of accident management services, such as credit hire and credit repair. WNS (Holdings) Limited was founded in 1996 and is based in Mumbai, India.
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