Head to Head Survey: China Jo-Jo Drugstores (NASDAQ:CJJD) vs. HealthWarehouse.com (NASDAQ:HEWA)

China Jo-Jo Drugstores (NASDAQ:CJJD) and HealthWarehouse.com (OTCMKTS:HEWA) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, valuation, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares China Jo-Jo Drugstores and HealthWarehouse.com’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
China Jo-Jo Drugstores -2.37% -15.04% -3.67%
HealthWarehouse.com -2.49% N/A -11.19%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares China Jo-Jo Drugstores and HealthWarehouse.com’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
China Jo-Jo Drugstores $107.55 million 0.32 -$930,000.00 N/A N/A
HealthWarehouse.com $15.75 million 0.93 -$820,000.00 N/A N/A

HealthWarehouse.com has lower revenue, but higher earnings than China Jo-Jo Drugstores.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

18.2% of China Jo-Jo Drugstores shares are held by institutional investors. 31.3% of China Jo-Jo Drugstores shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 24.5% of HealthWarehouse.com shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for China Jo-Jo Drugstores and HealthWarehouse.com, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
China Jo-Jo Drugstores 0 0 0 0 N/A
HealthWarehouse.com 0 0 0 0 N/A

Risk & Volatility

China Jo-Jo Drugstores has a beta of 0.38, meaning that its stock price is 62% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, HealthWarehouse.com has a beta of -2.11, meaning that its stock price is 311% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

China Jo-Jo Drugstores beats HealthWarehouse.com on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

China Jo-Jo Drugstores Company Profile

China Jo-Jo Drugstores, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer and distributor of pharmaceutical and other healthcare products in the People's Republic of China. The company operates through four segments: Retail Drugstores, Online Pharmacy, Drug Wholesale, and Herb Farming. Its stores provide various pharmaceutical products, including prescription and over-the-counter drugs, nutritional supplements, traditional Chinese medicines (TCM), personal and family care products, and medical devices, as well as convenience products, such as consumable, seasonal, and promotional items. The company also operates licensed doctors of Western medicine and TCM onsite for consultation, examination, and treatment of common ailments at scheduled hours. In addition, it operates dada360.com, an online drugstore that retails OTC drugs and nutritional supplements. Further, the company distributes third-party pharmaceutical products primarily to trading companies, as well as cultivates and wholesales herbs used for TCM. As of March 31, 2018, it had 122 retail pharmacies under the Jiuzhou Grand Pharmacy name, as well as operates 9 drugstores under the Jiuzhou Grand Pharmacy name in Zhejiang Province. China Jo-Jo Drugstores, Inc. is headquartered in Hangzhou, the People's Republic of China.

HealthWarehouse.com Company Profile

HealthWarehouse.com, Inc. operates an online mail order pharmacy. The company markets a range of generic, brand name, and pet prescription medicines, as well as over-the-counter (OTC) medications and products. It sells its products in 50 states and the District of Columbia in the United States to focus on the out-of-pocket prescription drug market. The company sells prescription medications and OTC products to individual consumers over the Internet. HealthWarehouse.com, Inc. is headquartered in Florence, Kentucky.

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