Corporate Resource Services (OTCMKTS: CRRSQ – Get a rating) and HireQuest (NASDAQ: HQI – Get a rating) are both business services companies, but which stock is superior? We’ll compare the two companies based on valuation strength, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, and analyst recommendations.
This is a summary of the current ratings for Corporate Resource Services and HireQuest, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sales Ratings||Hold odds||Buy reviews||Strong buy odds||Rating|
|Enterprise Resource Services||0||0||0||0||N / A|
HireQuest has a consensus target price of $27.50, indicating a potential upside of 82.72%. Given HireQuest’s likely higher upside, analysts clearly believe that HireQuest is more favorable than Corporate Resource Services.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
9.3% of HireQuest shares are held by institutional investors. 89.2% of the shares of Corporate Resource Services are held by insiders. By comparison, 61.9% of HireQuest’s shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers, and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Risk and Volatility
Corporate Resource Services has a beta of 1.34, meaning its stock price is 34% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, HireQuest has a beta of 0.87, meaning its stock price is 13% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Corporate Resource Services and HireQuest.
|Net margins||Return on equity||return on assets|
|Enterprise Resource Services||N / A||N / A||N / A|
Valuation and benefits
This chart compares the gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of Corporate Resource Services and HireQuest.
|Gross revenue||Price/sales ratio||Net revenue||Earnings per share||Price/earnings ratio|
|Enterprise Resource Services||N / A||N / A||N / A||N / A||N / A|
|Hire Quest||$22.76 million||9.12||$11.85 million||$0.63||23.89|
HireQuest has higher revenue and profit than Corporate Resource Services.
HireQuest beats Corporate Resource Services on 7 out of 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Enterprise Resource Services
Corporate Resource Services, Inc. is bankrupt. Previously, it operated through its wholly owned subsidiaries which provide diversified staffing, recruitment and consulting services with a focus on providing its clients with temporary staffing solutions for professional services, positions administrative and light industry. The company was founded on December 15, 2009 and is based in New York, NY.
HireQuest, Inc. offers temporary recruitment solutions in the United States. The company provides temporary staffing services, including skilled and semi-skilled labor and industrial personnel, office and administrative personnel, and construction personnel. As of December 31, 2021, the Company had a network of approximately 216 franchisee-owned offices in 36 states and the District of Columbia. In addition, the company specializes in commercial drivers. It serves clients primarily in the construction, industrial/manufacturing, warehousing, hospitality, recycling/waste management, disaster recovery, logistics, auction, construction, landscaping and retail. The company was formerly known as Command Center, Inc. and changed its name to HireQuest, Inc. in September 2019. HireQuest, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Goose Creek, South Carolina .
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