TSS (OTCMKTS:TSSI) and Wilhelmina International (NASDAQ:WHLM) are both small-cap construction companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability and risk.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for TSS and Wilhelmina International, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
TSS 0 0 0 0 N/A
Wilhelmina International 0 0 0 0 N/A

Risk & Volatility

TSS has a beta of 0.9, suggesting that its stock price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Wilhelmina International has a beta of 0.41, suggesting that its stock price is 59% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

5.9% of Wilhelmina International shares are owned by institutional investors. 41.5% of TSS shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 64.8% of Wilhelmina International shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares TSS and Wilhelmina International’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
TSS 4.70% -371.09% 12.95%
Wilhelmina International 1.05% 0.36% 0.22%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares TSS and Wilhelmina International’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
TSS $18.32 million 0.60 $760,000.00 N/A N/A
Wilhelmina International $73.20 million 0.47 $160,000.00 N/A N/A

TSS has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Wilhelmina International.

TSS Company Profile

TSS, Inc. provides services for the planning, design, development, maintenance, and refurbishment of mission-critical facilities and information infrastructure in the United States. It provides a single-source solution for facilities, such as data centers, operations centers, network facilities, server rooms, security operations centers, communications facilities, and the infrastructure systems. The company's services consist of technology consulting, design and engineering, project management, systems integration, systems installations, and facilities management. TSS, Inc. serves IT equipment, technology, and service companies; private sector businesses; and the government or commercial end users. The company was formerly known as Fortress International Group, Inc. and changed its name to TSS, Inc. in June 2013. TSS, Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Round Rock, Texas.

Wilhelmina International Company Profile

Wilhelmina International, Inc. provides fashion model and talent management services. The company engages in the representation and management of models, entertainers, artists, athletes, and other talent to various clients. It offers fashion modeling and social media influencer services to clients, such as advertising agencies, branded consumer goods companies, fashion designers, magazine publications, retailers, department stores, product catalogs, and Internet sites. The company also represents artists in the hair, makeup, photography, and stylist arenas to various companies in the media, advertising, retail, pharmaceutical, and music industries. In addition, it is involved in the licensing of the Wilhelmina name to third-parties, such as fashion model agencies; and television syndication royalties and production series contracts; and celebrity management activities. The company has operations in Los Angeles, Miami, London, Chicago, the United States, and internationally. Wilhelmina International, Inc. was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

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