Newegg Commerce (NASDAQ:NEGG) vs Leslie Critical Survey (NASDAQ:LESL)

Newegg Commerce (NASDAQ:NEGG – Get Rating) and Leslie’s (NASDAQ:LESL – Get Rating) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better company? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, profitability, risk and valuation.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

0.6% of Newegg Commerce shares are held by institutional investors. 22.9% of Newegg Commerce shares are held by insiders of the company. By comparison, 3.6% of Leslie’s stock is held by insiders of the company. Strong institutional ownership indicates that hedge funds, endowments, and large fund managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Benefits and evaluation

This table compares gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation of Newegg Commerce and Leslie’s.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Newegg Commerce $2.38 million 570.03 $36.26 million N / A N / A
At Leslie’s $1.34 billion 2.07 $126.63 million $0.72 21.08

Leslie’s has higher revenue and profit than Newegg Commerce.

Risk and Volatility

Newegg Commerce has a beta of 0.15, which means its stock price is 85% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Leslie’s has a beta of 0.55, which means its stock price is 45% less volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Newegg Commerce and Leslie.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Newegg Commerce N / A N / A N / A
At Leslie’s 9.97% -48.04% 15.88%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings from Newegg Commerce and Leslie’s, as reported by

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Newegg Commerce 0 0 0 0 N / A
At Leslie’s 0 1 ten 0 2.91

Leslie’s has a consensus price target of $28.18, indicating upside potential of 85.65%. Given Leslie’s likely higher upside, analysts clearly believe that Leslie is more favorable than Newegg Commerce.


Leslie’s beats Newegg Commerce on 7 out of 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Newegg Commerce (Get an assessment)

Newegg Commerce, Inc. is an electronics-focused online retailer in North America. The company offers desktops, laptops, gaming laptops, peripherals and accessories; CPUs/processors, graphics cards, motherboards, storage devices and computer accessories; home video, home audio, headphones, professional audio/video, cell phones, portable devices and digital cameras; Xbox, Playstation, legacy games and game titles; and home networks, business networks, servers and components, and smart home products. It also provides displays and printing, office furniture, office supplies, and mailing and inventory supplies; software, digital downloads, warranty and services, third party gift cards and entertainment products; automotive electronics, marine and aviation, motorcycles and ATVs, performance parts, tools and equipment, wheels and tires; home improvement tools, appliances, kitchen utensils, outdoor and garden furniture, pet supplies and generators; and fitness, sports, health and beauty supplies. The Company operates B2C platforms, including, and Newegg Global, as well as mobile applications; and B2B platforms including The company was founded in 2001 and is based in City of Industry, California. Newegg Commerce, Inc. is a subsidiary of Hangzhou Liaison Interactive Information Technology Co., Ltd.

About Lesley (Get an assessment)

Leslie’s, Inc. is a direct-to-consumer pool and spa care brand in the United States. The company markets and sells pool and spa supplies and related products and services. It offers pool chemicals consisting of chlorine, sanitizers, water balancers, specialty chemicals and algae control; swimming pool covers, including winter, solar and safety covers, leaf nets, cover reels and cover alternatives; pool equipment, which includes pool cleaners, pool pumps, pool filters, pool heaters and pool lights; and swimming pools, such as above ground pools, soft sided pools, above ground pool liners and equipment, ladders and rails and diving boards. The Company also provides pool maintenance products, including pool closing and opening supplies, filter cartridges, chlorine floaters, backwash and suction hoses and cleaning accessories. ; parts, such as automatic pool cleaner parts, pool filter and pool pump parts, and pool heater and heat pump parts; and products related to safety, recreation and fitness. Additionally, it provides swimming pool equipment and repair services. The company markets its products through 952 company-operated locations in 38 states and e-commerce websites. It serves residential, professional and commercial consumers. The company was founded in 1963 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.

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