Sequential Brands Group (NASDAQ: SQBG) is one of 37 public companies in the “Apparel & Accessories Retailers” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Sequential Brands Group to related businesses based on the strength of its risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership and profitability.
This table compares Sequential Brands Group and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Sequential Brands Group||0.99%||1.29%||0.49%|
|Sequential Brands Group Competitors||0.51%||-3.36%||2.99%|
Institutional and Insider Ownership
51.9% of Sequential Brands Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 75.2% of shares of all “Apparel & Accessories Retailers” companies are owned by institutional investors. 27.3% of Sequential Brands Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 16.4% of shares of all “Apparel & Accessories Retailers” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Sequential Brands Group and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||EBITDA||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Sequential Brands Group||$168.91 million||$101.48 million||134.07|
|Sequential Brands Group Competitors||$3.36 billion||$448.74 million||21.12|
Sequential Brands Group’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Sequential Brands Group. Sequential Brands Group is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Sequential Brands Group and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Sequential Brands Group||0||2||4||0||2.67|
|Sequential Brands Group Competitors||512||2964||2894||84||2.40|
Sequential Brands Group currently has a consensus target price of $8.20, suggesting a potential upside of 205.97%. As a group, “Apparel & Accessories Retailers” companies have a potential upside of 6.66%. Given Sequential Brands Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Sequential Brands Group is more favorable than its peers.
Risk and Volatility
Sequential Brands Group has a beta of 0.67, meaning that its stock price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sequential Brands Group’s peers have a beta of 0.77, meaning that their average stock price is 23% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Sequential Brands Group beats its peers on 7 of the 13 factors compared.
About Sequential Brands Group
Sequential Brands Group, Inc. owns a portfolio of consumer brands in the fashion, home, athletic and lifestyle categories. The Company’s portfolio of consumer brands includes Martha Stewart, Emeril Lagasse, Jessica Simpson, Joe’s Jeans, William Rast, Ellen Tracy, Revo, AND1 and Avia. The Company’s brands are licensed for a range of product categories, including apparel, footwear, eyewear, fashion accessories and home goods. The Company licenses brands to both wholesale and direct-to-retail licensees. The Company licenses the Martha Stewart brand to various licensees, including retailers, such as Macy’s, The Home Depot, PetSmart and Staples. The Jessica Simpson Collection is a signature lifestyle concept designed in collaboration with Jessica Simpson, which offers various product categories, including footwear, apparel, fragrance, fashion accessories, maternity apparel, girls clothing and a home line. The Avia brand offers running and activewear products.
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