Prestige Brands (NYSE: PBH) is one of 120 publicly-traded companies in the “OTHER CONS DISC” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Prestige Brands to similar businesses based on the strength of its profitability, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends and earnings.
This table compares Prestige Brands and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Prestige Brands Competitors||-7.86%||5.55%||2.72%|
This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Prestige Brands and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Prestige Brands Competitors||436||2337||3496||148||2.52|
Prestige Brands presently has a consensus price target of $78.33, indicating a potential upside of 136.16%. As a group, “OTHER CONS DISC” companies have a potential upside of 14.53%. Given Prestige Brands’ stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Prestige Brands is more favorable than its rivals.
Risk & Volatility
Prestige Brands has a beta of 1.21, indicating that its share price is 21% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Prestige Brands’ rivals have a beta of -31.74, indicating that their average share price is 3,274% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Prestige Brands and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Prestige Brands||$882.06 million||$69.39 million||4.55|
|Prestige Brands Competitors||$1.75 billion||$91.09 million||24.49|
Prestige Brands’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Prestige Brands. Prestige Brands is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
56.2% of shares of all “OTHER CONS DISC” companies are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of Prestige Brands shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 21.4% of shares of all “OTHER CONS DISC” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Prestige Brands beats its rivals on 7 of the 13 factors compared.
Prestige Brands Company Profile
Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, markets, sells, manufactures, and distributes over-the-counter (OTC) healthcare and household cleaning products in North America, Australia, and internationally. It operates through North American OTC Healthcare, International OTC Healthcare, and Household Cleaning segments. The company's OTC healthcare products include Chloraseptic sore throat treatments and mouth pain products, Clear Eyes eye care products, Compound W wart removers, Dramamine Non-Drowsy naturals, Efferdent denture cleansers, Luden's throat drops, BC and Goody's analgesic powders, Beano for gas prevention, Debrox for ear wax removal, and Gaviscon for upset stomach remedies. Its OTC healthcare products portfolio also comprise Fess nasal saline sprays, Hydralyte for dehydration and electrolyte replacement, Monistat for vaginal treatment-anti-fungal, Nix lice/parasite treatments, DenTek for peg oral care, Summer's Eve feminine care products, Fleet laxatives, Pedia Lax pediatric laxatives, Ecotrin aspirin, Phazyme for gas relief, Tagamet acid reducers, and Uristat urinary tract infection treatments. The company also offers household cleaning products consisting of Chore Boy scrubbing Pads; Comet abrasive and non-abrasive powders, sprays, and creams; and Spic and Span brand products. It primarily offers its products to mass merchandisers, drug stores, and supermarkets, as well as club, convenience, and dollar stores. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Tarrytown, New York.
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