LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton (OTCMKTS: LVMUY) and Shiseido (OTCMKTS:SSDOY) are both large-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, profitability, risk, dividends, earnings and analyst recommendations.
This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton and Shiseido, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton||0||2||2||0||2.50|
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton pays an annual dividend of $0.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. Shiseido does not pay a dividend.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
0.4% of LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.1% of Shiseido shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton and Shiseido’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton and Shiseido’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton||$48.16 billion||3.13||$5.79 billion||N/A||N/A|
|Shiseido||$8.97 billion||2.60||$202.92 million||$0.49||119.14|
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton has higher revenue and earnings than Shiseido.
Volatility and Risk
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton has a beta of 1.04, meaning that its stock price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Shiseido has a beta of 0.56, meaning that its stock price is 44% less volatile than the S&P 500.
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton beats Shiseido on 7 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
About LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE is a luxury goods company. Its business activities are divided into various business groups, including Wines & Spirits, Fashion & Leather Goods, Perfumes & Cosmetics, Watches & Jewelry, Selective retailing and Other activities. The Company has approximately 70 brands and over 3,950 stores around the world. It produces still and sparkling wines from various wine-growing regions, as well as whiskey. The Fashion & Leather Goods business group includes brands, such as Louis Vuitton, Fendi, Donna Karan, Loewe, Marc Jacobs, Celine and Edun. It focuses on the perfumes, make-up and skincare business, and offers a range of brands, including Christian Dior, Guerlain and Kenzo. The Watches & Jewelry sector operates in two segments: high-quality watchmaking, and jewelry and high jewelry. Its Selective Retailing companies operate in Europe, North America, Asia and the Middle East. Its other activities include Les Echos group, Royal Van Lent and Cheval Blanc.
Shiseido Company, Limited is engaged in the business of the production and sale of cosmetics. The Company operates through two segments: Japan Business and Global Business. The Company’s Japan Business segment includes the Japan business, which includes the production and sale of cosmetics, cosmetics accessories and toiletries, and the healthcare business, which includes the production and sale of health and beauty foods, and over-the-counter drugs. The Japan Business segment is also engaged in the production and sale of non-Shiseido-brand products and mail-order products, and other businesses. The Company’s Global Business segment covers the overseas cosmetics business, which includes the production and sale of cosmetics, cosmetics accessories and toiletries, and the domestic and overseas professional business, which includes the production and sale of beauty salon products and other businesses. In addition, the Company is involved in the restaurant business.
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