Xtep International (OTCMKTS: XTEPY) and PVH (NYSE:PVH) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, earnings and risk.
Volatility & Risk
Xtep International has a beta of -0.12, suggesting that its share price is 112% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PVH has a beta of 0.71, suggesting that its share price is 29% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Xtep International and PVH’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Xtep International and PVH’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Xtep International||$812.19 million||1.15||$79.44 million||N/A||N/A|
|PVH||$8.20 billion||1.34||$549.00 million||$6.72||21.33|
PVH has higher revenue and earnings than Xtep International.
Xtep International pays an annual dividend of $1.41 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.4%. PVH pays an annual dividend of $0.15 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.1%. PVH pays out 2.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Xtep International and PVH, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
PVH has a consensus target price of $153.88, indicating a potential upside of 8.58%. Given PVH’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe PVH is more favorable than Xtep International.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
96.2% of PVH shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.5% of PVH shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
PVH beats Xtep International on 11 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Xtep International
Xtep International Holdings Limited designs, develops, manufactures, and markets sportswear primarily in the People's Republic of China. The company offers sportswear, including footwear, apparel, and accessory products primarily under the Xtep brand. It is also involved in the trading of sportswear. As of December 31, 2016, the company had approximately 6,800 retail stores; and 250 Xtep kids brand POS. It also offers its products online. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Quanzhou, the People's Republic of China. Xtep International Holdings Limited is a subsidiary of Group Success Investments Limited.
PVH Corp. operates as an apparel company in the United States and internationally. The company operates through Calvin Klein North America, Calvin Klein International, Tommy Hilfiger North America, Tommy Hilfiger International, Heritage Brands Wholesale, and Heritage Brands Retail segments. It designs, markets, and retails men's and women's apparel and accessories, branded dress shirts, neckwear, sportswear, jeans wear, intimate apparel, swim products, handbags, footwear, golf apparel, fragrances, cosmetics, eyewear, socks, jewelry, watches, outerwear, small leather goods, and furnishings, as well as other related products. The company offers its products under its own brands, such as Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Van Heusen, IZOD, ARROW, Warner's, Olga, and Eagle; and licensed brands comprising Speedo, Geoffrey Beene, Kenneth Cole New York, Kenneth Cole Reaction, Sean John, MICHAEL Michael Kors, Michael Kors Collection, and Chaps, as well as various other licensed and private label brands. It also licenses its own brands over various products. The company distributes its products at wholesale in department, chain, specialty, mass market, club, off-price, and independent stores; and through company-operated full-price specialty and outlet stores, as well as through e-commerce sites. PVH Corp. was founded in 1881 and is based in New York, New York.
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