Head to Head Contrast: Poshmark (POSH) versus The Competition

Poshmark (NASDAQ: POSH) is one of 37 publicly-traded companies in the “Catalog & mail-order houses” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Poshmark to similar businesses based on the strength of its earnings, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations and valuation.


This table compares Poshmark and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Poshmark N/A N/A N/A
Poshmark Competitors -4.59% -5.97% 0.50%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Poshmark and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Poshmark 0 4 5 0 2.56
Poshmark Competitors 215 1016 3110 59 2.68

Poshmark currently has a consensus price target of $60.88, suggesting a potential upside of 35.19%. As a group, “Catalog & mail-order houses” companies have a potential upside of 19.13%. Given Poshmark’s higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Poshmark is more favorable than its rivals.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

7.7% of Poshmark shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 54.5% of shares of all “Catalog & mail-order houses” companies are held by institutional investors. 27.9% of shares of all “Catalog & mail-order houses” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Poshmark and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Poshmark $262.08 million $16.84 million 36.02
Poshmark Competitors $15.45 billion $709.82 million 6.52

Poshmark’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Poshmark. Poshmark is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.


Poshmark rivals beat Poshmark on 8 of the 12 factors compared.

About Poshmark

Poshmark, Inc. operates as a social marketplace for new and secondhand style products in the United States, Canada, and Australia. The company offers apparel, footwear, home, beauty, and pet products, as well as accessories. As of December 31, 2020, it had 6.5 million active buyers. The company was formerly known as GoshPosh, Inc. and changed its name to Poshmark, Inc. in 2011. Poshmark, Inc. was incorporated in 2011 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.

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