Tumi Holdings (NYSE: TUMI) and G-III Apparel Group, LTD. (NASDAQ:GIII) are both cyclical consumer goods & services companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, profitabiliy, earnings and risk.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Tumi Holdings and G-III Apparel Group, LTD.’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Tumi Holdings N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
G-III Apparel Group, LTD. $2.46 billion 0.51 $134.39 million $0.84 30.73

G-III Apparel Group, LTD. has higher revenue and earnings than Tumi Holdings.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

99.7% of G-III Apparel Group, LTD. shares are owned by institutional investors. 9.7% of G-III Apparel Group, LTD. shares 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.

Profitability

This table compares Tumi Holdings and G-III Apparel Group, LTD.’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Tumi Holdings 8.95% 10.52% 8.26%
G-III Apparel Group, LTD. 1.58% 5.57% 3.44%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Tumi Holdings and G-III Apparel Group, LTD., as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Tumi Holdings 0 0 0 0 N/A
G-III Apparel Group, LTD. 0 4 4 0 2.50

G-III Apparel Group, LTD. has a consensus target price of $29.00, indicating a potential upside of 12.36%. Given G-III Apparel Group, LTD.’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe G-III Apparel Group, LTD. is more favorable than Tumi Holdings.

Summary

G-III Apparel Group, LTD. beats Tumi Holdings on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

Tumi Holdings Company Profile

Tumi Holdings, Inc. (Tumi) offers a line of travel and business products and accessories in multiple categories. The Company operates through four segments: Direct-to-Consumer North America, which sells its products directly to consumers through a network of approximately 150 company-owned retail stores consisting of full-price stores and outlet stores; Direct-to-Consumer International, which sells its products directly to consumers through a network of over 20 company-owned full-price and outlet stores in street venues and select malls in international locations; Indirect-to-Consumer North America, which sells its products to wholesale customers in North America through approximately 800 doors, including specialty luggage retailers, prestige department stores and business-to-business channels, and Indirect-to-Consumer International, which sells its products to international wholesale customers through approximately 1,000 doors.

G-III Apparel Group, LTD. Company Profile

G-III Apparel Group, Ltd. designs, manufactures and markets a range of apparel products. The Company operates through two segments: wholesale operations and retail operations. Its apparel products include outerwear, dresses, sportswear, swimwear, women’s suits and women’s performance wear, as well as women’s handbags, footwear, small leather goods, cold weather accessories and luggage. The Company’s owned brands include Donna Karan, DKNY, DKNY Jeans, Vilebrequin, G-III Sports by Carl Banks, Eliza J, Black Rivet and Jessica Howard. It has fashion licenses under the Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Karl Lagerfeld, Kenneth Cole, Cole Haan and Dockers brands. Through its team sports business, it has licenses with the National Football League, National Basketball Association, Major League Baseball and National Hockey League. It also operates retail stores under the Donna Karan, Wilsons Leather, Bass, G.H. Bass & Co., Vilebrequin and Calvin Klein Performance names.

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