Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings (NASDAQ: OLLI) and EVINE Live (NASDAQ:EVLV) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, risk, institutional ownership and valuation.

Risk and Volatility

Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings has a beta of 0.17, indicating that its share price is 83% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, EVINE Live has a beta of 3.36, indicating that its share price is 236% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings and EVINE Live’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings $967.59 million 2.86 $127.65 million $1.15 39.30
EVINE Live $647.45 million 0.10 $12.89 million ($0.11) -9.27

Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings has higher revenue and earnings than EVINE Live. EVINE Live is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings and EVINE Live’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings 7.60% 10.44% 6.78%
EVINE Live -1.08% -8.38% -2.45%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings and EVINE Live, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings 0 4 5 0 2.56
EVINE Live 0 0 2 0 3.00

Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings presently has a consensus price target of $46.57, indicating a potential upside of 3.03%. EVINE Live has a consensus price target of $2.50, indicating a potential upside of 145.10%. Given EVINE Live’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe EVINE Live is more favorable than Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

92.9% of Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 36.5% of EVINE Live shares are owned by institutional investors. 22.3% of Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 4.2% of EVINE Live shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings beats EVINE Live on 10 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings

Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings, Inc. is a retailer of brand name merchandise. The Company offers customers a selection of brand name products, including food, housewares, books and stationery, bed and bath, floor coverings, electronics and toys. Its warehouse format stores feature a range of products, including hardware, personal healthcare, candy, clothing, sporting goods, pet and lawn and garden products. It offers cooking utensils, dishes, appliances, plastic containers, coffee, bottled non-carbonated beverages, coffee, bottled non-carbonated beverages, bedding, towels, curtains, laminate flooring, commercial and residential carpeting, air conditioners, home electronics, cellular accessories, dolls, action figures, puzzles, action figures, puzzles, educational toys, board games, luggage, automotive, seasonal, furniture, summer furniture and lawn and garden. As of January 28, 2017, it had operated 234 stores across 19 contiguous states in the Eastern half of the United States.

About EVINE Live

EVINE Live Inc. is a digital commerce company. The Company operates through the digital commerce retailing segment. The Company offers a mix of brands directly to consumers in an engaging and informative shopping experience through television (TV), online and mobile devices. It operates an around the clock television shopping network, EVINE Live, which is distributed primarily on cable and satellite systems, through which the Company offers brand products in the categories of jewelry and watches, home and consumer electronics, beauty, and fashion and accessories. In addition, it offers a collection of men’s and women’s watches from classic to modern designs. It features home decor, bed and bath textiles, cookware, kitchen electrics, mattresses, tabletop accessories and home furnishings. Its beauty assortment features a range of skincare, cosmetics, hair care, and bath and body products. It also offers a range of apparel, outerwear, intimates, handbags, accessories and footwear.

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