Michael Kors Holdings Limited (NYSE: KORS) is one of 37 public companies in the “Apparel & Accessories Retailers” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Michael Kors Holdings Limited to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, profitability, risk and dividends.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Michael Kors Holdings Limited and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Michael Kors Holdings Limited $4.46 billion $1.07 billion 13.95
Michael Kors Holdings Limited Competitors $3.36 billion $449.88 million 21.72

Michael Kors Holdings Limited has higher revenue and earnings than its competitors. Michael Kors Holdings Limited is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

This table compares Michael Kors Holdings Limited and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Michael Kors Holdings Limited 11.91% 40.26% 26.12%
Michael Kors Holdings Limited Competitors 1.11% -2.10% 3.78%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Michael Kors Holdings Limited and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Michael Kors Holdings Limited 3 19 3 0 2.00
Michael Kors Holdings Limited Competitors 607 3123 2928 91 2.37

Michael Kors Holdings Limited currently has a consensus price target of $41.77, indicating a potential downside of 7.01%. As a group, “Apparel & Accessories Retailers” companies have a potential upside of 10.82%. Given Michael Kors Holdings Limited’s competitors stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Michael Kors Holdings Limited has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

83.4% of Michael Kors Holdings Limited shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 75.1% of shares of all “Apparel & Accessories Retailers” companies are held by institutional investors. 6.0% of Michael Kors Holdings Limited shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 16.7% of shares of all “Apparel & Accessories Retailers” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

About Michael Kors Holdings Limited

Michael Kors Holdings Limited is a designer, marketer, distributor and retailer of branded women’s apparel and accessories and men’s apparel bearing the Michael Kors tradename and related trademarks MICHAEL KORS, MICHAEL MICHAEL KORS, and various other related trademarks and logos. The Company operates through three segments: retail, wholesale and licensing. The Retail operations consist of collection stores and lifestyle stores, including concessions and outlet stores, located primarily in the Americas (the United States, Canada and Latin America), Europe and Asia, as well as e-commerce. Wholesale revenues are principally derived from major department and specialty stores located throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. The Company licenses its trademarks on products, such as fragrances, beauty, eyewear, leather goods, jewelry, watches, coats, men’s suits, swimwear, furs and ties, as well as through geographic licenses.

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