Tumi Holdings (NYSE: TUMI) and V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) are both cyclical consumer goods & services companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, dividends and risk.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Tumi Holdings and V.F. Corporation, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Tumi Holdings 0 0 0 0 N/A
V.F. Corporation 1 15 5 0 2.19

V.F. Corporation has a consensus target price of $60.61, indicating a potential downside of 2.91%. Given V.F. Corporation’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe V.F. Corporation is more favorable than Tumi Holdings.

Dividends

V.F. Corporation pays an annual dividend of $1.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. Tumi Holdings does not pay a dividend. V.F. Corporation pays out 64.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. V.F. Corporation has raised its dividend for 44 consecutive years.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

89.1% of V.F. Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.6% of V.F. Corporation shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Tumi Holdings and V.F. Corporation’s 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
V.F. Corporation $12.01 billion 2.05 $1.87 billion $2.59 24.10

V.F. Corporation has higher revenue and earnings than Tumi Holdings.

Profitability

This table compares Tumi Holdings and V.F. Corporation’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%
V.F. Corporation 9.23% 27.44% 12.68%

Summary

V.F. Corporation beats Tumi Holdings on 10 of the 11 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.

V.F. Corporation Company Profile

V.F. Corporation (VF) is engaged in the design, production, procurement, marketing and distribution of branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and related products. The Company’s segments include Outdoor & Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear and Sportswear. Its Outdoor & Action Sports Coalition is a group of authentic outdoor and activity-based lifestyle brands. Its product offerings include apparel, footwear, equipment, backpacks, luggage and accessories. Its Imagewear coalition consists of the Image business. Its Wrangler brand offers denim, apparel, accessories and footwear through mass merchants, specialty stores and department stores in the United States, VF-operated stores and online at www.wrangler.com. The Sportswear coalition consists of the Nautica and Kipling brand businesses in North America (the Kipling brand outside of North America is managed by the Outdoor & Action Sports coalition).

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