PVH Corp. (NYSE: PVH) is one of 26 public companies in the “Apparel & Accessories” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare PVH Corp. to related businesses based on the strength of its valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, risk and dividends.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

95.3% of PVH Corp. shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 48.8% of shares of all “Apparel & Accessories” companies are held by institutional investors. 1.5% of PVH Corp. shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 27.6% of shares of all “Apparel & Accessories” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

PVH Corp. pays an annual dividend of $0.15 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.1%. PVH Corp. pays out 2.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Apparel & Accessories” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.4% and pay out 40.9% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares PVH Corp. and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
PVH Corp. $8.41 billion $1.14 billion 24.14
PVH Corp. Competitors $2.68 billion $378.34 million -3.87

PVH Corp. has higher revenue and earnings than its rivals. PVH Corp. 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.

Risk & Volatility

PVH Corp. has a beta of 0.46, indicating that its share price is 54% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PVH Corp.’s rivals have a beta of 0.73, indicating that their average share price is 27% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
PVH Corp. 4.96% 11.67% 5.13%
PVH Corp. Competitors -1,512.44% -11.23% -7.75%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for PVH Corp. and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
PVH Corp. 0 3 12 0 2.80
PVH Corp. Competitors 302 1359 1928 76 2.49

PVH Corp. presently has a consensus price target of $138.86, indicating a potential upside of 9.97%. As a group, “Apparel & Accessories” companies have a potential upside of 4.54%. Given PVH Corp.’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe PVH Corp. is more favorable than its rivals.

Summary

PVH Corp. beats its rivals on 11 of the 15 factors compared.

PVH Corp. Company Profile

PVH Corp. is an apparel company. The Company operates through three segments: Calvin Klein, which consists of the Calvin Klein North America and Calvin Klein International segments; Tommy Hilfiger, which consists of the Tommy Hilfiger North America and Tommy Hilfiger International segments, and Heritage Brands, which consists of the Heritage Brands Wholesale and Heritage Brands Retail segments. The Company’s brand portfolio consists of various brand names, including Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Van Heusen, IZOD, ARROW, Warner’s, Olga and Eagle, which are owned, and Speedo, Geoffrey Beene, Kenneth Cole New York, Kenneth Cole Reaction, Sean John, MICHAEL Michael Kors, Michael Kors Collection and Chaps, which are licensed, as well as various other licensed and private label brands. The Company designs and markets dress shirts, neckwear, sportswear, jeanswear, intimate apparel, swim products and handbags, footwear and other related products.

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