DS Healthcare Group (OTCMKTS: DSKX) is one of 32 public companies in the “Personal Products” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare DS Healthcare Group to related businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, earnings, dividends, risk and institutional ownership.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

0.0% of DS Healthcare Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 57.5% of shares of all “Personal Products” companies are owned by institutional investors. 19.4% of DS Healthcare Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 15.4% of shares of all “Personal Products” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for DS Healthcare Group and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
DS Healthcare Group 0 0 0 0 N/A
DS Healthcare Group Competitors 361 1261 1526 24 2.38

As a group, “Personal Products” companies have a potential upside of 15.89%. Given DS Healthcare Group’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe DS Healthcare Group has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares DS Healthcare Group and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
DS Healthcare Group $12.95 million -$6.93 million -0.04
DS Healthcare Group Competitors $16.34 billion $2.21 billion 425.27

DS Healthcare Group’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than DS Healthcare Group. DS Healthcare Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

This table compares DS Healthcare Group and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
DS Healthcare Group -62.31% -1,304.25% -117.85%
DS Healthcare Group Competitors -23.34% 73.78% 1.23%

Risk and Volatility

DS Healthcare Group has a beta of -0.21, indicating that its stock price is 121% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, DS Healthcare Group’s rivals have a beta of 1.12, indicating that their average stock price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

DS Healthcare Group rivals beat DS Healthcare Group on 8 of the 9 factors compared.

DS Healthcare Group Company Profile

DS Healthcare Group, Inc., doing business as DS Laboratories, is a personal care, product development and marketing company. The Company develops and markets branded personal care products that address thinning hair conditions, skin care and other personal care needs. It develops technologies and products for hair care and personal care needs. Its technologies include Liposome Technology, which acts as a carrier agent, and is designed to enhance the act ion of the active ingredients in its products, and Nanosome Technology, which acts as a delivery vehicle, and is designed to infuse active compounds into targeted cells. The Company products are primarily sold under its DS Laboratories brand. It also sells certain products under its Polaris Labs and Sigma Skin brands. It markets and sells these products through salons, spas, department stores, specialty retailers and distributors. The Company offers products under three product categories: Hair Care, Skin Care and Personal Care.

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