Head to Head Contrast: (LBY) & HRG Group (NYSE:HRG)

HRG Group (NYSE: HRG) and (NYSE:LBY) are both cyclical consumer goods & services companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, valuation and profitability.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

95.5% of HRG Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.2% of HRG Group shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for HRG Group and , as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
HRG Group 0 0 0 0 N/A
0 0 0 0 N/A

Profitability

This table compares HRG Group and ‘s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
HRG Group 2.11% -2.05% -0.10%
N/A N/A N/A

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares HRG Group and ‘s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
HRG Group $5.01 billion 0.69 $106.00 million ($0.32) -53.94
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

HRG Group has higher revenue and earnings than .

Summary

HRG Group beats on 4 of the 6 factors compared between the two stocks.

About HRG Group

HRG Group, Inc. is a holding company. The Company operates through two segments: Consumer Products and Insurance. The Consumer Products segment consists of the Company’s subsidiary, Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (Spectrum Brands). The Insurance segment includes its subsidiary, Front Street Re (Delaware) Ltd. (Front Street). Through Spectrum Brands, the Company is a diversified global branded consumer products company. The Company offers seven product categories: consumer batteries, small appliances, global pet supplies, home and garden control products, personal care products, hardware and home improvement products and global auto care. Through Front Street, the Company is engaged in the business of providing long-term reinsurance, including reinsurance to the specialty insurance sector of fixed, deferred and payout annuities. The Company’s subsidiary, Fidelity & Guaranty Life (FGL), provides life insurance and annuity products.

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