Critical Survey: Prestige Brands (PBH) versus Funko (FNKO)

Prestige Brands (NYSE: PBH) and Funko (NASDAQ:FNKO) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership and earnings.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Prestige Brands and Funko’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Prestige Brands $882.06 million 2.12 $69.39 million $7.29 4.84
Funko $516.08 million 0.79 $4.42 million N/A N/A

Prestige Brands has higher revenue and earnings than Funko.


This table compares Prestige Brands and Funko’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Prestige Brands 38.05% 14.14% 3.44%
Funko N/A N/A N/A

Insider and Institutional Ownership

39.4% of Funko shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of Prestige Brands shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Prestige Brands and Funko, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Prestige Brands 0 2 5 0 2.71
Funko 0 1 7 0 2.88

Prestige Brands presently has a consensus target price of $78.33, indicating a potential upside of 121.84%. Funko has a consensus target price of $12.38, indicating a potential upside of 46.62%. Given Prestige Brands’ higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Prestige Brands is more favorable than Funko.


Prestige Brands beats Funko on 8 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Prestige Brands

Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, markets, sells, manufactures, and distributes over-the-counter (OTC) healthcare and household cleaning products in North America, Australia, and internationally. It operates through North American OTC Healthcare, International OTC Healthcare, and Household Cleaning segments. The company's OTC healthcare products include Chloraseptic sore throat treatments and mouth pain products, Clear Eyes eye care products, Compound W wart removers, Dramamine Non-Drowsy naturals, Efferdent denture cleansers, Luden's throat drops, BC and Goody's analgesic powders, Beano for gas prevention, Debrox for ear wax removal, and Gaviscon for upset stomach remedies. Its OTC healthcare products portfolio also comprise Fess nasal saline sprays, Hydralyte for dehydration and electrolyte replacement, Monistat for vaginal treatment-anti-fungal, Nix lice/parasite treatments, DenTek for peg oral care, Summer's Eve feminine care products, Fleet laxatives, Pedia Lax pediatric laxatives, Ecotrin aspirin, Phazyme for gas relief, Tagamet acid reducers, and Uristat urinary tract infection treatments. The company also offers household cleaning products consisting of Chore Boy scrubbing Pads; Comet abrasive and non-abrasive powders, sprays, and creams; and Spic and Span brand products. It primarily offers its products to mass merchandisers, drug stores, and supermarkets, as well as club, convenience, and dollar stores. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Tarrytown, New York.

About Funko

Funko, Inc., a pop culture consumer products company, designs and sells nostalgic bobble head figures in the United States and Europe. It also offers products in the categories of plush products, accessories, apparels, and homewares. The company offers its products to specialty retailers, mass-market retailers, and e-commerce sites; distributors for sale to small retailers; and consumers through its e-commerce business, as well as at specialty licensing and comic book shows, conventions, and exhibitions. Funko, Inc. was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Everett, Washington.

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