Tiffany & Co. (TIF) and Luk Fook Holdings (International) (LKFLF) Head to Head Contrast

Tiffany & Co. (NYSE: TIF) and Luk Fook Holdings (International) (OTCMKTS:LKFLF) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, risk, earnings and dividends.

Volatility & Risk

Tiffany & Co. has a beta of 1.82, suggesting that its share price is 82% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Luk Fook Holdings (International) has a beta of -0.32, suggesting that its share price is 132% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Tiffany & Co. and Luk Fook Holdings (International)’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Tiffany & Co. $4.17 billion 3.96 $370.10 million $4.13 32.22
Luk Fook Holdings (International) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Tiffany & Co. has higher revenue and earnings than Luk Fook Holdings (International).

Profitability

This table compares Tiffany & Co. and Luk Fook Holdings (International)’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Tiffany & Co. 9.75% 17.61% 10.52%
Luk Fook Holdings (International) N/A N/A N/A

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Tiffany & Co. and Luk Fook Holdings (International), as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Tiffany & Co. 0 11 11 0 2.50
Luk Fook Holdings (International) 0 0 0 0 N/A

Tiffany & Co. presently has a consensus target price of $124.47, indicating a potential downside of 6.46%. Given Tiffany & Co.’s higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Tiffany & Co. is more favorable than Luk Fook Holdings (International).

Dividends

Tiffany & Co. pays an annual dividend of $2.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. Luk Fook Holdings (International) does not pay a dividend. Tiffany & Co. pays out 53.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Tiffany & Co. has increased its dividend for 8 consecutive years.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

80.9% of Tiffany & Co. shares are held by institutional investors. 1.3% of Tiffany & Co. shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Tiffany & Co. beats Luk Fook Holdings (International) on 11 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

Tiffany & Co. Company Profile

Tiffany & Co., through its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and retails jewelry and other items in the Americas, the Asia-Pacific, Japan, Europe, and internationally. The company offers jewelry collections, engagement rings, and wedding bands. It also sells timepieces, leather goods, sterling silver goods, china, crystal, stationery, eyewear, fragrances, and other accessories; and wholesales diamonds and earnings. The company sells its products through retail, Internet and catalog, business-to-business, and wholesale distribution channels. As of January 31, 2018, it operated 315 stores, including 124 stores in the Americas, 87 stores in the Asia-Pacific, 54 stores in Japan, 46 stores in Europe, and 4 stores in the United Arab Emirates. Tiffany & Co. was founded in 1837 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Luk Fook Holdings (International) Company Profile

Luk Fook Holdings (International) Limited, an investment holding company, engages in sourcing, designing, wholesaling, trademark licensing, and retailing various gold and platinum jewelry, and gem-set jewelry. The company is also involved in gold bullion trading; wholesaling polished diamonds; property holding; retailing optical products; wholesaling and retailing watches; and the provision of quality examination services, as well as the authentication of gemstones. In addition, it provides software development and Internet related services. As of March 31, 2017, the company operated a total of 1,496 shops in Hong Kong, Macau, Mainland China, Singapore, Korea, Malaysia, the United States, Canada, and Australia. Luk Fook Holdings (International) Limited was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Jordan, Hong Kong.

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