Guess? (NYSE:GES) and Delta Galil Industries (OTCMKTS:DELTY) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, profitability, valuation, dividends and institutional ownership.
Guess? pays an annual dividend of $0.90 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.1%. Delta Galil Industries pays an annual dividend of $0.37 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. Guess? pays out 128.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.
This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Guess? and Delta Galil Industries, as provided by MarketBeat.
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Guess? presently has a consensus price target of $22.00, indicating a potential upside of 0.92%. Given Guess?’s higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Guess? is more favorable than Delta Galil Industries.
Risk and Volatility
Guess? has a beta of 0.15, suggesting that its stock price is 85% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Delta Galil Industries has a beta of 0.57, suggesting that its stock price is 43% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Guess? and Delta Galil Industries’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Guess? and Delta Galil Industries’ revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
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Delta Galil Industries has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Guess?.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
70.8% of Guess? shares are owned by institutional investors. 31.3% of Guess? shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Guess? beats Delta Galil Industries on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.
Guess? Company Profile
Guess?, Inc. designs, markets, distributes, and licenses lifestyle collections of apparel and accessories for men, women, and children. It operates through five segments: Americas Retail, Americas Wholesale, Europe, Asia, and Licensing. The company's clothing collection includes jeans, pants, skirts, dresses, shorts, blouses, shirts, jackets, knitwear, and intimate apparel. It also grants licenses to manufacture and distribute various products that complement its apparel lines, such as eyewear, watches, handbags, footwear, kids' and infants' apparel, outerwear, swimwear, fragrance, jewelry, and other fashion accessories. The company markets its products under GUESS, GUESS?, GUESS U.S.A., GUESS Jeans, GUESS? and Triangle Design, MARCIANO, Question Mark and Triangle Design, a stylized G and a stylized M, GUESS Kids, Baby GUESS, YES, G by GUESS, GUESS by MARCIANO, and Gc brand names. It sells its products through direct-to-consumer, wholesale, and licensing distribution channels. As of August 4, 2018, the company directly operated 1,061 retail stores in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Its licensees and distributors operated an additional 601 retail stores worldwide. The company also offers its products through its retail Websites. Guess?, Inc. was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.
Delta Galil Industries Company Profile
Delta Galil Industries Ltd. manufactures and markets private label apparel products for men, women, and children worldwide. It offers intimate apparel for men and women, active wear, socks, and kids and baby wear. The company's products also include accessories and footwear; women's sleepwear; pajamas; loungewear; girls' clothing and beauty accessories, colorful bedding products, and sporty arm and leg warmers, as well as backpacks, handbags, and slippers; and shaping underwear. It offers its products under the 7 For All Mankind, Splendid, Schiesser, Delta, Karen Neuburger, P.J.Salvage, Fix, LittleMissMatched, and Nearly Nude brand names. Delta Galil Industries Ltd. also provides its products under the brand names licensed to the company, including Wilson, Maidenform, Tommy Hilfiger, Lacoste, and other brands. The company sells its products through retailers, as well as in its own stores and an online store. Delta Galil Industries Ltd. was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Caesarea, Israel.
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