Jerash Holdings (US) (NASDAQ:JRSH) and G-III Apparel Group (NASDAQ:GIII) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, valuation and earnings.
This table compares Jerash Holdings (US) and G-III Apparel Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Jerash Holdings (US)||6.84%||16.08%||13.31%|
|G-III Apparel Group||3.75%||11.60%||5.93%|
Insider & Institutional Ownership
2.1% of Jerash Holdings (US) shares are held by institutional investors. 43.0% of Jerash Holdings (US) shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 9.8% of G-III Apparel Group shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Jerash Holdings (US) and G-III Apparel Group, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Jerash Holdings (US)||0||0||1||0||3.00|
|G-III Apparel Group||0||1||9||0||2.90|
G-III Apparel Group has a consensus target price of $44.90, suggesting a potential upside of 29.92%. Given G-III Apparel Group’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe G-III Apparel Group is more favorable than Jerash Holdings (US).
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Jerash Holdings (US) and G-III Apparel Group’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Jerash Holdings (US)||$69.29 million||1.13||$10.41 million||N/A||N/A|
|G-III Apparel Group||$2.81 billion||0.61||$62.12 million||$1.60||21.60|
G-III Apparel Group has higher revenue and earnings than Jerash Holdings (US).
Jerash Holdings (US) pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.9%. G-III Apparel Group does not pay a dividend.
Jerash Holdings (US) beats G-III Apparel Group on 8 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
Jerash Holdings (US) Company Profile
Jerash Holdings (US), Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and exports customized and ready-made sports and outerwear. The company offers jackets, polo shirts, crew neck shirts, pants, and shorts made from knitted fabric. It serves various brand-name retailers in the United States, Jordan, and internationally. The company was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
G-III Apparel Group Company Profile
G-III Apparel Group, Ltd. designs, manufactures, and markets women's and men's apparel in the United States and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Wholesale Operations and Retail Operations. Its products include outerwear, dresses, sportswear, swimwear, women's suits, and women's performance wear; and women's handbags, footwear, small leather goods, cold weather accessories, and luggage. The company markets apparel and other products under the proprietary brand names, including DKNY, Donna Karan, Andrew Marc, Marc New York, Vilebrequin, G.H. Bass, Black Rivet, Wilsons, Eliza J, Jessica Howard, G-III Sports by Carl Banks, and G-III for Her; and licensed brands, such as Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Karl Lagerfeld Paris, Guess?, Kenneth Cole, Cole Haan, Levi's, Vince Camuto, Ivanka Trump, Kensie, and Dockers. It has licenses with the National Football League, Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, National Hockey League, Touch by Alyssa Milano, Hands High, Collegiate Licensing Company, and Starter, as well as approximately 150 U.S. colleges and universities. The company offers its products to department, specialty, and mass merchant retail stores. As of January 31, 2018, it operated 367 leased retail stores, which included 165 Wilsons Leather stores, 139 G.H. Bass stores, 51 DKNY stores, 8 Karl Lagerfeld Paris stores, and 4 Calvin Klein Performance stores. The company also operates Wilsons Leather, G.H. Bass, and DKNY branded online stores. G-III Apparel Group, Ltd. was founded in 1956 and is based in New York, New York.
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