Comparing Youngevity International (YGYI) & dELiA*s (OTCMKTS:DLIAQ)

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Youngevity International (NASDAQ:YGYI) and dELiA*s (OTCMKTS:DLIAQ) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, dividends, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.


This table compares Youngevity International and dELiA*s’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Youngevity International -10.85% -150.83% -24.02%
dELiA*s N/A N/A N/A

Institutional & Insider Ownership

0.4% of Youngevity International shares are held by institutional investors. 59.4% of Youngevity International shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 28.8% of dELiA*s shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Youngevity International and dELiA*s’ revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Youngevity International $165.70 million 1.07 -$12.67 million N/A N/A
dELiA*s N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

dELiA*s has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Youngevity International.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Youngevity International and dELiA*s, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Youngevity International 0 0 1 0 3.00
dELiA*s 0 0 0 0 N/A

Youngevity International currently has a consensus target price of $7.00, indicating a potential upside of 1.45%.

Volatility & Risk

Youngevity International has a beta of 0.64, indicating that its stock price is 36% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, dELiA*s has a beta of 3.17, indicating that its stock price is 217% more volatile than the S&P 500.

About Youngevity International

Youngevity International, Inc. develops and distributes health and nutrition related products and services through independent direct selling network in the United States and internationally. It operates in two segments, Direct Selling and Commercial Coffee. The company offers approximately 5,500 products, including nutritional, vitamin, mineral, herbal, liquid, and dietary supplements; apparel; fashion and jewelry accessories; digital products; and packaged foods. It also provides automotive fuel additive, organic food and beverage, performance and energy, health and wellness, tea, weight loss, gourmet coffee, skincare and cosmetic, jewelry, beauty, and pet supplement products; and lifestyle products, such as spa, home, and garden products. In addition, the company manufactures and distributes essential-oil based nontoxic cleaning and care products for personal, home, and professional use. Further, it produces and sells coffee products under Café La Rica, Café Alma, Josie's Java House, Javalution Urban Grind, Javalution Daily Grind, and Javalution Royal Roast brand names. The company sells coffee products to wellness and retirement centers, and various cruise lines and cruise line distributors through retailers and distributors, as well as directly to the consumers under the JavaFit brand. Youngevity International, Inc. also markets its products through a range of consumer Websites, such as;;;;;;;;; and The company was formerly known as AL International, Inc. and changed its name to Youngevity International, Inc. in July 2013. Youngevity International, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Chula Vista, California.

About dELiA*s

dELiA*s, Inc. operates as a multi-channel retail company, primarily marketing to teenage girls in the United States. The company sells various product categories to consumers through its Website, direct mail catalogs, and retail stores. It develops, markets, and sells a collection of apparel, dresses, swimwear, footwear, outerwear, and accessories primarily for teenage girls under the dELiA*s name. As of May 3, 2014, the company operated 99 stores. It also develops, markets, and sells third-party brands. The company was founded in 1997 and is based in Costa Mesa, California.

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