Differential Brands Group (NASDAQ: DFBG) is one of 26 public companies in the “Apparel & Accessories” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Differential Brands Group to similar businesses based on the strength of its profitability, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares Differential Brands Group and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Differential Brands Group -8.85% -29.02% -7.53%
Differential Brands Group Competitors -1,518.09% -7.10% -7.77%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

1.6% of Differential Brands Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 51.4% of shares of all “Apparel & Accessories” companies are owned by institutional investors. 62.5% of Differential Brands Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 25.8% of shares of all “Apparel & Accessories” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk and Volatility

Differential Brands Group has a beta of -1.72, indicating that its share price is 272% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Differential Brands Group’s competitors have a beta of 0.72, indicating that their average share price is 28% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Differential Brands Group and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Differential Brands Group 0 0 2 0 3.00
Differential Brands Group Competitors 297 1332 1912 76 2.49

Differential Brands Group presently has a consensus price target of $5.00, indicating a potential upside of 212.50%. As a group, “Apparel & Accessories” companies have a potential upside of 4.35%. Given Differential Brands Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Differential Brands Group is more favorable than its competitors.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Differential Brands Group and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Differential Brands Group $159.73 million $4.56 million -1.50
Differential Brands Group Competitors $2.67 billion $376.20 million -4.48

Differential Brands Group’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Differential Brands Group. Differential Brands Group is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Differential Brands Group Company Profile

Differential Brands Group Inc., formerly Joe’s Jeans Inc., is engaged in the design, development and marketing of apparel products, which include denim jeans, related casual wear and accessories. The Company offers its products under various brands, such as Hudson, Robert Graham and SWIMS. Its segments are Wholesale and Retail. Its Wholesale segment consists of sales of Hudson products to retailers, specialty stores and international distributors. Its Retail segment consists of sales of its products to consumers through its retail Internet sites for Hudson products. The Hudson product line includes women’s, men’s and children’s denim jeans, pants and other bottoms. The Robert Graham product line includes men’s sport shirts, pants, sweaters, knits, t-shirts, sportcoats, outerwear and swimwear. Through SWIMS brand, it distributes a range of footwear, swimwear, outerwear, ready-to-wear and accessories across the world through department stores, independent specialty and luxury resorts.

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