Michael Kors Holdings Limited (NYSE: KORS) is one of 37 publicly-traded companies in the “Apparel & Accessories Retailers” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Michael Kors Holdings Limited to related companies based on the strength of its valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, risk and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares Michael Kors Holdings Limited and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Michael Kors Holdings Limited 11.91% 40.26% 26.12%
Michael Kors Holdings Limited Competitors 1.06% -2.76% 3.28%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

83.4% of Michael Kors Holdings Limited shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 75.2% of shares of all “Apparel & Accessories Retailers” companies are held by institutional investors. 6.0% of Michael Kors Holdings Limited shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 16.5% of shares of all “Apparel & Accessories Retailers” companies are held by company 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.

Volatility and Risk

Michael Kors Holdings Limited has a beta of 0.03, suggesting that its stock price is 97% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Michael Kors Holdings Limited’s rivals have a beta of 0.78, suggesting that their average stock price is 22% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Michael Kors Holdings Limited and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Michael Kors Holdings Limited 3 18 6 0 2.11
Michael Kors Holdings Limited Competitors 510 2953 2880 84 2.39

Michael Kors Holdings Limited presently has a consensus target price of $44.92, indicating a potential downside of 5.65%. As a group, “Apparel & Accessories Retailers” companies have a potential upside of 4.93%. Given Michael Kors Holdings Limited’s rivals stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Michael Kors Holdings Limited has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Michael Kors Holdings Limited and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Michael Kors Holdings Limited $4.46 billion $1.07 billion 14.79
Michael Kors Holdings Limited Competitors $3.36 billion $448.52 million 22.49

Michael Kors Holdings Limited has higher revenue and earnings than its rivals. Michael Kors Holdings Limited is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Summary

Michael Kors Holdings Limited rivals beat Michael Kors Holdings Limited on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

About Michael Kors Holdings Limited

Michael Kors Holdings Limited is a designer, marketer, distributor and retailer of branded women’s apparel and accessories and men’s apparel bearing the Michael Kors tradename and related trademarks MICHAEL KORS, MICHAEL MICHAEL KORS, and various other related trademarks and logos. The Company operates through three segments: retail, wholesale and licensing. The Retail operations consist of collection stores and lifestyle stores, including concessions and outlet stores, located primarily in the Americas (the United States, Canada and Latin America), Europe and Asia, as well as e-commerce. Wholesale revenues are principally derived from major department and specialty stores located throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. The Company licenses its trademarks on products, such as fragrances, beauty, eyewear, leather goods, jewelry, watches, coats, men’s suits, swimwear, furs and ties, as well as through geographic licenses.

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