Vince (NYSE: VNCE) and Deckers Outdoor (NYSE:DECK) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, valuation, profitability and institutional ownership.

Profitability

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This table compares Vince and Deckers Outdoor’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Vince -68.01% -120.03% -9.74%
Deckers Outdoor 4.17% 17.72% 12.43%

Volatility and Risk

Vince has a beta of 1.83, indicating that its share price is 83% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Deckers Outdoor has a beta of 1.17, indicating that its share price is 17% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

4.7% of Vince shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 99.6% of Deckers Outdoor shares are held by institutional investors. 74.0% of Vince shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.9% of Deckers Outdoor shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Vince and Deckers Outdoor’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Vince $268.20 million 0.39 -$162.65 million ($36.29) -0.25
Deckers Outdoor $1.79 billion 1.63 $5.71 million $2.42 37.89

Deckers Outdoor has higher revenue and earnings than Vince. Vince is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Deckers Outdoor, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Vince and Deckers Outdoor, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Vince 0 1 0 0 2.00
Deckers Outdoor 1 8 5 0 2.29

Vince presently has a consensus price target of $1.00, indicating a potential downside of 88.80%. Deckers Outdoor has a consensus price target of $86.23, indicating a potential downside of 5.96%. Given Deckers Outdoor’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Deckers Outdoor is more favorable than Vince.

Summary

Deckers Outdoor beats Vince on 12 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Vince Company Profile

Vince Holding Corp. (Vince) is a United States-based company, which offers a range of women’s and men’s apparel, women’s and men’s footwear, and handbags. The Company operates as a fashion brand. The Company operates in two segments: Wholesale and Direct-to-consumer. The Company’s Wholesale segment consists of its operations to distribute products to various department stores and specialty stores in the United States and select international markets. The Company’s Direct-to-consumer segment consists of its operations to distribute products directly to the consumer through its branded specialty retail stores, outlet stores and e-commerce platform. The Company utilizes luxe fabrications and various techniques to create its product assortment. The Company serves its customers through various channels, including wholesale department stores and specialty stores in the United States, as well as through its branded retail locations and its Website.

Deckers Outdoor Company Profile

Deckers Outdoor Corporation is engaged in designing, marketing and distributing footwear, apparel and accessories for both everyday casual lifestyle use and high performance activities. The Company’s segments include operations of its brands, such as UGG, Teva, Sanuk and other brands; wholesale divisions, and Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) business, which includes E-Commerce business and retail store business. The Company sells accessories, such as handbags and loungewear, through domestic and international retailers, international distributors and directly to end user consumers both domestically and internationally, through its Websites, call centers and retail stores. The Company markets its products primarily under three brands: UGG, Teva and Sanuk. The Company’s other brands include Hoka One One (Hoka), Ahnu and Koolaburra by UGG (Koolaburra). It has a total of over 150 retail stores across the world.

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