Torrid (NYSE:CURV – Get Rating) and Almost Never Films (OTCMKTS:HLWD – Get Rating) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, valuation and dividends.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Torrid and Almost Never Films’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Torrid||$1.28 billion||0.41||-$29.94 million||($0.17)||-29.53|
|Almost Never Films||$340,000.00||N/A||-$130,000.00||($0.02)||-2.63|
Almost Never Films has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Torrid. Torrid is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Almost Never Films, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Almost Never Films||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Torrid presently has a consensus price target of $8.83, indicating a potential upside of 75.96%. Given Torrid’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Torrid is more favorable than Almost Never Films.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
90.9% of Torrid shares are held by institutional investors. 9.6% of Torrid shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 83.1% of Almost Never Films shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares Torrid and Almost Never Films’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Almost Never Films||N/A||N/A||-77.41%|
Almost Never Films beats Torrid on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
Torrid Holdings Inc. operates in women's plus-size apparel and intimates market in North America. The company designs, develops, and merchandises its products under the Torrid and Torrid Curve brand names. It is involved in the sale of tops, bottoms, dresses, denims, activewear, intimates, sleep wear, swim wear, and outerwear products; and non-apparel products comprising accessories, footwear, and beauty products. The company sells its products directly to consumers through its e-commerce platform and its physical stores. As of January 29, 2022, it operated 624 stores in 50 U.S. states, Puerto Rico, and Canada. Torrid Holdings Inc. was incorporated in 2019 and is headquartered in City of Industry, California.
About Almost Never Films
Almost Never Films Inc. operates as a film company in the United States. The company focuses on film production activities; and the provision of finance and production related services for movies. Almost Never Films Inc. is based in West Hollywood, California.
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