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

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Michael Kors Holdings Limited and its peers, 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 511 2956 2886 84 2.40

Michael Kors Holdings Limited presently has a consensus price target of $44.92, suggesting a potential downside of 5.55%. As a group, “Apparel & Accessories Retailers” companies have a potential upside of 4.83%. Given Michael Kors Holdings Limited’s peers stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Michael Kors Holdings Limited has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Michael Kors Holdings Limited and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Michael Kors Holdings Limited $4.46 billion $1.07 billion 14.77
Michael Kors Holdings Limited Competitors $3.36 billion $448.52 million 21.89

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

Institutional & 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, 16.4% of shares of all “Apparel & Accessories Retailers” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Michael Kors Holdings Limited and its peers’ 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 0.80% -2.79% 3.26%

Volatility & Risk

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

Summary

Michael Kors Holdings Limited peers 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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