Netshoes Cayman (NYSE: NETS) and Liberty Interactive (NASDAQ:QVCA) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation and institutional ownership.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

61.5% of Netshoes Cayman shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 97.1% of Liberty Interactive shares are held by institutional investors. 10.7% of Liberty Interactive shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares Netshoes Cayman and Liberty Interactive’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Netshoes Cayman N/A N/A N/A
Liberty Interactive 5.01% 11.03% 3.85%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Netshoes Cayman and Liberty Interactive’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Netshoes Cayman $533.75 million 0.36 -$46.35 million N/A N/A
Liberty Interactive $10.22 billion 0.97 $1.24 billion $1.10 22.54

Liberty Interactive has higher revenue and earnings than Netshoes Cayman.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Netshoes Cayman and Liberty Interactive, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Netshoes Cayman 0 1 3 0 2.75
Liberty Interactive 1 1 6 0 2.63

Netshoes Cayman presently has a consensus target price of $21.88, indicating a potential upside of 250.56%. Liberty Interactive has a consensus target price of $30.50, indicating a potential upside of 23.03%. Given Netshoes Cayman’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Netshoes Cayman is more favorable than Liberty Interactive.


Liberty Interactive beats Netshoes Cayman on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Netshoes Cayman

Netshoes (Cayman) Limited is a sports and lifestyle online retailer in Latin America. The Company focuses on offering an online consumer platform in Latin America. The Company operates through two segments: Brazil and International. The Company operates in Brazil, Argentina, and Mexico. The Brazil segment consists of retail sales of consumer products from all of its verticals (which includes sales of sporting goods and related garments, as well as fashion and beauty goods) carried out through its sites and and third-party sites that it manages, as well as its business to business offline operation. The International segment consists of retail sales of consumer products (mainly sporting goods and related garments) from its sites and in Argentina and Mexico.

About Liberty Interactive

Liberty Interactive Corporation owns interests in subsidiaries and other companies, which are primarily engaged in the video and online commerce industries. Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, the Company operates in North America, Europe and Asia. Its principal businesses and assets include its subsidiaries QVC, Inc. (QVC), zulily, llc (zulily) and and Evite, Inc. (Evite). The Company’s segments include QVC, zulily, and Corporate and other. Evite is an online invitation and social event planning service on the Web. As of December 31, 2016, QVC marketed and sold a range of consumer products primarily through live merchandise-focused televised shopping programs distributed to approximately 362 million households each day and through its Websites, including, and other interactive media, such as mobile applications. Zulily’s merchandise includes women’s, children’s and men’s apparel, children’s merchandise and other products, such as kitchen accessories and home decor.

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