Jerash Holdings (US) (NASDAQ:JRSH) and Under Armour (NYSE:UAA) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, earnings and profitability.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Jerash Holdings (US) and Under Armour, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Jerash Holdings (US) 0 0 1 0 3.00
Under Armour 5 12 4 0 1.95

Under Armour has a consensus price target of $22.23, suggesting a potential upside of 7.11%. Given Under Armour’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Under Armour is more favorable than Jerash Holdings (US).

Insider and Institutional Ownership

2.1% of Jerash Holdings (US) shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 37.8% of Under Armour shares are owned by institutional investors. 43.0% of Jerash Holdings (US) shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 16.4% of Under Armour shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Jerash Holdings (US) and Under Armour’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Jerash Holdings (US) $69.29 million 1.13 $10.41 million N/A N/A
Under Armour $4.98 billion 1.87 -$48.26 million $0.19 109.21

Jerash Holdings (US) has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Under Armour.

Profitability

This table compares Jerash Holdings (US) and Under Armour’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Jerash Holdings (US) 6.84% 16.08% 13.31%
Under Armour -2.68% 3.96% 1.89%

Dividends

Jerash Holdings (US) pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.9%. Under Armour does not pay a dividend.

Summary

Jerash Holdings (US) beats Under Armour on 7 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Jerash Holdings (US)

Jerash Holdings (US), Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and exports customized and ready-made sports and outerwear. The company offers jackets, polo shirts, crew neck shirts, pants, and shorts made from knitted fabric. It serves various brand-name retailers in the United States, Jordan, and internationally. The company was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

About Under Armour

Under Armour, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, markets, and distributes branded performance apparel, footwear, and accessories for men, women, and youth primarily in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia-Pacific, and Latin America. The company offers its apparel in compression, fitted, and loose types to be worn in hot, cold, and in between the extremes. It also provides various footwear products, including running, basketball, cleated, slides and performance training, and outdoor footwear. In addition, the company offers accessories, which include headwear, bags, and gloves; and digital fitness subscriptions, as well as digital advertising through MapMyFitness, MyFitnessPal, and Endomondo applications. It primarily offers its products under the UA Logo, UNDER ARMOUR, UA, ARMOUR, HEATGEAR, COLDGEAR, ALLSEASONGEAR, PROTECT THIS HOUSE, and I WILL, as well as ARMOURBITE, ARMOURSTORM, ARMOUR FLEECE, ARMOUR BRA, and UNDER ARMOUR CONNECTED FITNESS brands. The company sells its products through wholesale channels, including national and regional sporting goods chains, independent and specialty retailers, department store chains, institutional athletic departments, and leagues and teams, as well as independent distributors; and directly to consumers through a network of brand and factory house stores, and Website. Under Armour, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland.

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