Contrasting Sequential Brands Group (SQBG) & Jerash Holdings (US) (JRSH)

Sequential Brands Group (NASDAQ:SQBG) and Jerash Holdings (US) (NASDAQ:JRSH) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Dividends

Jerash Holdings (US) pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.0%. Sequential Brands Group does not pay a dividend.

Profitability

This table compares Sequential Brands Group and Jerash Holdings (US)’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Sequential Brands Group -101.91% 6.02% 1.95%
Jerash Holdings (US) 6.84% 16.08% 13.31%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Sequential Brands Group and Jerash Holdings (US)’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Sequential Brands Group $167.46 million 0.38 -$185.71 million $0.44 2.25
Jerash Holdings (US) $69.29 million 1.11 $10.41 million N/A N/A

Jerash Holdings (US) has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Sequential Brands Group.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Sequential Brands Group and Jerash Holdings (US), as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Sequential Brands Group 0 2 0 0 2.00
Jerash Holdings (US) 0 0 1 0 3.00

Sequential Brands Group currently has a consensus price target of $2.00, suggesting a potential upside of 102.06%. Given Sequential Brands Group’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Sequential Brands Group is more favorable than Jerash Holdings (US).

Insider & Institutional Ownership

42.6% of Sequential Brands Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 2.1% of Jerash Holdings (US) shares are held by institutional investors. 29.8% of Sequential Brands Group shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 43.0% of Jerash Holdings (US) shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Jerash Holdings (US) beats Sequential Brands Group on 9 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

Sequential Brands Group Company Profile

Sequential Brands Group, Inc. owns, promotes, markets, and licenses a portfolio of consumer brands in the United States and internationally. It offers products in the apparel, footwear, eyewear, fashion accessories, and home goods categories under the Jessica Simpson, AND1, Avia, GAIAM, Joe's Jeans, Ellen Tracy, Emeril Lagasse, William Rast, Heelys, Revo, Caribbean Joe, DVS, The Franklin Mint, Linens N Things, SPRI, Nevados, and FUL brand names; and food, wine, magazines, books, and other print and digital content categories under the Martha Stewart brand name. The company licenses its brands through various distribution channels to retailers, wholesalers, and distributors. Sequential Brands Group, Inc. was incorporated in 1982 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Jerash Holdings (US) Company Profile

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.

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