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  Critical Comparison: PVH (NYSE:PVH) versus Kontoor Brands (NYSE:KTB)

June 27, 2019 by sdfid  

  PVH (NYSE:PVH) and Kontoor Brands (NYSE:KTB) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations and valuation.

  Analyst Recommendations

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  This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for PVH and Kontoor Brands, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

  Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score

  PVH 0 5 13 1 2.79

  Kontoor Brands 1 4 3 0 2.25

  PVH currently has a consensus wholesale iphone target price of $129.44, indicating a potential upside of 38.35%. Kontoor Brands has a consensus target price of $29.58, indicating a potential upside of 10.92%. Given PVH’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe PVH is more favorable than Kontoor Brands.

  Institutional and Insider Ownership

  95.0% of PVH shares are owned by institutional investors. Wholesale 1.2% of PVH shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


  This table compares PVH and Kontoor Brands’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

  Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets

  PVH 6.69% 13.03% 6.11%

  Kontoor Brands N/A N/A N/A

  Earnings & Valuation

  This table compares PVH and wholesale watches Kontoor Brands’ revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

  Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio

  PVH $9.66 billion 0.73 $746.40 million $9.60 9.75

  Kontoor Brands N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

  PVH has higher revenue and earnings than Wholesale Kontoor Brands.


  PVH pays an annual dividend of $0.15 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.2%. Kontoor Brands does not pay a dividend. PVH pays out 1.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.


  PVH beats Kontoor Brands on 11 of the 12 Wholesale factors compared between the two stocks.

  About PVH

  PVH logoPVH Corp. operates as an apparel company in North America and internationally. The company operates through six segments: Calvin Klein North America, Calvin Klein International, Tommy Hilfiger North America, Tommy Hilfiger International, Heritage Brands garments wholesale markets, and Heritage Brands Retail. It designs, markets, and retails men's and women's apparel and accessories, including branded dress shirts, dresses, suits, neckwear, sportswear, jeans wear, performance and intimate apparel, underwear, swimwear, swim products, handbags, luggage products, footwear, golf apparel, sleepwear and loungewear, fragrances, cosmetics, skincare products and toiletries, socks and tights, jewelry, watches, outerwear, small leather goods, and furnishings, as well as other related products. The company offers its products under its own brands, such as Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Van Heusen, IZOD, ARROW, Warner's, Olga, Eagle, True&Co., and Geoffrey Beene; and licensed brands comprising Speedo, Kenneth Cole New York, Kenneth Cole Reaction, MICHAEL Michael Kors, Michael Kors Collection, DKNY, and Chaps, as well as various other licensed and private label brands. It also licenses its own brands over various products. The company distributes its products at wholesale market in dubai in department, chain, and specialty stores, as well as through warehouse clubs, mass market and off-price retailers, and independent retailers; and through company-operated full-price specialty and outlet stores, as well as through digital commerce sites. PVH Corp. was founded in 1881 and is based in New York, New York.


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