Honest (NASDAQ:HNST – Get Rating) is one of 49 public companies in the “Catalog & mail-order houses” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Honest to related companies based on the strength of its dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, risk and profitability.
This table compares Honest and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
69.2% of Honest shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.1% of shares of all “Catalog & mail-order houses” companies are owned by institutional investors. 28.3% of shares of all “Catalog & mail-order houses” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Honest and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Honest||$318.64 million||-$38.68 million||-9.09|
|Honest Competitors||$15.72 billion||$855.51 million||-7.10|
Honest’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Honest. Honest 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.
This is a summary of current recommendations for Honest and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Honest currently has a consensus price target of $9.78, indicating a potential upside of 134.00%. As a group, “Catalog & mail-order houses” companies have a potential upside of 45.22%. Given Honest’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Honest is more favorable than its peers.
Honest peers beat Honest on 10 of the 12 factors compared.
Honest Company Profile (Get Rating)
The Honest Company, Inc. manufactures and sells diapers and wipes, skin and personal care, and household and wellness products. The company also offers baby clothing and nursery bedding products. It sells its products through digital and retail sales channels, such as its website and third-party ecommerce sites, as well as brick and mortar retailers. The company was incorporated in 2012 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.
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