Financial Survey: Virgin Group Acquisition Corp. II (NYSE:VGII) versus Honest (NASDAQ:HNST)

Virgin Group Acquisition Corp. II (NYSE:VGIIGet Rating) and Honest (NASDAQ:HNSTGet Rating) are both small-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, valuation, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Virgin Group Acquisition Corp. II and Honest’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Virgin Group Acquisition Corp. II N/A N/A $2.70 million N/A N/A
Honest $318.64 million 0.91 -$38.68 million ($0.49) -6.41

Virgin Group Acquisition Corp. II has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Honest.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

93.4% of Virgin Group Acquisition Corp. II shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 76.6% of Honest shares are owned by institutional investors. 26.2% of Honest shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Virgin Group Acquisition Corp. II and Honest’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Virgin Group Acquisition Corp. II N/A -22.81% -4.99%
Honest -15.94% -27.61% -18.07%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Virgin Group Acquisition Corp. II and Honest, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Virgin Group Acquisition Corp. II 0 0 0 0 N/A
Honest 1 3 5 0 2.44

Honest has a consensus price target of $9.41, indicating a potential upside of 199.56%. Given Honest’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Honest is more favorable than Virgin Group Acquisition Corp. II.

Summary

Virgin Group Acquisition Corp. II beats Honest on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Virgin Group Acquisition Corp. II (Get Rating)

Virgin Group Acquisition Corp. II does not have significant operations. It focuses on effecting a merger, amalgamation, share exchange, asset acquisition, share purchase, reorganization, or other similar business combination with one or more businesses. Virgin Group Acquisition Corp. II was incorporated in 2021 and is based in New York, New York.

About Honest (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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