Head to Head Review: Olaplex (OLPX) and Its Peers

Olaplex (NASDAQ:OLPXGet Rating) is one of 26 public companies in the “Toilet preparations” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Olaplex to related companies based on the strength of its dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, profitability, earnings and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Olaplex and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Olaplex 38.00% 59.00% 21.23%
Olaplex Competitors -6.29% 36.98% 6.50%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Olaplex and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Olaplex 0 1 10 1 3.00
Olaplex Competitors 122 940 984 23 2.44

Olaplex presently has a consensus price target of $26.42, suggesting a potential upside of 117.12%. As a group, “Toilet preparations” companies have a potential upside of 24.06%. Given Olaplex’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Olaplex is more favorable than its peers.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

92.3% of Olaplex shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 46.5% of shares of all “Toilet preparations” companies are owned by institutional investors. 5.2% of Olaplex shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 21.1% of shares of all “Toilet preparations” companies 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 & Valuation

This table compares Olaplex and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Olaplex $598.36 million $220.78 million 30.43
Olaplex Competitors $4.06 billion $334.00 million 38.92

Olaplex’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Olaplex. Olaplex 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.

Summary

Olaplex beats its peers on 8 of the 12 factors compared.

Olaplex Company Profile

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Olaplex Holdings, Inc. manufactures and sells hair care products. The company offers hair care shampoos and conditioners for use in treatment, maintenance, and protection of hair. It provides hair care products to professional hair salons, retailers, and everyday consumers. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Santa Barbara, California.

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