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ASOS (ASC) Competitors

GBX 370.40
+4.60 (+1.26%)
(As of 05/28/2024 ET)

ASC vs. THG, AO, BOO, MRK, BWNG, ZAMZ, SOS, G4M, MADE, and MEAL

Should you be buying ASOS stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of ASOS include THG (THG), AO World (AO), boohoo group (BOO), Marks Electrical Group (MRK), N Brown Group (BWNG), Zamaz (ZAMZ), Sosandar (SOS), Gear4music (G4M), Made.com Group (MADE), and Parsley Box Group (MEAL). These companies are all part of the "internet retail" industry.

ASOS vs.

THG (LON:THG) and ASOS (LON:ASC) are both small-cap consumer cyclical companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, dividends, community ranking, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, media sentiment and institutional ownership.

ASOS received 950 more outperform votes than THG when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 68.86% of users gave ASOS an outperform vote while only 60.38% of users gave THG an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
THGOutperform Votes
32
60.38%
Underperform Votes
21
39.62%
ASOSOutperform Votes
982
68.86%
Underperform Votes
444
31.14%

ASOS has higher revenue and earnings than THG. THG is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than ASOS, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
THG£2.05B0.49-£248.37M-£0.19-395.53
ASOS£3.21B0.14-£248.10M-£1.99-186.13

THG presently has a consensus price target of GBX 71.60, indicating a potential downside of 4.72%. ASOS has a consensus price target of GBX 443.33, indicating a potential upside of 19.69%. Given THG's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe ASOS is more favorable than THG.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
THG
2 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
1.80
ASOS
1 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.14

In the previous week, THG had 2 more articles in the media than ASOS. MarketBeat recorded 4 mentions for THG and 2 mentions for ASOS. THG's average media sentiment score of 0.67 beat ASOS's score of 0.11 indicating that ASOS is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
THG
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
ASOS
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

THG has a beta of 2.4, meaning that its share price is 140% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ASOS has a beta of 2.7, meaning that its share price is 170% more volatile than the S&P 500.

ASOS has a net margin of -7.72% compared to ASOS's net margin of -12.14%. ASOS's return on equity of -21.38% beat THG's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
THG-12.14% -21.38% -2.87%
ASOS -7.72%-35.11%-5.44%

41.1% of THG shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 31.2% of ASOS shares are held by institutional investors. 35.0% of THG shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 50.4% of ASOS shares are held 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.

Summary

ASOS beats THG on 12 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding ASC and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of LON and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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ASC vs. The Competition

MetricASOSInternet Retail IndustryCyclical SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£442.00M£1.25B£2.42B£1.46B
Dividend Yield2.82%10.51%4.37%11.19%
P/E Ratio-186.13210.64373.011,695.34
Price / Sales0.1465.15285.27280,262.80
Price / Cash1.535.6925.4926.94
Price / Book0.711.912.072.74
Net Income-£248.10M-£297.44M£197.47M£167.49M
7 Day Performance-0.16%-0.18%-0.76%4.45%
1 Month Performance7.67%4.31%2.21%4.10%
1 Year Performance-8.77%-4.49%1.62%13.68%

ASOS Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
THG
THG
0.2769 of 5 stars
GBX 76.55
+3.8%
GBX 71.60
-6.5%
+29.2%£1.02B£2.05B-402.898,239Gap Up
AO
AO World
0.0955 of 5 stars
GBX 110
+1.3%
GBX 82.50
-25.0%
+69.0%£636.43M£1.07B2,200.002,921High Trading Volume
BOO
boohoo group
0.0775 of 5 stars
GBX 34.52
+0.3%
GBX 29.83
-13.6%
-17.5%£438.40M£1.46B-313.825,567News Coverage
MRK
Marks Electrical Group
1.3605 of 5 stars
GBX 69
+2.2%
GBX 111.50
+61.6%
-20.7%£72.42M£108.47M1,725.00250Gap Down
BWNG
N Brown Group
0 of 5 stars
GBX 14.90
-0.7%
N/A-44.8%£69.04M£643M-114.621,700Gap Down
ZAMZ
Zamaz
0 of 5 stars
GBX 4.25
flat
N/AN/A£30.24M£4.38M0.00N/A
SOS
Sosandar
0 of 5 stars
GBX 11.75
-2.1%
N/A-48.9%£29.17M£43.66M1,580.0078Gap Down
G4M
Gear4music
0 of 5 stars
GBX 135
-2.5%
N/A+29.8%£28.32M£148.38M-2,700.00573
MADE
Made.com Group
0 of 5 stars
GBX 0.52
-10.0%
N/AN/A£2.04M£379.10M-0.07719News Coverage
Gap Up
High Trading Volume
MEAL
Parsley Box Group
0 of 5 stars
GBX 1.10
-8.3%
N/A+0.0%£799,000.00N/A0.00N/AGap Down
High Trading Volume

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This page (LON:ASC) was last updated on 5/28/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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