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Carter's (CRI) Competitors

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Should you be buying Carter's stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Carter's include G-III Apparel Group (GIII), Columbia Sportswear (COLM), Under Armour (UAA), Gildan Activewear (GIL), Amer Sports (AS), PENN Entertainment (PENN), Laureate Education (LAUR), Mister Car Wash (MCW), Atour Lifestyle (ATAT), and Carnival Co. & (CUK). These companies are all part of the "consumer discretionary" sector.

Carter's vs.

Carter's (NYSE:CRI) and G-III Apparel Group (NASDAQ:GIII) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, community ranking, media sentiment, institutional ownership and valuation.

In the previous week, Carter's had 8 more articles in the media than G-III Apparel Group. MarketBeat recorded 12 mentions for Carter's and 4 mentions for G-III Apparel Group. G-III Apparel Group's average media sentiment score of 1.31 beat Carter's' score of 0.94 indicating that G-III Apparel Group is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
5 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
G-III Apparel Group
4 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)

Carter's has a beta of 1.32, meaning that its stock price is 32% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, G-III Apparel Group has a beta of 2.38, meaning that its stock price is 138% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Carter's has higher earnings, but lower revenue than G-III Apparel Group. G-III Apparel Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Carter's, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
G-III Apparel Group$3.10B0.41$176.17M$3.777.43

Carter's has a net margin of 8.06% compared to G-III Apparel Group's net margin of 5.69%. Carter's' return on equity of 28.55% beat G-III Apparel Group's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Carter's8.06% 28.55% 10.00%
G-III Apparel Group 5.69%13.07%7.14%

Carter's currently has a consensus price target of $73.80, indicating a potential upside of 11.50%. G-III Apparel Group has a consensus price target of $25.83, indicating a potential downside of 7.77%. Given Carter's' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Carter's is more favorable than G-III Apparel Group.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
1 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
G-III Apparel Group
2 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)

G-III Apparel Group received 138 more outperform votes than Carter's when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 63.38% of users gave G-III Apparel Group an outperform vote while only 59.85% of users gave Carter's an outperform vote.

Carter'sOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes
G-III Apparel GroupOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes

92.1% of G-III Apparel Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.3% of Carter's shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 12.4% of G-III Apparel Group shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


Carter's beats G-III Apparel Group on 10 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE 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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CRI vs. The Competition

MetricCarter'sApparel IndustryDiscretionary SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$2.44B$4.55B$6.93B$17.70B
Dividend Yield4.73%3.35%2.78%3.44%
P/E Ratio10.4414.5818.9825.71
Price / Sales0.835.635.3910.53
Price / Cash8.3313.2534.1319.39
Price / Book2.872.934.205.88
Net Income$232.50M$173.39M$196.72M$976.87M
7 Day Performance-3.57%8.04%-2.72%-2.31%
1 Month Performance-8.88%14.29%1.94%2.34%
1 Year Performance2.32%-3.15%5.48%21.76%

Carter's Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
G-III Apparel Group
0.9461 of 5 stars
+63.6%$1.29B$3.10B7.554,600News Coverage
Positive News
Columbia Sportswear
3.0675 of 5 stars
+11.3%$5.01B$3.49B20.6610,070Positive News
Under Armour
3.6762 of 5 stars
-9.2%$2.97B$5.90B7.597,600Analyst Downgrade
Buyback Announcement
Gildan Activewear
4.4075 of 5 stars
+24.1%$5.83B$3.20B11.6843,000News Coverage
Amer Sports
3.8581 of 5 stars
N/A$7.62B$4.37B0.0011,400Earnings Report
Analyst Forecast
PENN Entertainment
4.2261 of 5 stars
-38.9%$2.58B$6.36B-2.2723,333Analyst Forecast
Positive News
Gap Up
Laureate Education
4.066 of 5 stars
Mister Car Wash
2.9761 of 5 stars
Atour Lifestyle
4.0544 of 5 stars
-0.2%$2.49B$657.19M25.154,248News Coverage
Carnival Co. &
0 of 5 stars

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This page (NYSE:CRI) was last updated on 5/24/2024 by Staff

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