Firstime Design (OTCMKTS:FTDL) and Movado Group (NYSE:MOV) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership and profitability.
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Firstime Design and Movado Group, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Firstime Design and Movado Group’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
Movado Group has higher revenue and earnings than Firstime Design.
Risk and Volatility
Firstime Design has a beta of -0.22, suggesting that its stock price is 122% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Movado Group has a beta of 0.13, suggesting that its stock price is 87% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
70.3% of Movado Group shares are held by institutional investors. 12.0% of Firstime Design shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 30.6% of Movado Group shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Movado Group pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Firstime Design does not pay a dividend. Movado Group pays out 30.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
This table compares Firstime Design and Movado Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
Movado Group beats Firstime Design on 11 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Firstime Design
FirsTime Design Limited, through its subsidiaries, designs, imports, and distributes home goods and other sleep environment products in the United States. It provides clocks, headboards, tables, lamps, armoires, and folding beds. It sells its products through various retailers, as well as through a network of e-commerce channels. The company was formerly known as The Middleton Doll Company. FirsTime Design Limited is based in Pewaukee, Wisconsin.
About Movado Group
Movado Group, Inc. designs, develops, sources, markets, and distributes fine watches in the United States and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Wholesale and Retail. The company offers its watches under the Coach, Concord, Ebel, Olivia Burton, Rebecca Minkoff and Uri Minkoff, Scuderia Ferrari, HUGO BOSS, Juicy Couture, Lacoste, Movado, and Tommy Hilfiger brand names. It also provides after-sales and shipping service. As of January 31, 2018, the company operated 40 retail outlet locations. Its customers include jewelry store chains, department stores, independent regional jewelers, licensors' retail stores, and a network of independent distributors. The company was formerly known as North American Watch Corporation and changed its name to Movado Group, Inc. in 1996. Movado Group, Inc. was founded in 1961 and is based in Paramus, New Jersey.