Head to Head Survey: Ted Baker (OTCMKTS:TBAKF) and Yara International ASA (OTCMKTS:YARIY)

Ted Baker (OTCMKTS:TBAKFGet Rating) and Yara International ASA (OTCMKTS:YARIYGet Rating) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, risk, earnings, dividends, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Ted Baker and Yara International ASA, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Ted Baker 0 0 0 0 N/A
Yara International ASA 4 4 5 0 2.08

Risk & Volatility

Ted Baker has a beta of 1.6, suggesting that its share price is 60% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Yara International ASA has a beta of 0.98, suggesting that its share price is 2% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

0.1% of Yara International ASA shares are owned by institutional investors. 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 Ted Baker and Yara International ASA’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Ted Baker N/A N/A N/A
Yara International ASA 2.71% 16.08% 7.26%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Ted Baker and Yara International ASA’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Ted Baker $453.67 million 0.19 -$111.42 million N/A N/A
Yara International ASA $16.61 billion 0.81 $449.00 million $0.88 30.15

Yara International ASA has higher revenue and earnings than Ted Baker.

Summary

Yara International ASA beats Ted Baker on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Ted Baker Company Profile (Get Rating)

Ted Baker Plc engages in the design, wholesale, and retail of menswear, womenswear, and accessories under the Ted Baker brand in the United States, the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, Canada, and South Africa. The company operates through three segments: Retail, Wholesale, and Licensing. It offers various collections, including global, phormal, endurance, accessories, bedding, children's wear, eyewear, footwear, fragrance and skin wear, gifting and stationery, jewelry, lingerie and sleepwear, luggage, neckwear, rugs, suiting, technical accessories, and watches. The company distributes its products through retail stores, concessions, independent retailers, and department stores, as well as through its e-commerce business. It operates 84 own stores, 269 concessions, and 33 outlets. Ted Baker Plc was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Yara International ASA Company Profile (Get Rating)

Yara International ASA provides environmental and industrial solutions in Norway, European Union, Europe, Africa, Asia, North and Latin America, Australia, and New Zealand. The offers nitrogen-based fertilizers, including urea, urea ammonium nitrate, calcium ammonium nitrate, ammonium nitrate, and ammonium sulfate; compound fertilizers that contain plant nutrients, such as nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium; and blended products, as well as foliar and fertigation solutions through micronutrients. It also offers farmer centric solutions; solutions for farming, such as crop monitoring, variable rate fertilization, N-Tester BT, and Driving Mode, a mobile app; N-Sensor, a tractor-mounted tool that allows growers to measure a crop's nitrogen requirement; CheckIT, a smartphone app using a library of crop photographs to give a simple and fast identification of nutrient deficiencies; TankmixIT, an app used to check for the physical compatibility when tank mixing; and Tankmix.com, an online service providing advice on the physical mixing characteristics of Yara's foliar products with agrochemicals. The company sells its products under YaraBela, YaraLiva, YaraMila, YaraRega, YaraTera, YaraVera, and YaraVita brands name. Yara International ASA was founded in 1905 and is headquartered in Oslo, Norway.

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