Reviewing Ted Baker (OTCMKTS:TBAKF) and Muenchener Ruckvrschrg Gslcht AG Mch (OTCMKTS:MURGY)

Ted Baker (OTCMKTS:TBAKF) and Muenchener Ruckvrschrg Gslcht AG Mch (OTCMKTS:MURGY) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability and earnings.

Risk & Volatility

Ted Baker has a beta of 0.46, indicating that its stock price is 54% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Muenchener Ruckvrschrg Gslcht AG Mch has a beta of 0.35, indicating that its stock price is 65% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Ted Baker and Muenchener Ruckvrschrg Gslcht AG Mch’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
Muenchener Ruckvrschrg Gslcht AG Mch 4.49% 8.42% 0.86%

Dividends

Muenchener Ruckvrschrg Gslcht AG Mch pays an annual dividend of $0.71 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.5%. Ted Baker does not pay a dividend.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Ted Baker and Muenchener Ruckvrschrg Gslcht AG Mch, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Ted Baker 0 3 0 0 2.00
Muenchener Ruckvrschrg Gslcht AG Mch 1 2 0 0 1.67

Institutional and Insider Ownership

0.3% of Muenchener Ruckvrschrg Gslcht AG Mch shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Ted Baker and Muenchener Ruckvrschrg Gslcht AG Mch’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Ted Baker $761.21 million 0.31 $54.03 million $1.41 3.73
Muenchener Ruckvrschrg Gslcht AG Mch $59.65 billion 0.77 $2.73 billion N/A N/A

Muenchener Ruckvrschrg Gslcht AG Mch has higher revenue and earnings than Ted Baker.

Summary

Muenchener Ruckvrschrg Gslcht AG Mch beats Ted Baker on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

Ted Baker Company Profile

Ted Baker Plc engages in the design, wholesale, and retail of menswear, womenswear, and accessories under the Ted Baker name. The company operates through three segments: Retail, Wholesale, and Licensing. It offers a range of collections, including global, phormal, endurance, accessories, bedding, children's wear, crockery, eyewear, footwear, fragrance and skin wear, gifting and stationery, jewelry, lingerie and sleepwear, luggage, neckwear, rugs, suiting, technical accessories, tiles, 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 532 stores and concessions comprising 195 in the United Kingdom; 113 in Europe; 127 in the United States and Canada; 88 in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia; and 9 in Australasia. Ted Baker Plc was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Muenchener Ruckvrschrg Gslcht AG Mch Company Profile

Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft engages in the insurance and reinsurance businesses worldwide. It operates through five segments: Life and Health Reinsurance; Property-Casualty Reinsurance; ERGO Life and Health Germany; ERGO Property-Casualty Germany; and ERGO International. The company offers non-life reinsurance products for capital markets, cyber risks, financial lines and risks, natural catastrophes, natural hazards assessment network risks, aviation, space, capital partners, and agriculture and weather risk transfer. It also provides life reinsurance products related to automated underwriting, capital management, product development, retakaful, and risk management; and health reinsurance products, such as health-strategy, and medical underwriting and business analytics solutions, as well as risk insurance solutions for industrial firms and corporate clients. In addition, the company offers primary insurance products, including direct, life, property-casualty, health, legal expense, and travel insurance products under the ERGO Direkt, ERGO, DKV, D.A.S., and ERV brand names, as well as provides investment fund management services to private and institutional investors. It offers its insurance products to private, commercial, and industrial customers through various sales channels. Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft was founded in 1880 and is based in Munich, Germany.

Receive News & Ratings for Ted Baker Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Ted Baker and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.