Analysis of Canada Goose (NYSE:GOOS) and Ermenegildo Zegna (NYSE:ZGN)


Canada Goose (NYSE: GOOSGet a rating) and Ermenegildo Zegna (NYSE: ZGNGet a rating) are both retail/wholesale businesses, but what’s the best action? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, risk, dividends, institutional ownership and profitability.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

43.2% of Canada Goose shares are held by institutional investors. 1.2% of Ermenegildo Zegna shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that endowments, large fund managers, and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk and Volatility

Canada Goose has a beta of 1.59, suggesting its stock price is 59% more volatile than the S&P 500. In comparison, Ermenegildo Zegna has a beta of 0.37, suggesting its stock price is 63% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Notes

This is a breakdown of recent Canada Goose and Ermenegildo Zegna ratings, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Canada Goose 0 3 8 0 2.73
Ermenegildo Zegna 0 1 1 0 2.50

Canada Goose currently has a consensus price target of $44.44, suggesting a potential upside of 87.93%. Ermenegildo Zegna has a consensus price target of $12.30, suggesting a potential upside of 22.02%. Given Canada Goose’s stronger consensus rating and likely higher upside, analysts clearly believe Canada Goose is more favorable than Ermenegildo Zegna.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Canada Goose and Ermenegildo Zegna.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Canada Goose 9.74% 22.73% 7.94%
Ermenegildo Zegna N / A -82.29% -14.51%

Valuation and benefits

This chart compares Canada Goose and Ermenegildo Zegna’s earnings, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Canada Goose $713.64 million 3.54 $53.21 million $0.78 30.32
Ermenegildo Zegna $1.53 billion 0.33 -$160.90 million N / A N / A

Canada Goose has higher earnings, but lower earnings than Ermenegildo Zegna.


Canada Goose beats Ermenegildo Zegna on 10 out of 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

Canada Goose Company Profile (Get a rating)

Canada Goose Holdings Inc. designs, manufactures and sells luxury performance apparel for men, women, youth, children and babies in Canada, the United States, Asia, Europe and internationally. It operates through three segments: Direct-to-Consumer, Wholesale and Other. The company offers parkas, lightweight down jackets, rainwear, windproof clothing, knitwear, footwear and accessories for the fall, winter and spring seasons. As of March 28, 2021, it operated in its 51 domestic e-commerce markets and 28 directly operated retail stores in North America, Europe and Asia. The Company also sells its products through wholesale partners and distributors. Canada Goose Holdings Inc. was founded in 1957 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

Company Profile Ermenegildo Zegna (Get a rating)

Logo Ermenegildo ZegnaErmenegildo Zegna NV designs, manufactures, markets and distributes luxury men’s clothing, footwear, leather goods and other accessories under the Zegna and Thom Browne brands. It offers luxury leisure wear for men; ceremonial suits, tuxedos, shirts, blazers, ceremonial overcoats and accessories; leather accessories including shoes, bags, belts and small leather accessories; and perfumes. The company also offers luxury women’s and children’s apparel under the Thom Browne brand, as well as eyewear, cufflinks and jewelry, watches, underwear and beachwear manufactured by third parties under license. It serves customers in its own stores and in other retail stores, as well as online in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, North America, Latin America, Asia-Pacific and the international. The company was founded in 1910 and is based in Trivero, Italy. Ermenegildo Zegna NV is a subsidiary of Monterubello ss

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