Analyzing Canada Goose (NYSE:GOOS) & Amer Sports (NYSE:AS)

Canada Goose (NYSE:GOOSGet Free Report) and Amer Sports (NYSE:ASGet Free Report) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, risk, earnings, profitability and institutional ownership.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

50.2% of Canada Goose shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of Canada Goose shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Canada Goose and Amer Sports, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Canada Goose 0 6 1 0 2.14
Amer Sports 0 2 12 0 2.86

Canada Goose presently has a consensus target price of $14.60, suggesting a potential upside of 22.79%. Amer Sports has a consensus target price of $19.18, suggesting a potential upside of 17.88%. Given Canada Goose’s higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Canada Goose is more favorable than Amer Sports.


This table compares Canada Goose and Amer Sports’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Canada Goose 3.86% 23.30% 6.05%
Amer Sports N/A N/A N/A

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Canada Goose and Amer Sports’ revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Canada Goose $920.63 million 1.27 $55.00 million $0.31 38.36
Amer Sports $4.37 billion 1.88 N/A N/A N/A

Canada Goose has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Amer Sports.


Canada Goose beats Amer Sports on 6 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Canada Goose

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Canada Goose Holdings Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and sells performance luxury apparel for men, women, youth, children, and babies in Canada, the United States, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. The company operates through three segments: Direct-to-Consumer, Wholesale, and Other. It offers parkas, lightweight down jackets, rainwear, windwear, apparel, fleece, footwear, and accessories for fall, winter, and spring seasons. The company operates through national e-commerce markets and directly operated retail stores. Canada Goose Holdings Inc. was founded in 1957 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

About Amer Sports

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Amer Sports, Inc. designs, manufactures, markets, distributes, and sells sports equipment, apparel, footwear, and accessories in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Americas, China, and the Asia Pacific. The company operates through three segments: Technical Apparel, Outdoor Performance, and Ball & Racquet Sports. The Technical Apparel segment offers outdoor apparel, footwear, and accessories under the Arc'teryx and Peak Performance brands. The Outdoor Performance segment provides outdoor apparel, footwear, accessories, and winter sports equipment under the Salomon, Atomic, Armada, and ENVE brands. The Ball & Racquet Sports segment offers sports equipment, apparel, and accessories under the Wilson, DeMarini, Louisville Slugger, EvoShield, and ATEC brands. The company also provides climbing gears, hiking and running footwear, skiing and snowboarding gears, functional athletic apparel, and lifestyle footwear, as well as sporting equipment for tennis, baseball, American football, basketball, golf, and various other professional and recreational sports. It sells its products through its retail stores, general sporting goods retailers, specialty stores, independently operated partner stores, and distributors, as well as its e-commerce websites, and retailer-owned and third-party e-commerce websites. The company was formerly known as Amer Sports Management Holding (Cayman) Limited and changed its name to Amer Sports, Inc. in August 2023. Amer Sports, Inc. was founded in 1950 and is based in Helsinki, Finland.

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