Head to Head Review: Poshmark (POSH) versus Its Rivals

Poshmark (NASDAQ: POSH) is one of 37 publicly-traded companies in the “Catalog & mail-order houses” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Poshmark to similar companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends and valuation.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

7.7% of Poshmark shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 54.6% of shares of all “Catalog & mail-order houses” companies are held by institutional investors. 28.2% of shares of all “Catalog & mail-order houses” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares Poshmark and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Poshmark N/A N/A N/A
Poshmark Competitors -4.53% -5.40% 0.60%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for Poshmark and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Poshmark 0 4 5 0 2.56
Poshmark Competitors 215 1021 3119 60 2.68

Poshmark presently has a consensus target price of $60.88, suggesting a potential upside of 32.42%. As a group, “Catalog & mail-order houses” companies have a potential upside of 18.06%. Given Poshmark’s higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Poshmark is more favorable than its rivals.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Poshmark and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Poshmark $262.08 million $16.84 million 36.78
Poshmark Competitors $15.45 billion $709.82 million 6.76

Poshmark’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Poshmark. Poshmark is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.


Poshmark rivals beat Poshmark on 8 of the 12 factors compared.

Poshmark Company Profile

Poshmark, Inc. operates as a social marketplace for new and secondhand style products in the United States, Canada, and Australia. The company offers apparel, footwear, home, beauty, and pet products, as well as accessories. As of December 31, 2020, it had 6.5 million active buyers. The company was formerly known as GoshPosh, Inc. and changed its name to Poshmark, Inc. in 2011. Poshmark, Inc. was incorporated in 2011 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California.

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