Revolve Group (NYSE:RVLV) & iMedia Brands (NYSE:IMBI) Financial Analysis

Revolve Group (NYSE:RVLV) and iMedia Brands (NASDAQ:IMBI) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, risk, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations and dividends.


This table compares Revolve Group and iMedia Brands’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Revolve Group N/A N/A N/A
iMedia Brands -8.94% -89.16% -19.27%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

25.5% of Revolve Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 13.7% of iMedia Brands shares are held by institutional investors. 14.0% of iMedia Brands shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Revolve Group and iMedia Brands’ gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Revolve Group N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
iMedia Brands $596.64 million 0.05 -$22.16 million N/A N/A

Revolve Group has higher earnings, but lower revenue than iMedia Brands.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Revolve Group and iMedia Brands, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Revolve Group 0 3 8 0 2.73
iMedia Brands 0 0 1 0 3.00

Revolve Group currently has a consensus price target of $35.60, indicating a potential upside of 108.80%. iMedia Brands has a consensus price target of $1.50, indicating a potential downside of 62.41%. Given Revolve Group’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Revolve Group is more favorable than iMedia Brands.


Revolve Group beats iMedia Brands on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Revolve Group

Revolve Group, Inc. operates as an online fashion retailer for consumers in the United States and internationally. The company operates a platform that connects consumers and global fashion influencers, as well as emerging, established, and owned brands. It provides women's apparel, footwear, accessories, and beauty styles under a range of established and emerging brands, as well as owned brands. Revolve Group, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Cerritos, California.

About iMedia Brands

iMedia Brands, Inc. operates as a multiplatform interactive digital commerce company in the United States. The company markets, sells, and distributes products to consumers through television, online, mobile, and social media in various merchandise categories, such as jewelry and watches, which include silver, gold, and gemstones to simulated diamonds; home and consumer electronics comprising home décor, bed and bath textiles, cookware, kitchen electrics, tabletop accessories, and home furnishings; beauty products, such as skincare, cosmetics, hair care, and bath and body products; and fashion and accessories, including apparel, outerwear, intimates, handbags, accessories, and footwear. It has access to approximately 87 million homes primarily on cable and satellite systems, as well as offers its products through online at The company was formerly known as EVINE Live Inc. and changed its name to iMedia Brands, Inc. in July 2019. iMedia Brands, Inc. was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.

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