Onion Global (NYSE:OG) & Qurate Retail (NASDAQ:QRTEA) Head-To-Head Survey

Onion Global (NYSE:OG – Get Rating) and Qurate Retail (NASDAQ:QRTEA – Get Rating) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, earnings and risk.

Risk and Volatility

Onion Global has a beta of -4.36, suggesting that its stock price is 536% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Qurate Retail has a beta of 1.74, suggesting that its stock price is 74% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

3.9% of Onion Global shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 84.6% of Qurate Retail shares are held by institutional investors. 11.7% of Qurate Retail shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Onion Global and Qurate Retail, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell ​​Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Onion Global 0 0 0 0 AT
Qurate Retail 0 two 0 0 2.00

Qurate Retail has a consensus target price of $4.10, suggesting a potential upside of 15.49%. Given Qurate Retail’s probable higher upside, analysts clearly believe Qurate Retail is more favorable than Onion Global.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Onion Global and Qurate Retail’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio net income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Onion Global $401.23 million 0.22 -$55.90 million AT AT
Qurate Retail $14.04 billion 0.10 $340.00 million $0.30 11.83

Qurate Retail has higher revenue and earnings than Onion Global.


This table compares Onion Global and Qurate Retail’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Onion Global -13.93% -40.10% -22.30%
Qurate Retail 0.99% 15.84% 3.43%


Qurate Retail beats Onion Global on 9 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Onion Global

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Onion Global Limited operates a platform that incubates, markets, and distributes fashionable and future brands in China and internationally. Its platform comprises brand partners that offer various categories of lifestyle products, including beauty products, maternal and baby products, food and beverages, fast fashion, and wellness products. The company was incorporated in 2009 and is based in Guangzhou, the People’s Republic of China.

About Qurate Retail

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Qurate Retail, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the video and online commerce industries in North America, Europe, and Asia. The company markets and sells various consumer products primarily through merchandise-focused televised shopping programs, Internet, and mobile applications. It also operates as an online retailer offering women’s, children’s, and men’s apparel; and other products, such as home, accessories, and beauty products through its app, mobile, and desktop applications. The company serves approximately 200 million homes worldwide. The company was formerly known as Liberty Interactive Corporation and changed its name to Qurate Retail, Inc. in April 2018. Qurate Retail, Inc. was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.

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