Financial Survey: Yatsen (YSG) & Its Competitors

Yatsen (NYSE:YSGGet Rating) is one of 26 public companies in the “Toilet preparations” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Yatsen to similar businesses based on the strength of its dividends, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings and institutional ownership.

Volatility & Risk

Yatsen has a beta of -5.16, meaning that its stock price is 616% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Yatsen’s peers have a beta of 38.63, meaning that their average stock price is 3,763% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Yatsen and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Yatsen $916.42 million -$241.77 million -3.03
Yatsen Competitors $4.06 billion $334.00 million 38.74

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Yatsen and its peers, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Yatsen 0 0 0 0 N/A
Yatsen Competitors 122 940 977 23 2.44

As a group, “Toilet preparations” companies have a potential upside of 25.83%. Given Yatsen’s peers higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Yatsen has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.


This table compares Yatsen and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Yatsen -29.53% -22.75% -18.15%
Yatsen Competitors -6.29% 36.98% 6.50%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

23.1% of Yatsen shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 46.5% of shares of all “Toilet preparations” companies are held by institutional investors. 29.0% of Yatsen shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 21.1% of shares of all “Toilet preparations” 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.


Yatsen peers beat Yatsen on 9 of the 10 factors compared.

Yatsen Company Profile

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Yatsen Holding Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the development and sale of beauty products under the Perfect Diary, Little Ondine, Pink Bear, Abby's Choice, GalÃnic, DR.WU, Eve Lom, and EANTiM brands in the People's Republic of China. It offers color cosmetics, eye makeup, lip makeup, face makeup, skincare, and nail products; and makeup tools and accessories, including brush sets, cotton cosmetic pads, mirrors, and makeup sponges. The company also provides kits; and other products, such as perfumes and cross-over products comprising beauty devices and colored contact lenses. It sells its products through stores and online channel. The company was formerly known as Mangrove Bay Ecommerce Holding (Cayman) and changed its name to Yatsen Holding Limited in January 2019. Yatsen Holding Limited was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in Guangzhou, China.

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