Review of ThredUp (TDUP) and its peers

ThredUp (NASDAQ: TDUP – Get Rating) is one of 49 publicly traded companies in the “catalog and mail order house” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare ThredUp to related companies based on its risk strength, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, earnings and institutional ownership.

Analyst Notes

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for ThredUp and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
ThredUp 0 2 11 0 2.85
ThredUp Competitors 288 1257 3356 63 2.64

ThredUp currently has a consensus price target of $20.08, suggesting a potential upside of 147.94%. As a group, the “Catalogs and mail order” companies have an upside potential of 43.04%. Given ThredUp’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly think ThredUp is more favorable than its peers.


This chart compares the net margins, return on equity, and return on assets of ThredUp and its peers.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
ThredUp -25.09% -24.78% -14.60%
ThredUp Competitors -8.24% -24.41% -3.80%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

50.5% of ThredUp shares are held by institutional investors. In comparison, 64.0% of the shares of all the “Catalogue & Mail order” companies are held by institutional investors. 28.9% of the shares of all the “Catalog & Mail order” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that hedge funds, endowments, and large fund managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Benefits and evaluation

This table compares the revenue, earnings per share, and valuation of ThredUp and its peers.

Gross revenue Net revenue Price/earnings ratio
ThredUp $251.79 million -$63.18 million -6.04
ThredUp Competitors $15.72 billion $855.51 million -9.11

ThredUp peers have higher earnings and earnings than ThredUp. ThredUp trades at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.


ThredUp peers beat ThredUp on 8 of the 12 factors compared.

About ThredUp (Get an evaluation)

ThredUp Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates online resale platforms that allow consumers to buy and sell second-hand women’s and children’s clothing, footwear and accessories. ThredUp Inc. was incorporated in 2009 and is headquartered in Oakland, CA.

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