Contrasting Revolve Group (NYSE:RVLV) and CDW (NYSE:CDW)

CDW (NASDAQ:CDW) and Revolve Group (NYSE:RVLV) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk and profitability.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares CDW and Revolve Group’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
CDW $16.24 billion 1.22 $643.00 million $5.10 27.04
Revolve Group N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

CDW has higher revenue and earnings than Revolve Group.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for CDW and Revolve Group, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
CDW 2 2 4 0 2.25
Revolve Group 0 4 9 0 2.69

CDW presently has a consensus target price of $124.71, suggesting a potential downside of 9.57%. Revolve Group has a consensus target price of $34.27, suggesting a potential upside of 94.29%. Given Revolve Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Revolve Group is more favorable than CDW.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

94.5% of CDW shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 25.6% of Revolve Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.3% of CDW shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


This table compares CDW and Revolve Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
CDW 4.04% 91.07% 11.28%
Revolve Group N/A N/A N/A


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

CDW Company Profile

CDW Corporation provides integrated information technology (IT) solutions to business, government, education, and healthcare customers in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. It operates through three segments: Corporate, Small Business, and Public. The company offers discrete hardware and software products, as well as integrated IT solutions, including mobility, security, data center optimization, cloud computing, virtualization, and collaboration. Its hardware products comprise notebooks/mobile devices, tablets, network communications, desktop computers, video monitors, enterprise and data storage, printers, and servers; and software products include application suites, security, virtualization, operating systems, and network management. The company also provides warranties, managed services, and consulting design and implementation services. CDW Corporation was founded in 1984 and is based in Lincolnshire, Illinois.

Revolve Group Company Profile

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.

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