Bassett Furniture Industries (NASDAQ: BSET) is one of 29 publicly-traded companies in the “HM FURN/APPLI” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Bassett Furniture Industries to similar businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership and dividends.
This table compares Bassett Furniture Industries and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Bassett Furniture Industries||4.03%||9.00%||6.04%|
|Bassett Furniture Industries Competitors||3.70%||13.74%||6.06%|
This table compares Bassett Furniture Industries and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Bassett Furniture Industries||$452.50 million||$18.25 million||18.90|
|Bassett Furniture Industries Competitors||$2.53 billion||$129.18 million||35.46|
Bassett Furniture Industries’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Bassett Furniture Industries. Bassett Furniture Industries is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
73.1% of Bassett Furniture Industries shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 60.6% of shares of all “HM FURN/APPLI” companies are owned by institutional investors. 6.4% of Bassett Furniture Industries shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 9.2% of shares of all “HM FURN/APPLI” companies are owned 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.
Volatility & Risk
Bassett Furniture Industries has a beta of 0.87, indicating that its share price is 13% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Bassett Furniture Industries’ rivals have a beta of 1.32, indicating that their average share price is 32% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Bassett Furniture Industries and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Bassett Furniture Industries||0||1||0||0||2.00|
|Bassett Furniture Industries Competitors||90||351||492||36||2.49|
Bassett Furniture Industries presently has a consensus target price of $39.00, indicating a potential upside of 21.40%. As a group, “HM FURN/APPLI” companies have a potential upside of 27.19%. Given Bassett Furniture Industries’ rivals stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Bassett Furniture Industries has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
Bassett Furniture Industries pays an annual dividend of $0.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. Bassett Furniture Industries pays out 25.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “HM FURN/APPLI” companies pay a dividend yield of 2.6% and pay out 48.1% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
Bassett Furniture Industries rivals beat Bassett Furniture Industries on 12 of the 15 factors compared.
Bassett Furniture Industries Company Profile
Bassett Furniture Industries, Incorporated is a manufacturer, importer and retailer of home furnishings. The Company’s segments include Wholesale, Retail – Company-owned stores and Logistical services. Its wholesale home furnishings segment is involved in the design, manufacture, sourcing, sale and distribution of furniture products to a network of Bassett stores (licensee-owned stores and Company-owned stores) and independent furniture retailers. Its retail segment consists of Company-owned stores. It operates its logistical services segment through its subsidiary, Zenith Freight Lines, LLC, which provides shipping, delivery and warehousing services. Its portfolio of products includes Canopy Bed, Nightstands, Baby Bedding, Bedside Tables, Chaise Lounge, Writing Desks, Kitchen Furniture, Computer Hutch, Game Tables and Fabric Ottomans. Its range of furniture products and accessories are sold through a nation-wide network of over 90 retail stores known as Bassett Home Furnishings.
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