Tandy Leather Factory (NASDAQ: TLF) is one of 191 publicly-traded companies in the “NONFOOD RETAIL/WH” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Tandy Leather Factory to similar businesses based on the strength of its risk, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability and institutional ownership.
Volatility and Risk
Tandy Leather Factory has a beta of 0.88, meaning that its share price is 12% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Tandy Leather Factory’s competitors have a beta of 1.17, meaning that their average share price is 17% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Tandy Leather Factory and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Tandy Leather Factory||0||0||0||0||N/A|
|Tandy Leather Factory Competitors||2108||11427||15202||588||2.49|
As a group, “NONFOOD RETAIL/WH” companies have a potential upside of 7.95%. Given Tandy Leather Factory’s competitors higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Tandy Leather Factory has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Tandy Leather Factory and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Tandy Leather Factory||$82.32 million||$4.45 million||15.42|
|Tandy Leather Factory Competitors||$8.90 billion||$395.71 million||-625.94|
Tandy Leather Factory’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Tandy Leather Factory. Tandy Leather Factory is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
This table compares Tandy Leather Factory and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Tandy Leather Factory||5.41%||8.34%||6.55%|
|Tandy Leather Factory Competitors||-0.22%||-207.99%||3.82%|
Insider and Institutional Ownership
53.0% of Tandy Leather Factory shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.7% of shares of all “NONFOOD RETAIL/WH” companies are owned by institutional investors. 43.2% of Tandy Leather Factory shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 16.9% of shares of all “NONFOOD RETAIL/WH” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
About Tandy Leather Factory
Tandy Leather Factory, Inc. is a retailer and a wholesale distributor of a range of leather and related products. The Company’s products include leather, leatherworking tools, buckles and adornments for belts, leather dyes and finishes, saddle and tack hardware, and do-it-yourself kits. The Company also manufactures leather lacing and some of its do-it-yourself kits. The Company operates through three segments: Wholesale Leathercraft, Retail Leathercraft and International Leathercraft. The Wholesale Leathercraft segment consists of a chain of wholesale stores operating under the name, The Leather Factory, located in North America. The Retail Leathercraft segment consists of a chain of retail stores operating under the name, Tandy Leather Company, located in North America. The International Leathercraft segment sells to both wholesale and retail customers. The Company has approximately four stores, two located in the United Kingdom, one located in Australia and one located in Spain.
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