Tesco (OTCMKTS: TSCDY) is one of 14 publicly-traded companies in the “Variety stores” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Tesco to similar businesses based on the strength of its valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, risk and profitability.
Tesco pays an annual dividend of $0.13 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. Tesco pays out 23.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Variety stores” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.5% and pay out 34.1% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
This table compares Tesco and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Tesco||$75.48 billion||$1.56 billion||17.95|
|Tesco Competitors||$65.18 billion||$1.21 billion||25.39|
Tesco has higher revenue and earnings than its competitors. Tesco is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Tesco and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
As a group, “Variety stores” companies have a potential upside of 1.25%. Given Tesco’s competitors higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Tesco has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
Risk & Volatility
Tesco has a beta of 0.61, suggesting that its stock price is 39% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Tesco’s competitors have a beta of 0.84, suggesting that their average stock price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Tesco and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Institutional & Insider Ownership
0.1% of Tesco shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 77.1% of shares of all “Variety stores” companies are held by institutional investors. 13.8% of shares of all “Variety stores” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Tesco competitors beat Tesco on 10 of the 15 factors compared.
Tesco PLC, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a grocery retailer. The company also provides retail banking and insurance services. It has operations in the United Kingdom, Ireland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Malaysia, Thailand, and internationally. The company serves its customers through 6,809 stores, as well as online. Tesco PLC was founded in 1919 and is based in Welwyn Garden City, the United Kingdom.
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