Tesco (OTCMKTS: TSCDY) is one of 14 publicly-traded companies in the “Variety stores” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Tesco to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, risk and profitability.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Tesco and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Tesco||$75.48 billion||$1.56 billion||17.96|
|Tesco Competitors||$65.18 billion||$1.21 billion||25.77|
Volatility and Risk
Tesco has a beta of 0.61, indicating that its stock price is 39% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Tesco’s rivals have a beta of 0.84, indicating that their average stock price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500.
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 rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Tesco and its rivals, 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 downside of 0.07%. Given Tesco’s rivals higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Tesco has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
0.1% of Tesco shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 77.1% of shares of all “Variety stores” companies are owned by institutional investors. 13.8% of shares of all “Variety stores” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Tesco rivals beat Tesco on 10 of the 15 factors compared.
Tesco Company Profile
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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