Destination XL Group (DXLG) vs. Its Peers Critical Comparison

Destination XL Group (OTCMKTS: DXLG) is one of 15 publicly-traded companies in the “Family clothing stores” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Destination XL Group to similar businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership and earnings.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

0.0% of Destination XL Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 59.8% of shares of all “Family clothing stores” companies are held by institutional investors. 20.5% of Destination XL Group shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 15.5% of shares of all “Family clothing stores” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Destination XL Group and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Destination XL Group $318.95 million -$64.54 million -8.78
Destination XL Group Competitors $6.29 billion -$125.07 million 58.46

Destination XL Group’s rivals have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Destination XL Group. Destination XL Group 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.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Destination XL Group and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Destination XL Group 0 0 2 0 3.00
Destination XL Group Competitors 428 2349 2309 44 2.38

Destination XL Group presently has a consensus target price of $9.25, indicating a potential upside of 46.36%. As a group, “Family clothing stores” companies have a potential upside of 24.11%. Given Destination XL Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Destination XL Group is more favorable than its rivals.

Risk and Volatility

Destination XL Group has a beta of 1.55, suggesting that its stock price is 55% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Destination XL Group’s rivals have a beta of 0.85, suggesting that their average stock price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Destination XL Group and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Destination XL Group 4.84% 137.94% 4.72%
Destination XL Group Competitors 5.86% 41.73% 8.23%

Summary

Destination XL Group beats its rivals on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

Destination XL Group Company Profile

Destination XL Group, Inc. engages in the retail of specialty products. It offers shirts, pants, shorts, outerwear, activewear, suiting, underwear and lounge, shoes, and accessories. It distributes its products under the following brand names: Destination X, DXL, DXL Men’s Apparel, DXL Outlets, Casual Male XL, and Casual Male XL Outlets. It operates through the Stores, and Direct Businesses segments. The company was founded by Calvin Margolis and Stanley I. Berger in 1976 and is headquartered in Canton, MA.

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