Tailored Brands (NASDAQ: TLRD) and Zumiez (NASDAQ:ZUMZ) are both small-cap cyclical consumer goods & services companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends and profitabiliy.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

85.1% of Zumiez shares are owned by institutional investors. 27.5% of Zumiez shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Tailored Brands and Zumiez’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Tailored Brands $3.33 billion 0.19 $341.78 million N/A N/A
Zumiez $844.45 million 0.38 $66.70 million $0.96 13.33

Tailored Brands has higher revenue and earnings than Zumiez.


This table compares Tailored Brands and Zumiez’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Tailored Brands 0.23% N/A 0.35%
Zumiez 2.79% 7.98% 5.36%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Tailored Brands and Zumiez, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Tailored Brands 0 5 3 0 2.38
Zumiez 0 8 2 0 2.20

Tailored Brands presently has a consensus target price of $17.57, indicating a potential upside of 36.64%. Zumiez has a consensus target price of $20.25, indicating a potential upside of 58.20%. Given Zumiez’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Zumiez is more favorable than Tailored Brands.


Zumiez beats Tailored Brands on 7 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Tailored Brands

Tailored Brands, Inc. is a holding company of The Men’s Wearhouse, Inc. The Company is a specialty apparel retailer offering suits, suit separates, sport coats, slacks, business casual, sportswear, outerwear, dress shirts, shoes and accessories for men and tuxedo and suit rental product. It operates through two segments: Retail and Corporate Apparel. The Retail segment includes four retail merchandising brands: Men’s Wearhouse/Men’s Wearhouse and Tux, Jos. A. Bank, Moores, and K&G. Specialty apparel merchandise offered by its retail merchandising concepts include suits, suit separates, sport coats, business casual, sportswear, outerwear, dress shirts, shoes and accessories for men. Women’s career apparel, sportswear and accessories, such as shoes and children’s apparel are offered at its K&G stores. The Corporate Apparel segment includes corporate apparel and uniform operations conducted by Twin Hill in the United States and Dimensions, Alexandra and Yaffy in the United Kingdom.

About Zumiez

Zumiez Inc., including its subsidiaries, is a specialty retailer of apparel, footwear, accessories and hardgoods for young men and women through the fashion, music, art and culture of action sports, streetwear and other lifestyles. The Company operates under the names Zumiez, Blue Tomato and Fast Times. Additionally, it operates e-commerce Websites at www.zumiez.com, www.blue-tomato.com and www.fasttimes.com.au. It offers various categories of shoes, such as skate shoes, casual shoes, high tops, sandals, slip ons, runners, boots and shoe accessories, such as socks. It also offers flannels, baseball tees, hoodies, baseball hats, windbreakers, shirts, jackets, jerseys, sweaters and tanks, among others. For women, it offers t-shirts, tank tops, hoodies and sweatshirts, cardigans, jackets, skirts, jeans, joggers, leggings and dresses, among others. It provides various accessories, including watches, sunglasses, bracelets, earrings, rings, beanies, hats, belts, wallets and phone accessories

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