Destination XL Group (NASDAQ: DXLG) and Tailored Brands (NYSE:TLRD) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, valuation, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Destination XL Group and Tailored Brands, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Destination XL Group 0 0 2 0 3.00
Tailored Brands 0 4 4 0 2.50

Destination XL Group presently has a consensus target price of $3.00, suggesting a potential upside of 39.53%. Tailored Brands has a consensus target price of $17.33, suggesting a potential downside of 0.61%. Given Destination XL Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Destination XL Group is more favorable than Tailored Brands.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Destination XL Group -3.01% -10.24% -3.05%
Tailored Brands 1.79% -108.13% 4.41%

Dividends

Tailored Brands pays an annual dividend of $0.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.1%. Destination XL Group does not pay a dividend. Tailored Brands pays out 60.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Destination XL Group and Tailored Brands’ revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Destination XL Group $450.28 million 0.23 -$2.25 million ($0.28) -7.68
Tailored Brands $3.38 billion 0.25 $24.95 million $1.19 14.66

Tailored Brands has higher revenue and earnings than Destination XL Group. Destination XL Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Tailored Brands, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

77.8% of Destination XL Group shares are held by institutional investors. 31.5% of Destination XL Group shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.0% of Tailored Brands shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk & Volatility

Destination XL Group has a beta of 0.5, suggesting that its share price is 50% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Tailored Brands has a beta of 1.89, suggesting that its share price is 89% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Tailored Brands beats Destination XL Group on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Destination XL Group Company Profile

Destination XL Group, Inc. is a specialty retailer of men’s apparel with retail and direct operations in the United States and London, England. The Company operates through the Big & Tall Men’s Apparel segment. The Company operates under the trade names of Destination XL, DXL, Casual Male XL, Casual Male XL outlets, DXL outlets, Rochester Clothing, ShoesXL and LivingXL. The Company operates approximately 170 Destination XL stores, 125 Casual Male XL retail stores, 40 Casual Male XL outlet stores, nine DXL outlet stores and five Rochester Clothing stores. Its direct business includes its DestinationXL.com and bigandtall.com e-commerce sites, which support its stores, brands and product extensions. Through its multiple brands, which include both branded apparel and private-label, the Company offers a range of merchandise. The Company carries various designer brands, including Cole Haan, Allen Edmonds, Timberland, Calvin Klein, Lacoste, Donald J. Pliner and Bruno Magli.

Tailored Brands Company Profile

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.

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