Head to Head Analysis: Nova LifeStyle (NVFY) & Its Rivals

Nova LifeStyle (NASDAQ:NVFYGet Rating) is one of 14 publicly-traded companies in the “Household furniture” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Nova LifeStyle to similar businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, risk, valuation, institutional ownership and dividends.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Nova LifeStyle and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Nova LifeStyle 0 0 0 0 N/A
Nova LifeStyle Competitors 89 423 523 40 2.48

As a group, “Household furniture” companies have a potential upside of 32.65%. Given Nova LifeStyle’s peers higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Nova LifeStyle has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

8.6% of Nova LifeStyle shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.0% of shares of all “Household furniture” companies are owned by institutional investors. 40.4% of Nova LifeStyle shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 9.4% of shares of all “Household furniture” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility & Risk

Nova LifeStyle has a beta of 1.75, meaning that its stock price is 75% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Nova LifeStyle’s peers have a beta of 1.81, meaning that their average stock price is 81% more volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares Nova LifeStyle and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Nova LifeStyle -155.80% -40.05% -35.06%
Nova LifeStyle Competitors -9.89% -23.68% -0.04%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Nova LifeStyle and its peers revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Nova LifeStyle $12.81 million -$19.96 million -0.37
Nova LifeStyle Competitors $1.47 billion $99.28 million 11.18

Nova LifeStyle’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Nova LifeStyle. Nova LifeStyle is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.


Nova LifeStyle peers beat Nova LifeStyle on 9 of the 10 factors compared.

About Nova LifeStyle (Get Rating)

Nova LifeStyle, Inc., through its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, markets, and sells residential and commercial furniture for middle and upper middle-income consumers worldwide. The company offers upholstered, wood, and metal-based furniture pieces for the living rooms, dining rooms, bedrooms, and home offices. Its products include sofas, chairs, dining tables, beds, entertainment consoles, cabinets, and cupboards. The company also provides physiotherapeutic jade mats for use in therapy clinics, hospitality, and real estate projects. It distributes its products under the Diamond Sofa brand directly, as well as through internet sales and online marketing campaigns, and participation in exhibitions and trade shows primarily to furniture distributors and retailers. The company was formerly known as Stevens Resources, Inc. Nova LifeStyle, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Commerce, California.

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