Financial Contrast: Nova LifeStyle (NVFY) and The Competition

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

Volatility & Risk

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for Nova LifeStyle and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

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 competitors higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Nova LifeStyle has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

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 insiders. Comparatively, 9.5% of shares of all “Household furniture” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Nova LifeStyle -155.80% -43.89% -37.73%
Nova LifeStyle Competitors -9.79% -23.48% -0.14%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Nova LifeStyle and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) 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 $103.48 million 11.18

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

Summary

Nova LifeStyle competitors beat Nova LifeStyle on 8 of the 9 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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