Financial Contrast: Ethan Allen Interiors (NYSE:ETD) vs. MasterBrand (NYSE:MBC)

Ethan Allen Interiors (NYSE:ETDGet Rating) and MasterBrand (NYSE:MBCGet Rating) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends and risk.

Profitability

This table compares Ethan Allen Interiors and MasterBrand’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Ethan Allen Interiors 13.30% 27.53% 15.22%
MasterBrand N/A N/A N/A

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Ethan Allen Interiors and MasterBrand’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Ethan Allen Interiors $817.76 million 0.86 $103.28 million $4.42 6.31
MasterBrand $2.86 billion 0.34 $182.60 million N/A N/A

MasterBrand has higher revenue and earnings than Ethan Allen Interiors.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Ethan Allen Interiors and MasterBrand, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Ethan Allen Interiors 0 1 0 0 2.00
MasterBrand 0 1 1 0 2.50

Ethan Allen Interiors presently has a consensus price target of $25.00, suggesting a potential downside of 10.30%. MasterBrand has a consensus price target of $9.00, suggesting a potential upside of 17.65%. Given MasterBrand’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe MasterBrand is more favorable than Ethan Allen Interiors.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

84.1% of Ethan Allen Interiors shares are owned by institutional investors. 10.8% of Ethan Allen Interiors shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Ethan Allen Interiors beats MasterBrand on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Ethan Allen Interiors

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Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. operates as an interior design company, and manufacturer and retailer of home furnishings in the United States, Mexico, Honduras, and Canada. The company operates in two segments, Wholesale and Retail. Its products include case goods items, such as beds, dressers, armoires, tables, chairs, buffets, entertainment units, home office furniture, and wooden accents; upholstery items comprising sleepers, recliners and other motion furniture, chairs, ottomans, custom pillows, sofas, loveseats, cut fabrics, and leather; and home accent items consisting of window treatments and drapery hardware, wall decors, florals, lighting, clocks, mattresses, bedspreads, throws, pillows, decorative accents, area rugs, wall coverings, and home and garden furnishings. The company markets and sells its products under the Ethan Allen brand through home furnishing retail networks and independent retailers, as well as through ethanallen.com website. As of June 30, 2022, it operated a network of approximately 141 design centers. Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. was founded in 1932 and is headquartered in Danbury, Connecticut.

About MasterBrand

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MasterBrand, Inc. manufactures and sells residential cabinets for the kitchen, bathroom, and other parts of the home in North America. The company is based in Jasper, Indiana.

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