Interface (NASDAQ: TILE) and Man Wah (OTCMKTS:MAWHY) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings and profitability.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Interface and Man Wah’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Interface||$996.44 million||1.50||$53.24 million||$1.18||21.36|
|Man Wah||$1.00 billion||3.02||$225.88 million||N/A||N/A|
This table compares Interface and Man Wah’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Interface pays an annual dividend of $0.26 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Man Wah pays an annual dividend of $0.61 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.9%. Interface pays out 22.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
This is a summary of recent ratings for Interface and Man Wah, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Interface presently has a consensus target price of $25.50, suggesting a potential upside of 1.19%. Given Interface’s higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Interface is more favorable than Man Wah.
Volatility and Risk
Interface has a beta of 1.26, meaning that its stock price is 26% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Man Wah has a beta of 1.04, meaning that its stock price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
96.1% of Interface shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.0% of Man Wah shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.9% of Interface shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Interface beats Man Wah on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
Interface Company Profile
Interface Inc. is engaged in design, production and sale of modular carpet, also known as carpet tile. As of January 1, 2017, the Company marketed its modular carpets in over 110 countries under the brand names Interface and FLOR. The Company operates through three segments: Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific. The Company distributes its products through two primary channels, including direct sales to end users and indirect sales through independent contractors or distributors. The Company sells an antimicrobial chemical compound under the trademark Intersept that the Company incorporates in all of its modular carpet products. It also sells its TacTiles carpet tile installation system, along with a range of traditional adhesives and products for carpet installation and maintenance that are manufactured by a third party. It also provides turnkey project management services for national accounts and other customers through its InterfaceSERVICES business.
Man Wah Company Profile
Man Wah Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, manufactures and distributes sofas and ancillary products in the United States, Canada, the People's Republic of China, and internationally. It operates through Sofa and Ancillary Products (Wholesale), Sofa and Ancillary Products (Retail), Home Group Business, and Other products segments. The company is also involved in the advertising and marketing of home furnishing products, as well as produces and sells mattresses, bedding products, chairs, and other products to railways, chain cinemas, and other business customers. In addition, it provides foam products and furniture components; management business consultancy and back office support services; invests in properties; operates, leases, and manages furniture mall; and offers transportation and property management services. As of March 31, 2017, it had a total of 1,504 retail stores. The company was founded in 1992 and is based in Fotan, Hong Kong. Man Wah Holdings Limited is a subsidiary of Man Wah Investments Limited.
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