Natuzzi, S.p.A (NYSE:NTZ) and Nova Lifestyle (NASDAQ:NVFY) are both small-cap consumer discretionary 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.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Natuzzi, S.p.A and Nova Lifestyle’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Natuzzi, S.p.A||$529.49 million||0.12||-$35.49 million||N/A||N/A|
|Nova Lifestyle||$106.49 million||0.32||$3.76 million||N/A||N/A|
This table compares Natuzzi, S.p.A and Nova Lifestyle’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Risk & Volatility
Natuzzi, S.p.A has a beta of 0.15, suggesting that its share price is 85% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Nova Lifestyle has a beta of 1.85, suggesting that its share price is 85% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
16.5% of Natuzzi, S.p.A shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 3.7% of Nova Lifestyle shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.6% of Natuzzi, S.p.A shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 38.9% of Nova Lifestyle 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.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Natuzzi, S.p.A and Nova Lifestyle, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Nova Lifestyle beats Natuzzi, S.p.A on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
Natuzzi, S.p.A Company Profile
Natuzzi S.p.A. designs, manufactures, and markets leather and fabric upholstered furniture worldwide. The company operates through Natuzzi Brand and Softaly/Private Label segments. Its products primarily include stationary furniture, such as sofas, loveseats, and armchairs; sectional furniture; motion furniture; sofa beds; occasional chairs, including recliners and massage chairs; and furnishings and accessories for the living room and beds, bed linens, and bedroom furnishings. The company sells its products primarily under the Natuzzi Italia, Natuzzi Re-vive, Natuzzi Editions, and Softaly brand names. It also sells its leather-upholstered products through franchised Divani&Divani by Natuzzi, and Natuzzi Italia furniture stores. As of March 31, 2018, the company operated 205 Natuzzi Italia stores, 147 Natuzzi Editions stores, and 79 Divani&Divani by Natuzzi stores. The company was formerly known as Industrie Natuzzi S.p.A. and changed its name to Natuzzi S.p.A. in June 2002. Natuzzi S.p.A. was founded in 1959 and is headquartered in Santeramo in Colle, Italy.
Nova Lifestyle Company Profile
Nova LifeStyle, Inc., together with 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 residential furniture 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 offers its products under the Diamond Sofa, Colorful World, Giorgio Mobili, and Bright Swallow brands. It sells its products through Internet sales and direct sales primarily to furniture distributors and retailers. Nova LifeStyle, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Commerce, California.
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