Head to Head Comparison: Natuzzi, S.p.A (NTZ) and Tempur Sealy International (TPX)

Tempur Sealy International (NYSE:TPX) and Natuzzi, S.p.A (NYSE:NTZ) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Tempur Sealy International and Natuzzi, S.p.A, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Tempur Sealy International 1 3 4 0 2.38
Natuzzi, S.p.A 0 0 0 0 N/A

Tempur Sealy International presently has a consensus price target of $57.43, indicating a potential upside of 22.97%. Given Tempur Sealy International’s higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Tempur Sealy International is more favorable than Natuzzi, S.p.A.

Risk & Volatility

Tempur Sealy International has a beta of 1.62, suggesting that its share price is 62% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Natuzzi, S.p.A has a beta of 0.07, suggesting that its share price is 93% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Tempur Sealy International and Natuzzi, S.p.A’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Tempur Sealy International $2.75 billion 0.92 $151.40 million $3.20 14.59
Natuzzi, S.p.A $529.49 million 0.09 -$35.49 million N/A N/A

Tempur Sealy International has higher revenue and earnings than Natuzzi, S.p.A.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

16.5% of Natuzzi, S.p.A shares are held by institutional investors. 2.6% of Tempur Sealy International shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of Natuzzi, S.p.A shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares Tempur Sealy International and Natuzzi, S.p.A’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Tempur Sealy International 5.12% 97.08% 5.49%
Natuzzi, S.p.A 4.59% 18.76% 6.23%


Tempur Sealy International beats Natuzzi, S.p.A on 10 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Tempur Sealy International

Tempur Sealy International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes bedding products. The company operates through two segments, North America and International. It provides mattresses, foundations, and adjustable bases, as well as other products comprising pillows and other accessories under the TEMPUR, Tempur-Pedic, Sealy, and Stearns & Foster brands. The company sells its products through third party retailers, including third party distribution, hospitality, and healthcare; and company-owned stores, e-commerce, and call centers, as well as offers Cocoon by Sealy branded products through online. It is also involved in licensing its Sealy, and Stearns & Foster brands, technology, and trademarks to other manufacturers. As of October 23, 2018, the company operated 25 Tempur-Pedic retail stores. Tempur Sealy International, Inc. was founded in 1989 and is based in Lexington, Kentucky.

About Natuzzi, S.p.A

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.

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