Destination XL Group (DXLG) vs. The Competition Critical Comparison

Destination XL Group (OTCMKTS: DXLG) is one of 15 public companies in the “Family clothing stores” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Destination XL Group to related companies based on the strength of its risk, dividends, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Destination XL Group and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Destination XL Group 4.84% 137.94% 4.72%
Destination XL Group Competitors 5.86% 41.73% 8.23%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Destination XL Group and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Destination XL Group 0 0 2 0 3.00
Destination XL Group Competitors 428 2349 2309 44 2.38

Destination XL Group presently has a consensus target price of $9.25, indicating a potential upside of 46.36%. As a group, “Family clothing stores” companies have a potential upside of 23.14%. Given Destination XL Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Destination XL Group is more favorable than its peers.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Destination XL Group and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Destination XL Group $318.95 million -$64.54 million -8.78
Destination XL Group Competitors $6.29 billion -$125.07 million 58.76

Destination XL Group’s peers have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Destination XL Group. Destination XL Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.0% of Destination XL Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 59.8% of shares of all “Family clothing stores” companies are held by institutional investors. 20.5% of Destination XL Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 15.5% of shares of all “Family clothing stores” companies are held 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.

Risk & Volatility

Destination XL Group has a beta of 1.55, meaning that its share price is 55% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Destination XL Group’s peers have a beta of 0.85, meaning that their average share price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Destination XL Group beats its peers on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

About Destination XL Group

Destination XL Group, Inc. engages in the retail of specialty products. It offers shirts, pants, shorts, outerwear, activewear, suiting, underwear and lounge, shoes, and accessories. It distributes its products under the following brand names: Destination X, DXL, DXL Men’s Apparel, DXL Outlets, Casual Male XL, and Casual Male XL Outlets. It operates through the Stores, and Direct Businesses segments. The company was founded by Calvin Margolis and Stanley I. Berger in 1976 and is headquartered in Canton, MA.

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