Flexsteel Industries (FLXS) & Hooker Furniture (HOFT) Financial Contrast

Flexsteel Industries (NASDAQ: FLXS) and Hooker Furniture (NASDAQ:HOFT) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

65.0% of Flexsteel Industries shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 87.7% of Hooker Furniture shares are owned by institutional investors. 6.0% of Flexsteel Industries shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.5% of Hooker Furniture shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Flexsteel Industries and Hooker Furniture, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Flexsteel Industries 0 0 0 0 N/A
Hooker Furniture 0 0 0 0 N/A

Profitability

This table compares Flexsteel Industries and Hooker Furniture’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Flexsteel Industries 4.89% 9.19% 7.78%
Hooker Furniture 4.90% 14.88% 9.78%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Flexsteel Industries and Hooker Furniture’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Flexsteel Industries $468.76 million 0.65 $23.78 million N/A N/A
Hooker Furniture $620.63 million 0.90 $28.25 million N/A N/A

Hooker Furniture has higher revenue and earnings than Flexsteel Industries.

Dividends

Flexsteel Industries pays an annual dividend of $0.88 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.3%. Hooker Furniture pays an annual dividend of $0.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%.

Volatility and Risk

Flexsteel Industries has a beta of 1.84, meaning that its stock price is 84% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Hooker Furniture has a beta of 0.45, meaning that its stock price is 55% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Hooker Furniture beats Flexsteel Industries on 8 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Flexsteel Industries

Flexsteel Industries, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, imports, and markets residential and contract upholstered and wood furniture products in the United States. It offers sofas, loveseats, chairs, reclining and rocker-reclining chairs, swivel rockers, sofa beds, convertible bedding units, occasional tables, desks, dining tables and chairs, and bedroom furniture for use in home, office, hotel, healthcare, and other commercial applications. The company distributes its products through its sales force and independent representatives. Flexsteel Industries, Inc. was founded in 1929 and is headquartered in Dubuque, Iowa.

About Hooker Furniture

Hooker Furniture Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, imports, and markets residential household furniture products in the United States. It operates through Hooker Branded, Home Meridian, and All Other segments. The Hooker Branded segment offers a range of design categories, including home entertainment, home office, accent, dining, and bedroom furniture under the Hooker Furniture brand name; and imported upholstered furniture. The Home Meridian segment provides home furnishings under the Accentrics Home brand; a range of bedroom, dining room, accent, display cabinet, home office, and youth furnishings under the Pulaski Furniture and Samuel Lawrence Furniture brand names; and leather motion upholstery under the Prime Resources brand, as well as designs and supplies hotel furnishings for four and five-star hotels under the Samuel Lawrence Hospitality brand name. The All Other segment offers motion and stationary leather furniture under the Bradington-Young brand; occasional chairs, settees, sofas, and sectional seating under the Sam Moore Furniture brand name; and upholstered furniture, such as private label sectionals, modulars, sofas, chairs, ottomans, benches, beds, and dining chairs for lifestyle specialty retailers under the Shenandoah Furniture brand. This segment also supplies upholstered seating and case goods under the H Contract brand name. The company's home furnishings products are sold through retailers comprising independent furniture stores, department stores, mass merchants, national chains, warehouse clubs, catalog merchants, interior designers, and e-commerce retailers. Hooker Furniture Corporation was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Martinsville, Virginia.

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