Head to Head Contrast: Destination XL Group (DXLG) vs. Its Peers

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

Institutional and Insider Ownership

0.0% of Destination XL Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 59.8% of shares of all “Family clothing stores” companies are owned by institutional investors. 20.5% of Destination XL Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 15.5% of shares of all “Family clothing stores” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Destination XL Group $318.95 million -$64.54 million -8.68
Destination XL Group Competitors $6.29 billion -$125.07 million 57.22

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.

Risk and Volatility

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets 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 2348 2309 44 2.38

Destination XL Group presently has a consensus target price of $9.25, suggesting a potential upside of 48.00%. As a group, “Family clothing stores” companies have a potential upside of 30.21%. Given Destination XL Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Destination XL Group is more favorable than its peers.

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%

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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