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Halfords Group (HFD) Competitors

GBX 139.60
-0.80 (-0.57%)
(As of 06:16 AM ET)

HFD vs. CURY, APGN, MOON, CARD, IGR, FDL, STU, SCS, PODP, and ANG

Should you be buying Halfords Group stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Halfords Group include Currys (CURY), Applegreen (APGN), Moonpig Group (MOON), Card Factory (CARD), IG Design Group (IGR), Findel (FDL), Studio Retail Group (STU), ScS Group (SCS), Pod Point Group (PODP), and Angling Direct (ANG). These companies are all part of the "specialty retail" industry.

Halfords Group vs.

Halfords Group (LON:HFD) and Currys (LON:CURY) are both small-cap consumer cyclical companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, community ranking, earnings, risk, media sentiment, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Currys received 112 more outperform votes than Halfords Group when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 77.81% of users gave Currys an outperform vote while only 66.52% of users gave Halfords Group an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Halfords GroupOutperform Votes
600
66.52%
Underperform Votes
302
33.48%
CurrysOutperform Votes
712
77.81%
Underperform Votes
203
22.19%

79.8% of Halfords Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 93.2% of Currys shares are held by institutional investors. 2.0% of Halfords Group shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 18.5% of Currys shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Halfords Group has a net margin of 1.99% compared to Currys' net margin of 0.44%. Halfords Group's return on equity of 6.08% beat Currys' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Halfords Group1.99% 6.08% 3.12%
Currys 0.44%2.14%1.55%

Currys has a consensus price target of GBX 88.40, indicating a potential upside of 13.53%. Given Currys' higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Currys is more favorable than Halfords Group.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Halfords Group
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
Currys
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.60

Halfords Group has a beta of 1.58, suggesting that its stock price is 58% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Currys has a beta of 1.28, suggesting that its stock price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Halfords Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 10 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.2%. Currys pays an annual dividend of GBX 3 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.9%. Halfords Group pays out 6,666.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Currys pays out 7,500.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Halfords Group is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

In the previous week, Currys had 2 more articles in the media than Halfords Group. MarketBeat recorded 2 mentions for Currys and 0 mentions for Halfords Group. Currys' average media sentiment score of 0.67 beat Halfords Group's score of 0.00 indicating that Currys is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Overall Sentiment
Halfords Group Neutral
Currys Positive

Currys has higher revenue and earnings than Halfords Group. Halfords Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Currys, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Halfords Group£1.70B0.18£33.90M£0.15929.11
Currys£9.20B0.10£40M£0.041,946.70

Summary

Currys beats Halfords Group on 11 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding HFD and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of LON and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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HFD vs. The Competition

MetricHalfords GroupSpecialty Retail IndustryCyclical SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£305.12M£2.71B£2.10B£1.40B
Dividend Yield6.49%4.19%4.45%11.82%
P/E Ratio929.11335.92371.261,681.15
Price / Sales0.1835.82336.10269,918.78
Price / Cash5.2411.6225.1032.84
Price / Book0.552.102.062.71
Net Income£33.90M£261.28M£189.62M£165.85M
7 Day Performance0.12%-0.47%-0.63%1.85%
1 Month Performance-7.21%0.44%0.11%5.97%
1 Year Performance-33.32%1.52%0.34%19.03%

Halfords Group Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
CURY
Currys
1.1807 of 5 stars
GBX 76.75
+0.5%
GBX 88.40
+15.2%
+44.5%£867.28M£9.20B1,918.7528,000Gap Down
APGN
Applegreen
0 of 5 stars
GBX 496
flat
N/A+0.0%£598.53MN/A20.5011,145
MOON
Moonpig Group
0 of 5 stars
GBX 154.60
+0.9%
GBX 231.25
+49.6%
+17.7%£531.24M£329.47M1,546.00730
CARD
Card Factory
2.6397 of 5 stars
GBX 94
+1.5%
GBX 125
+33.0%
+5.9%£324.90M£510.90M671.439,075
IGR
IG Design Group
1.7516 of 5 stars
GBX 215.10
-1.1%
GBX 325
+51.1%
+86.0%£211.40M£813.17M-1,024.293,092
FDL
Findel
0 of 5 stars
GBX 233
+1.3%
N/AN/A£201.41M£506.81M8.631,871
STU
Studio Retail Group
0 of 5 stars
GBX 115
flat
N/AN/A£100.07M£586.13M4.061,610
SCS
ScS Group
0 of 5 stars
GBX 270
flat
N/A+74.2%£91.53M£325.86M2,250.001,801
PODP
Pod Point Group
0 of 5 stars
GBX 23.70
-2.5%
GBX 85
+258.6%
-67.8%£36.95M£63.76M-43.89536Gap Up
High Trading Volume
ANG
Angling Direct
0 of 5 stars
GBX 37.69
-3.4%
N/A+9.9%£29.12M£81.66M1,884.50447Gap Down

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This page (LON:HFD) was last updated on 6/21/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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