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Howden Joinery Group (HWDN) Competitors

GBX 939
+4.50 (+0.48%)
(As of 06:21 AM ET)

HWDN vs. DFS, VCP, CHH, ULTP, HEAD, UPGS, SDG, CFX, LIKE, and PMP

Should you be buying Howden Joinery Group stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Howden Joinery Group include DFS Furniture (DFS), Victoria (VCP), Churchill China (CHH), Ultimate Products (ULTP), Headlam Group (HEAD), UP Global Sourcing (UPGS), Sanderson Design Group (SDG), Colefax Group (CFX), Likewise Group (LIKE), and Portmeirion Group (PMP). These companies are all part of the "furnishings, fixtures & appliances" industry.

Howden Joinery Group vs.

Howden Joinery Group (LON:HWDN) and DFS Furniture (LON:DFS) are both consumer cyclical companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their media sentiment, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, community ranking, risk and dividends.

Howden Joinery Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 21 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. DFS Furniture pays an annual dividend of GBX 4 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.5%. Howden Joinery Group pays out 4,565.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. DFS Furniture pays out 5,000.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

Howden Joinery Group currently has a consensus target price of GBX 873.33, indicating a potential downside of 6.79%. DFS Furniture has a consensus target price of GBX 120, indicating a potential upside of 3.65%. Given DFS Furniture's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe DFS Furniture is more favorable than Howden Joinery Group.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Howden Joinery Group
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.67
DFS Furniture
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50

Howden Joinery Group has a beta of 1.02, meaning that its share price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, DFS Furniture has a beta of 1.57, meaning that its share price is 57% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Howden Joinery Group has a net margin of 11.02% compared to DFS Furniture's net margin of 2.07%. Howden Joinery Group's return on equity of 27.52% beat DFS Furniture's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Howden Joinery Group11.02% 27.52% 10.34%
DFS Furniture 2.07%7.72%4.14%

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Howden Joinery Group£2.31B2.23£254.60M£0.462,035.87
DFS Furniture£1.05B0.26£17.90M£0.081,447.21

70.8% of Howden Joinery Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.8% of DFS Furniture shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.6% of Howden Joinery Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 11.5% of DFS Furniture shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Howden Joinery Group received 364 more outperform votes than DFS Furniture when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 72.95% of users gave DFS Furniture an outperform vote while only 72.39% of users gave Howden Joinery Group an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Howden Joinery GroupOutperform Votes
666
72.39%
Underperform Votes
254
27.61%
DFS FurnitureOutperform Votes
302
72.95%
Underperform Votes
112
27.05%

In the previous week, Howden Joinery Group had 1 more articles in the media than DFS Furniture. MarketBeat recorded 3 mentions for Howden Joinery Group and 2 mentions for DFS Furniture. DFS Furniture's average media sentiment score of 0.63 beat Howden Joinery Group's score of 0.42 indicating that DFS Furniture is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Howden Joinery Group
1 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
DFS Furniture
0 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Summary

Howden Joinery Group beats DFS Furniture on 13 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding HWDN 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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HWDN vs. The Competition

MetricHowden Joinery GroupFurnishings, Fixtures & Appliances IndustryCyclical SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£5.15B£623.59M£2.18B£1.41B
Dividend Yield2.30%3.26%4.44%11.83%
P/E Ratio2,035.87373.77385.331,694.81
Price / Sales2.2355.35328.31296,051.90
Price / Cash13.8611.4025.3432.87
Price / Book7.261.932.112.78
Net Income£254.60M£16.22M£190.72M£165.85M
7 Day Performance2.52%0.46%0.52%62.75%
1 Month Performance6.54%-1.74%0.54%64.25%
1 Year Performance37.76%-1.39%0.93%20.97%

Howden Joinery Group Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
DFS
DFS Furniture
0.9194 of 5 stars
0.92 / 5 stars
GBX 111.60
+0.9%
GBX 120
+7.5%
-3.2%£263.38M£1.05B1,395.005,284
VCP
Victoria
3.0738 of 5 stars
3.07 / 5 stars
GBX 155.40
-6.9%
GBX 600
+286.1%
-76.0%£176.58M£1.35B-111.006,750News Coverage
Gap Up
CHH
Churchill China
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 1,215
flat
N/A-11.7%£133.65M£82.34M1,735.71802
ULTP
Ultimate Products
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 138.50
+2.6%
N/AN/A£119.97M£162.89M0.00361Gap Up
HEAD
Headlam Group
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 139.50
-1.8%
N/A-39.4%£112.69M£656.50M1,395.002,338Gap Up
UPGS
UP Global Sourcing
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 120
+5.3%
GBX 200
+66.7%
-4.8%£107.17M£156.05M857.14370Gap Up
SDG
Sanderson Design Group
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 87.50
flat
N/A-19.6%£62.75M£108.64M795.45600
CFX
Colefax Group
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 880
flat
N/A+24.6%£54.74M£105M1,023.26345Gap Up
LIKE
Likewise Group
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 16.50
flat
N/A-10.8%£40.47M£133.48M-1,650.00455Positive News
PMP
Portmeirion Group
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 217.50
flat
N/A-47.8%£29.93M£102.74M-356.56802

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This page (LON:HWDN) was last updated on 7/18/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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