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Leslie's (LESL) Competitors

$4.08
-0.01 (-0.24%)
(As of 07/17/2024 ET)

LESL vs. SBH, WOOF, FLWS, RERE, NEGG, SGU, TITN, BARK, HITI, and RENT

Should you be buying Leslie's stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Leslie's include Sally Beauty (SBH), Petco Health and Wellness (WOOF), 1-800-FLOWERS.COM (FLWS), ATRenew (RERE), Newegg Commerce (NEGG), Star Group (SGU), Titan Machinery (TITN), BARK (BARK), High Tide (HITI), and Rent the Runway (RENT). These companies are all part of the "retail stores, not elsewhere classified" industry.

Leslie's vs.

Sally Beauty (NYSE:SBH) and Leslie's (NASDAQ:LESL) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, valuation, risk, profitability, community ranking, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and media sentiment.

Sally Beauty presently has a consensus target price of $11.25, suggesting a potential downside of 3.93%. Leslie's has a consensus target price of $5.79, suggesting a potential upside of 41.85%. Given Sally Beauty's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Leslie's is more favorable than Sally Beauty.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Sally Beauty
1 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.00
Leslie's
0 Sell rating(s)
9 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.00

Sally Beauty received 388 more outperform votes than Leslie's when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 55.68% of users gave Sally Beauty an outperform vote while only 40.19% of users gave Leslie's an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Sally BeautyOutperform Votes
431
55.68%
Underperform Votes
343
44.32%
Leslie'sOutperform Votes
43
40.19%
Underperform Votes
64
59.81%

In the previous week, Leslie's had 11 more articles in the media than Sally Beauty. MarketBeat recorded 17 mentions for Leslie's and 6 mentions for Sally Beauty. Leslie's' average media sentiment score of 1.16 beat Sally Beauty's score of 0.46 indicating that Sally Beauty is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Sally Beauty
4 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Leslie's
4 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Sally Beauty has a beta of 1.54, suggesting that its share price is 54% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Leslie's has a beta of 1.16, suggesting that its share price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Sally Beauty has a net margin of 4.36% compared to Sally Beauty's net margin of 1.06%. Leslie's' return on equity of 34.23% beat Sally Beauty's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Sally Beauty4.36% 34.23% 6.57%
Leslie's 1.06%-12.55%2.27%

Sally Beauty has higher revenue and earnings than Leslie's. Sally Beauty is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Leslie's, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Sally Beauty$3.73B0.33$184.60M$1.477.97
Leslie's$1.45B0.52$27.24M$0.0851.00

Summary

Sally Beauty beats Leslie's on 11 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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

MetricLeslie'sRetail stores IndustryStaples SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$753.74M$3.77B$15.58B$8.51B
Dividend YieldN/A4.50%2.77%4.02%
P/E Ratio51.009.8121.2517.16
Price / Sales0.5215.115.42105.02
Price / Cash8.416.3532.4133.66
Price / Book-4.642.125.914.55
Net Income$27.24M$155.69M$574.35M$216.21M
7 Day Performance20.71%10.06%4.51%5.84%
1 Month Performance-13.92%8.36%5.24%7.18%
1 Year Performance-25.27%-29.73%-4.08%3.54%

Leslie's Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
SBH
Sally Beauty
1.5692 of 5 stars
1.57 / 5 stars
$10.95
-1.0%
$11.25
+2.7%
-3.3%$1.13B$3.73B7.4527,000Positive News
Gap Up
WOOF
Petco Health and Wellness
2.7762 of 5 stars
2.78 / 5 stars
$3.43
-5.5%
$3.09
-9.8%
-55.1%$1.07B$6.23B-0.7029,000Positive News
Gap Down
FLWS
1-800-FLOWERS.COM
0.4886 of 5 stars
0.49 / 5 stars
$10.43
+2.1%
$9.00
-13.7%
+29.0%$669.71M$1.87B-86.924,200Analyst Forecast
News Coverage
Gap Down
High Trading Volume
RERE
ATRenew
1.6209 of 5 stars
1.62 / 5 stars
$2.38
-2.1%
N/A-24.4%$580.41M$1.83B-19.832,055Gap Down
NEGG
Newegg Commerce
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
$1.06
-0.9%
N/A-36.7%$401.33M$1.50M0.001,355Upcoming Earnings
Positive News
Gap Down
SGU
Star Group
3.5294 of 5 stars
3.53 / 5 stars
$11.07
+1.6%
N/A-12.5%$390.00M$1.95B16.773,052Positive News
TITN
Titan Machinery
4.4501 of 5 stars
4.45 / 5 stars
$16.11
flat
$31.00
+92.4%
-44.9%$367.63M$2.76B3.873,604Positive News
Gap Up
BARK
BARK
0.1308 of 5 stars
0.13 / 5 stars
$1.69
-0.6%
$1.63
-3.4%
+19.2%$296.80M$490.18M-7.68570Gap Up
HITI
High Tide
1.5498 of 5 stars
1.55 / 5 stars
$2.04
-0.5%
$4.50
+120.6%
+41.0%$164.12M$361.57M-6.381,550
RENT
Rent the Runway
2.8282 of 5 stars
2.83 / 5 stars
$18.50
-2.2%
$25.00
+35.1%
-49.7%$67.90M$298.20M-0.621,104Positive News

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

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