Virco Mfg. (VIRC) Competitors

$12.54
+0.03 (+0.24%)
(As of 05:13 PM ET)

VIRC vs. EVC, HOFT, LVO, JAKK, ESCA, FLXS, LCUT, QSG, TSQ, and KNDI

Should you be buying Virco Mfg. stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Virco Mfg. include Entravision Communications (EVC), Hooker Furnishings (HOFT), LiveOne (LVO), JAKKS Pacific (JAKK), Escalade (ESCA), Flexsteel Industries (FLXS), Lifetime Brands (LCUT), QuantaSing Group (QSG), Townsquare Media (TSQ), and Kandi Technologies Group (KNDI). These companies are all part of the "consumer discretionary" sector.

Virco Mfg. vs.

Entravision Communications (NYSE:EVC) and Virco Mfg. (NASDAQ:VIRC) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their media sentiment, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, community ranking and earnings.

In the previous week, Entravision Communications had 3 more articles in the media than Virco Mfg.. MarketBeat recorded 5 mentions for Entravision Communications and 2 mentions for Virco Mfg.. Entravision Communications' average media sentiment score of 0.83 beat Virco Mfg.'s score of 0.52 indicating that Virco Mfg. is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Entravision Communications
3 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Virco Mfg.
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Entravision Communications has a beta of 0.97, indicating that its stock price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Virco Mfg. has a beta of 0.69, indicating that its stock price is 31% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Entravision Communications pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 9.0%. Virco Mfg. pays an annual dividend of $0.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Entravision Communications pays out -26.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Virco Mfg. pays out 6.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Entravision Communications has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Virco Mfg. has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Entravision Communications is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Virco Mfg. has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Entravision Communications. Entravision Communications is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Virco Mfg., indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Entravision Communications$1.11B0.18-$15.44M-$0.75-2.96
Virco Mfg.$269.12M0.76$21.91M$1.349.36

Virco Mfg. has a net margin of 8.14% compared to Virco Mfg.'s net margin of -5.79%. Entravision Communications' return on equity of 26.24% beat Virco Mfg.'s return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Entravision Communications-5.79% -7.80% -1.98%
Virco Mfg. 8.14%26.24%13.01%

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Entravision Communications
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
Virco Mfg.
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A

Entravision Communications received 146 more outperform votes than Virco Mfg. when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 60.46% of users gave Entravision Communications an outperform vote while only 54.68% of users gave Virco Mfg. an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Entravision CommunicationsOutperform Votes
292
60.46%
Underperform Votes
191
39.54%
Virco Mfg.Outperform Votes
146
54.68%
Underperform Votes
121
45.32%

69.5% of Entravision Communications shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 31.0% of Virco Mfg. shares are owned by institutional investors. 8.0% of Entravision Communications shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 17.5% of Virco Mfg. 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.

Summary

Virco Mfg. beats Entravision Communications on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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VIRC vs. The Competition

MetricVirco Mfg.Public building & related furniture IndustryDiscretionary SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$205.03M$205.03M$6.79B$7.98B
Dividend Yield0.64%0.64%2.73%3.93%
P/E Ratio9.369.4016.4416.61
Price / Sales0.760.7643.2779.20
Price / Cash7.507.5034.9031.18
Price / Book2.252.256.714.47
Net Income$21.91M$21.91M$194.41M$216.86M
7 Day Performance6.00%6.00%1.58%1.99%
1 Month Performance23.55%23.55%4.57%4.35%
1 Year Performance228.27%228.27%5.69%10.80%

Virco Mfg. Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
EVC
Entravision Communications
2.1298 of 5 stars
$2.11
-2.8%
N/A-51.7%$188.44M$1.11B-2.811,657Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
HOFT
Hooker Furnishings
4.4365 of 5 stars
$17.64
+0.1%
N/A+18.1%$188.04M$433.23M19.381,203Positive News
LVO
LiveOne
3.4285 of 5 stars
$1.89
-3.1%
$3.50
+85.2%
+15.4%$186.34M$99.61M-9.95165
JAKK
JAKKS Pacific
3.4232 of 5 stars
$18.77
+0.6%
$38.00
+102.5%
-22.4%$202.72M$711.56M6.90659Short Interest ↑
ESCA
Escalade
2.9613 of 5 stars
$13.20
-0.3%
N/A+12.9%$182.95M$263.57M14.51472Short Interest ↓
FLXS
Flexsteel Industries
3.1933 of 5 stars
$35.10
-5.4%
N/A+98.7%$181.12M$393.69M11.901,700Short Interest ↑
Positive News
LCUT
Lifetime Brands
4.4535 of 5 stars
$9.39
-4.5%
$11.25
+19.8%
+132.5%$207.24M$686.68M-24.081,230Earnings Report
Analyst Forecast
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
QSG
QuantaSing Group
4.3951 of 5 stars
$3.19
-0.3%
$9.85
+208.8%
-67.5%$180.20M$424.94M7.091,029Gap Up
TSQ
Townsquare Media
3.6943 of 5 stars
$12.63
-1.3%
$16.83
+33.3%
+23.7%$210.04M$454.23M-4.612,159Earnings Report
Dividend Announcement
Short Interest ↑
KNDI
Kandi Technologies Group
0 of 5 stars
$2.45
+0.4%
N/A-28.0%$214.03M$123.60M81.69840Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Gap Up

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This page (NASDAQ:VIRC) was last updated on 5/15/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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