Nova LifeStyle (NVFY) and Its Competitors Critical Survey

Nova LifeStyle (NASDAQ:NVFYGet Rating) is one of 14 publicly-traded companies in the “Household furniture” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Nova LifeStyle to related companies based on the strength of its profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, risk and earnings.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Nova LifeStyle and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Nova LifeStyle 0 0 0 0 N/A
Nova LifeStyle Competitors 91 435 524 40 2.47

As a group, “Household furniture” companies have a potential upside of 35.23%. Given Nova LifeStyle’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Nova LifeStyle has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Risk and Volatility

Nova LifeStyle has a beta of 1.83, meaning that its share price is 83% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Nova LifeStyle’s rivals have a beta of 0.82, meaning that their average share price is 18% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Nova LifeStyle and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Nova LifeStyle $12.81 million -$19.96 million -0.21
Nova LifeStyle Competitors $1.47 billion $103.47 million 9.34

Nova LifeStyle’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Nova LifeStyle. Nova LifeStyle is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

This table compares Nova LifeStyle and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Nova LifeStyle -155.80% -43.89% -37.73%
Nova LifeStyle Competitors -10.29% -16.99% -1.03%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

7.6% of Nova LifeStyle shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 61.9% of shares of all “Household furniture” companies are held by institutional investors. 40.4% of Nova LifeStyle shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 9.5% of shares of all “Household furniture” companies are held 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.

Summary

Nova LifeStyle rivals beat Nova LifeStyle on 8 of the 10 factors compared.

Nova LifeStyle Company Profile (Get Rating)

Nova LifeStyle, Inc., through its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, markets, and sells residential and commercial furniture for middle and upper middle-income consumers worldwide. The company offers upholstered, wood, and metal-based furniture pieces for the living, dining, and bedrooms, as well as home offices. Its products include sofas, chairs, dining and coffee tables, beds, entertainment consoles, cabinets, and cupboards. The company also provides physiotherapeutic jade mats for use in therapy clinic, hospitality, and real estate projects. It distributes its products under the Diamond Sofa brand directly, as well as through internet sales and online marketing campaigns, and participation in exhibitions and trade shows primarily to furniture distributors and retailers. The company was formerly known as Stevens Resources, Inc. Nova LifeStyle, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Commerce, California.

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