Textainer Group (NYSE: TGH) is one of 16 publicly-traded companies in the “Equipment rental & leasing, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Textainer Group to related companies based on the strength of its profitability, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation and earnings.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Textainer Group and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Textainer Group 0 2 2 0 2.50
Textainer Group Competitors 81 396 633 50 2.56

Textainer Group currently has a consensus target price of $23.50, indicating a potential upside of 36.63%. As a group, “Equipment rental & leasing, not elsewhere classified” companies have a potential upside of 14.30%. Given Textainer Group’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Textainer Group is more favorable than its competitors.

Risk & Volatility

Textainer Group has a beta of 2.49, meaning that its stock price is 149% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Textainer Group’s competitors have a beta of 1.86, meaning that their average stock price is 86% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

27.0% of Textainer Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 58.4% of shares of all “Equipment rental & leasing, not elsewhere classified” companies are held by institutional investors. 14.1% of shares of all “Equipment rental & leasing, not elsewhere classified” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Textainer Group and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Textainer Group 3.95% 1.95% 0.55%
Textainer Group Competitors 4.17% 3.45% -0.56%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Textainer Group and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Textainer Group $490.85 million $19.36 million 41.95
Textainer Group Competitors $1.49 billion $248.94 million -0.35

Textainer Group’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Textainer Group. Textainer Group is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Summary

Textainer Group competitors beat Textainer Group on 9 of the 13 factors compared.

About Textainer Group

Textainer Group Holdings Limited is a holding company. The Company is involved in the purchase, ownership, management, leasing and disposal of a fleet of intermodal containers. The Company operates in three segments: Container Ownership, which owns containers; Container Management, which manages containers on behalf of affiliated and unaffiliated container investors, and provides acquisition, management and disposal services, and total managed containers, and Container Resale, which sells containers from its fleet when they reach the end of their useful lives in marine service, and also purchases and leases or resells containers from shipping line customers, container traders and other sellers of containers. The Company is a lessor of intermodal containers based on fleet size. The Company is also a seller of used containers. The Company’s subsidiaries include Textainer Equipment Management Limited (TEML) and Textainer Limited (TL).

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