Tailored Brands (NASDAQ: TLRD) and Destination XL Group (NASDAQ:DXLG) are both small-cap cyclical consumer goods & services companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Tailored Brands and Destination XL Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Tailored Brands 0.23% N/A 0.35%
Destination XL Group -1.90% -5.81% -1.83%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

79.8% of Destination XL Group shares are held by institutional investors. 31.5% of Destination XL Group shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Tailored Brands and Destination XL Group’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Tailored Brands $3.33 billion 0.17 $341.78 million N/A N/A
Destination XL Group $450.02 million 0.20 $25.72 million ($0.17) -10.88

Tailored Brands has higher revenue and earnings than Destination XL Group.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Tailored Brands and Destination XL Group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Tailored Brands 0 5 3 0 2.38
Destination XL Group 0 0 2 0 3.00

Tailored Brands currently has a consensus price target of $17.57, suggesting a potential upside of 55.50%. Destination XL Group has a consensus price target of $3.00, suggesting a potential upside of 62.16%. Given Destination XL Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Destination XL Group is more favorable than Tailored Brands.

Summary

Tailored Brands beats Destination XL Group on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Tailored Brands

Tailored Brands, Inc. is a holding company of The Men’s Wearhouse, Inc. The Company is a specialty apparel retailer offering suits, suit separates, sport coats, slacks, business casual, sportswear, outerwear, dress shirts, shoes and accessories for men and tuxedo and suit rental product. It operates through two segments: Retail and Corporate Apparel. The Retail segment includes four retail merchandising brands: Men’s Wearhouse/Men’s Wearhouse and Tux, Jos. A. Bank, Moores, and K&G. Specialty apparel merchandise offered by its retail merchandising concepts include suits, suit separates, sport coats, business casual, sportswear, outerwear, dress shirts, shoes and accessories for men. Women’s career apparel, sportswear and accessories, such as shoes and children’s apparel are offered at its K&G stores. The Corporate Apparel segment includes corporate apparel and uniform operations conducted by Twin Hill in the United States and Dimensions, Alexandra and Yaffy in the United Kingdom.

About Destination XL Group

Destination XL Group, Inc. is a specialty retailer of men’s apparel with retail and direct operations in the United States and London, England. The Company operates through the Big & Tall Men’s Apparel segment. The Company operates under the trade names of Destination XL, DXL, Casual Male XL, Casual Male XL outlets, DXL outlets, Rochester Clothing, ShoesXL and LivingXL. The Company operates approximately 170 Destination XL stores, 125 Casual Male XL retail stores, 40 Casual Male XL outlet stores, nine DXL outlet stores and five Rochester Clothing stores. Its direct business includes its DestinationXL.com and bigandtall.com e-commerce sites, which support its stores, brands and product extensions. Through its multiple brands, which include both branded apparel and private-label, the Company offers a range of merchandise. The Company carries various designer brands, including Cole Haan, Allen Edmonds, Timberland, Calvin Klein, Lacoste, Donald J. Pliner and Bruno Magli.

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