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Executive Summary

Bassett Furniture Industries, Incorporated manufactures, markets, and retails home furnishings in the United States and internationally. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with moderate growth potential.


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Share Price & News

How has Bassett Furniture Industries's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: BSET's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-6.5%

BSET

-7.1%

US Consumer Durables

-0.8%

US Market


1 Year Return

4.1%

BSET

14.3%

US Consumer Durables

18.0%

US Market

Return vs Industry: BSET underperformed the US Consumer Durables industry which returned 16.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BSET underperformed the US Market which returned 17.8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

BSETIndustryMarket
7 Day-6.5%-7.1%-0.8%
30 Day26.3%2.3%6.8%
90 Day97.7%12.3%8.9%
1 Year8.5%4.1%15.7%14.3%20.7%18.0%
3 Year-56.4%-60.4%15.2%10.5%41.5%32.1%
5 Year-43.6%-51.0%46.7%37.4%84.6%63.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Bassett Furniture Industries's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Bassett Furniture Industries undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

1.02x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: BSET ($15.66) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($8.83)

Significantly Below Fair Value: BSET is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: BSET is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Consumer Durables industry average.

PE vs Market: BSET is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate BSET's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: BSET is good value based on its PB Ratio (1x) compared to the US Consumer Durables industry average (1.6x).


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Future Growth

How is Bassett Furniture Industries forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

107.6%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: BSET is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2.2%).

Earnings vs Market: BSET is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: BSET's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: BSET's revenue (7.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10% per year).

High Growth Revenue: BSET's revenue (7.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: BSET's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (6.8%).


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Past Performance

How has Bassett Furniture Industries performed over the past 5 years?

-47.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: BSET is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: BSET is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: BSET is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 47.2% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare BSET's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: BSET is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Consumer Durables industry (20.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: BSET has a negative Return on Equity (-14.4%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Bassett Furniture Industries's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: BSET's short term assets ($145.9M) exceed its short term liabilities ($110.5M).

Long Term Liabilities: BSET's short term assets ($145.9M) exceed its long term liabilities ($130.4M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: BSET is debt free.

Reducing Debt: BSET has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 8.4%.

Debt Coverage: BSET has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: BSET has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Bassett Furniture Industries's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

2.04%

Current Dividend Yield


Upcoming Dividend Payment


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: BSET's dividend (2.04%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.65%).

High Dividend: BSET's dividend (2.04%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.67%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: BSET has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: BSET's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 9 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: BSET is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: BSET's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (43.6% payout ratio).


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

7.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Rob Spilman (64 yo)

20.75yrs

Tenure

US$423,320

Compensation

Mr. Robert H. Spilman, Jr., also known as Rob, has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Bassett Furniture Industries, Incorporated since March 2000. He has been with Bassett Furniture Industries I ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Rob's total compensation ($USD423.32K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.26M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Rob's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Robert Spilman
President20.75yrsUS$423.32k2.82%
$ 4.4m
J. Daniel
Senior VP and Chief Financial & Administrative Officer7.75yrsUS$284.42k0.44%
$ 691.8k
John Bassett
Senior VP & Chief Operations Officerno dataUS$286.51k0.43%
$ 677.4k
Bruce Cohenour
Senior VP & Chief Sales Officer7.75yrsUS$444.41k0.32%
$ 498.2k
Jack Hawn
Senior VP & President of Zenith5.75yrsUS$354.35k1.11%
$ 1.7m
Brian Claspell
VP & Chief Information Officerno datano datano data
Jay Hervey
VP, General Counsel & Secretary23.75yrsno data0.079%
$ 123.4k
Peter Morrison
VP, VP of Communications & Chief Creative Officerno datano datano data
Edward White
Vice President of Human Resourcesno datano datano data
Mark Jordan
Senior Vice President of Upholstery11.75yrsUS$331.60k0.13%
$ 203.7k
David Baker
Senior VP & Chief Retail Officer5.75yrsno data0.32%
$ 494.9k
Zachary Bryant
President of Lane Ventureno datano datano data

7.8yrs

Average Tenure

61.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: BSET's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.8 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Robert Spilman
President20.75yrsUS$423.32k2.82%
$ 4.4m
John Belk
Independent Director4.25yrsUS$75.00k0.34%
$ 535.3k
William Warden
Lead Independent Director4.58yrsUS$90.00k0.55%
$ 863.2k
Paul Fulton
Chairman Emeritus4.58yrsUS$24.99kno data
Kristina Cashman
Independent Director13.75yrsUS$85.00k0.11%
$ 168.3k
William Wampler
Independent Director16.08yrsUS$80.00k0.18%
$ 273.9k
John McDowell
Independent Director9.75yrsUS$75.00k0.095%
$ 147.9k
Virginia Hamlet
Independent Director2.58yrsUS$75.00k0.071%
$ 111.2k
Emma Battle
Directorno datano data0.0029%
$ 4.5k

4.6yrs

Average Tenure

61yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: BSET's board of directors are considered experienced (4.6 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: BSET insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Bassett Furniture Industries, Incorporated's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Bassett Furniture Industries, Incorporated
  • Ticker: BSET
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1902
  • Industry: Home Furnishings
  • Sector: Consumer Durables
  • Market Cap: US$156.232m
  • Shares outstanding: 9.98m
  • Website: https://www.bassettfurniture.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Bassett Furniture Industries, Incorporated
  • 3525 Fairystone Park Highway
  • Bassett
  • Virginia
  • 24055
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
BSETNasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)YesCommon StockUSUSDJan 1969

Biography

Bassett Furniture Industries, Incorporated manufactures, markets, and retails home furnishings in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Wholesale, Retail, and Logistical Ser ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/23 00:08
End of Day Share Price2020/10/22 00:00
Earnings2020/08/29
Annual Earnings2019/11/30


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.