NasdaqGM:SGC

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Superior Group of Companies, Inc. manufactures and sells apparel and accessories in the United States and internationally.


Snowflake Analysis

Established dividend payer and fair value.


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Share Price & News

How has Superior Group of Companies's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-5.0%

SGC

0.4%

US Luxury

0.06%

US Market


1 Year Return

-39.9%

SGC

11.3%

US Luxury

19.4%

US Market

Return vs Industry: SGC underperformed the US Luxury industry which returned 11.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SGC underperformed the US Market which returned 19.4% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

SGCIndustryMarket
7 Day-5.0%0.4%0.06%
30 Day-24.0%-3.9%1.1%
90 Day-19.8%7.0%8.9%
1 Year-38.1%-39.9%13.6%11.3%21.9%19.4%
3 Year-32.3%-36.7%65.8%58.2%48.9%39.3%
5 Year-34.6%-41.1%49.9%39.7%71.9%53.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Superior Group of Companies's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Superior Group of Companies undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

11.63x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: SGC ($10.63) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($10.25)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: SGC is good value based on its PE Ratio (11.6x) compared to the Luxury industry average (17.9x).

PE vs Market: SGC is good value based on its PE Ratio (11.6x) compared to the US market (18.3x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: SGC is good value based on its PB Ratio (1x) compared to the US Luxury industry average (1.2x).


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Future Growth

How is Superior Group of Companies forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

3.8%

Forecasted annual revenue growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if SGC's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (1.7%).

Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if SGC's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the US market

High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: SGC's revenue (3.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.6% per year).

High Growth Revenue: SGC's revenue (3.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if SGC's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Superior Group of Companies performed over the past 5 years?

6.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SGC has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: SGC's current net profit margins (3.8%) are lower than last year (4.4%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SGC's earnings have grown by 6.5% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: SGC's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: SGC had negative earnings growth (-4.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Luxury industry average (3.5%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: SGC's Return on Equity (8.7%) is considered low.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is Superior Group of Companies's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: SGC's short term assets ($202.9M) exceed its short term liabilities ($63.5M).

Long Term Liabilities: SGC's short term assets ($202.9M) exceed its long term liabilities ($129.4M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: SGC's debt to equity ratio (76.3%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: SGC's debt to equity ratio has increased from 31.2% to 76.3% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: SGC's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (17.1%).

Interest Coverage: SGC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5x coverage).


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: SGC has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: SGC's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 1.7x debt).


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Dividend

What is Superior Group of Companies's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

3.76%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

company3.8%marketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage1.4%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: SGC's dividend (3.76%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.43%).

High Dividend: SGC's dividend (3.76%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.7%)


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: SGC's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: SGC's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (43.8%), SGC's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.


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Management

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

5.6yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Michael Benstock (63yo)

16.3yrs

Tenure

US$2,341,884

Compensation

Mr. Michael L. Benstock has been the Chief Executive Officer of Superior Uniform Group Inc. since October 24, 2003. Mr. Benstock served as Co-President of Superior Uniform Group Inc., from May 1, 1992 to O ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Michael's total compensation ($USD2.34M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.11M).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Michael Benstock
CEO & Inside Director16.3yrsUS$2.34m4.21% $7.1m
Michael Attinella
CFO & Treasurer1.5yrsUS$290.28k0.11% $192.7k
Andrew Demott
COO & Inside Director0yrsUS$1.31m1.21% $2.0m
Dominic Leide
President of The Office Gurus0yrsUS$526.16k0.37% $630.3k
Philip Koosed
President of BAMKO3.9yrsUS$431.33k0.77% $1.3m
Alan Schwartz
Consultant & Inside Director39.1yrsUS$419.98k3.35% $5.7m
Mark Decker
Chief Information Officer & VP of Information Technology0yrsno datano data
Jordan Alpert
Senior VP8.9yrsUS$413.31k0.19% $327.4k
Ron Klepner
Vice President of Business Development Support9.8yrsno datano data
David Schechter
VP of Marketing & President of Superior I.D.5.6yrsno datano data

5.6yrs

Average Tenure

56.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: SGC's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.6 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Michael Benstock
CEO & Inside Director16.3yrsUS$2.34m4.21% $7.1m
Andrew Demott
COO & Inside Director0yrsUS$1.31m1.21% $2.0m
Alan Schwartz
Consultant & Inside Director39.1yrsUS$419.98k3.35% $5.7m
Gerald Benstock
Chairman Emeritus6.8yrsUS$160.00k0.94% $1.6m
Sidney Kirschner
Independent Chairperson of the Board of Directors7.6yrsUS$139.69k0.35% $584.4k
Todd Siegel
Independent Director6yrsUS$111.19k0.18% $307.8k
Robin Hensley
Independent Director19.6yrsUS$114.19k0.20% $342.2k
Venita Fields
Independent Director1.1yrsno data0.026% $43.6k
Paul Mellini
Independent Director15.8yrsUS$115.69k0.38% $640.8k

11.7yrs

Average Tenure

64.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: SGC's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 11.7 years average tenure).


Ownership

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


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if 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

Superior Group of Companies, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Superior Group of Companies, Inc.
  • Ticker: SGC
  • Exchange: NasdaqGM
  • Founded: 1920
  • Industry: Apparel, Accessories and Luxury Goods
  • Sector: Consumer Durables
  • Market Cap: US$168.634m
  • Shares outstanding: 15.24m
  • Website: https://superiorgroupofcompanies.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Superior Group of Companies, Inc.
  • 10055 Seminole Boulevard
  • Seminole
  • Florida
  • 33772
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
SGCNasdaqGM (Nasdaq Global Market)YesCommon StockUSUSDMar 1969

Biography

Superior Group of Companies, Inc. manufactures and sells apparel and accessories in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: Uniforms and Related Products, Remote Staffing Solutions, and Promotional Products. The Uniforms and Related Products segment manufactures and sells a range of uniforms, corporate identity apparel, career apparel, and accessories for personnel of hospitals and health facilities; hotels; food service facilities; retail stores; general and special purpose industrial uses; commercial enterprises; airlines; public and private safety and security organizations; and miscellaneous service uses. It also provides various products directly related to uniforms and service apparel; industrial laundry bags for linen suppliers and industrial launderers; and promotional and related products for branded marketing programs, event promotions, employee rewards and incentives, and specialty packaging and displays. This segment sells its products under the Fashion Seal Healthcare, HPI, and WonderWink brand names. The Remote Staffing Solutions segment provides multilingual telemarketing and office support solutions through the recruitment and employment of qualified English-speaking agents. The Promotional Products segment produces and sells promotional products and branded merchandise under the BAMKO, Public Identity, and Tangerine brands to corporate clients and universities. The company was formerly known as Superior Uniform Group, Inc. and changed its name to Superior Group of Companies, Inc. in May 2018. Superior Group of Companies, Inc. was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in Seminole, Florida. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/19 00:08
End of Day Share Price2020/02/18 00:00
Earnings2019/09/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.