NasdaqGM:SGC

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Executive Summary

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

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Fundamentals

Undervalued with adequate balance sheet and pays a dividend.


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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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-0.4%

SGC

1.8%

US Luxury

0.5%

US Market


1 Year Return

-15.7%

SGC

15.3%

US Luxury

6.8%

US Market

Return vs Industry: SGC underperformed the US Luxury industry which returned 15.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SGC underperformed the US Market which returned 6.8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

SGCIndustryMarket
7 Day-0.4%1.8%0.5%
30 Day-0.4%8.0%-0.8%
90 Day-1.6%5.0%-0.9%
1 Year-13.6%-15.7%17.6%15.3%9.2%6.8%
3 Year-12.3%-17.4%56.6%49.6%45.6%36.2%
5 Year41.6%28.2%53.3%43.3%63.2%45.4%

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?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: SGC ($15.51) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($47.72)

Significantly Below Fair Value: SGC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: SGC is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.6x) compared to the Luxury industry average (16.7x).

PE vs Market: SGC is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.6x) compared to the US market (17.7x).


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 (1.5x) compared to the US Luxury industry average (1.6x).


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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?

10.2%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: SGC's forecast earnings growth (10.2% per year) is above the savings rate (2.7%).

Earnings vs Market: SGC's earnings (10.2% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14.6% per year).

High Growth Earnings: SGC's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: SGC's revenue (4.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.2% per year).

High Growth Revenue: SGC's revenue (4.8% 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?

9.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SGC's earnings have grown by 9% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: SGC's earnings growth over the past year (21%) exceeds its 5-year average (9% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: SGC earnings growth over the past year (21%) underperformed the Luxury industry 23.9%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: SGC's Return on Equity (10.3%) is considered low.


Return on Assets

ROA vs Industry: SGC's Return on Assets is below or equal to the Luxury industry average last year.


Return on Capital Employed

ROCE Improving: SGC's Return on Capital Employed has declined over the past 3 years.


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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 ($199.8M) exceeds its short term liabilities ($58.8M)

Long Term Liabilities: SGC's short term assets (199.8M) exceeds its long term liabilities (134.1M)


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: SGC's debt to equity ratio (80.1%) is considered high

Reducing Debt: SGC's debt to equity ratio has increased from 48.2% to 80.1% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: SGC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (21.8%).

Interest Coverage: SGC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5.8x 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 1.617460x debt).


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Dividend

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

2.58%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

company2.6%marketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage1.4%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry


Stability and Growth of Payments

Notable Dividend: SGC's dividend (2.58%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.45%).

High Dividend: SGC's dividend (2.58%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.73%).

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 (37.7%), 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

What is the CEO of Superior Group of Companies's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

5.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Michael Benstock (63yo)

16yrs

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 ($USD2.34M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.16M).

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


Management Age and Tenure

5.3yrs

Average Tenure

56.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: SGC's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.3 years average tenure).


Board Age and Tenure

11.3yrs

Average Tenure

64.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: SGC's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 11.3 years average tenure).


Insider Trading

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


Recent Insider Transactions

BuyUS$64,63520 Aug 19
Michael Benstock
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
CEO & Inside Director
Shares5,000
Max PriceUS$12.93
SellUS$31,46621 May 19
Robin Hensley
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Independent Director
Shares1,907
Max PriceUS$16.50
SellUS$36,50020 Nov 18
Jordan Alpert
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Legal Officer
Senior VP
Shares2,000
Max PriceUS$18.25
SellUS$53,32719 Nov 18
Robin Hensley
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Independent Director
Shares2,829
Max PriceUS$18.85

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Alan Schwartz (68yo)

    Consultant & Inside Director

    • Tenure: 38.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$419.98k
  • Michael Benstock (63yo)

    CEO & Inside Director

    • Tenure: 16yrs
    • Compensation: US$2.34m
  • Andy Demott (55yo)

    COO & Inside Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.31m
  • Ron Klepner (69yo)

    Vice President of Business Development Support

    • Tenure: 9.4yrs
  • Mike Attinella (58yo)

    CFO & Treasurer

    • Tenure: 1.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$290.28k
  • Jordan Alpert (42yo)

    Senior VP

    • Tenure: 8.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$413.31k
  • Dominic Leide (43yo)

    President of The Office Gurus

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$526.16k
  • David Schechter

    Vice President of Marketing and President of Superior I.D.

    • Tenure: 5.3yrs
  • Mark Decker

    Chief Information Officer & VP of Information Technology

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Philip Koosed (36yo)

    President of BAMKO

    • Tenure: 3.6yrs
    • Compensation: US$431.33k

Board Members

  • Jerry Benstock (88yo)

    Chairman Emeritus

    • Tenure: 6.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$160.00k
  • Alan Schwartz (68yo)

    Consultant & Inside Director

    • Tenure: 38.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$419.98k
  • Michael Benstock (63yo)

    CEO & Inside Director

    • Tenure: 16yrs
    • Compensation: US$2.34m
  • Andy Demott (55yo)

    COO & Inside Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.31m
  • Sid Kirschner (84yo)

    Independent Chairperson of the Board of Directors

    • Tenure: 7.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$139.69k
  • Todd Siegel (61yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 5.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$111.19k
  • Robin Hensley (62yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 19.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$114.19k
  • Venita Fields

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 0.8yrs
  • Paul Mellini (66yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 15.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$115.69k

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$236.616m
  • Shares outstanding: 15.26m
  • 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 ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/10/20 23:43
End of Day Share Price2019/10/18 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
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.