The Container Store Group, Inc. operates as a retailer of storage and organization products and solutions in the United States.
Very undervalued with solid track record.
Share Price & News
How has Container Store Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: TCS has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Specialty Retail
1 Year Return
US Specialty Retail
Return vs Industry: TCS underperformed the US Specialty Retail industry which returned 18.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: TCS underperformed the US Market which returned 19.3% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Container Store Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StThe Container Store Group, Inc. Just Missed EPS By 17%: Here's What Analysts Think Will Happen Next
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StThose Who Purchased Container Store Group (NYSE:TCS) Shares Five Years Ago Have A 78% Loss To Show For It
1 month ago | Simply Wall StAn Intrinsic Calculation For The Container Store Group, Inc. (NYSE:TCS) Suggests It's 30% Undervalued
Is Container Store Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: TCS ($4.3) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($5.52)
Significantly Below Fair Value: TCS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: TCS is good value based on its PE Ratio (11.8x) compared to the Specialty Retail industry average (16.2x).
PE vs Market: TCS is good value based on its PE Ratio (11.8x) compared to the US market (18.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: TCS is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: TCS is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average (1.5x).
How is Container Store Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: TCS's forecast earnings growth (23.9% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: TCS's earnings (23.9% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (14.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: TCS's revenue (2.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: TCS's revenue (2.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: TCS's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (7.1%).
How has Container Store Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: TCS has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: TCS's current net profit margins (1.9%) are higher than last year (0.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: TCS has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 6.8% per year.
Accelerating Growth: TCS's earnings growth over the past year (218.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (6.8% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: TCS earnings growth over the past year (218.1%) exceeded the Specialty Retail industry 6.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: TCS's Return on Equity (6.7%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Container Store Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: TCS's short term assets ($206.3M) exceed its short term liabilities ($196.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: TCS's short term assets ($206.3M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($677.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: TCS's debt to equity ratio (114%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: TCS's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 178.9% to 114% over the past 5 years.
Inventory Level: TCS has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: TCS's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.7x debt).
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: TCS is profitable, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
Forecast Cash Runway: TCS is profitable, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
What is Container Store Group's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate TCS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate TCS's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if TCS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if TCS's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of TCS's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Melissa Reiff (64yo)
Ms. Melissa Reiff has been Chairman and President of The Container Store Group, Inc. since August 28, 2019. She has been the Chief Executive Officer of The Container Store Group, Inc. since July 01, 2016 a ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Melissa's total compensation ($USD2.49M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.11M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Melissa's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
|CFO, Administrative Officer & Secretary||12.2yrs||US$1.21m||0.34% $712.5k|
|Chief Accounting Officer & VP||0yrs||no data||0.059% $126.1k|
|Executive VP & Chief Marketing Officer||3.6yrs||no data||0.090% $190.1k|
|Executive Vice President of IT and Business Development||3.6yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Stores & Employee Development||3.6yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Merchandising Officer||1.6yrs||no data||0.061% $130.1k|
|Executive Vice President of Strategy & Analytics||1.2yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: TCS's management team is considered experienced (3.6 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||12.5yrs||US$180.00k||0.062% $132.3k|
|Independent Director||6.4yrs||US$180.00k||0.075% $160.2k|
|Lead Director||0yrs||US$200.00k||0.12% $261.3k|
|Independent Director||12.5yrs||US$190.00k||0.044% $92.9k|
|Independent Director||12.5yrs||US$180.00k||0.062% $132.3k|
|Independent Director||0.5yrs||no data||0.044% $92.9k|
|Independent Director||5.3yrs||US$180.00k||0.072% $153.1k|
|Independent Director||6.4yrs||US$190.00k||0.084% $178.5k|
Experienced Board: TCS's board of directors are considered experienced (6.4 years average tenure).
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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
The Container Store Group, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: The Container Store Group, Inc.
- Ticker: TCS
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1978
- Industry: Specialty Stores
- Sector: Retail
- Market Cap: US$212.283m
- Shares outstanding: 49.37m
- Website: https://www.containerstore.com
Number of Employees
- The Container Store Group, Inc.
- 500 Freeport Parkway
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|TCS||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Nov 2013|
The Container Store Group, Inc. operates as a retailer of storage and organization products and solutions in the United States. It operates in two segments, The Container Store and Elfa. The company offers approximately 10,000 products designed to help customers. Its merchandise category includes Custom Closets, including elfa and Laren branded products and installation services, as well as closet lifestyle department products; storage, long-term storage, and shelving; kitchen and trash; office, collections, and hooks; bath, travel, and laundry; gift packaging, seasonal, and impulse; and others. The company also designs, manufactures, and sells component-based shelving and drawer systems that are customizable for any area of the home, such as closets, kitchens, offices, and garages, as well as made-to-measure sliding doors. As of March 30, 2019, it operated 92 stores with an average size of approximately 25,000 square feet in 33 states and the District of Columbia. The company also operates a custom closet store; and offers its products directly to customers through its Website, responsive mobile site, and call center, as well as sells to various retailers and distributors, and on a wholesale basis. The Container Store Group, Inc. was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Coppell, Texas.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/21 01:28|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/20 00:00|
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