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Container Store Group

Executive Summary

The Container Store Group, Inc. operates as a retailer of storage and organization products and solutions in the United States. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet with questionable track record.


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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 is more volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 15% a week.

Volatility Over Time: TCS's weekly volatility (15%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of US stocks.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

4.1%

TCS

-1.1%

US Specialty Retail

0.7%

US Market


1 Year Return

138.7%

TCS

23.2%

US Specialty Retail

22.2%

US Market

Return vs Industry: TCS exceeded the US Specialty Retail industry which returned 25.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: TCS exceeded the US Market which returned 22.7% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

TCSIndustryMarket
7 Day4.1%-1.1%0.7%
30 Day0.6%9.5%11.8%
90 Day126.7%6.8%8.6%
1 Year138.7%138.7%24.6%23.2%25.0%22.2%
3 Year57.5%57.5%77.1%69.5%49.4%39.5%
5 Year-3.9%-3.9%80.5%66.7%100.2%78.1%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Container Store Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Container Store Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

25.16x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: TCS ($9.5) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($8.71)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: TCS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (25.2x) compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average (19.7x).

PE vs Market: TCS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (25.2x) compared to the US market (19.4x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: TCS is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.6x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: TCS is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.6x) compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average (2.3x).


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Future Growth

How is Container Store Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?

15.9%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: TCS's forecast earnings growth (15.9% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).

Earnings vs Market: TCS's earnings (15.9% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (21.8% per year).

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

Revenue vs Market: TCS's revenue (4.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.2% per year).

High Growth Revenue: TCS'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: TCS's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (10%).


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Past Performance

How has Container Store Group performed over the past 5 years?

13.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: TCS has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: TCS's current net profit margins (2.1%) are lower than last year (2.7%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: TCS's earnings have grown by 13.4% per year over the past 5 years.

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

Earnings vs Industry: TCS had negative earnings growth (-25.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Specialty Retail industry average (14.3%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: TCS's Return on Equity (6.4%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Container Store Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: TCS's short term assets ($232.0M) exceed its short term liabilities ($228.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: TCS's short term assets ($232.0M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($590.7M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: TCS's debt to equity ratio (84.6%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: TCS's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 182.8% to 84.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: TCS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (47.5%).

Interest Coverage: TCS's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.4x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Container Store Group 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 recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate TCS's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent 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.


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Management

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

4.4yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Melissa Reiff (65 yo)

4.42yrs

Tenure

US$2,403,807

Compensation

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 ($USD2.40M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.79M).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Melissa Reiff
Chairman4.42yrsUS$2.40m2.07%
$ 10.0m
Jodi Taylor
Chief Administrative Officer & Secretary4.42yrsUS$1.12m0.57%
$ 2.8m
Melissa Collins
Chief Marketing Officer4.42yrsUS$557.51k0.18%
$ 863.9k
Jeffrey Miller
Chief Financial Officer0.33yrno data0.16%
$ 758.4k
Kristin Schwertner
Chief Accounting Officer & VP0.17yrno data0.057%
$ 275.0k
John Thrailkill
Executive Vice President of IT and Business Development4.42yrsno datano data
Eva Gordon
Executive Vice President of Stores & Services4.42yrsno datano data
John Gehre
Chief Merchandising Officer2.58yrsno data0.15%
$ 739.1k
Gretchen Ganc
Executive Vice President of Strategy & Analytics2yrsno datano data

4.4yrs

Average Tenure

54.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: TCS's management team is considered experienced (4.4 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Melissa Reiff
Chairman4.42yrsUS$2.40m2.07%
$ 10.0m
Jonathan Sokoloff
Independent Director13.33yrsUS$180.00k0.11%
$ 533.3k
Walter Robb
Director7.25yrsUS$180.00k0.12%
$ 595.1k
Robert Jordan
Independent Lead Directorno dataUS$220.00k0.21%
$ 1.0m
Timothy Flynn
Independent Director13.33yrsUS$195.00k0.11%
$ 533.3k
J. Galashan
Independent Director13.33yrsUS$180.00k0.11%
$ 533.3k
Wendi Sturgis
Independent Director1.33yrsUS$147.25k0.079%
$ 377.9k
Caryl Stern
Independent Director6.17yrsUS$180.00k0.12%
$ 579.4k
Rajendra Sisodia
Independent Director7.25yrsUS$195.00k0.13%
$ 635.4k

7.3yrs

Average Tenure

61yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: TCS's board of directors are considered experienced (7.3 years average tenure).


Ownership

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


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: TCS insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 2.7%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

The Container Store Group, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: The Container Store Group, Inc.
  • Ticker: TCS
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1978
  • Industry: Specialty Stores
  • Sector: Retail
  • Market Cap: US$480.273m
  • Shares outstanding: 50.56m
  • Website: https://www.containerstore.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • The Container Store Group, Inc.
  • 500 Freeport Parkway
  • Coppell
  • Texas
  • 75019
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
TCSNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockUSUSDNov 2013

Biography

The Container Store Group, Inc. operates as a retailer of storage and organization products and solutions in the United States. It operates through two segments, The Container Store and Elfa. The company p...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/12/03 00:22
End of Day Share Price2020/12/02 00:00
Earnings2020/09/26
Annual Earnings2020/03/28


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.