TCS Stock Overview
The Container Store Group, Inc. operates as a retailer of storage and organization products and solutions in the United States.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$7.72|
|52 Week High||US$14.25|
|52 Week Low||US$6.70|
|1 Month Change||-3.62%|
|3 Month Change||-13.26%|
|1 Year Change||-33.73%|
|3 Year Change||-1.41%|
|5 Year Change||40.36%|
|Change since IPO||-78.16%|
Recent News & Updates
Container Store Group's (NYSE:TCS) Returns On Capital Are Heading Higher
What are the early trends we should look for to identify a stock that could multiply in value over the long term...
The Container Store: Opening The Box
Shares of The Container Store have lost more than half their value in the past year after rising ~900% in the year leading up to the decline. Management will have a hard time changing perceptions that the pandemic was simply a pull-forward of its sales – as comps turn negative. Trading at an EV-to-EBITDA of 3.2 and a price-to-sales of under 0.4, the recent insider buying after a 25% selloff post-3QFY21 earnings merited a deeper dive. A full investment analysis follows in the paragraphs below.
|TCS||US Specialty Retail||US Market|
Return vs Industry: TCS underperformed the US Specialty Retail industry which returned -23% over the past year.
Return vs Market: TCS underperformed the US Market which returned -8.1% over the past year.
|TCS Average Weekly Movement||6.9%|
|Specialty Retail Industry Average Movement||8.3%|
|Market Average Movement||7.9%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||17.0%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.0%|
Stable Share Price: TCS is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: TCS's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
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 provides approximately 11,000 products designed to help customers.
Container Store Group Fundamentals Summary
|TCS fundamental statistics|
Is TCS overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|TCS income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$457.88m|
Last Reported Earnings
Apr 02, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||1.65|
|Net Profit Margin||7.47%|
How did TCS perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Container Store Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 5/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: TCS ($7.72) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($123.99)
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 (4.7x) compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average (6.7x).
PE vs Market: TCS is good value based on its PE Ratio (4.7x) compared to the US market (16x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: TCS's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: TCS is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.9x) compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average (2x).
How is Container Store Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: TCS's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-1.6% per year).
Earnings vs Market: TCS's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-1.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: TCS's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: TCS's revenue (3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: TCS's revenue (3% 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 TCS's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Container Store Group performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score3/6
Past Performance Score 3/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: TCS has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: TCS's current net profit margins (7.5%) are higher than last year (5.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: TCS's earnings have grown significantly by 44.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: TCS's earnings growth over the past year (40.8%) is below its 5-year average (44.3% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: TCS earnings growth over the past year (40.8%) underperformed the Specialty Retail industry 82.9%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: TCS's Return on Equity (19.1%) is considered low.
How is Container Store Group's financial position?
Financial Health Score5/6
Financial Health Score 5/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: TCS's short term assets ($260.4M) exceed its short term liabilities ($235.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: TCS's short term assets ($260.4M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($534.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: TCS's net debt to equity ratio (34.6%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: TCS's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 143.2% to 37.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: TCS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (35.1%).
Interest Coverage: TCS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (9.8x coverage).
What is Container Store Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate TCS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate TCS's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if TCS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if TCS's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as TCS has not reported any payouts.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Satish Malhotra (46 yo)
Mr. Satish Malhotra has been Chief Executive Officer and President of The Container Store Group, Inc. since February 1, 2021 and serves its Director. Mr. Malhotra served as the Chief Retail and Operating O...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Satish's total compensation ($USD2.17M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.63M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Satish's compensation with company performance.
Experienced Management: TCS's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: TCS's board of directors are considered experienced (5.2 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
The Container Store Group, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: The Container Store Group, Inc.
- Ticker: TCS
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1978
- Industry: Specialty Stores
- Sector: Retail
- Implied Market Cap: US$383.186m
- Shares outstanding: 49.64m
- Website: https://www.containerstore.com
Number of Employees
- The Container Store Group, Inc.
- 500 Freeport Parkway
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/18 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/18 00:00|
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.