NYSE:TCS

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Container Store Group

Executive Summary

The Container Store Group, Inc. engages in the retailing of storage and organization products and solutions in the United States.

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Fundamentals

Good value with acceptable track record.

Risks

  • Container Store Group has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

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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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-5.3%

NYSE:TCS

-0.7%

US Specialty Retail

1.1%

US Market


1 Year Return

-55.4%

NYSE:TCS

-4.0%

US Specialty Retail

2.1%

US Market

TCS underperformed the Specialty Retail industry which returned -3.5% over the past year.

TCS underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 2% over the past year.


Share holder returns

TCSIndustryMarket
7 Day-5.3%-0.7%1.1%
30 Day5.3%8.3%3.7%
90 Day-37.9%3.9%2.3%
1 Year-55.4%-55.4%-2.4%-4.0%4.4%2.1%
3 Year-3.6%-3.6%35.8%28.8%47.0%37.4%
5 Year-79.3%-79.3%54.3%40.6%61.6%43.8%

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 based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

10%

Discount to future cash flow value


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Container Store Group's share price is below the future cash flow value, but not at a moderate discount (< 20%).

Container Store Group's share price is below the future cash flow value, but not at a substantial discount (< 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

Container Store Group is good value based on earnings compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average.

Container Store Group is good value based on earnings compared to the United States of America market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Container Store Group is good value based on expected growth next year.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Container Store Group is good value based on assets compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average.


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Future Growth

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

10.7%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Container Store Group's revenue is expected to grow by 3.8% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

Container Store Group's earnings are expected to grow by 10.7% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

Container Store Group's revenue growth is positive but not above the United States of America market average.

Container Store Group's earnings growth is positive but not above the United States of America market average.

Container Store Group's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Container Store Group is not expected to efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future (Return on Equity less than 20%).


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Past Performance

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

22.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Container Store Group has delivered over 20% year on year earnings growth in the past 5 years.

Container Store Group's 1-year earnings growth is less than its 5-year average (19.7% vs 22.8%)

Container Store Group's earnings growth has exceeded the US Specialty Retail industry average in the past year (19.7% vs 8.3%).


Return on Equity

Container Store Group has not efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity less than 20%).


Return on Assets

Container Store Group used its assets less efficiently than the US Specialty Retail industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

Container Store Group has improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).


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Financial Health

How is Container Store Group's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Container Store Group's short term (1 year) commitments are greater than its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Container Store Group's long term commitments exceed its cash and other short term assets.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Container Store Group's level of debt (110.8%) compared to net worth is high (greater than 40%).

The level of debt compared to net worth has been reduced over the past 5 years (188.1% vs 110.8% today).

Debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (17.2%, less than 20% of total debt).

Interest payments on debt are not well covered by earnings (EBIT is 2.1x annual interest expense, ideally 3x coverage).


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt is not covered by short term assets, assets are 0.6x debt.


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Dividend

What is Container Store Group's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate Container Store Group's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate Container Store Group's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Container Store Group has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if Container Store Group's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Container Store Group has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


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Management

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

3.2yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Melissa Reiff (64yo)

3.2yrs

Tenure

US$2,488,113

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

Melissa's remuneration is higher than average for companies of similar size in United States of America.

Melissa's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year whilst earnings grew less than 20%.


Management Age and Tenure

3.2yrs

Average Tenure

55yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Container Store Group management team is about average.


Board Age and Tenure

6.0yrs

Average Tenure

60yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Container Store Group board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Jodi Taylor (56yo)

    CFO, Administrative Officer & Secretary

    • Tenure: 11.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.21m
  • Eva Gordon (55yo)

    Executive Vice President of Stores & Employee Development

    • Tenure: 3.2yrs
  • John Gehre (49yo)

    Executive Vice President of Merchandising & Planning

    • Tenure: 1.2yrs
  • Melissa Reiff (64yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 3.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$2.49m
  • Jeffrey Miller

    Chief Accounting Officer & VP

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Melissa Collins (52yo)

    Executive VP & Chief Marketing Officer

    • Tenure: 3.2yrs
  • John Thrailkill

    Executive Vice President of IT and Business Development

    • Tenure: 3.2yrs
  • Gretchen Ganc

    Executive Vice President of Strategy & Analytics

    • Tenure: 0.8yrs

Board Members

  • Jon Sokoloff (62yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 12.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$180.00k
  • Walter Robb (65yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 6yrs
    • Compensation: US$180.00k
  • Bob Jordan (58yo)

    Lead Director

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$200.00k
  • Tim Flynn (47yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 12.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$190.00k
  • Kris Galashan (41yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 12.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$180.00k
  • Melissa Reiff (64yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 3.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$2.49m
  • Wendi Sturgis (52yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.08yrs
  • Caryl Stern (61yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 4.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$180.00k
  • Raj Sisodia (60yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 6yrs
    • Compensation: US$190.00k

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$235.335m
  • Shares outstanding: 49.23m
  • 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. engages in the retailing of storage and organization products and solutions in the United States. The company operates in two segments, The Container Store and Elfa. It offe ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/09/17 00:28
End of Day Share Price2019/09/16 00:00
Earnings2019/06/29
Annual Earnings2019/03/30


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.