Natuzzi (NTZ) & The Competition Head to Head Contrast

Natuzzi (NYSE: NTZ) is one of 14 publicly-traded companies in the “Household furniture” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Natuzzi to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, valuation, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares Natuzzi and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Natuzzi -0.55% -2.68% -0.60%
Natuzzi Competitors -13.86% -15.58% 1.58%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Natuzzi and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Natuzzi 0 0 0 0 N/A
Natuzzi Competitors 79 390 506 38 2.50

As a group, “Household furniture” companies have a potential upside of 30.41%. Given Natuzzi’s competitors higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Natuzzi has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

16.4% of Natuzzi shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 62.1% of shares of all “Household furniture” companies are held by institutional investors. 0.6% of Natuzzi shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 9.3% of shares of all “Household furniture” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

Natuzzi has a beta of 1.68, indicating that its share price is 68% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Natuzzi’s competitors have a beta of 0.97, indicating that their average share price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Natuzzi and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Natuzzi $374.98 million -$28.19 million -58.41
Natuzzi Competitors $1.25 billion $38.98 million 10.59

Natuzzi’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Natuzzi. Natuzzi is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Summary

Natuzzi competitors beat Natuzzi on 7 of the 10 factors compared.

Natuzzi Company Profile

Natuzzi SpA engages in the design, production and marketing of contemporary and traditional leather and fabric upholstered furniture. Its products include sofas, armchairs, home furniture, and home accessories. The company categorized into the following product lines: Natuzzi Brand and Softaly/Private Label. The Natuzzi Brand engages in the design, manufacture and marketing of contemporary traditional leather and fabric upholstered furniture. It offers a wide range of upholstered furniture for sale, manufactured in production facilities located in Italy and abroad. The Softaly/Private Label manufactures sofas for the mass market occasionally sold under the Softaly brand. The company was founded by Pasquale Natuzzi in 1959 and is headquartered in Santeramo in Colle, Italy.

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