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The Container Store Group, Inc is a specialty retail business based in the US. The Container Store Group shares (TCS) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. The Container Store Group employs 4,500 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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The Container Store Group share price

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The Container Store Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-23.
52-week range$1.87 - $19.31
50-day moving average $16.27
200-day moving average $12.66
Wall St. target price$13.00
PE ratio 20.5328
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.73

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Is it a good time to buy The Container Store Group stock?

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Is The Container Store Group under- or over-valued?

Valuing The Container Store Group stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of The Container Store Group's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

The Container Store Group's P/E ratio

The Container Store Group's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 21x. In other words, The Container Store Group shares trade at around 21x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

The Container Store Group's PEG ratio

The Container Store Group's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.71. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into The Container Store Group's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

The Container Store Group's EBITDA

The Container Store Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $106 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a The Container Store Group's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

The Container Store Group financials

Revenue TTM $916.7 million
Operating margin TTM 8.1%
Gross profit TTM $533.5 million
Return on assets TTM 4.12%
Return on equity TTM 12.1%
Profit margin 3.9%
Book value $6.64
Market capitalisation $759.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting The Container Store Group shares

There are currently 3.6 million The Container Store Group shares held short by investors – that's known as The Container Store Group's "short interest". This figure is 11.7% up from 3.2 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting The Container Store Group shares can be evaluated.

The Container Store Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

The Container Store Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of The Container Store Group shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of The Container Store Group shares traded daily (recently around 1.1 million). The Container Store Group's SIR currently stands at 3.1. In other words for every 100,000 The Container Store Group shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3100 shares are currently held short.

However The Container Store Group's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of The Container Store Group shares, or, against the total number of tradable The Container Store Group shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case The Container Store Group's short interest could be expressed as 0.07% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 The Container Store Group shares in existence, roughly 70 shares are currently held short) or 0.1718% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable The Container Store Group shares, roughly 172 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against The Container Store Group.

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The Container Store Group share dividends

We're not expecting The Container Store Group to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have The Container Store Group's shares ever split?

The Container Store Group's shares were split on a 1:2 basis on 29 November 2004. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your The Container Store Group shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 100% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for The Container Store Group shares which in turn could have impacted The Container Store Group's share price.

The Container Store Group share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, The Container Store Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.87 up to $19.31. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

TCS.US volatility(beta: 1.32)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while The Container Store Group's is 1.3183. This would suggest that The Container Store Group's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

The Container Store Group overview

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 provides approximately 11,000 products designed to help customers. Its merchandise category includes Custom Closets, including elfa, Laren, and Avera 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 28, 2020, it operated 93 stores with an average size of approximately 25,000 square feet in 33 states and the District of Columbia.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of The Container Store Group is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 12.223% of The Container Store Group shares are held by insiders and 77.667% by institutions.
How many people work for The Container Store Group?
Latest data suggests 4,500 work at The Container Store Group.
When does the fiscal year end for The Container Store Group?
The Container Store Group's fiscal year ends in March.
Where is The Container Store Group based?
The Container Store Group's address is: 500 Freeport Parkway, Coppell, TX, United States, 75019
What is The Container Store Group's ISIN number?
The Container Store Group's international securities identification number is: US2107511030
What is The Container Store Group's CUSIP number?
The Container Store Group's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 210751103

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