Analyzing Textainer Group (TGH) and Its Rivals

Textainer Group (NYSE: TGH) is one of 16 public companies in the “Equipment rental & leasing, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Textainer Group to similar companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability and dividends.


This table compares Textainer Group and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Textainer Group 3.95% 1.95% 0.55%
Textainer Group Competitors 4.16% 3.30% -0.57%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Textainer Group and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Textainer Group 0 3 2 0 2.40
Textainer Group Competitors 83 403 635 50 2.56

Textainer Group currently has a consensus target price of $22.20, indicating a potential upside of 32.54%. As a group, “Equipment rental & leasing, not elsewhere classified” companies have a potential upside of 21.20%. Given Textainer Group’s higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Textainer Group is more favorable than its peers.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Textainer Group and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Textainer Group $490.85 million $19.36 million 40.85
Textainer Group Competitors $1.49 billion $248.94 million -1.10

Textainer Group’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Textainer Group. Textainer Group is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Risk and Volatility

Textainer Group has a beta of 2.5, suggesting that its share price is 150% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Textainer Group’s peers have a beta of 1.87, suggesting that their average share price is 87% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

27.1% of Textainer Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 58.2% of shares of all “Equipment rental & leasing, not elsewhere classified” companies are held by institutional investors. 14.1% of shares of all “Equipment rental & leasing, not elsewhere classified” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


Textainer Group peers beat Textainer Group on 9 of the 13 factors compared.

About Textainer Group

Textainer Group Holdings Limited is a holding company. The Company is involved in the purchase, ownership, management, leasing and disposal of a fleet of intermodal containers. The Company operates in three segments: Container Ownership, which owns containers; Container Management, which manages containers on behalf of affiliated and unaffiliated container investors, and provides acquisition, management and disposal services, and total managed containers, and Container Resale, which sells containers from its fleet when they reach the end of their useful lives in marine service, and also purchases and leases or resells containers from shipping line customers, container traders and other sellers of containers. The Company is a lessor of intermodal containers based on fleet size. The Company is also a seller of used containers. The Company’s subsidiaries include Textainer Equipment Management Limited (TEML) and Textainer Limited (TL).

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