Financial Review: Crailar Technologies (CRLRQ) and Tailored Brands (TLRD)

Crailar Technologies (OTCMKTS:CRLRQ) and Tailored Brands (NYSE:TLRD) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability and risk.


Tailored Brands pays an annual dividend of $0.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. Crailar Technologies does not pay a dividend. Tailored Brands pays out 32.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Crailar Technologies and Tailored Brands, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Crailar Technologies 0 0 0 0 N/A
Tailored Brands 0 1 1 0 2.50

Tailored Brands has a consensus price target of $29.00, indicating a potential upside of 34.76%. Given Tailored Brands’ higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Tailored Brands is more favorable than Crailar Technologies.

Risk and Volatility

Crailar Technologies has a beta of 2.01, suggesting that its share price is 101% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Tailored Brands has a beta of 1.63, suggesting that its share price is 63% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Crailar Technologies and Tailored Brands’ top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Crailar Technologies N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Tailored Brands $3.30 billion 0.33 $96.70 million $2.20 9.78

Tailored Brands has higher revenue and earnings than Crailar Technologies.


This table compares Crailar Technologies and Tailored Brands’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Crailar Technologies N/A N/A N/A
Tailored Brands 3.01% -933.71% 5.92%


Tailored Brands beats Crailar Technologies on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Crailar Technologies

Crailar Technologies Inc., a development stage company, engages in the technological development and natural sustainable fibers business. It primarily produces natural and proprietary CRAiLAR Flax fibers targeted at the natural yarn and textile industries, as well as the deployment of its CRAiLAR processing technologies in the cellulose pulp and composites industries. The company develops CRAiLAR Fiber for textiles, which is flax, hemp, or other sustainable bast fiber available in various blends, textures, colors, and applications; and CRAiLAR technologies for the processing of cellulose-based fibers as a dissolving pulp for use in the additives, ethers, and performance apparel markets. It also focuses on processing CRAiLAR shive and seed products. The company was formerly known as Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc. and changed its name to Crailar Technologies Inc. in October 2012. Crailar Technologies Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Victoria, Canada.

About Tailored Brands

Tailored Brands, Inc. operates as a specialty apparel retailer the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada. It operates through two segments, Retail and Corporate Apparel. The Retail segment offers suits, suit separates, sport coats, slacks, formalwear, business casual, denim, sportswear, outerwear, dress shirts, shoes, and accessories for men. It also provides women's career and casual apparel, sportswear, and accessories; children's apparel; alteration services; and retail dry cleaning, laundry, and heirlooming services. As of February 3, 2018, this segment operated 1,477 stores under the Men's Wearhouse, Men's Wearhouse and Tux, Jos. A. Bank, Moores, Joseph Abboud, and K&G; and 38 retail dry cleaning, laundry, and heirlooming facilities. The Corporate Apparel segment provides corporate apparel uniforms and work wear to workforces under the Dimensions, Alexandra, Yaffy, and Twin Hill brands through various channels, including managed corporate accounts and catalogs, as well as through,, and Internet sites. This segment serves companies and organizations in the airline, retail grocery, retail, banking, quick service restaurant, car rental, distribution, travel and leisure, postal, security, healthcare, and public sectors. The company was formerly known as The Men's Wearhouse, Inc. and changed its name to Tailored Brands, Inc. in February 2016. Tailored Brands, Inc. was founded in 1973 and is based in Houston, Texas.

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