Taminco (NYSE: TAM) is one of 33 publicly-traded companies in the “Commodity Chemicals” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Taminco to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation, earnings, profitability and risk.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
70.7% of shares of all “Commodity Chemicals” companies are owned by institutional investors. 7.8% of shares of all “Commodity Chemicals” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares Taminco and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Taminco Competitors||$4.12 billion||$327.86 million||141.16|
Taminco’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Taminco. Taminco is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Taminco and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
As a group, “Commodity Chemicals” companies have a potential downside of 0.18%. Given Taminco’s peers higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Taminco has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
This table compares Taminco and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Taminco peers beat Taminco on 7 of the 8 factors compared.
Taminco Corp is a producer of alkylamines and alkylamine derivatives. The Company’s products are used by its customers in the manufacturing of everyday products primarily for the agriculture, water treatment, personal and home care, animal nutrition and oil and gas end-markets. It operates in 19 countries with seven production facilities and, as of December 31, 2012, had an installed production capacity of 1,272 thousand tons. The Company has three business segments: Functional Amines, Specialty Amines, and Crop Protection. In March 2014, the Company announced that it completed the acquisition of the formic acid business of Kemira Oyj. Its main shareholder is Eastman Chemical Company.
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