IES (NASDAQ: IESC) is one of 46 public companies in the “Construction & Engineering” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare IES to similar companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability and earnings.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
78.4% of IES shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 75.6% of shares of all “Construction & Engineering” companies are held by institutional investors. 61.7% of IES shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 11.3% of shares of all “Construction & Engineering” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings for IES and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
As a group, “Construction & Engineering” companies have a potential upside of 29.52%. Given IES’s peers higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe IES has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
This table compares IES and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares IES and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|IES||$810.70 million||$13.42 million||31.04|
|IES Competitors||$4.59 billion||$24.41 million||884.29|
IES’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than IES. IES 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.
Volatility & Risk
IES has a beta of 0.82, meaning that its share price is 18% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, IES’s peers have a beta of 1.27, meaning that their average share price is 27% more volatile than the S&P 500.
IES peers beat IES on 6 of the 10 factors compared.
IES Company Profile
IES Holdings, Inc., formerly Integrated Electrical Services, Inc., is a holding company that owns and manages diverse operating subsidiaries across a range of infrastructure-related end markets. The Company operates through four segments: Communications, Residential, Commercial & Industrial, and Infrastructure Solutions. The Communications segment provides network infrastructure services for data centers and other mission critical environments. The Residential segment provides electrical installation services for single-family housing and multi-family apartment complexes and cable television installations for residential and light commercial applications. The Commercial & Industrial segment provides electrical and mechanical design, construction, and maintenance services to the commercial and industrial markets. The Company’s Infrastructure Solutions segment provides electro-mechanical solutions for industrial operations to domestic and international customers.
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