IES (NASDAQ: IESC) is one of 156 publicly-traded companies in the “ELECTRONICS” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare IES to similar companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, risk and dividends.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares IES and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|IES||$810.70 million||$13.42 million||-15.78|
|IES Competitors||$4.31 billion||$334.76 million||50.41|
This table compares IES and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Insider & Institutional Ownership
78.4% of IES shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 55.2% of shares of all “ELECTRONICS” companies are held by institutional investors. 60.0% of IES shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 13.8% of shares of all “ELECTRONICS” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Risk and Volatility
IES has a beta of 0.82, meaning that its share price is 18% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, IES’s competitors have a beta of 0.81, meaning that their average share price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of recent recommendations for IES and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
As a group, “ELECTRONICS” companies have a potential upside of 13.30%. Given IES’s competitors higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe IES has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
IES beats its competitors 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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