Apogee Enterprises (NASDAQ: APOG) is one of 24 public companies in the “Construction Supplies & Fixtures” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Apogee Enterprises to related businesses based on the strength of its risk, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations and dividends.
Volatility and Risk
Apogee Enterprises has a beta of 1.56, suggesting that its share price is 56% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Apogee Enterprises’ peers have a beta of 1.46, suggesting that their average share price is 46% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
86.8% of shares of all “Construction Supplies & Fixtures” companies are owned by institutional investors. 3.1% of Apogee Enterprises shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 5.6% of shares of all “Construction Supplies & Fixtures” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Apogee Enterprises and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Apogee Enterprises Competitors||59||435||747||15||2.57|
Apogee Enterprises presently has a consensus target price of $63.33, suggesting a potential upside of 38.46%. As a group, “Construction Supplies & Fixtures” companies have a potential upside of 13.41%. Given Apogee Enterprises’ stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Apogee Enterprises is more favorable than its peers.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Apogee Enterprises and its peers revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||EBITDA||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Apogee Enterprises||$1.20 billion||$159.52 million||16.69|
|Apogee Enterprises Competitors||$2.61 billion||$332.50 million||27.13|
Apogee Enterprises’ peers have higher revenue and earnings than Apogee Enterprises. Apogee Enterprises 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.
Apogee Enterprises pays an annual dividend of $0.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Apogee Enterprises pays out 20.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Construction Supplies & Fixtures” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.5% and pay out 32.0% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
This table compares Apogee Enterprises and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Apogee Enterprises Competitors||-22.33%||906.93%||5.67%|
Apogee Enterprises peers beat Apogee Enterprises on 8 of the 15 factors compared.
Apogee Enterprises Company Profile
Apogee Enterprises, Inc. is engaged in the design and development of glass solutions for enclosing commercial buildings and framing art. The Company operates through four segments: Architectural Glass, Architectural Services, Architectural Framing Systems and Large-Scale Optical Technologies (LSO). The Architectural Glass segment fabricates coated glass used in customized window and wall systems. The Architectural Services segment designs, engineers, fabricates and installs the walls of glass, windows and other curtainwall products making up the outside skin of commercial and institutional buildings. The Architectural Framing Systems segment designs, engineers, fabricates and finishes the aluminum frames used in customized aluminum and glass window, curtainwall, storefront and entrance systems. The Large-Scale Optical Technologies segment manufactures glass and acrylic products for the custom picture framing and fine art markets.
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