Synalloy Corporation (NASDAQ: SYNL) is one of 28 publicly-traded companies in the “Steel” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Synalloy Corporation to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, dividends, risk, analyst recommendations and earnings.
This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Synalloy Corporation and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Synalloy Corporation Competitors||290||837||947||29||2.34|
As a group, “Steel” companies have a potential upside of 6.27%. Given Synalloy Corporation’s competitors higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Synalloy Corporation has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
This table compares Synalloy Corporation and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Synalloy Corporation Competitors||-984.19%||5.66%||4.17%|
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Synalloy Corporation and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||EBITDA||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Synalloy Corporation||$161.06 million||$7.35 million||-48.62|
|Synalloy Corporation Competitors||$7.78 billion||$1.01 billion||36.52|
Synalloy Corporation’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Synalloy Corporation. Synalloy Corporation is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
47.6% of Synalloy Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 58.1% of shares of all “Steel” companies are owned by institutional investors. 10.6% of Synalloy Corporation shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 7.6% of shares of all “Steel” companies are owned 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.
Volatility & Risk
Synalloy Corporation has a beta of 0.14, suggesting that its stock price is 86% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Synalloy Corporation’s competitors have a beta of 1.37, suggesting that their average stock price is 37% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Synalloy Corporation competitors beat Synalloy Corporation on 7 of the 10 factors compared.
About Synalloy Corporation
Synalloy Corporation is a chemical manufacturing company. The Company operates through two segments: the Metals Segment and the Specialty Chemicals Segment. The Company’s Metals Segment comprises three subsidiaries: Synalloy Metals, Inc., which owns Bristol Metals, LLC (BRISMET), located in Bristol, Tennessee; Palmer of Texas Tanks, Inc. (Palmer), located in Andrews, Texas; and Specialty Pipe & Tube, Inc. (Specialty), located in Mineral Ridge, Ohio and Houston, Texas. The Company’s Metals Segment manufactures stainless steel, other alloy pipe, storage solutions and separation equipment. The Company’s Specialty Chemicals segment consists of the Company’s subsidiary, Manufacturers Soap and Chemical Company (MS&C). The Specialty Chemicals Segment manufactures lubricants, surfactants, reaction intermediaries, sulfated fats and oils, and chemical tolling manufacturing resources.
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