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QQQ   445.61
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Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Lawyers who successfully argued Musk pay package was illegal seek $5.6 billion in Tesla stock
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Sports analytics may be outnumbered when it comes to artificial intelligence
Norway's hospitalized king gets a pacemaker in Malaysia after falling ill during vacation
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Lawyers who successfully argued Musk pay package was illegal seek $5.6 billion in Tesla stock
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Sports analytics may be outnumbered when it comes to artificial intelligence
Norway's hospitalized king gets a pacemaker in Malaysia after falling ill during vacation
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Lawyers who successfully argued Musk pay package was illegal seek $5.6 billion in Tesla stock
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Sports analytics may be outnumbered when it comes to artificial intelligence
Norway's hospitalized king gets a pacemaker in Malaysia after falling ill during vacation
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot

Avon Protection (AVON) Competitors

GBX 978
-9.00 (-0.91%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)

AVON vs. CHRT, SNR, CHG, CPI, PRV, CWR, DX, RST, RWA, and FRAN

Should you be buying Avon Protection stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Avon Protection include Cohort (CHRT), Senior (SNR), Chemring Group (CHG), Capita (CPI), Porvair (PRV), Ceres Power (CWR), DX (Group) (DX), Restore (RST), Robert Walters (RWA), and Franchise Brands (FRAN). These companies are all part of the "industrials" sector.

Avon Protection vs.

Cohort (LON:CHRT) and Avon Protection (LON:AVON) are both small-cap industrials companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, community ranking, dividends, valuation, earnings, media sentiment, institutional ownership and profitability.

Cohort has a beta of 0.51, indicating that its stock price is 49% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Avon Protection has a beta of 0.33, indicating that its stock price is 67% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Cohort has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Avon Protection. Avon Protection is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Cohort, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Cohort£199.55M1.10£13.26M£0.331,606.06
Avon Protection£243.80M1.20-£16.40M-£0.43-2,274.42

Cohort has a net margin of 6.65% compared to Cohort's net margin of -5.91%. Avon Protection's return on equity of 14.24% beat Cohort's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Cohort6.65% 14.24% 5.50%
Avon Protection -5.91%-8.87%2.60%

Avon Protection received 187 more outperform votes than Cohort when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 77.10% of users gave Cohort an outperform vote while only 75.21% of users gave Avon Protection an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
CohortOutperform Votes
165
77.10%
Underperform Votes
49
22.90%
Avon ProtectionOutperform Votes
352
75.21%
Underperform Votes
116
24.79%

In the previous week, Cohort and Cohort both had 3 articles in the media. Cohort's average media sentiment score of 0.42 beat Avon Protection's score of 0.40 indicating that Avon Protection is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Cohort
0 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Avon Protection
1 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

43.0% of Cohort shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 75.2% of Avon Protection shares are owned by institutional investors. 35.5% of Cohort shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 4.6% of Avon Protection shares are owned by 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.

Avon Protection has a consensus price target of GBX 1,265, indicating a potential upside of 29.35%. Given Cohort's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Avon Protection is more favorable than Cohort.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Cohort
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00
Avon Protection
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.67

Cohort pays an annual dividend of GBX 14 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. Avon Protection pays an annual dividend of GBX 23 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. Cohort pays out 4,242.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Avon Protection pays out -5,348.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Summary

Cohort beats Avon Protection on 11 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.


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AVON vs. The Competition

MetricAvon ProtectionAerospace & Defense IndustryIndustrials SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£293.40M£5.46B£4.25B£1.60B
Dividend Yield2.40%2.77%4.12%11.61%
P/E Ratio-2,274.42221.29398.102,052.04
Price / Sales1.2048.15704.30444,347.05
Price / Cash32.9420.2727.5133.93
Price / Book1.842.954.092.62
Net Income-£16.40M£224.85M£244.04M£182.79M
7 Day Performance-1.01%0.49%0.72%0.37%
1 Month Performance0.41%9.73%2.62%5.46%
1 Year Performance2.68%64.28%8.47%14.22%

Avon Protection Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
CHRT
Cohort
0 of 5 stars
GBX 550
-1.8%
N/A+5.2%£228.25M£199.55M1,666.671,243Dividend Cut
Gap Up
SNR
Senior
0 of 5 stars
GBX 159.60
-1.1%
GBX 195
+22.2%
-2.9%£669.39M£928.50M3,192.006,361
CHG
Chemring Group
0.3599 of 5 stars
GBX 353.50
-0.3%
GBX 370
+4.7%
+22.2%£966.36M£472.60M2,719.232,600Dividend Increase
CPI
Capita
3.1772 of 5 stars
GBX 17.82
-0.3%
GBX 49
+175.0%
-41.8%£299.38M£2.97B-891.0050,000
PRV
Porvair
0 of 5 stars
GBX 648
+1.6%
N/A+5.3%£300.41M£176.01M1,851.43959Gap Up
CWR
Ceres Power
2.4215 of 5 stars
GBX 157.70
-4.7%
GBX 796.67
+405.2%
-59.2%£304.33M£23.75M-630.80586
DX
DX (Group)
0 of 5 stars
GBX 47.40
flat
N/AN/A£306.77M£471.20M1,185.004,800
RST
Restore
3.1274 of 5 stars
GBX 231
+1.3%
GBX 475
+105.6%
-27.0%£316.29M£278.30M-1,443.752,881
RWA
Robert Walters
0 of 5 stars
GBX 440
+0.7%
N/A-17.0%£318.38M£1.11B1,257.144,280
FRAN
Franchise Brands
0 of 5 stars
GBX 168
+1.8%
N/A-17.3%£325.55M£117.97M5,600.00715

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This page (LON:AVON) was last updated on 3/3/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff