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B&M European Value Retail (BME) Competitors

GBX 469
-8.10 (-1.70%)
(As of 06/21/2024 ET)

BME vs. ABF, IMB, BNZL, CCH, SBRY, OCDO, TATE, CWK, BVIC, and PFD

Should you be buying B&M European Value Retail stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of B&M European Value Retail include Associated British Foods (ABF), Imperial Brands (IMB), Bunzl (BNZL), Coca-Cola HBC (CCH), J Sainsbury (SBRY), Ocado Group (OCDO), Tate & Lyle (TATE), Cranswick (CWK), Britvic (BVIC), and Premier Foods (PFD). These companies are all part of the "consumer defensive" sector.

B&M European Value Retail vs.

B&M European Value Retail (LON:BME) and Associated British Foods (LON:ABF) are both consumer defensive companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, media sentiment, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation, earnings and community ranking.

B&M European Value Retail currently has a consensus price target of GBX 573.17, suggesting a potential upside of 22.21%. Associated British Foods has a consensus price target of GBX 2,250, suggesting a potential downside of 8.83%. Given B&M European Value Retail's higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe B&M European Value Retail is more favorable than Associated British Foods.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
B&M European Value Retail
2 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.17
Associated British Foods
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50

B&M European Value Retail has a beta of 1.01, meaning that its stock price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Associated British Foods has a beta of 1.23, meaning that its stock price is 23% more volatile than the S&P 500.

62.2% of B&M European Value Retail shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 18.6% of Associated British Foods shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.2% of B&M European Value Retail shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 58.7% of Associated British Foods shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

B&M European Value Retail pays an annual dividend of GBX 15 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.2%. Associated British Foods pays an annual dividend of GBX 54 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. B&M European Value Retail pays out 4,285.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Associated British Foods pays out 3,483.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

Associated British Foods has higher revenue and earnings than B&M European Value Retail. B&M European Value Retail is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Associated British Foods, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
B&M European Value Retail£5.22B0.90£355M£0.351,340.00
Associated British Foods£19.92B0.93£1.18B£1.551,592.26

Associated British Foods received 288 more outperform votes than B&M European Value Retail when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 81.21% of users gave B&M European Value Retail an outperform vote while only 72.97% of users gave Associated British Foods an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
B&M European Value RetailOutperform Votes
873
81.21%
Underperform Votes
202
18.79%
Associated British FoodsOutperform Votes
1161
72.97%
Underperform Votes
430
27.03%

B&M European Value Retail has a net margin of 6.80% compared to Associated British Foods' net margin of 5.92%. B&M European Value Retail's return on equity of 43.42% beat Associated British Foods' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
B&M European Value Retail6.80% 43.42% 9.41%
Associated British Foods 5.92%10.69%5.51%

In the previous week, Associated British Foods had 1 more articles in the media than B&M European Value Retail. MarketBeat recorded 1 mentions for Associated British Foods and 0 mentions for B&M European Value Retail. Associated British Foods' average media sentiment score of 0.59 beat B&M European Value Retail's score of 0.00 indicating that Associated British Foods is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Overall Sentiment
B&M European Value Retail Neutral
Associated British Foods Positive

Summary

Associated British Foods beats B&M European Value Retail on 12 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding BME and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of LON and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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BME vs. The Competition

MetricB&M European Value RetailDiscount Stores IndustryDefensive SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£4.69B£19.63B£4.86B£1.72B
Dividend Yield2.65%1.29%3.19%7.08%
P/E Ratio1,340.00202.77213.991,893.03
Price / Sales0.9047.87220.31339,270.57
Price / Cash18.38179.92131.2734.71
Price / Book5.9448.233.742.64
Net Income£355M£682.50M£152.86M£168.40M
7 Day Performance1.30%0.13%-0.57%2.95%
1 Month Performance-14.82%-3.49%-1.64%18.42%
1 Year Performance-17.72%21.22%5.80%24.82%

B&M European Value Retail Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
ABF
Associated British Foods
0.4423 of 5 stars
GBX 2,479
-0.6%
GBX 2,250
-9.2%
+27.4%£18.62B£19.92B1,599.35133,000High Trading Volume
IMB
Imperial Brands
0.1906 of 5 stars
GBX 2,013
+0.3%
GBX 2,265
+12.5%
+16.1%£17.33B£18.18B875.2225,200Dividend Increase
BNZL
Bunzl
0.0448 of 5 stars
GBX 2,992
-0.2%
GBX 2,900
-3.1%
-0.6%£10.05B£11.80B1,942.8624,528
CCH
Coca-Cola HBC
0.3895 of 5 stars
GBX 2,676
-0.4%
GBX 2,875
+7.4%
+15.4%£9.77B£10.18B1,808.1132,700Insider Buying
Positive News
SBRY
J Sainsbury
0.8979 of 5 stars
GBX 261.52
+0.3%
GBX 281
+7.4%
+1.9%£6.17B£32.70B4,358.72152,000
OCDO
Ocado Group
1.553 of 5 stars
GBX 350.20
-1.0%
GBX 390
+11.4%
-45.2%£2.87B£2.82B-921.5818,869News Coverage
Positive News
TATE
Tate & Lyle
1.3151 of 5 stars
GBX 676
-0.6%
GBX 825
+22.0%
-15.6%£2.72B£1.76B1,536.363,604
CWK
Cranswick
0.18 of 5 stars
GBX 4,435
-0.4%
GBX 4,737.33
+6.8%
+36.9%£2.40B£2.60B2,111.9014,200
BVIC
Britvic
0.5255 of 5 stars
GBX 966
+0.2%
GBX 970
+0.4%
+25.2%£2.39B£1.83B1,894.124,430News Coverage
Gap Up
PFD
Premier Foods
1.9599 of 5 stars
GBX 166
flat
GBX 210
+26.5%
+27.9%£1.44B£1.14B1,276.924,000News Coverage

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This page (LON:BME) was last updated on 6/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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