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S&P 500   4,981.80
DOW   38,612.24
QQQ   425.61
Palo Alto Networks, Keysight fall; Garmin, Toll Brothers rise, Wednesday, 2/21/2024
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Palo Alto Networks aims at cyber security leadership
Spotify sounding better to analysts as company tunes into profits
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How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday, 2/21/2024
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Germany says Europe's largest economy is in 'troubled waters' and cuts its growth forecast
Range-bound Home Depot stock still is, lower prices ahead
S&P 500   4,981.80
DOW   38,612.24
QQQ   425.61
Palo Alto Networks, Keysight fall; Garmin, Toll Brothers rise, Wednesday, 2/21/2024
Is Gold Really Boring? (Ad)
Palo Alto Networks aims at cyber security leadership
Spotify sounding better to analysts as company tunes into profits
Is Gold Really Boring? (Ad)
3 Reasons the Capital One-Discover merger is a big deal
How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday, 2/21/2024
Is Gold Really Boring? (Ad)
Germany says Europe's largest economy is in 'troubled waters' and cuts its growth forecast
Range-bound Home Depot stock still is, lower prices ahead
S&P 500   4,981.80
DOW   38,612.24
QQQ   425.61
Palo Alto Networks, Keysight fall; Garmin, Toll Brothers rise, Wednesday, 2/21/2024
Is Gold Really Boring? (Ad)
Palo Alto Networks aims at cyber security leadership
Spotify sounding better to analysts as company tunes into profits
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3 Reasons the Capital One-Discover merger is a big deal
How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday, 2/21/2024
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Germany says Europe's largest economy is in 'troubled waters' and cuts its growth forecast
Range-bound Home Depot stock still is, lower prices ahead

Ceps (CEPS) Competitors

GBX 27.50
0.00 (0.00%)
(As of 02/21/2024 09:20 PM ET)

CEPS vs. NEXS, AUK, TGP, RAI, HERC, LIB, MPL, XSG, NBB, and AQSG

Should you be buying Ceps stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Ceps include Nexus Infrastructure (NEXS), Aukett Swanke Group (AUK), Tekmar Group (TGP), RA International Group (RAI), Hercules Site Services (HERC), Libertine (LIB), Mercantile Ports & Logistics (MPL), Xeros Technology Group (XSG), Norman Broadbent (NBB), and Aquila Services Group (AQSG). These companies are all part of the "industrials" sector.

Ceps vs.

Ceps (LON:CEPS) and Nexus Infrastructure (LON:NEXS) are both small-cap industrials companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their community ranking, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, media sentiment, valuation and earnings.

Ceps has a beta of -0.15, suggesting that its share price is 115% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Nexus Infrastructure has a beta of 0.73, suggesting that its share price is 27% less volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, Nexus Infrastructure had 2 more articles in the media than Ceps. MarketBeat recorded 2 mentions for Nexus Infrastructure and 0 mentions for Ceps. Nexus Infrastructure's average media sentiment score of 0.14 beat Ceps' score of 0.00 indicating that Nexus Infrastructure is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Overall Sentiment
Ceps Neutral
Nexus Infrastructure Neutral

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Ceps
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
Nexus Infrastructure
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A

Nexus Infrastructure received 34 more outperform votes than Ceps when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 67.50% of users gave Ceps an outperform vote while only 67.18% of users gave Nexus Infrastructure an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
CepsOutperform Votes
54
67.50%
Underperform Votes
26
32.50%
Nexus InfrastructureOutperform Votes
88
67.18%
Underperform Votes
43
32.82%

26.0% of Ceps shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 75.8% of Nexus Infrastructure shares are held by institutional investors. 59.0% of Ceps shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 40.6% of Nexus Infrastructure shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Nexus Infrastructure has higher revenue and earnings than Ceps. Nexus Infrastructure is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Ceps, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Ceps£28.52M0.20N/A£0.03916.67
Nexus Infrastructure£102.75M0.07£72.34M£1.7947.12

Nexus Infrastructure has a net margin of 72.67% compared to Ceps' net margin of 2.25%. Nexus Infrastructure's return on equity of 193.36% beat Ceps' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Ceps2.25% 30.79% 7.27%
Nexus Infrastructure 72.67%193.36%-0.09%

Summary

Nexus Infrastructure beats Ceps on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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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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CEPS vs. The Competition

MetricCepsEngineering & Construction IndustryIndustrials SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£5.78M£1.53B£3.78B£1.34B
Dividend Yield2.01%4.74%4.37%12.11%
P/E Ratio916.67455.75409.581,572.91
Price / Sales0.2045.62503.66420,517.11
Price / Cash4.7613.6227.6832.82
Price / Book3.062.993.792.50
Net IncomeN/A£59.10M£226.28M£193.28M
7 Day PerformanceN/A0.95%2.76%0.14%
1 Month PerformanceN/A2.01%4.74%0.51%
1 Year PerformanceN/A14.26%8.81%6.15%

Ceps Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
NEXS
Nexus Infrastructure
0 of 5 stars
GBX 84.34
-0.8%
N/A-49.8%£7.62M£102.75M47.12378
AUK
Aukett Swanke Group
0 of 5 stars
GBX 1.20
+1.7%
N/A-53.8%£3.52M£8.15M-120.00106News Coverage
Gap Down
TGP
Tekmar Group
0 of 5 stars
GBX 11.25
+4.7%
N/A-10.2%£15.31M£34.87M-187.50176High Trading Volume
RAI
RA International Group
2.5982 of 5 stars
GBX 9.75
flat
GBX 25
+156.4%
-31.6%£16.92M£64.09M-162.501,368Positive News
Gap Down
High Trading Volume
HERC
Hercules Site Services
0 of 5 stars
GBX 35.29
+0.8%
N/A-44.0%£22.38M£84.66M3,529.00560
LIB
Libertine
0 of 5 stars
GBX 4
+11.1%
N/AN/A£5.57M£1.41M-200.0019
MPL
Mercantile Ports & Logistics
0 of 5 stars
GBX 1.72
-4.2%
N/A-70.0%£6.14M£5.64M-8.6244
XSG
Xeros Technology Group
0 of 5 stars
GBX 3.28
+4.1%
N/A-34.4%£6.36M£173,000.00328.0032News Coverage
NBB
Norman Broadbent
0 of 5 stars
GBX 7.75
+6.9%
N/A+47.6%£4.95M£10.82M-525.0045Gap Up
High Trading Volume
AQSG
Aquila Services Group
0 of 5 stars
GBX 12.10
-34.6%
N/A-53.5%£4.84M£12.30M1,210.00108Gap Down
High Trading Volume

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This page (LON:CEPS) was last updated on 2/22/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff