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Castings (CGS) Competitors

GBX 363
+19.00 (+5.52%)
(As of 04/12/2024 ET)

CGS vs. AVG, MPAC, RNO, PHE, CPH2, ITM, GDWN, PPHC, ECEL, and AFC

Should you be buying Castings stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Castings include Avingtrans (AVG), Mpac Group (MPAC), Renold (RNO), PowerHouse Energy Group (PHE), Clean Power Hydrogen (CPH2), ITM Power (ITM), Goodwin (GDWN), Public Policy (PPHC), Eurocell (ECEL), and AFC Energy (AFC). These companies are all part of the "industrials" sector.

Castings vs.

Avingtrans (LON:AVG) and Castings (LON:CGS) are both small-cap industrials companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, media sentiment, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, community ranking and dividends.

Castings has a net margin of 6.81% compared to Castings' net margin of 4.08%. Avingtrans' return on equity of 12.26% beat Castings' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Avingtrans4.08% 5.43% 2.96%
Castings 6.81%12.26%7.24%

In the previous week, Avingtrans had 2 more articles in the media than Castings. MarketBeat recorded 3 mentions for Avingtrans and 1 mentions for Castings. Castings' average media sentiment score of 0.75 beat Avingtrans' score of 0.00 indicating that Avingtrans is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Avingtrans
1 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Castings
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Avingtrans received 95 more outperform votes than Castings when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 72.13% of users gave Avingtrans an outperform vote while only 70.44% of users gave Castings an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
AvingtransOutperform Votes
207
72.13%
Underperform Votes
80
27.87%
CastingsOutperform Votes
112
70.44%
Underperform Votes
47
29.56%

31.5% of Avingtrans shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 55.5% of Castings shares are held by institutional investors. 24.0% of Avingtrans shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 21.7% of Castings shares are held 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.

Avingtrans has a beta of 0.58, meaning that its stock price is 42% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Castings has a beta of 0.58, meaning that its stock price is 42% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Castings has a consensus target price of GBX 550, indicating a potential upside of 51.52%. Given Avingtrans' higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Castings is more favorable than Avingtrans.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Avingtrans
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
Castings
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

Avingtrans pays an annual dividend of GBX 5 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. Castings pays an annual dividend of GBX 18 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.0%. Avingtrans pays out 2,631.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Castings pays out 5,142.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Avingtrans£131.62M0.98£6.21M£0.192,052.63
Castings£226.72M0.70£15.44M£0.351,037.14

Summary

Castings beats Avingtrans on 10 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding CGS 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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CGS vs. The Competition

MetricCastingsSpecialty Industrial Machinery IndustryIndustrials SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£157.76M£5.27B£4.18B£1.54B
Dividend Yield5.25%2.38%4.13%11.90%
P/E Ratio1,037.14249.26403.581,815.45
Price / Sales0.703,428.05707.13364,474.42
Price / Cash5.969.4229.1525.72
Price / Book1.252.483.942.55
Net Income£15.44M£508.39M£233.92M£177.09M
7 Day Performance10.33%0.07%0.09%1.16%
1 Month Performance6.76%0.37%6.36%8.77%
1 Year Performance3.57%7.56%20.12%20.56%

Castings Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
AVG
Avingtrans
0 of 5 stars
GBX 385
flat
N/A-6.7%£127.40M£131.62M2,026.32732News Coverage
MPAC
Mpac Group
0 of 5 stars
GBX 437.50
-0.6%
N/A+87.1%£89.56M£114.20M3,365.38500
RNO
Renold
0 of 5 stars
GBX 36.60
-2.1%
N/A+61.8%£76.55M£256.10M522.861,864
PHE
PowerHouse Energy Group
0 of 5 stars
GBX 1
+6.4%
N/A-8.3%£41.70M£680,842.00-100.004Gap Down
CPH2
Clean Power Hydrogen
0 of 5 stars
GBX 15.25
flat
N/A+7.4%£40.90M£28,000.00-1,525.0055
ITM
ITM Power
0 of 5 stars
GBX 53.95
-4.3%
N/A-32.4%£332.81M£12.08M-539.50424
GDWN
Goodwin
0 of 5 stars
GBX 5,570
-3.6%
N/A+54.9%£418.31M£193.99M2,665.071,144Dividend Increase
Gap Down
PPHC
Public Policy
0 of 5 stars
GBX 127.50
+4.1%
N/AN/A£147.05M£134.99M-1,275.00333Positive News
Gap Up
ECEL
Eurocell
2.7684 of 5 stars
GBX 130.50
-1.9%
GBX 180
+37.9%
-3.2%£143.41M£364.50M1,450.001,959Positive News
AFC
AFC Energy
0 of 5 stars
GBX 19.14
+2.5%
N/A-0.5%£143.06M£719,328.00-957.00115News Coverage
Gap Down

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This page (LON:CGS) was last updated on 4/13/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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