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Clarkson (CKN) Competitors

GBX 4,390
-20.00 (-0.45%)
(As of 07:21 AM ET)

CKN vs. ICGC, OCN, GPH, FSJ, BMS, MPL, WEIR, IMI, HSV, and COB

Should you be buying Clarkson stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Clarkson include Irish Continental Group (ICGC), Ocean Wilsons (OCN), Global Ports (GPH), James Fisher and Sons (FSJ), Braemar (BMS), Mercantile Ports & Logistics (MPL), The Weir Group (WEIR), IMI (IMI), HomeServe (HSV), and Cobham (COB). These companies are all part of the "industrials" sector.

Clarkson vs.

Irish Continental Group (LON:ICGC) and Clarkson (LON:CKN) are both small-cap industrials companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, media sentiment, dividends, earnings, community ranking and risk.

Clarkson has a net margin of 13.11% compared to Clarkson's net margin of 10.77%. Clarkson's return on equity of 22.68% beat Irish Continental Group's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Irish Continental Group10.77% 22.68% 7.59%
Clarkson 13.11%19.73%7.35%

Irish Continental Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 13 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. Clarkson pays an annual dividend of GBX 102 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.3%. Irish Continental Group pays out 4,333.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Clarkson pays out 3,722.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Irish Continental Group£572M1.37£61.60M£0.301,593.33
Clarkson£639.40M2.11£83.80M£2.741,605.84

Irish Continental Group has a beta of 1.02, meaning that its stock price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Clarkson has a beta of 1.16, meaning that its stock price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500.

40.0% of Irish Continental Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 57.5% of Clarkson shares are held by institutional investors. 23.8% of Irish Continental Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 11.2% of Clarkson shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Clarkson received 153 more outperform votes than Irish Continental Group when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 79.23% of users gave Clarkson an outperform vote while only 70.59% of users gave Irish Continental Group an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Irish Continental GroupOutperform Votes
72
70.59%
Underperform Votes
30
29.41%
ClarksonOutperform Votes
225
79.23%
Underperform Votes
59
20.77%

Clarkson has a consensus target price of GBX 4,590, indicating a potential upside of 4.79%. Given Irish Continental Group's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Clarkson is more favorable than Irish Continental Group.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Irish Continental Group
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
Clarkson
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

In the previous week, Clarkson had 2 more articles in the media than Irish Continental Group. MarketBeat recorded 3 mentions for Clarkson and 1 mentions for Irish Continental Group. Clarkson's average media sentiment score of 0.67 beat Irish Continental Group's score of 0.03 indicating that Irish Continental Group is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Irish Continental Group
0 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Clarkson
0 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Summary

Clarkson beats Irish Continental Group on 14 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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

MetricClarksonMarine Shipping IndustryIndustrials SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£1.35B£3.05B£3.77B£1.41B
Dividend Yield2.59%6.16%4.40%11.82%
P/E Ratio1,605.84200.97427.331,695.08
Price / Sales2.1171.07487.49308,165.92
Price / Cash3.634.7629.0332.87
Price / Book2.991.563.962.78
Net Income£83.80M£152.55M£185.53M£165.77M
7 Day Performance-0.79%-0.12%2.85%0.36%
1 Month Performance6.02%0.67%8.83%1.47%
1 Year Performance52.51%13.96%18.23%19.59%

Clarkson Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
ICGC
Irish Continental Group
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 478
flat
N/A+5.2%£786.02M£572M1,593.33288Gap Down
OCN
Ocean Wilsons
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 1,274.29
-1.2%
N/A+27.7%£450.59M£486.65M855.2374,200
GPH
Global Ports
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 309.11
+0.0%
N/A+45.4%£236.25M£200.82M-1,236.4420
FSJ
James Fisher and Sons
0.6791 of 5 stars
0.68 / 5 stars
GBX 336.52
+0.5%
GBX 375
+11.4%
-16.7%£169.57M£496.20M-333.192,041News Coverage
BMS
Braemar
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 309.24
-0.6%
N/AN/A£94.50M£152.83M2,378.77400Dividend Increase
MPL
Mercantile Ports & Logistics
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 1.90
+5.6%
N/A-42.8%£6.77M£5.64M-9.5044Gap Up
WEIR
The Weir Group
0.6823 of 5 stars
0.68 / 5 stars
GBX 1,928
flat
GBX 2,285
+18.5%
+8.4%£5.01B£2.64B2,190.9112,391News Coverage
Positive News
IMI
IMI
0.497 of 5 stars
0.50 / 5 stars
GBX 1,846
+0.5%
GBX 1,983.33
+7.4%
+12.7%£4.79B£2.20B1,984.9510,000Positive News
HSV
HomeServe
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 1,198
flat
N/AN/A£4.05B£1.53B2,995.007,400
COB
Cobham
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 164.50
flat
N/AN/A£3.96B£1.97B-86.5810,069News Coverage

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This page (LON:CKN) was last updated on 7/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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