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Stock market today: Tumbling tech stocks drag Wall Street to the finish line of another losing week
American Express profits jump 34%, helped by jump in new customers, higher spending
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S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 4/19/2024
Stock market today: Tumbling tech stocks drag Wall Street to the finish line of another losing week
American Express profits jump 34%, helped by jump in new customers, higher spending
American Express, Fifth Third rise; Netflix, PPG Industries fall, Friday, 4/19/2024
Intuitive Surgical Stock Can Trend Much Higher This Year 
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S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
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Stock market today: Tumbling tech stocks drag Wall Street to the finish line of another losing week
American Express profits jump 34%, helped by jump in new customers, higher spending
American Express, Fifth Third rise; Netflix, PPG Industries fall, Friday, 4/19/2024
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Elementis (ELM) Competitors

GBX 140
-1.00 (-0.71%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)

ELM vs. VCT, ESNT, SYNT, TET, JMAT, HOC, SRC, MSLH, ADT1, and ATYM

Should you be buying Elementis stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Elementis include Victrex (VCT), Essentra (ESNT), Synthomer (SYNT), Treatt (TET), Johnson Matthey (JMAT), Hochschild Mining (HOC), SigmaRoc (SRC), Marshalls (MSLH), Adriatic Metals (ADT1), and Atalaya Mining (ATYM). These companies are all part of the "basic materials" sector.

Elementis vs.

Victrex (LON:VCT) and Elementis (LON:ELM) are both small-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, community ranking, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, earnings, media sentiment and valuation.

Victrex received 15 more outperform votes than Elementis when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 65.69% of users gave Elementis an outperform vote while only 63.77% of users gave Victrex an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
VictrexOutperform Votes
507
63.77%
Underperform Votes
288
36.23%
ElementisOutperform Votes
492
65.69%
Underperform Votes
257
34.31%

In the previous week, Elementis had 2 more articles in the media than Victrex. MarketBeat recorded 2 mentions for Elementis and 0 mentions for Victrex. Victrex's average media sentiment score of 0.51 beat Elementis' score of 0.00 indicating that Elementis is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Overall Sentiment
Victrex Neutral
Elementis Positive

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Victrex£307M3.61£61.70M£0.711,791.55
Elementis£713.40M1.15£28.20M£0.043,500.00

Victrex currently has a consensus target price of GBX 1,707.50, suggesting a potential upside of 34.24%. Elementis has a consensus target price of GBX 164.25, suggesting a potential upside of 17.32%. Given Elementis' higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Victrex is more favorable than Elementis.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Victrex
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50
Elementis
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.75

Victrex has a beta of 0.77, meaning that its share price is 23% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Elementis has a beta of 1.94, meaning that its share price is 94% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Victrex pays an annual dividend of GBX 60 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.7%. Elementis pays an annual dividend of GBX 2 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. Victrex pays out 8,450.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Elementis pays out 5,000.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

Victrex has a net margin of 20.10% compared to Victrex's net margin of 3.71%. Elementis' return on equity of 12.30% beat Victrex's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Victrex20.10% 12.30% 8.70%
Elementis 3.71%3.46%3.67%

98.0% of Victrex shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.4% of Elementis shares are held by institutional investors. 1.6% of Victrex shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 3.9% of Elementis shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Victrex and Elementis tied by winning 10 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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

MetricElementisSpecialty Chemicals IndustryMaterials SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£822.96M£9.09B£2.86B£1.43B
Dividend Yield1.18%3.90%5.37%12.21%
P/E Ratio3,500.00319.99138.741,801.81
Price / Sales1.151,109.37885,557.79330,691.48
Price / Cash8.8318.9123.4434.02
Price / Book0.978.643.592.56
Net Income£28.20M£163.93M£173.64M£182.99M
7 Day Performance-2.64%-1.83%-0.89%-0.58%
1 Month Performance-1.27%-0.54%14.92%12.55%
1 Year Performance14.19%23.84%127.09%16.85%

Elementis Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
VCT
Victrex
1.83 of 5 stars
GBX 1,308.36
+1.4%
GBX 1,707.50
+30.5%
-19.5%£1.14B£307M1,842.761,109Dividend Increase
ESNT
Essentra
1.4804 of 5 stars
GBX 182.40
+0.3%
GBX 300
+64.5%
-8.8%£523.42M£316.30M9,120.003,000
SYNT
Synthomer
0.4027 of 5 stars
GBX 258.50
+2.0%
GBX 224.50
-13.2%
+90.0%£422.83M£1.97B-215.424,200Positive News
TET
Treatt
1.1112 of 5 stars
GBX 449
+11.0%
GBX 686.67
+52.9%
-28.7%£272.45M£147.40M2,494.44365Dividend Increase
Gap Up
High Trading Volume
JMAT
Johnson Matthey
1.7162 of 5 stars
GBX 1,815
+0.8%
GBX 2,010
+10.7%
-12.3%£3.33B£14.14B1,871.13N/ANews Coverage
HOC
Hochschild Mining
1.226 of 5 stars
GBX 147.20
+1.1%
GBX 140
-4.9%
+63.1%£757.29M£693.72M-1,840.003,491
SRC
SigmaRoc
0 of 5 stars
GBX 66.05
+0.7%
N/A+13.4%£733.19M£580.28M3,302.652,000Gap Up
MSLH
Marshalls
1.8079 of 5 stars
GBX 273.50
+1.1%
GBX 420
+53.6%
-18.5%£691.87M£671.20M3,907.143,112
ADT1
Adriatic Metals
0 of 5 stars
GBX 215.95
0.0%
GBX 236
+9.3%
+10.2%£661.28MN/A-1,542.50267Gap Up
ATYM
Atalaya Mining
0.7148 of 5 stars
GBX 439.86
+1.1%
GBX 500
+13.7%
+15.7%£615.36M£340.35M1,912.43477

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This page (LON:ELM) was last updated on 4/19/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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