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S&P 500   5,022.21
DOW   37,753.31
QQQ   425.84
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4imprint Group (FOUR) Competitors

GBX 6,280
+30.00 (+0.48%)
(As of 04/17/2024 ET)

FOUR vs. ASCL, YOU, NFG, ZEG, GAMA, MONY, BCG, HTWS, KWS, and SONG

Should you be buying 4imprint Group stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of 4imprint Group include Ascential (ASCL), YouGov (YOU), Next 15 Group (NFG), Zegona Communications (ZEG), Gamma Communications (GAMA), Moneysupermarket.com Group (MONY), Baltic Classifieds Group (BCG), Helios Towers (HTWS), Keywords Studios (KWS), and Hipgnosis Songs (SONG). These companies are all part of the "communication services" sector.

4imprint Group vs.

4imprint Group (LON:FOUR) and Ascential (LON:ASCL) are both small-cap communication services companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, media sentiment, valuation and community ranking.

4imprint Group has a beta of 0.96, suggesting that its stock price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ascential has a beta of 1.12, suggesting that its stock price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Ascential received 180 more outperform votes than 4imprint Group when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 79.71% of users gave Ascential an outperform vote while only 72.75% of users gave 4imprint Group an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
4imprint GroupOutperform Votes
315
72.75%
Underperform Votes
118
27.25%
AscentialOutperform Votes
495
79.71%
Underperform Votes
126
20.29%

4imprint Group has a net margin of 8.01% compared to Ascential's net margin of -92.68%. 4imprint Group's return on equity of 77.32% beat Ascential's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
4imprint Group8.01% 77.32% 35.62%
Ascential -92.68%0.89%1.36%

4imprint Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 168 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. Ascential pays an annual dividend of GBX 6 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. 4imprint Group pays out 5,618.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Ascential pays out 60,000.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. 4imprint Group is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

82.5% of 4imprint Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 85.8% of Ascential shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.3% of 4imprint Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 6.4% of Ascential shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

In the previous week, 4imprint Group and 4imprint Group both had 1 articles in the media. 4imprint Group's average media sentiment score of 0.07 beat Ascential's score of 0.00 indicating that 4imprint Group is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
4imprint Group
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Ascential
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

4imprint Group presently has a consensus target price of GBX 7,365, indicating a potential upside of 17.28%. Ascential has a consensus target price of GBX 285, indicating a potential downside of 8.71%. Given 4imprint Group's higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe 4imprint Group is more favorable than Ascential.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
4imprint Group
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00
Ascential
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

4imprint Group has higher revenue and earnings than Ascential. 4imprint Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Ascential, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
4imprint Group£1.33B1.33£106.20M£2.992,100.33
Ascential£206.40M6.68£4.20M£0.0131,220.00

Summary

4imprint Group beats Ascential 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 FOUR 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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FOUR vs. The Competition

Metric4imprint GroupAdvertising Agencies IndustryCommunication SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£1.77B£1.88B£3.51B£1.41B
Dividend Yield2.65%3.69%6.51%11.36%
P/E Ratio2,100.331,489.23462.481,728.80
Price / Sales1.3391.94109.37343,997.31
Price / Cash17.6610.3815.6133.39
Price / Book13.143.492.952.52
Net Income£106.20M£96.75M£278.40M£184.96M
7 Day Performance-1.57%-0.24%-1.56%-0.48%
1 Month Performance1.29%4.32%3.43%3.92%
1 Year Performance36.82%6.10%-4.68%17.53%

4imprint Group Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
ASCL
Ascential
0.0778 of 5 stars
GBX 316.20
+0.1%
GBX 285
-9.9%
+28.1%£1.41B£206.40M31,620.00700
YOU
YouGov
2.6672 of 5 stars
GBX 960
+1.1%
GBX 1,350
+40.6%
-4.1%£1.11B£270M4,800.001,820Gap Up
NFG
Next 15 Group
1.8999 of 5 stars
GBX 909
+0.6%
GBX 1,446.67
+59.1%
N/A£902.55M£744.19M3,496.154,079Dividend Increase
Analyst Report
News Coverage
Gap Down
ZEG
Zegona Communications
0 of 5 stars
GBX 230
+0.9%
GBX 265
+15.2%
+351.9%£1.62BN/A-460.006Gap Down
GAMA
Gamma Communications
1.3909 of 5 stars
GBX 1,332
-1.3%
GBX 2,035
+52.8%
+19.3%£1.30B£521.70M2,421.821,800
MONY
Moneysupermarket.com Group
2.6213 of 5 stars
GBX 213.80
-3.8%
GBX 296.67
+38.8%
-14.7%£1.15B£432.10M1,644.62733Analyst Report
News Coverage
BCG
Baltic Classifieds Group
0 of 5 stars
GBX 227
-0.9%
N/A+34.3%£1.11B£66.86M4,540.00134News Coverage
HTWS
Helios Towers
0.1295 of 5 stars
GBX 95
+1.6%
GBX 95
-10.3%£997.50M£721M-1,187.50725Insider Selling
News Coverage
KWS
Keywords Studios
1.0767 of 5 stars
GBX 1,191
-1.2%
GBX 2,113.33
+77.4%
-57.3%£939.70M£780.44M5,671.4312,340
SONG
Hipgnosis Songs
0 of 5 stars
GBX 72.70
+3.4%
N/A-20.5%£879.67M£124.41M-807.7839Gap Up

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This page (LON:FOUR) was last updated on 4/17/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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