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General Electric (GEC) Competitors

GBX 159.01
+54.01 (+51.44%)
(As of 12:31 PM ET)

GEC vs. COB, QQ, BOE, CHG, SNR, AVON, CHRT, VEL, HARL, and AERO

Should you be buying General Electric stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of General Electric include Cobham (COB), QinetiQ Group (QQ), Boeing (BOE), Chemring Group (CHG), Senior (SNR), Avon Protection (AVON), Cohort (CHRT), Velocity Composites (VEL), Harland & Wolff Group (HARL), and Strat Aero (AERO). These companies are all part of the "aerospace & defense" industry.

General Electric vs.

General Electric (LON:GEC) and Cobham (LON:COB) are both industrials companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, community ranking, media sentiment, earnings, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability and risk.

77.0% of General Electric shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of General Electric 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.

General Electric has a net margin of 5.05% compared to Cobham's net margin of 0.00%. General Electric's return on equity of 13.64% beat Cobham's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
General Electric5.05% 13.64% 2.43%
Cobham N/A N/A N/A

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
General Electric£69.52B0.02£4.19B£3.8041.84
Cobham£1.97B2.01N/A-£1.90-86.58

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
General Electric
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
Cobham
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A

Cobham received 349 more outperform votes than General Electric when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 62.77% of users gave General Electric an outperform vote while only 41.93% of users gave Cobham an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
General ElectricOutperform Votes
59
62.77%
Underperform Votes
35
37.23%
CobhamOutperform Votes
408
41.93%
Underperform Votes
565
58.07%

In the previous week, General Electric had 1 more articles in the media than Cobham. MarketBeat recorded 1 mentions for General Electric and 0 mentions for Cobham. Cobham's average media sentiment score of 0.00 beat General Electric's score of -0.63 indicating that Cobham is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Overall Sentiment
General Electric Negative
Cobham Neutral

Summary

General Electric beats Cobham on 10 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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

MetricGeneral ElectricAerospace & Defense IndustryIndustrials SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£1.73B£5.89B£3.81B£1.41B
Dividend Yield1.07%2.81%4.40%11.16%
P/E Ratio41.84239.69429.881,692.15
Price / Sales0.0263.04494.67297,569.48
Price / Cash0.0717.9727.9032.76
Price / Book0.063.223.902.78
Net Income£4.19B£243.56M£191.41M£166.95M
7 Day Performance51.44%4.12%4.11%63.09%
1 Month Performance-2.40%5.10%4.99%64.07%
1 Year Performance51.44%32.94%19.45%85.46%

General Electric Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
COB
Cobham
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 164.50
flat
N/AN/A£3.96B£1.97B-86.5810,069
QQ
QinetiQ Group
0.8919 of 5 stars
0.89 / 5 stars
GBX 467
-0.6%
GBX 457.50
-2.0%
+36.4%£2.66B£1.91B1,945.838,268Dividend Cut
Positive News
High Trading Volume
BOE
Boeing
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
N/AN/A+0.9%£1.32B£70.54B-30.77156,000Gap Up
CHG
Chemring Group
0.2438 of 5 stars
0.24 / 5 stars
GBX 391.50
-1.0%
GBX 416
+6.3%
+37.9%£1.07B£472.60M3,011.542,600Dividend Increase
SNR
Senior
1.1492 of 5 stars
1.15 / 5 stars
GBX 167.20
-0.2%
GBX 191.50
+14.5%
-3.6%£689.97M£963.50M2,388.576,679News Coverage
AVON
Avon Protection
0.5323 of 5 stars
0.53 / 5 stars
GBX 1,294
-1.4%
GBX 1,295
+0.1%
+49.2%£388.20M£243.80M-3,009.30928Dividend Increase
Positive News
CHRT
Cohort
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 810
-2.4%
N/A+85.4%£327.24M£199.55M2,454.551,243Dividend Increase
Analyst Forecast
News Coverage
Gap Up
VEL
Velocity Composites
2.5429 of 5 stars
2.54 / 5 stars
GBX 41.50
+1.2%
GBX 70
+68.7%
+2.3%£22.19M£16.41M-518.75220News Coverage
HARL
Harland & Wolff Group
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 8.38
flat
N/A-16.3%£14.49M£38.09M-16.75769
AERO
Strat Aero
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
N/AN/AN/A£0.00N/A0.00N/AGap Down

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This page (LON:GEC) was last updated on 7/17/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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