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Hercules Site Services (HERC) Competitors

GBX 29
-2.00 (-6.45%)
(As of 01:55 PM ET)

HERC vs. RAI, TGP, KINO, NEXS, CEPS, VANL, BILN, SMJ, CTO, and BMT

Should you be buying Hercules Site Services stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Hercules Site Services include RA International Group (RAI), Tekmar Group (TGP), Kinovo (KINO), Nexus Infrastructure (NEXS), Ceps (CEPS), Van Elle (VANL), Billington (BILN), J. Smart & Co. (Contractors) PLC (SMJ), TClarke (CTO), and Braime Group (BMT). These companies are all part of the "industrials" sector.

Hercules Site Services vs.

RA International Group (LON:RAI) and Hercules Site Services (LON:HERC) are both small-cap industrials companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, media sentiment, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, profitability, community ranking, analyst recommendations and valuation.

RA International Group currently has a consensus price target of GBX 25, indicating a potential upside of 156.41%. Given Hercules Site Services' higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe RA International Group is more favorable than Hercules Site Services.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
RA International Group
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00
Hercules Site Services
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A

Hercules Site Services has higher revenue and earnings than RA International Group. RA International Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Hercules Site Services, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
RA International Group£64.09M0.26-£12.20M-£0.06-162.50
Hercules Site Services£84.66M0.23N/A£0.013,100.00

Hercules Site Services has a net margin of 0.91% compared to Hercules Site Services' net margin of -19.03%. RA International Group's return on equity of 9.94% beat Hercules Site Services' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
RA International Group-19.03% -43.09% -6.75%
Hercules Site Services 0.91%9.94%3.16%

RA International Group has a beta of 0.41, meaning that its share price is 59% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Hercules Site Services has a beta of 0.38, meaning that its share price is 62% less volatile than the S&P 500.

RA International Group received 16 more outperform votes than Hercules Site Services when rated by MarketBeat users.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
RA International GroupOutperform Votes
16
66.67%
Underperform Votes
8
33.33%
Hercules Site ServicesN/AN/A

RA International Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 1 per share and has a dividend yield of 10.3%. Hercules Site Services pays an annual dividend of GBX 2 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.5%. RA International Group pays out -1,666.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Hercules Site Services pays out 20,000.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. RA International Group is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

5.9% of RA International Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 11.9% of Hercules Site Services shares are owned by institutional investors. 89.4% of RA International Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 76.5% of Hercules Site Services shares are owned by company 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.

In the previous week, Hercules Site Services had 1 more articles in the media than RA International Group. MarketBeat recorded 1 mentions for Hercules Site Services and 0 mentions for RA International Group. Hercules Site Services' average media sentiment score of 0.00 equaled RA International Group'saverage media sentiment score.

Company Overall Sentiment
RA International Group Neutral
Hercules Site Services Neutral

Summary

RA International Group and Hercules Site Services tied by winning 8 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.


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HERC vs. The Competition

MetricHercules Site ServicesEngineering & Construction IndustryIndustrials SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£19.66M£1.69B£3.85B£1.39B
Dividend Yield5.06%4.64%4.19%11.72%
P/E Ratio3,100.00438.58395.731,793.07
Price / Sales0.2341.94697.87430,113.57
Price / Cash3.4414.0829.2833.24
Price / Book2.213.023.972.49
Net IncomeN/A£61.77M£226.20M£183.81M
7 Day Performance-10.14%0.74%0.43%0.29%
1 Month Performance12.73%3.03%2.36%0.10%
1 Year Performance-30.80%16.70%7.90%16.56%

Hercules Site Services Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
RAI
RA International Group
0 of 5 stars
GBX 9.75
flat
GBX 25
+156.4%
-37.9%£16.92M£64.09M-162.501,368Gap Down
TGP
Tekmar Group
0 of 5 stars
GBX 11
flat
N/A-12.2%£14.97M£34.87M-183.33176News Coverage
KINO
Kinovo
1.1162 of 5 stars
GBX 48.50
flat
GBX 63.50
+30.9%
+19.5%£30.45M£63.25M692.86203News Coverage
NEXS
Nexus Infrastructure
0 of 5 stars
GBX 80
-3.0%
N/A-54.9%£7.22M£102.75M44.69378Gap Down
CEPS
Ceps
0 of 5 stars
GBX 27.50
flat
N/A-30.4%£5.78M£28.52M916.67265
VANL
Van Elle
0 of 5 stars
GBX 39
flat
N/A-19.6%£41.63M£136.11M1,300.00600Gap Down
BILN
Billington
0 of 5 stars
GBX 400
flat
N/A+14.3%£51.44M£100.58M714.29370
SMJ
J. Smart & Co. (Contractors) PLC
0 of 5 stars
GBX 132.50
flat
N/AN/A£52.36M£12.97M3,100.00152
CTO
TClarke
0 of 5 stars
GBX 131
+0.8%
N/A-15.0%£69.23M£426.80M727.781,294Gap Down
High Trading Volume
BMT
Braime Group
0 of 5 stars
GBX 1,450
flat
N/AN/A£20.88M£48.28M668.20186

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This page (LON:HERC) was last updated on 3/5/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff