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Ibstock (IBST) Competitors

GBX 185.80
-3.20 (-1.69%)
(As of 07/19/2024 ET)

IBST vs. BREE, PLP, MSLH, SRC, FORT, MBH, STCM, ECOB, CRH, and CEY

Should you be buying Ibstock stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Ibstock include Breedon Group (BREE), Genuit Group (PLP), Marshalls (MSLH), SigmaRoc (SRC), Forterra (FORT), Michelmersh Brick (MBH), Steppe Cement (STCM), Eco Buildings Group (ECOB), CRH (CRH), and Centamin (CEY). These companies are all part of the "basic materials" sector.

Ibstock vs.

Ibstock (LON:IBST) and Breedon Group (LON:BREE) are both small-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, community ranking, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, media sentiment, valuation, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Ibstock currently has a consensus price target of GBX 166.67, indicating a potential downside of 10.30%. Breedon Group has a consensus price target of GBX 460, indicating a potential upside of 11.38%. Given Breedon Group's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Breedon Group is more favorable than Ibstock.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Ibstock
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.33
Breedon Group
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

87.7% of Ibstock shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.3% of Breedon Group shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of Ibstock shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 22.9% of Breedon Group shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Ibstock has a beta of 1.32, indicating that its stock price is 32% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Breedon Group has a beta of 1.17, indicating that its stock price is 17% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Ibstock received 5 more outperform votes than Breedon Group when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 81.50% of users gave Breedon Group an outperform vote while only 76.84% of users gave Ibstock an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
IbstockOutperform Votes
428
76.84%
Underperform Votes
129
23.16%
Breedon GroupOutperform Votes
423
81.50%
Underperform Votes
96
18.50%

Breedon Group has a net margin of 7.09% compared to Ibstock's net margin of 5.19%. Breedon Group's return on equity of 9.80% beat Ibstock's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Ibstock5.19% 5.16% 5.32%
Breedon Group 7.09%9.80%5.25%

Ibstock pays an annual dividend of GBX 7 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.8%. Breedon Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 14 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.4%. Ibstock pays out 14,000.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Breedon Group pays out 4,516.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

In the previous week, Ibstock had 4 more articles in the media than Breedon Group. MarketBeat recorded 5 mentions for Ibstock and 1 mentions for Breedon Group. Breedon Group's average media sentiment score of 0.10 beat Ibstock's score of 0.02 indicating that Breedon Group is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Ibstock
0 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Breedon Group
0 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Ibstock£405.84M1.80£21.06M£0.053,716.00
Breedon Group£1.49B0.95£105.50M£0.311,332.26

Summary

Breedon Group beats Ibstock on 12 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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

MetricIbstockBuilding Materials IndustryMaterials SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£728.97M£5.44B£2.87B£1.65B
Dividend Yield4.23%3.54%5.24%11.59%
P/E Ratio3,716.00589.53145.461,958.59
Price / Sales1.8077.44880,979.17353,795.51
Price / Cash9.868.0623.5236.64
Price / Book1.821.343.702.91
Net Income£21.06M£507.52M£162.80M£163.15M
7 Day Performance-3.23%0.03%-0.71%-0.09%
1 Month Performance16.42%2.33%0.49%81.93%
1 Year Performance22.16%16.16%19.56%106.33%

Ibstock Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
BREE
Breedon Group
1.3887 of 5 stars
1.39 / 5 stars
GBX 418
+0.2%
GBX 460
+10.0%
+15.2%£1.44B£1.49B1,348.393,900
PLP
Genuit Group
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 567
+49,076.1%
N/AN/A£1.40B£398.60M67.503,139Gap Up
MSLH
Marshalls
0.9513 of 5 stars
0.95 / 5 stars
GBX 358
+1.4%
GBX 420
+17.3%
+26.3%£905.28M£671.20M5,114.292,726Gap Down
SRC
SigmaRoc
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 67.60
+1.3%
N/A+10.9%£750.36M£580.28M3,380.002,000
FORT
Forterra
0.3084 of 5 stars
0.31 / 5 stars
GBX 189.20
+0.9%
GBX 180.87
-4.4%
+3.4%£391.46M£346.40M3,153.331,787
MBH
Michelmersh Brick
3.2843 of 5 stars
3.28 / 5 stars
GBX 98.50
-0.5%
GBX 175
+77.7%
+7.1%£92.28M£77.34M985.00346Positive News
STCM
Steppe Cement
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 15
flat
N/A-50.8%£32.85M£80.49M500.00799Gap Up
ECOB
Eco Buildings Group
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 14
+7.7%
N/AN/A£10.77MN/A-466.672Gap Up
CRH
CRH
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 6,294
+1.7%
N/A+34.0%£43.16B£35.06B1,758.1078,500News Coverage
Positive News
CEY
Centamin
0.8168 of 5 stars
0.82 / 5 stars
GBX 131.50
+0.7%
GBX 160
+21.7%
+40.5%£1.53B£891.26M2,191.674,874Analyst Forecast
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This page (LON:IBST) was last updated on 7/21/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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