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IMI (IMI) Competitors

GBX 1,781
-21.00 (-1.17%)
(As of 11:51 AM ET)

IMI vs. MRO, SPX, SMIN, WEIR, ROR, BOY, MGAM, GDWN, ITM, and CGS

Should you be buying IMI stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of IMI include Melrose Industries (MRO), Spirax-Sarco Engineering (SPX), Smiths Group (SMIN), The Weir Group (WEIR), Rotork (ROR), Bodycote (BOY), Morgan Advanced Materials (MGAM), Goodwin (GDWN), ITM Power (ITM), and Castings (CGS). These companies are all part of the "specialty industrial machinery" industry.

IMI vs.

Melrose Industries (LON:MRO) and IMI (LON:IMI) are both mid-cap industrials companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, community ranking, valuation, earnings, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, media sentiment and profitability.

Melrose Industries presently has a consensus target price of GBX 590, indicating a potential downside of 2.72%. IMI has a consensus target price of GBX 1,983.33, indicating a potential upside of 11.36%. Given Melrose Industries' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe IMI is more favorable than Melrose Industries.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Melrose Industries
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50
IMI
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

Melrose Industries has a beta of 1.59, suggesting that its stock price is 59% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, IMI has a beta of 1.13, suggesting that its stock price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500.

81.9% of Melrose Industries shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 76.1% of IMI shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of Melrose Industries shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.5% of IMI shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

In the previous week, IMI had 2 more articles in the media than Melrose Industries. MarketBeat recorded 3 mentions for IMI and 1 mentions for Melrose Industries. IMI's average media sentiment score of 1.05 beat Melrose Industries' score of 0.81 indicating that Melrose Industries is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Melrose Industries
0 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
IMI
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

IMI has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Melrose Industries.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Melrose Industries£3.35B2.35£1MN/AN/A
IMI£2.20B2.10£237.30M£0.931,915.05

IMI has a net margin of 10.81% compared to IMI's net margin of -30.42%. Melrose Industries' return on equity of 24.52% beat IMI's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Melrose Industries-30.42% 0.02% 0.34%
IMI 10.81%24.52%9.25%

Melrose Industries received 435 more outperform votes than IMI when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 84.69% of users gave Melrose Industries an outperform vote while only 59.58% of users gave IMI an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Melrose IndustriesOutperform Votes
1001
84.69%
Underperform Votes
181
15.31%
IMIOutperform Votes
566
59.58%
Underperform Votes
384
40.42%

Melrose Industries pays an annual dividend of GBX 5 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. IMI pays an annual dividend of GBX 28 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. IMI pays out 3,010.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

Summary

IMI beats Melrose Industries on 11 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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

MetricIMISpecialty Industrial Machinery IndustryIndustrials SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£4.63B£4.45B£3.78B£1.42B
Dividend Yield1.51%2.49%4.40%11.95%
P/E Ratio1,915.05265.06421.311,694.89
Price / Sales2.102,804.09541.40289,686.34
Price / Cash25.1410.3927.8433.42
Price / Book4.502.423.882.72
Net Income£237.30M£258.87M£191.61M£168.21M
7 Day Performance-4.04%-1.26%-0.98%4.25%
1 Month Performance-5.47%2.24%0.95%7.75%
1 Year Performance6.00%6.24%14.75%17.06%

IMI Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
MRO
Melrose Industries
0.5525 of 5 stars
GBX 620
-1.7%
GBX 590
-4.8%
+19.2%£8.06B£3.35B-30,060.0013,492News Coverage
Positive News
SPX
Spirax-Sarco Engineering
0.4155 of 5 stars
GBX 8,815
-0.6%
£101.50
+15.1%
N/A£6.49B£1.68B3,540.1610,000
SMIN
Smiths Group
1.9749 of 5 stars
GBX 1,727.71
-0.6%
GBX 1,930
+11.7%
+0.0%£5.98B£3.05B2,578.6715,156Positive News
WEIR
The Weir Group
0.6719 of 5 stars
GBX 2,098
+0.7%
GBX 2,271
+8.2%
+11.2%£5.45B£2.64B2,384.0912,391
ROR
Rotork
0.1568 of 5 stars
GBX 334.34
+0.9%
GBX 336.67
+0.7%
-3.7%£2.86B£719.15M2,571.843,342News Coverage
Positive News
BOY
Bodycote
0.3431 of 5 stars
GBX 730
-0.5%
GBX 710
-2.7%
+12.2%£1.36B£802.50M1,622.224,933Positive News
Gap Down
MGAM
Morgan Advanced Materials
0.2896 of 5 stars
GBX 314.60
+0.4%
GBX 315
+0.1%
+10.6%£895.23M£1.11B1,966.278,694
GDWN
Goodwin
0 of 5 stars
GBX 6,420
+1.3%
N/A+44.5%£482.14M£193.99M3,071.771,144Dividend Increase
Gap Down
ITM
ITM Power
0 of 5 stars
GBX 61.34
-2.2%
N/A-33.7%£378.48M£12.08M-613.44424High Trading Volume
CGS
Castings
1.0963 of 5 stars
GBX 386
+0.5%
GBX 550
+42.5%
-13.8%£167.76M£226.72M1,102.861,251Dividend Increase
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News Coverage
Gap Up

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This page (LON:IMI) was last updated on 6/14/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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