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Keller Group (KLR) Competitors

GBX 865
+2.00 (+0.23%)
(As of 02/29/2024 ET)

KLR vs. KIE, RNWH, GFRD, COST, MGNS, SFR, HILS, BBY, BAB, and WIN

Should you be buying Keller Group stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Keller Group include Kier Group (KIE), Renew (RNWH), Galliford Try (GFRD), Costain Group (COST), Morgan Sindall Group (MGNS), Severfield (SFR), Hill & Smith (HILS), Balfour Beatty (BBY), Babcock International Group (BAB), and Wincanton (WIN). These companies are all part of the "industrials" sector.

Keller Group vs.

Keller Group (LON:KLR) and Kier Group (LON:KIE) are both small-cap industrials companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, community ranking and media sentiment.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Keller Group£3.08B0.21£60.90M£0.821,060.98
Kier Group£3.38B0.18£41.10M£0.091,508.40

Keller Group has a net margin of 1.98% compared to Kier Group's net margin of 1.22%. Keller Group's return on equity of 12.35% beat Kier Group's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Keller Group1.98% 12.35% 4.39%
Kier Group 1.22%7.68%2.04%

Keller Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 38 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.4%. Kier Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 50 per share and has a dividend yield of 36.8%. Keller Group pays out 4,634.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Kier Group pays out 55,555.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

Kier Group received 304 more outperform votes than Keller Group when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 81.24% of users gave Kier Group an outperform vote while only 62.71% of users gave Keller Group an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Keller GroupOutperform Votes
259
62.71%
Underperform Votes
154
37.29%
Kier GroupOutperform Votes
563
81.24%
Underperform Votes
130
18.76%

97.5% of Keller Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.3% of Kier Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.3% of Keller Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 5.8% of Kier Group shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

In the previous week, Kier Group had 1 more articles in the media than Keller Group. MarketBeat recorded 8 mentions for Kier Group and 7 mentions for Keller Group. Keller Group's average media sentiment score of 0.16 beat Kier Group's score of 0.04 indicating that Keller Group is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Keller Group
0 Very Positive mention(s)
3 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Kier Group
1 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Keller Group presently has a consensus target price of GBX 1,250, indicating a potential upside of 43.68%. Kier Group has a consensus target price of GBX 180, indicating a potential upside of 31.56%. Given Keller Group's higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Keller Group is more favorable than Kier Group.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Keller Group
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00
Kier Group
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

Keller Group has a beta of 1.16, meaning that its stock price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Kier Group has a beta of 0.82, meaning that its stock price is 18% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Keller Group beats Kier Group on 11 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.


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KLR vs. The Competition

MetricKeller GroupEngineering & Construction IndustryIndustrials SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£633.19M£1.55B£3.75B£1.34B
Dividend Yield4.60%4.74%4.38%12.11%
P/E Ratio1,060.98442.61407.381,690.84
Price / Sales0.2145.61617.00407,739.47
Price / Cash6.3313.6227.6832.63
Price / Book1.312.953.832.50
Net Income£60.90M£64.99M£223.82M£182.31M
7 Day Performance3.45%1.19%2.58%-0.19%
1 Month Performance-1.02%2.55%3.60%-0.42%
1 Year Performance7.27%15.44%8.82%5.89%

Keller Group Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
KIE
Kier Group
3.1884 of 5 stars
GBX 133.60
+0.6%
GBX 180
+34.7%
+67.1%£596.42M£3.38B1,484.449,964
RNWH
Renew
0.0936 of 5 stars
GBX 865.87
+0.1%
GBX 950
+9.7%
+18.9%£685.25M£921.55M1,467.584,361Dividend Increase
GFRD
Galliford Try
1.9682 of 5 stars
GBX 247.03
+1.2%
GBX 265
+7.3%
+37.6%£253.60M£1.39B3,087.813,922News Coverage
COST
Costain Group
0.5113 of 5 stars
GBX 65.66
-1.7%
GBX 50
-23.9%
+48.2%£181.69M£1.42B820.753,518
MGNS
Morgan Sindall Group
0 of 5 stars
GBX 2,316.65
+0.7%
N/A+29.7%£1.10B£4.12B926.667,600Dividend Increase
SFR
Severfield
1.8657 of 5 stars
GBX 54
+1.9%
GBX 109
+101.9%
-12.3%£167.15M£472.14M771.431,800Dividend Cut
HILS
Hill & Smith
0.2195 of 5 stars
GBX 1,817
-0.2%
GBX 1,802.50
-0.8%
+32.4%£1.46B£803M2,271.254,250
BBY
Balfour Beatty
0 of 5 stars
GBX 336.60
-0.5%
N/A-9.1%£1.81B£7.84B801.4325,230Gap Down
BAB
Babcock International Group
0.2019 of 5 stars
GBX 491
-0.2%
GBX 502.67
+2.4%
+45.4%£2.48B£4.47B8,183.3326,115
WIN
Wincanton
0.4417 of 5 stars
GBX 500
-1.2%
GBX 365
-27.0%
+58.4%£622.70M£1.40B2,380.9520,300News Coverage

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This page (LON:KLR) was last updated on 2/29/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff