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Marlowe (MRL) Competitors

GBX 510
+4.00 (+0.79%)
(As of 01:30 PM ET)

MRL vs. LSC, VLX, JSG, GDWN, TFW, OCN, RWI, CGEO, STEM, and KIE

Should you be buying Marlowe stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Marlowe include London Security (LSC), Volex (VLX), Johnson Service Group (JSG), Goodwin (GDWN), FW Thorpe (TFW), Ocean Wilsons (OCN), Renewi (RWI), Georgia Capital (CGEO), SThree (STEM), and Kier Group (KIE). These companies are all part of the "industrials" sector.

Marlowe vs.

London Security (LON:LSC) and Marlowe (LON:MRL) are both small-cap industrials companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, media sentiment, dividends, profitability, risk, institutional ownership and community ranking.

In the previous week, London Security had 2 more articles in the media than Marlowe. MarketBeat recorded 2 mentions for London Security and 0 mentions for Marlowe. London Security's average media sentiment score of 0.74 beat Marlowe's score of -0.17 indicating that Marlowe is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Overall Sentiment
London Security Neutral
Marlowe Positive

London Security has a beta of 0.22, suggesting that its share price is 78% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Marlowe has a beta of 0.43, suggesting that its share price is 57% less volatile than the S&P 500.

London Security has a net margin of 10.41% compared to London Security's net margin of -2.85%. Marlowe's return on equity of 14.80% beat London Security's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
London Security10.41% 14.80% 9.70%
Marlowe -2.85%-3.18%2.91%

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
London Security£209.13M1.79£21.76M£1.781,713.48
Marlowe£494.10M0.99-£14.10M-£0.15-3,373.33

59.0% of Marlowe shares are owned by institutional investors. 99.0% of London Security shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 19.6% of Marlowe shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
London Security
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
Marlowe
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A

Marlowe received 89 more outperform votes than London Security when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 77.11% of users gave Marlowe an outperform vote while only 70.91% of users gave London Security an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
London SecurityOutperform Votes
39
70.91%
Underperform Votes
16
29.09%
MarloweOutperform Votes
128
77.11%
Underperform Votes
38
22.89%

Summary

London Security beats Marlowe on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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

MetricMarloweSecurity & Protection Services IndustryIndustrials SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£489.71M£76.47M£4.25B£1.71B
Dividend Yield3.35%7.51%3.85%10.46%
P/E Ratio-3,373.33256.23301.982,077.84
Price / Sales0.9959.18671.45427,500.69
Price / Cash21.179.5128.1026.89
Price / Book1.111.973.582.58
Net Income-£14.10M-£360,769.23£236.45M£186.23M
7 Day Performance-5.60%-2.06%-1.00%-0.80%
1 Month Performance-6.30%1.03%5.18%9.79%
1 Year Performance-2.32%14.95%19.31%14.75%

Marlowe Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
LSC
London Security
0 of 5 stars
GBX 3,050
flat
N/A-1.6%£373.93M£209.13M1,713.481,596
VLX
Volex
2.4175 of 5 stars
GBX 278
+3.0%
GBX 430
+54.7%
+27.2%£504.90M£762.80M1,737.5012,000Gap Up
High Trading Volume
JSG
Johnson Service Group
2.1614 of 5 stars
GBX 123
+0.8%
GBX 160
+30.1%
+6.6%£509.74M£465.30M2,050.006,165Gap Up
GDWN
Goodwin
0 of 5 stars
GBX 6,300
+1.6%
N/A+69.1%£473.13M£193.99M3,028.851,144Dividend Increase
TFW
FW Thorpe
0 of 5 stars
GBX 397.50
+1.8%
N/A+10.6%£466.15M£177.49M2,092.11900
OCN
Ocean Wilsons
0 of 5 stars
GBX 1,315
+0.4%
N/A+52.7%£464.98M£486.65M876.673,296High Trading Volume
RWI
Renewi
2.3795 of 5 stars
GBX 570
-1.9%
GBX 710
+24.6%
-4.6%£459.14M£1.88B1,212.776,500News Coverage
CGEO
Georgia Capital
0 of 5 stars
GBX 1,278
-2.1%
N/A+64.3%£545.32M£616.01M295.8319,815
STEM
SThree
1.2245 of 5 stars
GBX 420.50
-1.6%
GBX 470
+11.8%
+3.0%£559.06M£1.66B1,001.192,654Gap Down
KIE
Kier Group
2.2223 of 5 stars
GBX 125.40
flat
GBX 210
+67.5%
+69.9%£559.85M£3.72B1,393.3310,286

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This page (LON:MRL) was last updated on 4/22/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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