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Persimmon (PSN) Competitors

GBX 1,389.50
-23.00 (-1.63%)
(As of 03:37 AM ET)

PSN vs. BDEV, BKG, TW, BWY, VTY, RDW, SMDS, HWDN, MKS, and BRBY

Should you be buying Persimmon stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Persimmon include Barratt Developments (BDEV), The Berkeley Group (BKG), Taylor Wimpey (TW), Bellway (BWY), Vistry Group (VTY), Redrow (RDW), DS Smith (SMDS), Howden Joinery Group (HWDN), Marks and Spencer Group (MKS), and Burberry Group (BRBY). These companies are all part of the "consumer cyclical" sector.

Persimmon vs.

Barratt Developments (LON:BDEV) and Persimmon (LON:PSN) are both mid-cap consumer cyclical companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their media sentiment, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, valuation, community ranking and earnings.

Barratt Developments has a beta of 1.59, suggesting that its share price is 59% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Persimmon has a beta of 1.36, suggesting that its share price is 36% more volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, Barratt Developments and Barratt Developments both had 3 articles in the media. Persimmon's average media sentiment score of 1.25 beat Barratt Developments' score of 0.38 indicating that Barratt Developments is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Barratt Developments
3 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Persimmon
0 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Barratt Developments£4.39B1.05£218.60M£0.232,056.09
Persimmon£3.32B1.34£330.90M£1.031,349.03

Persimmon has a net margin of 9.98% compared to Persimmon's net margin of 4.98%. Barratt Developments' return on equity of 9.49% beat Persimmon's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Barratt Developments4.98% 3.94% 3.75%
Persimmon 9.98%9.49%5.60%

Barratt Developments pays an annual dividend of GBX 28 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.9%. Persimmon pays an annual dividend of GBX 80 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.8%. Barratt Developments pays out 12,173.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Persimmon pays out 7,767.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

88.5% of Barratt Developments shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 55.1% of Persimmon shares are held by institutional investors. 1.9% of Barratt Developments shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 3.5% of Persimmon shares are held by 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.

Barratt Developments currently has a consensus price target of GBX 490.88, suggesting a potential upside of 2.59%. Persimmon has a consensus price target of GBX 1,228.67, suggesting a potential downside of 11.57%. Given Persimmon's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Barratt Developments is more favorable than Persimmon.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Barratt Developments
0 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.38
Persimmon
1 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
1.86

Barratt Developments received 548 more outperform votes than Persimmon when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 72.28% of users gave Barratt Developments an outperform vote while only 54.90% of users gave Persimmon an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Barratt DevelopmentsOutperform Votes
1108
72.28%
Underperform Votes
425
27.72%
PersimmonOutperform Votes
560
54.90%
Underperform Votes
460
45.10%

Summary

Barratt Developments beats Persimmon on 11 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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PSN vs. The Competition

MetricPersimmonResidential Construction IndustryCyclical SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£4.44B£1.83B£3.13B£1.34B
Dividend Yield5.63%5.01%4.45%12.11%
P/E Ratio1,349.03575.07329.581,699.33
Price / Sales1.3495.31314.30395,635.87
Price / Cash5.234.8924.6732.82
Price / Book1.320.902.562.50
Net Income£330.90M£190.07M£227.18M£184.27M
7 Day Performance-2.15%-1.26%2.91%0.05%
1 Month Performance-5.64%0.79%3.56%-0.03%
1 Year Performance-0.39%10.58%1.15%7.37%

Persimmon Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
BDEV
Barratt Developments
0.7868 of 5 stars
GBX 466.10
-4.6%
GBX 490.88
+5.3%
+5.7%£4.54B£4.39B2,026.526,728
BKG
The Berkeley Group
0.6429 of 5 stars
GBX 4,577
-3.4%
GBX 4,559
-0.4%
+14.6%£4.86B£2.54B1,087.172,802
TW
Taylor Wimpey
0.3278 of 5 stars
GBX 141.45
-4.4%
GBX 122.50
-13.4%
N/A£5.01B£3.98B884.065,236High Trading Volume
BWY
Bellway
0.5457 of 5 stars
GBX 2,770
-3.1%
GBX 2,519
-9.1%
+28.1%£3.31B£3.41B935.812,979
VTY
Vistry Group
0.4838 of 5 stars
GBX 949.50
-3.7%
GBX 764.20
-19.5%
+28.0%£3.25B£3.12B1,337.324,826Positive News
RDW
Redrow
0.21 of 5 stars
GBX 650
-4.6%
GBX 602.40
-7.3%
+32.3%£2.15B£1.85B1,015.632,189Gap Down
SMDS
DS Smith
2.5899 of 5 stars
GBX 317
-0.8%
GBX 409.40
+29.1%
-2.9%£4.37B£7.43B960.6129,519
HWDN
Howden Joinery Group
0.5866 of 5 stars
GBX 775.20
-2.2%
GBX 806.25
+4.0%
+12.5%£4.25B£2.33B1,270.8212,000
MKS
Marks and Spencer Group
0.1846 of 5 stars
GBX 234.30
-2.1%
GBX 242.86
+3.7%
+57.6%£4.62B£12.53B1,171.5064,000News Coverage
BRBY
Burberry Group
1.4566 of 5 stars
GBX 1,298
-2.8%
GBX 1,899.14
+46.3%
-45.6%£4.65B£3.14B1,090.769,201

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This page (LON:PSN) was last updated on 2/26/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff