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Reckitt Benckiser Group (RKT) Competitors

GBX 4,457
+67.00 (+1.53%)
(As of 06/13/2024 ET)

RKT vs. ULVR, PZC, W7L, MCB, ACRL, REVB, SKIN, CRL, BAR, and CBX

Should you be buying Reckitt Benckiser Group stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Reckitt Benckiser Group include Unilever (ULVR), PZ Cussons (PZC), Warpaint London (W7L), McBride (MCB), Accrol Group (ACRL), Revolution Beauty Group (REVB), DeepVerge plc (SKIN.L) (SKIN), Creightons (CRL), Brand Architekts Group (BAR), and Cellular Goods (CBX). These companies are all part of the "household & personal products" industry.

Reckitt Benckiser Group vs.

Reckitt Benckiser Group (LON:RKT) and Unilever (LON:ULVR) are both large-cap consumer defensive companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their community ranking, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, risk, earnings and media sentiment.

Reckitt Benckiser Group has a beta of 0.06, meaning that its stock price is 94% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Unilever has a beta of 0.16, meaning that its stock price is 84% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Reckitt Benckiser Group has a net margin of 11.25% compared to Unilever's net margin of 10.88%. Unilever's return on equity of 33.63% beat Reckitt Benckiser Group's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Reckitt Benckiser Group11.25% 18.36% 7.43%
Unilever 10.88%33.63%8.22%

Reckitt Benckiser Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 193 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.3%. Unilever pays an annual dividend of GBX 147 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. Reckitt Benckiser Group pays out 8,502.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Unilever pays out 6,743.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

Unilever has a consensus price target of GBX 4,515, suggesting a potential upside of 2.27%. Given Unilever's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Unilever is more favorable than Reckitt Benckiser Group.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Reckitt Benckiser Group
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.00
Unilever
1 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50

60.5% of Reckitt Benckiser Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 50.9% of Unilever shares are held by institutional investors. 0.1% of Reckitt Benckiser Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of Unilever shares are held by 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, Reckitt Benckiser Group and Reckitt Benckiser Group both had 1 articles in the media. Reckitt Benckiser Group's average media sentiment score of 1.55 beat Unilever's score of 0.30 indicating that Reckitt Benckiser Group is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Reckitt Benckiser Group
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Very Positive
Unilever
0 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Reckitt Benckiser Group£14.61B2.15£1.63B£2.271,963.44
Unilever£59.60B1.85£6.49B£2.182,025.23

Unilever received 954 more outperform votes than Reckitt Benckiser Group when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 90.77% of users gave Reckitt Benckiser Group an outperform vote while only 58.18% of users gave Unilever an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Reckitt Benckiser GroupOutperform Votes
59
90.77%
Underperform Votes
6
9.23%
UnileverOutperform Votes
1013
58.18%
Underperform Votes
728
41.82%

Summary

Unilever beats Reckitt Benckiser Group on 12 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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RKT vs. The Competition

MetricReckitt Benckiser GroupHousehold & Personal Products IndustryDefensive SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£31.39B£11.28B£4.63B£1.41B
Dividend Yield4.19%2.71%3.19%8.55%
P/E Ratio1,963.44252.50207.191,708.64
Price / Sales2.151,421.24142,430.82275,787.69
Price / Cash32.7033.92126.0832.91
Price / Book3.772.863.832.65
Net Income£1.63B£632.62M£152.86M£171.06M
7 Day Performance-1.52%0.22%-0.63%3.00%
1 Month Performance-3.09%1.75%0.09%7.10%
1 Year Performance-25.52%16.04%4.75%12.73%

Reckitt Benckiser Group Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
ULVR
Unilever
0.194 of 5 stars
GBX 4,396
+0.2%
GBX 4,515
+2.7%
+10.0%£109.90B£59.60B2,016.51128,377
PZC
PZ Cussons
0 of 5 stars
GBX 107.80
-2.0%
GBX 146.50
+35.9%
-44.7%£462.16M£596.50M-1,347.502,644
W7L
Warpaint London
0.2966 of 5 stars
GBX 544
-0.7%
GBX 550
+1.1%
+150.9%£420.73M£89.59M3,022.22141Analyst Forecast
MCB
McBride
0 of 5 stars
GBX 115.50
-3.8%
N/A+338.0%£201.04M£930.70M1,155.002,941
ACRL
Accrol Group
0 of 5 stars
GBX 39
+0.5%
N/A+16.4%£124.36M£221.16M-3,900.00456
REVB
Revolution Beauty Group
0 of 5 stars
GBX 24.91
-0.6%
N/AN/A£79.40M£202.97M-415.08411
SKIN
DeepVerge plc (SKIN.L)
0 of 5 stars
GBX 28
-7.9%
N/A+0.0%£31.79M£1.48M-12.7311High Trading Volume
CRL
Creightons
0 of 5 stars
GBX 23
flat
N/A-31.3%£15.74M£56.45M1,150.00421
BAR
Brand Architekts Group
0 of 5 stars
GBX 30
flat
N/A-14.2%£8.38M£18.13M-150.0050
CBX
Cellular Goods
0 of 5 stars
N/AN/A-58.1%£2.26M£13,058.00-37.505Gap Up

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This page (LON:RKT) was last updated on 6/13/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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