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FW Thorpe (TFW) Competitors

GBX 356
-2.00 (-0.56%)
(As of 02/23/2024 07:40 PM ET)

TFW vs. VLX, CWR, XPP, LUCE, SUP, AFC, SMS, RWI, GDWN, and AFM

Should you be buying FW Thorpe stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of FW Thorpe include Volex (VLX), Ceres Power (CWR), XP Power (XPP), Luceco (LUCE), Supreme (SUP), AFC Energy (AFC), Smart Metering Systems (SMS), Renewi (RWI), Goodwin (GDWN), and Alpha Financial Markets Consulting (AFM). These companies are all part of the "industrials" sector.

FW Thorpe vs.

Volex (LON:VLX) and FW Thorpe (LON:TFW) are both small-cap industrials companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, community ranking, valuation, media sentiment, analyst recommendations and risk.

FW Thorpe has a net margin of 12.41% compared to FW Thorpe's net margin of 4.67%. Volex's return on equity of 14.35% beat FW Thorpe's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Volex4.67% 14.16% 5.33%
FW Thorpe 12.41%14.35%8.00%

In the previous week, FW Thorpe's average media sentiment score of 0.00 equaled Volex'saverage media sentiment score.

Company Overall Sentiment
Volex Neutral
FW Thorpe Neutral

Volex has higher revenue and earnings than FW Thorpe. Volex is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than FW Thorpe, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Volex£762.80M0.69£35.60M£0.161,806.25
FW Thorpe£176.75M2.36£21.93M£0.191,873.68

40.3% of Volex shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 10.9% of FW Thorpe shares are owned by institutional investors. 34.0% of Volex shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 70.8% of FW Thorpe shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Volex received 186 more outperform votes than FW Thorpe when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 75.48% of users gave Volex an outperform vote while only 70.59% of users gave FW Thorpe an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
VolexOutperform Votes
234
75.48%
Underperform Votes
76
24.52%
FW ThorpeOutperform Votes
48
70.59%
Underperform Votes
20
29.41%

Volex has a beta of 0.99, suggesting that its stock price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, FW Thorpe has a beta of 0.6, suggesting that its stock price is 40% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Volex currently has a consensus target price of GBX 430, suggesting a potential upside of 48.79%. Given FW Thorpe's higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Volex is more favorable than FW Thorpe.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Volex
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00
FW Thorpe
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A

Volex pays an annual dividend of GBX 4 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. FW Thorpe pays an annual dividend of GBX 6 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. Volex pays out 2,500.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. FW Thorpe pays out 3,157.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

Summary

Volex beats FW Thorpe on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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TFW vs. The Competition

MetricFW ThorpeElectrical Equipment & Parts IndustryIndustrials SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£417.48M£1.48B£3.33B£1.34B
Dividend Yield1.81%3.68%4.41%12.11%
P/E Ratio1,873.68408.47393.771,699.33
Price / Sales2.363,888.47533.68395,009.89
Price / Cash11.4529.5230.0532.82
Price / Book2.606.993.682.50
Net Income£21.93M-£36.84M£231.95M£184.27M
7 Day Performance-3.52%-1.32%5.95%0.04%
1 Month Performance-2.73%-0.22%6.74%-0.04%
1 Year Performance-3.26%-2.44%10.26%7.38%

FW Thorpe Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
VLX
Volex
1.2536 of 5 stars
GBX 306.95
-1.1%
GBX 430
+40.1%
+25.1%£557.48M£762.80M1,918.4412,000
CWR
Ceres Power
2.2128 of 5 stars
GBX 163.40
+3.6%
GBX 870
+432.4%
-60.2%£315.33M£23.75M-653.60586Gap Down
XPP
XP Power
3.267 of 5 stars
GBX 1,010
-1.4%
GBX 2,256.67
+123.4%
-56.9%£239.17M£327M855.932,918Gap Down
LUCE
Luceco
0 of 5 stars
GBX 147.80
-0.1%
N/A+3.1%£237.66M£201M1,847.501,644
SUP
Supreme
1.9155 of 5 stars
GBX 128.10
+0.1%
GBX 205
+60.0%
+25.9%£150.21M£196.04M915.00354
AFC
AFC Energy
2.0186 of 5 stars
GBX 15.17
+3.4%
GBX 195
+1,185.9%
-33.2%£113.21M£719,328.00-758.25115Gap Up
SMS
Smart Metering Systems
1.2347 of 5 stars
GBX 951
+0.2%
GBX 1,159
+21.9%
+11.6%£1.27B£135.52M8,645.451,361Dividend Increase
RWI
Renewi
3.5538 of 5 stars
GBX 572
+0.4%
GBX 815
+42.5%
-15.4%£460.52M£1.88B1,217.026,500
GDWN
Goodwin
0 of 5 stars
GBX 5,641
+0.4%
N/A+68.1%£423.64M£193.99M2,699.041,144Dividend Increase
AFM
Alpha Financial Markets Consulting
0.5173 of 5 stars
GBX 367.50
-0.1%
GBX 435
+18.4%
-21.1%£420.35M£234.90M3,062.501,051

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