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QQQ   436.78
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QQQ   436.78
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Westminster Group (WSG) Competitors

GBX 1.50
0.00 (0.00%)
(As of 02/23/2024 07:40 PM ET)

WSG vs. PEG, IGE, NWT, CSSG, FA, AQSG, EQT, LIFS, NBB, and LIB

Should you be buying Westminster Group stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Westminster Group include Petards Group (PEG), Image Scan (IGE), Newmark Security (NWT), Croma Security Solutions Group (CSSG), FireAngel Safety Technology Group (FA), Aquila Services Group (AQSG), EQTEC (EQT), LifeSafe (LIFS), Norman Broadbent (NBB), and Libertine (LIB). These companies are all part of the "industrials" sector.

Westminster Group vs.

Westminster Group (LON:WSG) and Petards Group (LON:PEG) are both small-cap industrials companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, media sentiment, valuation, dividends, profitability, community ranking, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and risk.

Westminster Group has a net margin of 6.91% compared to Petards Group's net margin of 1.25%. Westminster Group's return on equity of 7.01% beat Petards Group's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Westminster Group6.91% 7.01% 1.24%
Petards Group 1.25%1.55%-2.16%

Petards Group received 64 more outperform votes than Westminster Group when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 64.18% of users gave Petards Group an outperform vote while only 62.50% of users gave Westminster Group an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Westminster GroupOutperform Votes
65
62.50%
Underperform Votes
39
37.50%
Petards GroupOutperform Votes
129
64.18%
Underperform Votes
72
35.82%

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Westminster Group
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
Petards Group
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A

Petards Group has higher revenue and earnings than Westminster Group.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Westminster Group£9.09M0.55-£1.79MN/AN/A
Petards Group£9.75M0.42N/AN/AN/A

In the previous week, Westminster Group and Westminster Group both had 1 articles in the media. Westminster Group's average media sentiment score of 0.00 equaled Petards Group'saverage media sentiment score.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Westminster Group
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Petards Group
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Westminster Group has a beta of 1.99, suggesting that its share price is 99% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Petards Group has a beta of 0.65, suggesting that its share price is 35% less volatile than the S&P 500.

9.7% of Westminster Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 9.6% of Petards Group shares are held by institutional investors. 8.5% of Westminster Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 53.2% of Petards Group shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Westminster Group beats Petards Group on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.


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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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WSG vs. The Competition

MetricWestminster GroupSecurity & Protection Services IndustryIndustrials SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£4.96M£232.02M£3.33B£1.34B
Dividend Yield3.35%7.65%4.41%12.11%
P/E Ratio-145.00329.04393.771,699.33
Price / Sales0.5558.88533.68395,009.89
Price / Cash21.008.2930.0532.82
Price / Book0.751.923.682.50
Net Income-£1.79M-£670,769.23£231.95M£184.27M
7 Day Performance7.14%4.74%5.95%0.04%
1 Month Performance-11.76%13.44%6.74%-0.04%
1 Year Performance-9.09%17.16%10.26%7.38%

Westminster Group Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
PEG
Petards Group
0 of 5 stars
GBX 7.53
-2.9%
N/A-33.0%£4.25M£9.75M475.0081
IGE
Image Scan
0 of 5 stars
GBX 1.50
+7.1%
N/A-17.6%£2.05M£2.96M14.0019
NWT
Newmark Security
0 of 5 stars
GBX 88.40
+4.0%
N/A+91.0%£8.28M£20.05M-4,420.0099Positive News
CSSG
Croma Security Solutions Group
0 of 5 stars
GBX 72.90
+8.8%
N/A+37.4%£10.01M£8.03M331.3672High Trading Volume
FA
FireAngel Safety Technology Group
0 of 5 stars
GBX 6
flat
N/A-39.1%£18.14M£53.35M-150.00161High Trading Volume
AQSG
Aquila Services Group
0 of 5 stars
GBX 12.10
-34.6%
N/AN/A£4.84M£12.30M1,210.00108Gap Down
High Trading Volume
EQT
EQTEC
0 of 5 stars
GBX 2.44
-0.4%
N/A+860.0%£4.43M£5.13M-244.0027
LIFS
LifeSafe
0 of 5 stars
GBX 15.50
-3.1%
N/A-54.4%£4.32M£5.64M-172.229Gap Down
NBB
Norman Broadbent
0 of 5 stars
GBX 7.75
+6.9%
N/AN/A£4.95M£10.82M-525.0045Gap Up
High Trading Volume
LIB
Libertine
0 of 5 stars
GBX 4
+11.1%
N/A-82.1%£5.57M£1.41M-200.0019

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