NASDAQ:ASTE

Astec Industries Competitors

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MA: $73.79
$77.82
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$79.62
Volume126,909 shs
Average Volume127,194 shs
Market Capitalization$1.75 billion
P/E Ratio133.28
Dividend Yield0.58%
Beta1.35

Competitors

Astec Industries (NASDAQ:ASTE) Vs. CAT, DE, CMI, PCAR, WAB, and TTC

Should you be buying ASTE stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "construction & farm machinery & heavy trucks" are considered alternatives and competitors to Astec Industries, including Caterpillar (CAT), Deere & Company (DE), Cummins (CMI), PACCAR (PCAR), Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies (WAB), and The Toro (TTC).

Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT) and Astec Industries (NASDAQ:ASTE) are both industrial products companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends and profitability.

Volatility and Risk

Caterpillar has a beta of 0.97, meaning that its stock price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Astec Industries has a beta of 1.35, meaning that its stock price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Caterpillar pays an annual dividend of $4.12 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Astec Industries pays an annual dividend of $0.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Caterpillar pays out 37.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Astec Industries pays out 28.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Caterpillar has raised its dividend for 28 consecutive years and Astec Industries has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Caterpillar is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Caterpillar and Astec Industries' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Caterpillar$53.80 billion2.37$6.09 billion$11.0621.10
Astec Industries$1.17 billion1.49$22.31 million$1.5549.87

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Caterpillar and Astec Industries, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Caterpillar2121102.36
Astec Industries03102.25

Caterpillar presently has a consensus target price of $195.70, indicating a potential downside of 16.14%. Astec Industries has a consensus target price of $72.6667, indicating a potential downside of 5.99%. Given Astec Industries' higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Astec Industries is more favorable than Caterpillar.

Profitability

This table compares Caterpillar and Astec Industries' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Caterpillar7.60%25.24%4.73%
Astec Industries1.24%8.27%6.32%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

67.5% of Caterpillar shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 90.9% of Astec Industries shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of Caterpillar shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.4% of Astec Industries shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Caterpillar beats Astec Industries on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Astec Industries (NASDAQ:ASTE) and Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) are both industrial products companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability and risk.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

90.9% of Astec Industries shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 66.8% of Deere & Company shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.4% of Astec Industries shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.7% of Deere & Company shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Astec Industries and Deere & Company's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Astec Industries1.24%8.27%6.32%
Deere & Company7.74%22.17%3.65%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Astec Industries and Deere & Company, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Astec Industries03102.25
Deere & Company051502.75

Astec Industries presently has a consensus price target of $72.6667, indicating a potential downside of 5.99%. Deere & Company has a consensus price target of $334.25, indicating a potential downside of 12.74%. Given Astec Industries' higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Astec Industries is more favorable than Deere & Company.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Astec Industries and Deere & Company's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Astec Industries$1.17 billion1.49$22.31 million$1.5549.87
Deere & Company$35.54 billion3.38$2.75 billion$8.6944.08

Deere & Company has higher revenue and earnings than Astec Industries. Deere & Company is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Astec Industries, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Astec Industries pays an annual dividend of $0.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Deere & Company pays an annual dividend of $3.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. Astec Industries pays out 28.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Deere & Company pays out 41.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Astec Industries has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Deere & Company has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Risk & Volatility

Astec Industries has a beta of 1.35, suggesting that its stock price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Deere & Company has a beta of 0.96, suggesting that its stock price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Deere & Company beats Astec Industries on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Cummins (NYSE:CMI) and Astec Industries (NASDAQ:ASTE) are both auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, valuation, risk, profitability, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations.

Risk & Volatility

Cummins has a beta of 1.09, indicating that its stock price is 9% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Astec Industries has a beta of 1.35, indicating that its stock price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Cummins pays an annual dividend of $5.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. Astec Industries pays an annual dividend of $0.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Cummins pays out 35.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Astec Industries pays out 28.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Cummins has raised its dividend for 11 consecutive years and Astec Industries has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Cummins is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Cummins and Astec Industries' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Cummins$23.57 billion1.64$2.26 billion$15.0517.56
Astec Industries$1.17 billion1.49$22.31 million$1.5549.87

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Cummins and Astec Industries, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Cummins114702.27
Astec Industries03102.25

Cummins presently has a consensus price target of $235.7143, suggesting a potential downside of 10.83%. Astec Industries has a consensus price target of $72.6667, suggesting a potential downside of 5.99%. Given Astec Industries' higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Astec Industries is more favorable than Cummins.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

81.1% of Cummins shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 90.9% of Astec Industries shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of Cummins shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.4% of Astec Industries shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Cummins and Astec Industries' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Cummins8.12%20.30%8.26%
Astec Industries1.24%8.27%6.32%

Summary

Cummins beats Astec Industries on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

PACCAR (NASDAQ:PCAR) and Astec Industries (NASDAQ:ASTE) are both auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability and earnings.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares PACCAR and Astec Industries' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
PACCAR$25.60 billion1.29$2.39 billion$6.8713.82
Astec Industries$1.17 billion1.49$22.31 million$1.5549.87

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

Institutional & Insider Ownership

61.8% of PACCAR shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 90.9% of Astec Industries shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.2% of PACCAR shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.4% of Astec Industries shares are owned by company 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.

Dividends

PACCAR pays an annual dividend of $1.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. Astec Industries pays an annual dividend of $0.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. PACCAR pays out 18.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Astec Industries pays out 28.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. PACCAR has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Astec Industries has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. PACCAR is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for PACCAR and Astec Industries, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
PACCAR29312.20
Astec Industries03102.25

PACCAR presently has a consensus target price of $96.00, suggesting a potential upside of 1.14%. Astec Industries has a consensus target price of $72.6667, suggesting a potential downside of 5.99%. Given PACCAR's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe PACCAR is more favorable than Astec Industries.

Volatility & Risk

PACCAR has a beta of 1, meaning that its stock price has a similar volatility profile to the S&P 500.Comparatively, Astec Industries has a beta of 1.35, meaning that its stock price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares PACCAR and Astec Industries' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
PACCAR7.39%14.49%5.21%
Astec Industries1.24%8.27%6.32%

Summary

PACCAR beats Astec Industries on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies (NYSE:WAB) and Astec Industries (NASDAQ:ASTE) are both transportation companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies and Astec Industries' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies5.29%7.60%3.99%
Astec Industries1.24%8.27%6.32%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies and Astec Industries, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies02502.71
Astec Industries03102.25

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies presently has a consensus target price of $83.3333, indicating a potential upside of 3.38%. Astec Industries has a consensus target price of $72.6667, indicating a potential downside of 5.99%. Given Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies is more favorable than Astec Industries.

Risk & Volatility

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies has a beta of 1.53, suggesting that its share price is 53% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Astec Industries has a beta of 1.35, suggesting that its share price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

88.1% of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 90.9% of Astec Industries shares are owned by institutional investors. 5.4% of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.4% of Astec Industries shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies and Astec Industries' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies$8.20 billion1.86$326.70 million$4.1719.33
Astec Industries$1.17 billion1.49$22.31 million$1.5549.87

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies has higher revenue and earnings than Astec Industries. Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Astec Industries, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Astec Industries pays an annual dividend of $0.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies pays out 11.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Astec Industries pays out 28.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Astec Industries has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Summary

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies beats Astec Industries on 12 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

The Toro (NYSE:TTC) and Astec Industries (NASDAQ:ASTE) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability and risk.

Dividends

The Toro pays an annual dividend of $1.05 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. Astec Industries pays an annual dividend of $0.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. The Toro pays out 34.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Astec Industries pays out 28.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. The Toro has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Astec Industries has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for The Toro and Astec Industries, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Toro04102.20
Astec Industries03102.25

The Toro presently has a consensus price target of $95.00, suggesting a potential downside of 15.78%. Astec Industries has a consensus price target of $72.6667, suggesting a potential downside of 5.99%. Given Astec Industries' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Astec Industries is more favorable than The Toro.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

80.5% of The Toro shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 90.9% of Astec Industries shares are held by institutional investors. 1.8% of The Toro shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.4% of Astec Industries shares are held by company 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.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares The Toro and Astec Industries' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Toro$3.38 billion3.59$329.70 million$3.0237.35
Astec Industries$1.17 billion1.49$22.31 million$1.5549.87

The Toro has higher revenue and earnings than Astec Industries. The Toro is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Astec Industries, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility & Risk

The Toro has a beta of 0.73, indicating that its share price is 27% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Astec Industries has a beta of 1.35, indicating that its share price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares The Toro and Astec Industries' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Toro9.76%32.24%11.95%
Astec Industries1.24%8.27%6.32%

Summary

The Toro beats Astec Industries on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.


Astec Industries Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Caterpillar logo
CAT
Caterpillar
2.6$233.36+0.4%$127.25 billion$53.80 billion38.83Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
Deere & Company logo
DE
Deere & Company
2.2$383.07+0.2%$120.07 billion$35.54 billion44.03Analyst Report
Cummins logo
CMI
Cummins
2.6$264.35+0.9%$38.74 billion$23.57 billion24.94Analyst Report
PACCAR logo
PCAR
PACCAR
1.9$94.92+0.1%$32.95 billion$25.60 billion23.15Upcoming Earnings
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies logo
WAB
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies
1.8$80.61+0.1%$15.26 billion$8.20 billion36.15
The Toro logo
TTC
The Toro
1.8$112.80+4.1%$12.14 billion$3.38 billion37.11High Trading Volume
Unusual Options Activity
News Coverage
Gap Down
AGCO logo
AGCO
AGCO
1.8$151.88+0.6%$11.44 billion$9.04 billion56.25Analyst Report
Oshkosh logo
OSK
Oshkosh
2.4$121.02+0.2%$8.28 billion$6.86 billion25.64Analyst Report
Gap Down
Navistar International logo
NAV
Navistar International
1.3$44.12+0.0%$4.40 billion$7.50 billion-12.71News Coverage
Terex logo
TEX
Terex
1.7$46.81+2.2%$3.26 billion$4.35 billion-780.17Analyst Report
News Coverage
Gap Down
Trinity Industries logo
TRN
Trinity Industries
2.0$28.81+0.2%$3.19 billion$3.01 billion-576.20Upcoming Earnings
Unusual Options Activity
Federal Signal logo
FSS
Federal Signal
1.7$39.64+0.3%$2.40 billion$1.22 billion24.47
Meritor logo
MTOR
Meritor
1.6$28.43+1.9%$2.06 billion$3.04 billion8.91
Alamo Group logo
ALG
Alamo Group
1.9$159.04+0.3%$1.89 billion$1.12 billion32.39
Lindsay logo
LNN
Lindsay
1.8$164.67+0.8%$1.79 billion$474.69 million47.87Decrease in Short Interest
The Greenbrier Companies logo
GBX
The Greenbrier Companies
2.1$43.80+2.6%$1.44 billion$2.79 billion46.60Unusual Options Activity
News Coverage
Douglas Dynamics logo
PLOW
Douglas Dynamics
1.9$47.00+0.1%$1.07 billion$571.71 million-11.46
Wabash National logo
WNC
Wabash National
1.3$18.89+0.5%$980.07 million$2.32 billion-15.61
The Manitowoc logo
MTW
The Manitowoc
1.1$21.20+0.7%$735.41 million$1.83 billion-62.35Decrease in Short Interest
Titan International logo
TWI
Titan International
1.1$10.14+0.4%$623.22 million$1.45 billion-9.05Decrease in Short Interest
Miller Industries logo
MLR
Miller Industries
1.3$45.27+0.7%$516.58 million$818.17 million17.48Increase in Short Interest
Commercial Vehicle Group logo
CVGI
Commercial Vehicle Group
1.3$9.79+0.4%$318.30 million$901.24 million-7.47Decrease in Short Interest
News Coverage
Twin Disc logo
TWIN
Twin Disc
1.2$10.25+0.0%$139.85 million$246.84 million-3.61Unusual Options Activity
FreightCar America logo
RAIL
FreightCar America
0.9$4.68+3.4%$72.95 million$229.96 million-0.77Analyst Downgrade
Increase in Short Interest
This page was last updated on 4/17/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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