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Astec Industries (ASTE) Competitors

$33.32
-1.63 (-4.66%)
(As of 07/24/2024 ET)

ASTE vs. CMCO, TRN, ALG, GBX, LNN, WNC, MLR, TWI, PLOW, and MTW

Should you be buying Astec Industries stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Astec Industries include Columbus McKinnon (CMCO), Trinity Industries (TRN), Alamo Group (ALG), Greenbrier Companies (GBX), Lindsay (LNN), Wabash National (WNC), Miller Industries (MLR), Titan International (TWI), Douglas Dynamics (PLOW), and Manitowoc (MTW).

Astec Industries vs.

Columbus McKinnon (NASDAQ:CMCO) and Astec Industries (NASDAQ:ASTE) are both small-cap industrial products companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, community ranking, profitability and media sentiment.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Columbus McKinnon$1.01B1.06$46.62M$1.6222.90
Astec Industries$1.34B0.57$33.50M$1.0930.57

Columbus McKinnon has a net margin of 4.60% compared to Columbus McKinnon's net margin of 1.91%. Astec Industries' return on equity of 9.59% beat Columbus McKinnon's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Columbus McKinnon4.60% 9.59% 4.50%
Astec Industries 1.91%7.44%4.51%

Columbus McKinnon has a beta of 1.21, indicating that its share price is 21% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Astec Industries has a beta of 1.3, indicating that its share price is 30% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Astec Industries received 115 more outperform votes than Columbus McKinnon when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 64.16% of users gave Astec Industries an outperform vote while only 61.51% of users gave Columbus McKinnon an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Columbus McKinnonOutperform Votes
286
61.51%
Underperform Votes
179
38.49%
Astec IndustriesOutperform Votes
401
64.16%
Underperform Votes
224
35.84%

Columbus McKinnon pays an annual dividend of $0.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Astec Industries pays an annual dividend of $0.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. Columbus McKinnon pays out 17.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Astec Industries pays out 47.7% 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.

In the previous week, Columbus McKinnon had 7 more articles in the media than Astec Industries. MarketBeat recorded 9 mentions for Columbus McKinnon and 2 mentions for Astec Industries. Astec Industries' average media sentiment score of 1.27 beat Columbus McKinnon's score of 0.53 indicating that Columbus McKinnon is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Columbus McKinnon
3 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Astec Industries
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Columbus McKinnon currently has a consensus target price of $51.50, indicating a potential upside of 38.81%. Astec Industries has a consensus target price of $43.50, indicating a potential upside of 30.55%. Given Astec Industries' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Columbus McKinnon is more favorable than Astec Industries.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Columbus McKinnon
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00
Astec Industries
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.00

96.0% of Columbus McKinnon shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 93.2% of Astec Industries shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.0% of Columbus McKinnon shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.7% of Astec Industries shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Columbus McKinnon beats Astec Industries on 13 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding ASTE and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ 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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ASTE vs. The Competition

MetricAstec IndustriesConstruction machinery IndustryIndustrial SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$758.36M$32.72B$9.42B$8.22B
Dividend Yield1.53%2.31%2.03%3.95%
P/E Ratio30.5716.8720.7318.31
Price / Sales0.571.067.8084.95
Price / Cash8.9210.1217.8234.34
Price / Book1.162.263.594.41
Net Income$33.50M$1.66B$458.99M$216.46M
7 Day Performance-2.17%-1.01%-2.75%-2.38%
1 Month Performance11.33%7.31%3.75%5.54%
1 Year Performance-30.16%-0.57%0.99%1.64%

Astec Industries Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
CMCO
Columbus McKinnon
4.5104 of 5 stars
4.51 / 5 stars
$36.70
-1.2%
$51.50
+40.3%
-6.4%$1.06B$1.01B22.653,515Upcoming Earnings
Dividend Announcement
News Coverage
Positive News
TRN
Trinity Industries
4.0187 of 5 stars
4.02 / 5 stars
$31.25
0.0%
$31.00
-0.8%
+28.0%$2.56B$2.98B20.979,480
ALG
Alamo Group
2.975 of 5 stars
2.98 / 5 stars
$184.75
-0.4%
$212.00
+14.7%
-3.4%$2.23B$1.69B16.444,200
GBX
Greenbrier Companies
4.5766 of 5 stars
4.58 / 5 stars
$48.53
-0.9%
$54.00
+11.3%
+10.8%$1.51B$3.94B12.7013,800Positive News
LNN
Lindsay
4.1087 of 5 stars
4.11 / 5 stars
$120.95
-1.3%
$138.33
+14.4%
-5.8%$1.32B$674.08M18.351,260Positive News
WNC
Wabash National
4.1999 of 5 stars
4.20 / 5 stars
$22.69
-2.8%
$23.00
+1.4%
-8.9%$1.02B$2.54B5.456,700News Coverage
Gap Down
MLR
Miller Industries
1.2457 of 5 stars
1.25 / 5 stars
$61.93
-0.8%
N/A+70.0%$710.34M$1.15B10.811,821
TWI
Titan International
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
$8.12
-2.5%
N/A-31.7%$591.70M$1.82B9.126,900Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
PLOW
Douglas Dynamics
4.0919 of 5 stars
4.09 / 5 stars
$24.45
+0.4%
$28.00
+14.5%
-18.1%$564.55M$568.18M20.901,804Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
MTW
Manitowoc
4.032 of 5 stars
4.03 / 5 stars
$11.59
-2.4%
$15.75
+35.9%
-32.9%$411.91M$2.23B15.454,800Analyst Downgrade
News Coverage

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This page (NASDAQ:ASTE) was last updated on 7/24/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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