NASDAQ:BECN

Beacon Roofing Supply Competitors

$55.84
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Today's Range
$55.13
Now: $55.84
$56.48
50-Day Range
$47.42
MA: $52.32
$56.23
52-Week Range
$16.40
Now: $55.84
$57.43
Volume17,015 shs
Average Volume407,051 shs
Market Capitalization$3.88 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.97

Competitors

Beacon Roofing Supply (NASDAQ:BECN) Vs. FAST, URI, GWW, WSO, AL, and MSM

Should you be buying BECN stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "trading companies & distributors" are considered alternatives and competitors to Beacon Roofing Supply, including Fastenal (FAST), United Rentals (URI), W.W. Grainger (GWW), Watsco (WSO), Air Lease (AL), and MSC Industrial Direct (MSM).

Fastenal (NASDAQ:FAST) and Beacon Roofing Supply (NASDAQ:BECN) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, risk, valuation and earnings.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

77.1% of Fastenal shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.6% of Fastenal shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.4% of Beacon Roofing Supply shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Fastenal and Beacon Roofing Supply's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Fastenal$5.33 billion5.44$790.90 million$1.3836.62
Beacon Roofing Supply$6.94 billion0.56$-80,900,000.00$2.4223.17

Fastenal has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Beacon Roofing Supply. Beacon Roofing Supply is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Fastenal, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Fastenal and Beacon Roofing Supply's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Fastenal15.12%30.63%21.14%
Beacon Roofing Supply-1.16%10.89%2.73%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Fastenal and Beacon Roofing Supply, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Fastenal16302.20
Beacon Roofing Supply06802.57

Fastenal presently has a consensus price target of $47.8750, indicating a potential downside of 4.59%. Beacon Roofing Supply has a consensus price target of $43.4615, indicating a potential downside of 22.25%. Given Fastenal's higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Fastenal is more favorable than Beacon Roofing Supply.

Volatility & Risk

Fastenal has a beta of 1.21, meaning that its share price is 21% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Beacon Roofing Supply has a beta of 1.97, meaning that its share price is 97% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Fastenal beats Beacon Roofing Supply on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Beacon Roofing Supply (NASDAQ:BECN) and United Rentals (NYSE:URI) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Beacon Roofing Supply and United Rentals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Beacon Roofing Supply06802.57
United Rentals291102.41

Beacon Roofing Supply currently has a consensus price target of $43.4615, suggesting a potential downside of 22.25%. United Rentals has a consensus price target of $247.7857, suggesting a potential downside of 23.20%. Given Beacon Roofing Supply's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Beacon Roofing Supply is more favorable than United Rentals.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Beacon Roofing Supply and United Rentals' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Beacon Roofing Supply$6.94 billion0.56$-80,900,000.00$2.4223.17
United Rentals$9.35 billion2.51$1.17 billion$19.5216.61

United Rentals has higher revenue and earnings than Beacon Roofing Supply. United Rentals is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Beacon Roofing Supply, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

Beacon Roofing Supply has a beta of 1.97, meaning that its share price is 97% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, United Rentals has a beta of 2.25, meaning that its share price is 125% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

96.1% of United Rentals shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.4% of Beacon Roofing Supply shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of United Rentals shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Beacon Roofing Supply and United Rentals' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Beacon Roofing Supply-1.16%10.89%2.73%
United Rentals10.69%34.19%7.21%

Summary

United Rentals beats Beacon Roofing Supply on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) and Beacon Roofing Supply (NASDAQ:BECN) are both industrial products companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, profitability, institutional ownership and earnings.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for W.W. Grainger and Beacon Roofing Supply, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
W.W. Grainger26602.29
Beacon Roofing Supply06802.57

W.W. Grainger currently has a consensus price target of $373.3846, suggesting a potential downside of 8.06%. Beacon Roofing Supply has a consensus price target of $43.4615, suggesting a potential downside of 22.25%. Given W.W. Grainger's higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe W.W. Grainger is more favorable than Beacon Roofing Supply.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares W.W. Grainger and Beacon Roofing Supply's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
W.W. Grainger$11.49 billion1.85$849 million$17.2923.52
Beacon Roofing Supply$6.94 billion0.56$-80,900,000.00$2.4223.17

W.W. Grainger has higher revenue and earnings than Beacon Roofing Supply. Beacon Roofing Supply is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than W.W. Grainger, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares W.W. Grainger and Beacon Roofing Supply's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
W.W. Grainger5.37%41.31%13.20%
Beacon Roofing Supply-1.16%10.89%2.73%

Volatility & Risk

W.W. Grainger has a beta of 1.15, suggesting that its share price is 15% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Beacon Roofing Supply has a beta of 1.97, suggesting that its share price is 97% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

70.6% of W.W. Grainger shares are held by institutional investors. 14.0% of W.W. Grainger shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.4% of Beacon Roofing Supply shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

W.W. Grainger beats Beacon Roofing Supply on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Beacon Roofing Supply (NASDAQ:BECN) and Watsco (NYSE:WSO) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings and valuation.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

81.5% of Watsco shares are held by institutional investors. 1.4% of Beacon Roofing Supply shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 13.6% of Watsco shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Beacon Roofing Supply and Watsco, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Beacon Roofing Supply06802.57
Watsco07102.13

Beacon Roofing Supply currently has a consensus target price of $43.4615, indicating a potential downside of 22.25%. Watsco has a consensus target price of $220.00, indicating a potential downside of 22.24%. Given Watsco's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Watsco is more favorable than Beacon Roofing Supply.

Profitability

This table compares Beacon Roofing Supply and Watsco's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Beacon Roofing Supply-1.16%10.89%2.73%
Watsco4.77%13.38%8.80%

Volatility & Risk

Beacon Roofing Supply has a beta of 1.97, meaning that its stock price is 97% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Watsco has a beta of 0.79, meaning that its stock price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Beacon Roofing Supply and Watsco's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Beacon Roofing Supply$6.94 billion0.56$-80,900,000.00$2.4223.17
Watsco$4.77 billion2.30$245.95 million$6.5043.67

Watsco has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Beacon Roofing Supply. Beacon Roofing Supply is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Watsco, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Watsco beats Beacon Roofing Supply on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Air Lease (NYSE:AL) and Beacon Roofing Supply (NASDAQ:BECN) are both mid-cap transportation companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, institutional ownership and earnings.

Volatility & Risk

Air Lease has a beta of 2.2, indicating that its share price is 120% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Beacon Roofing Supply has a beta of 1.97, indicating that its share price is 97% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

94.8% of Air Lease shares are held by institutional investors. 6.9% of Air Lease shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.4% of Beacon Roofing Supply shares are held 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.

Profitability

This table compares Air Lease and Beacon Roofing Supply's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Air Lease27.48%9.83%2.51%
Beacon Roofing Supply-1.16%10.89%2.73%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Air Lease and Beacon Roofing Supply, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Air Lease00303.00
Beacon Roofing Supply06802.57

Air Lease currently has a consensus price target of $49.3333, indicating a potential upside of 2.22%. Beacon Roofing Supply has a consensus price target of $43.4615, indicating a potential downside of 22.25%. Given Air Lease's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Air Lease is more favorable than Beacon Roofing Supply.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Air Lease and Beacon Roofing Supply's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Air Lease$2.02 billion2.72$587.12 million$5.099.46
Beacon Roofing Supply$6.94 billion0.56$-80,900,000.00$2.4223.17

Air Lease has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Beacon Roofing Supply. Air Lease is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Beacon Roofing Supply, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Air Lease beats Beacon Roofing Supply on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) and Beacon Roofing Supply (NASDAQ:BECN) are both mid-cap industrial products companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, earnings and dividends.

Risk and Volatility

MSC Industrial Direct has a beta of 0.99, indicating that its share price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Beacon Roofing Supply has a beta of 1.97, indicating that its share price is 97% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for MSC Industrial Direct and Beacon Roofing Supply, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
MSC Industrial Direct04302.43
Beacon Roofing Supply06802.57

MSC Industrial Direct currently has a consensus target price of $87.80, suggesting a potential downside of 0.24%. Beacon Roofing Supply has a consensus target price of $43.4615, suggesting a potential downside of 22.25%. Given MSC Industrial Direct's higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe MSC Industrial Direct is more favorable than Beacon Roofing Supply.

Profitability

This table compares MSC Industrial Direct and Beacon Roofing Supply's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
MSC Industrial Direct7.14%20.42%10.49%
Beacon Roofing Supply-1.16%10.89%2.73%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares MSC Industrial Direct and Beacon Roofing Supply's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
MSC Industrial Direct$3.19 billion1.54$251.76 million$4.7418.63
Beacon Roofing Supply$6.94 billion0.56$-80,900,000.00$2.4223.17

MSC Industrial Direct has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Beacon Roofing Supply. MSC Industrial Direct is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Beacon Roofing Supply, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

72.2% of MSC Industrial Direct shares are owned by institutional investors. 28.4% of MSC Industrial Direct shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.4% of Beacon Roofing Supply shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

MSC Industrial Direct beats Beacon Roofing Supply on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Beacon Roofing Supply Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Fastenal logo
FAST
Fastenal
1.5$50.54-0.0%$29.03 billion$5.33 billion34.62Earnings Announcement
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Revision
United Rentals logo
URI
United Rentals
1.5$324.30-1.2%$23.73 billion$9.35 billion25.70Analyst Report
W.W. Grainger logo
GWW
W.W. Grainger
2.0$406.58-0.1%$21.30 billion$11.49 billion35.11Analyst Report
News Coverage
Watsco logo
WSO
Watsco
1.3$283.85-0.1%$10.95 billion$4.77 billion46.53Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Air Lease logo
AL
Air Lease
2.4$48.14-0.8%$5.54 billion$2.02 billion9.89
MSC Industrial Direct logo
MSM
MSC Industrial Direct
1.9$88.30-0.4%$4.95 billion$3.19 billion21.91
WESCO International logo
WCC
WESCO International
1.4$85.45-1.7%$4.36 billion$8.36 billion30.96Analyst Report
Applied Industrial Technologies logo
AIT
Applied Industrial Technologies
1.7$94.11-0.7%$3.68 billion$3.25 billion192.07
GATX logo
GATX
GATX
1.4$96.13-0.3%$3.39 billion$1.39 billion17.93Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Rush Enterprises logo
RUSHA
Rush Enterprises
1.6$50.29-0.9%$2.79 billion$5.81 billion28.79Upcoming Earnings
Kaman logo
KAMN
Kaman
1.8$52.08-2.0%$1.47 billion$761.61 million1,736.58
Textainer Group logo
TGH
Textainer Group
1.2$28.42-1.0%$1.42 billion$619.76 million27.33
H&E Equipment Services logo
HEES
H&E Equipment Services
1.9$38.81-0.2%$1.40 billion$1.35 billion388.10Decrease in Short Interest
News Coverage
MRC Global logo
MRC
MRC Global
1.3$9.14-0.8%$761.44 million$3.66 billion-2.36Decrease in Short Interest
Titan Machinery logo
TITN
Titan Machinery
1.5$25.75-1.9%$592.02 million$1.31 billion30.29Unusual Options Activity
DXP Enterprises logo
DXPE
DXP Enterprises
1.2$29.65-2.0%$583.23 million$1.27 billion-21.18Decrease in Short Interest
News Coverage
BlueLinx logo
BXC
BlueLinx
1.3$47.82-3.0%$466.20 million$2.64 billion9.09
Willis Lease Finance logo
WLFC
Willis Lease Finance
1.2$42.29-0.5%$254.93 million$409.16 million7.30
Houston Wire & Cable logo
HWCC
Houston Wire & Cable
0.7$5.27-0.4%$88.64 million$338.29 million-29.28
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