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CSW Industrials (CSWI) Competitors

-2.55 (-0.99%)
(As of 05/29/2024 ET)


Should you be buying CSW Industrials stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of CSW Industrials include H.B. Fuller (FUL), International Paper (IP), Bunge Global (BG), Albemarle (ALB), Gold Fields (GFI), CF Industries (CF), WestRock (WRK), Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (SQM), Suzano (SUZ), and Eastman Chemical (EMN). These companies are all part of the "basic materials" sector.

CSW Industrials vs.

CSW Industrials (NASDAQ:CSWI) and H.B. Fuller (NYSE:FUL) are both mid-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, media sentiment, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, dividends, valuation and community ranking.

H.B. Fuller received 71 more outperform votes than CSW Industrials when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 64.02% of users gave CSW Industrials an outperform vote while only 56.29% of users gave H.B. Fuller an outperform vote.

CSW IndustrialsOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes
H.B. FullerOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes

CSW Industrials pays an annual dividend of $0.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.3%. H.B. Fuller pays an annual dividend of $0.89 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. CSW Industrials pays out 12.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. H.B. Fuller pays out 32.4% 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.

H.B. Fuller has higher revenue and earnings than CSW Industrials. H.B. Fuller is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than CSW Industrials, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
CSW Industrials$792.84M5.02$101.65M$6.5339.25
H.B. Fuller$3.51B1.20$144.91M$2.7528.14

CSW Industrials has a net margin of 12.82% compared to H.B. Fuller's net margin of 4.39%. CSW Industrials' return on equity of 18.56% beat H.B. Fuller's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
CSW Industrials12.82% 18.56% 10.70%
H.B. Fuller 4.39%12.88%4.78%

82.8% of CSW Industrials shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.9% of H.B. Fuller shares are held by institutional investors. 1.3% of CSW Industrials shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 2.0% of H.B. Fuller shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

CSW Industrials has a beta of 0.72, meaning that its share price is 28% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, H.B. Fuller has a beta of 1.52, meaning that its share price is 52% more volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, CSW Industrials had 18 more articles in the media than H.B. Fuller. MarketBeat recorded 19 mentions for CSW Industrials and 1 mentions for H.B. Fuller. CSW Industrials' average media sentiment score of 0.93 beat H.B. Fuller's score of 0.13 indicating that CSW Industrials is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Overall Sentiment
CSW Industrials Positive
H.B. Fuller Neutral

H.B. Fuller has a consensus price target of $86.20, indicating a potential upside of 11.40%. Given H.B. Fuller's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe H.B. Fuller is more favorable than CSW Industrials.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
CSW Industrials
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
H.B. Fuller
1 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)


CSW Industrials beats H.B. Fuller on 10 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding CSWI 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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CSWI vs. The Competition

MetricCSW IndustrialsAdhesives & sealants IndustryMaterials SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$4.02B$2.75B$2.90B$8.08B
Dividend Yield0.32%0.73%5.31%3.98%
P/E Ratio39.2516.85138.1914.77
Price / Sales5.022.08838,233.9874.63
Price / Cash27.3919.4823.3831.34
Price / Book6.463.034.014.60
Net Income$101.65M$79.87M$164.91M$213.84M
7 Day Performance0.18%-0.81%0.62%0.30%
1 Month Performance7.85%3.82%4.44%3.11%
1 Year Performance78.15%52.48%18.40%6.90%

CSW Industrials Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
H.B. Fuller
4.0037 of 5 stars
+20.7%$4.25B$3.51B28.397,200Short Interest ↓
International Paper
3.8596 of 5 stars
+45.0%$15.52B$18.92B91.1639,000Short Interest ↑
Analyst Revision
Bunge Global
4.2599 of 5 stars
+12.6%$14.95B$59.54B8.5023,000Positive News
4.9486 of 5 stars
-39.5%$14.59B$9.62B45.159,000Short Interest ↓
Gap Down
Gold Fields
1.3116 of 5 stars
+8.2%$14.28B$4.50B0.006,297Analyst Forecast
CF Industries
4.3073 of 5 stars
+22.7%$14.15B$6.63B12.862,700Positive News
3.9364 of 5 stars
+87.7%$13.69B$20.31B44.7656,100Positive News
Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile
4.5296 of 5 stars
-29.1%$13.58B$7.47B34.207,682Analyst Forecast
Analyst Revision
1.1713 of 5 stars
N/A+4.6%$12.49B$7.96B6.7420,907Short Interest ↑
Eastman Chemical
4.6541 of 5 stars
+21.1%$11.65B$9.21B12.7614,000Positive News

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This page (NASDAQ:CSWI) was last updated on 5/30/2024 by Staff

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