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Cintas (CTAS) Competitors

$633.10
+6.00 (+0.96%)
(As of 02/23/2024 ET)

CTAS vs. EMR, PH, ITW, GWW, ABBNY, JCI, IR, ROK, XYL, and DE

Should you be buying Cintas stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Cintas include Emerson Electric (EMR), Parker-Hannifin (PH), Illinois Tool Works (ITW), W.W. Grainger (GWW), ABB (ABBNY), Johnson Controls International (JCI), Ingersoll Rand (IR), Rockwell Automation (ROK), Xylem (XYL), and Deere & Company (DE). These companies are all part of the "industrial products" sector.

Cintas vs.

Cintas (NASDAQ:CTAS) and Emerson Electric (NYSE:EMR) are both large-cap industrial products companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their media sentiment, dividends, community ranking, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Emerson Electric has a net margin of 69.33% compared to Cintas' net margin of 15.57%. Cintas' return on equity of 36.78% beat Emerson Electric's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Cintas15.57% 36.78% 16.58%
Emerson Electric 69.33%11.59%6.62%

Cintas pays an annual dividend of $5.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. Emerson Electric pays an annual dividend of $2.10 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. Cintas pays out 39.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Emerson Electric pays out 10.9% 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. Emerson Electric is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

62.3% of Cintas shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 72.0% of Emerson Electric shares are held by institutional investors. 15.1% of Cintas shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Emerson Electric shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Cintas presently has a consensus target price of $560.57, indicating a potential downside of 11.46%. Emerson Electric has a consensus target price of $109.31, indicating a potential upside of 3.21%. Given Emerson Electric's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Emerson Electric is more favorable than Cintas.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Cintas
0 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.64
Emerson Electric
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
13 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.87

In the previous week, Cintas had 6 more articles in the media than Emerson Electric. MarketBeat recorded 19 mentions for Cintas and 13 mentions for Emerson Electric. Emerson Electric's average media sentiment score of 0.97 beat Cintas' score of 0.88 indicating that Emerson Electric is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Cintas
9 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Emerson Electric
6 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Emerson Electric received 174 more outperform votes than Cintas when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 59.95% of users gave Cintas an outperform vote while only 58.16% of users gave Emerson Electric an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
CintasOutperform Votes
521
59.95%
Underperform Votes
348
40.05%
Emerson ElectricOutperform Votes
695
58.16%
Underperform Votes
500
41.84%

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Cintas$8.82B7.28$1.35B$13.7845.94
Emerson Electric$15.17B3.99$13.22B$19.205.52

Cintas has a beta of 1.28, indicating that its stock price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Emerson Electric has a beta of 1.34, indicating that its stock price is 34% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Emerson Electric beats Cintas on 13 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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CTAS vs. The Competition

MetricCintasMens' & boy's furnishings, work clothing, & allied garments IndustryIndustrial SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$64.18B$15.95B$9.02B$7.54B
Dividend Yield0.86%1.77%2.03%3.87%
P/E Ratio45.9422.1418.7114.65
Price / Sales7.282.177.2066.89
Price / Cash36.2913.3417.3355.40
Price / Book16.667.153.764.60
Net Income$1.35B$433.49M$459.20M$207.29M
7 Day Performance3.00%1.25%0.00%-1.07%
1 Month Performance5.88%10.80%5.07%3.58%
1 Year Performance45.53%28.42%4.05%5.52%

Cintas Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
EMR
Emerson Electric
4.9166 of 5 stars
$104.81
-1.3%
$109.06
+4.1%
+28.7%$59.95B$15.91B5.4667,000
PH
Parker-Hannifin
4.6616 of 5 stars
$519.57
-0.1%
$480.93
-7.4%
+52.2%$66.72B$19.07B25.7262,730Analyst Report
ITW
Illinois Tool Works
4.0461 of 5 stars
$255.62
+0.7%
$239.33
-6.4%
+11.2%$76.38B$16.11B26.2445,000
GWW
W.W. Grainger
3.8749 of 5 stars
$936.08
+0.0%
$842.22
-10.0%
+45.9%$46.46B$16.48B25.8526,000Analyst Downgrade
ABBNY
ABB
0 of 5 stars
$45.44
+0.5%
N/A+35.3%$85.52B$32.24B22.72105,100Positive News
JCI
Johnson Controls International
4.4511 of 5 stars
$56.62
-0.4%
$62.64
+10.6%
-7.4%$38.59B$26.79B18.44100,000Analyst Downgrade
Options Volume
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
IR
Ingersoll Rand
4.057 of 5 stars
$86.73
-3.1%
$80.00
-7.8%
+56.3%$35.11B$6.88B45.6517,000Dividend Announcement
Analyst Downgrade
Insider Selling
ROK
Rockwell Automation
4.6711 of 5 stars
$272.44
-2.6%
$307.92
+13.0%
-3.9%$31.22B$9.06B25.9229,000Analyst Revision
XYL
Xylem
4.753 of 5 stars
$124.10
+0.5%
$130.38
+5.1%
+21.6%$29.92B$7.36B45.6317,800Ex-Dividend
Insider Selling
DE
Deere & Company
4.3123 of 5 stars
$357.57
-0.9%
$432.74
+21.0%
-14.2%$101.08B$59.70B10.4183,000Analyst Report
Analyst Revision

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This page (NASDAQ:CTAS) was last updated on 2/24/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff