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Exponent (EXPO) Competitors

$96.77
+1.59 (+1.67%)
(As of 05/20/2024 ET)

EXPO vs. ICFI, FCN, HURN, G, MEG, AUR, DNB, EXLS, MARA, and NVEI

Should you be buying Exponent stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Exponent include ICF International (ICFI), FTI Consulting (FCN), Huron Consulting Group (HURN), Genpact (G), Montrose Environmental Group (MEG), Aurora Innovation (AUR), Dun & Bradstreet (DNB), ExlService (EXLS), Marathon Digital (MARA), and Nuvei (NVEI). These companies are all part of the "business services" sector.

Exponent vs.

ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) and Exponent (NASDAQ:EXPO) are both mid-cap business services companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, media sentiment, earnings, community ranking, institutional ownership, risk, profitability and valuation.

ICF International has a beta of 0.61, indicating that its stock price is 39% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Exponent has a beta of 0.64, indicating that its stock price is 36% less volatile than the S&P 500.

ICF International pays an annual dividend of $0.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Exponent pays an annual dividend of $1.12 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. ICF International pays out 11.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Exponent pays out 56.6% 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. Exponent has increased its dividend for 11 consecutive years. Exponent is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

ICF International currently has a consensus price target of $162.75, indicating a potential upside of 10.54%. Exponent has a consensus price target of $99.50, indicating a potential upside of 2.82%. Given Exponent's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe ICF International is more favorable than Exponent.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
ICF International
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.75
Exponent
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50

Exponent has a net margin of 18.72% compared to Exponent's net margin of 4.74%. ICF International's return on equity of 28.13% beat Exponent's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
ICF International4.74% 14.42% 6.33%
Exponent 18.72%28.13%16.33%

94.1% of ICF International shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 92.4% of Exponent shares are held by institutional investors. 1.4% of ICF International shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.1% of Exponent shares are held 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.

ICF International received 39 more outperform votes than Exponent when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 67.38% of users gave ICF International an outperform vote while only 63.09% of users gave Exponent an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
ICF InternationalOutperform Votes
345
67.38%
Underperform Votes
167
32.62%
ExponentOutperform Votes
306
63.09%
Underperform Votes
179
36.91%

In the previous week, Exponent had 9 more articles in the media than ICF International. MarketBeat recorded 10 mentions for Exponent and 1 mentions for ICF International. Exponent's average media sentiment score of 1.56 beat ICF International's score of 0.05 indicating that ICF International is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
ICF International
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Very Positive
Exponent
6 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Exponent has lower revenue, but higher earnings than ICF International. ICF International is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Exponent, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
ICF International$1.97B1.40$82.61M$4.9229.92
Exponent$536.77M9.14$100.34M$1.9848.87

Summary

Exponent beats ICF International on 11 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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

MetricExponentManagement consulting services IndustryBusiness SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$4.91B$2.83B$6.52B$7.99B
Dividend Yield1.18%2.64%2.76%3.91%
P/E Ratio48.8713.3435.6117.92
Price / Sales9.1435.111,103.8472.59
Price / Cash44.0820.2524.7729.27
Price / Book13.753.824.714.50
Net Income$100.34M$120.20M$120.20M$212.94M
7 Day Performance2.16%4.69%1.21%2.60%
1 Month Performance22.23%4.49%5.08%6.91%
1 Year Performance9.07%10.70%8.39%9.89%

Exponent Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
ICFI
ICF International
3.6692 of 5 stars
$146.50
-0.9%
$162.75
+11.1%
+31.7%$2.75B$1.96B29.789,000Positive News
FCN
FTI Consulting
4.5789 of 5 stars
$220.85
-0.9%
$255.00
+15.5%
+22.5%$7.88B$3.49B25.687,990Insider Selling
Positive News
HURN
Huron Consulting Group
4.8435 of 5 stars
$87.12
-0.2%
$137.67
+58.0%
+8.2%$1.57B$1.40B25.116,480
G
Genpact
3.2304 of 5 stars
$34.07
+0.4%
$38.33
+12.5%
-9.7%$6.14B$4.48B9.73129,100
MEG
Montrose Environmental Group
1.6815 of 5 stars
$46.65
+5.9%
$46.25
-0.9%
+30.5%$1.59B$624.21M-31.523,100Analyst Revision
AUR
Aurora Innovation
1.3497 of 5 stars
$3.14
+4.0%
$3.75
+19.4%
+93.0%$4.82B$68M-5.711,800
DNB
Dun & Bradstreet
3.0445 of 5 stars
$10.67
+1.1%
$13.64
+27.9%
+6.4%$4.72B$2.31B-133.386,414
EXLS
ExlService
4.5303 of 5 stars
$30.27
-0.4%
$37.00
+22.2%
+0.1%$4.92B$1.67B27.9854,000
MARA
Marathon Digital
1.2657 of 5 stars
$18.07
+4.7%
$19.69
+8.9%
+112.0%$4.93B$501.57M8.4060Gap Down
NVEI
Nuvei
2.5882 of 5 stars
$32.25
+0.1%
$32.06
-0.6%
+0.4%$4.50B$1.19B-806.252,202

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This page (NASDAQ:EXPO) was last updated on 5/20/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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