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Franklin Electric (FELE) Competitors

-1.25 (-1.28%)
(As of 06/14/2024 ET)


Should you be buying Franklin Electric stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Franklin Electric include RBC Bearings (RBC), American Superconductor (AMSC), Enphase Energy (ENPH), Generac (GNRC), Acuity Brands (AYI), Encore Wire (WIRE), EnerSys (ENS), Belden (BDC), Brady (BRC), and Powell Industries (POWL).

Franklin Electric vs.

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

Franklin Electric has a beta of 0.97, meaning that its share price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, RBC Bearings has a beta of 1.55, meaning that its share price is 55% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Franklin Electric received 57 more outperform votes than RBC Bearings when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 55.53% of users gave Franklin Electric an outperform vote while only 55.32% of users gave RBC Bearings an outperform vote.

Franklin ElectricOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes
RBC BearingsOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes

Franklin Electric presently has a consensus target price of $100.00, suggesting a potential upside of 4.06%. RBC Bearings has a consensus target price of $286.57, suggesting a potential upside of 5.23%. Given RBC Bearings' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe RBC Bearings is more favorable than Franklin Electric.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Franklin Electric
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
RBC Bearings
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)

RBC Bearings has a net margin of 13.45% compared to Franklin Electric's net margin of 9.25%. Franklin Electric's return on equity of 15.86% beat RBC Bearings' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Franklin Electric9.25% 15.86% 10.75%
RBC Bearings 13.45%9.81%5.58%

RBC Bearings has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Franklin Electric. Franklin Electric is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than RBC Bearings, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Franklin Electric$2.04B2.17$193.27M$4.0223.91
RBC Bearings$1.56B5.05$209.90M$6.4042.55

In the previous week, RBC Bearings had 4 more articles in the media than Franklin Electric. MarketBeat recorded 8 mentions for RBC Bearings and 4 mentions for Franklin Electric. Franklin Electric's average media sentiment score of 1.59 beat RBC Bearings' score of 1.17 indicating that Franklin Electric is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Franklin Electric
2 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Very Positive
RBC Bearings
7 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)

80.0% of Franklin Electric shares are held by institutional investors. 2.7% of Franklin Electric shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.9% of RBC Bearings shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


RBC Bearings beats Franklin Electric on 11 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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

MetricFranklin ElectricMotors & generators IndustryIndustrial SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$4.43B$6.29B$9.06B$8.39B
Dividend Yield1.02%0.90%2.03%4.04%
P/E Ratio23.9122.2519.5218.08
Price / Sales2.1777.158.7789.33
Price / Cash18.28259.5318.6531.18
Price / Book3.663.623.504.22
Net Income$193.27M$120.45M$462.67M$216.24M
7 Day Performance-0.31%-0.81%-1.84%-0.46%
1 Month Performance-4.24%9.27%-5.87%-2.37%
1 Year Performance-4.41%13.31%-0.98%1.57%

Franklin Electric Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
RBC Bearings
0.8021 of 5 stars
+27.0%$7.95B$1.56B42.575,302Insider Selling
Positive News
American Superconductor
1.0284 of 5 stars
+281.7%$974.44M$145.64M-66.46328Analyst Forecast
Insider Selling
Options Volume
News Coverage
Enphase Energy
3.8507 of 5 stars
-31.0%$17.65B$2.29B64.903,157Short Interest ↑
3.4639 of 5 stars
+10.6%$8.25B$4.02B37.198,600Analyst Downgrade
Acuity Brands
4.0443 of 5 stars
+48.3%$7.98B$3.95B21.0912,200Positive News
Encore Wire
2.5635 of 5 stars
+62.5%$4.56B$2.57B15.341,629Analyst Forecast
Positive News
3.809 of 5 stars
-2.4%$4.24B$3.58B15.8810,797Short Interest ↓
Positive News
4.3785 of 5 stars
+0.2%$3.98B$2.51B18.528,000Analyst Forecast
Insider Selling
2.8466 of 5 stars
+33.6%$3.12B$1.33B16.685,600Short Interest ↑
Powell Industries
1.0801 of 5 stars
N/A+187.8%$2.11B$699.31M19.652,725Gap Up

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This page (NASDAQ:FELE) was last updated on 6/16/2024 by Staff

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