iRobot (IRBT) Competitors

$10.97
+0.13 (+1.20%)
(As of 03:16 PM ET)

IRBT vs. NWPX, PKOH, LXFR, IPX, HDSN, GHM, ALTG, CIX, MTW, and EAF

Should you be buying iRobot stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of iRobot include Northwest Pipe (NWPX), Park-Ohio (PKOH), Luxfer (LXFR), IperionX (IPX), Hudson Technologies (HDSN), Graham (GHM), Alta Equipment Group (ALTG), CompX International (CIX), Manitowoc (MTW), and GrafTech International (EAF). These companies are all part of the "industrial products" sector.

iRobot vs.

Northwest Pipe (NASDAQ:NWPX) and iRobot (NASDAQ:IRBT) are both small-cap industrial products companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, community ranking, valuation and media sentiment.

Northwest Pipe has a beta of 0.97, indicating that its share price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, iRobot has a beta of 0.91, indicating that its share price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Northwest Pipe$444.36M0.80$21.07M$2.3814.99
iRobot$890.58M0.35-$304.71M-$7.77-1.41

Northwest Pipe presently has a consensus target price of $40.00, indicating a potential upside of 11.98%. iRobot has a consensus target price of $13.00, indicating a potential upside of 15.76%. Given Northwest Pipe's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe iRobot is more favorable than Northwest Pipe.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Northwest Pipe
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00
iRobot
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.00

In the previous week, Northwest Pipe and Northwest Pipe both had 1 articles in the media. iRobot's average media sentiment score of 1.82 beat Northwest Pipe's score of 0.55 indicating that Northwest Pipe is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Northwest Pipe
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Very Positive
iRobot
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

iRobot received 284 more outperform votes than Northwest Pipe when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 65.19% of users gave iRobot an outperform vote while only 57.86% of users gave Northwest Pipe an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Northwest PipeOutperform Votes
276
57.86%
Underperform Votes
201
42.14%
iRobotOutperform Votes
560
65.19%
Underperform Votes
299
34.81%

80.6% of Northwest Pipe shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 77.4% of iRobot shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.7% of Northwest Pipe shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 2.0% of iRobot shares are owned by 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.

Northwest Pipe has a net margin of 5.22% compared to Northwest Pipe's net margin of -24.42%. iRobot's return on equity of 7.11% beat Northwest Pipe's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Northwest Pipe5.22% 7.11% 3.97%
iRobot -24.42%-99.56%-34.49%

Summary

Northwest Pipe beats iRobot on 13 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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IRBT vs. The Competition

MetriciRobotHousehold appliances IndustryIndustrial SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$315.50M$3.95B$9.38B$7.99B
Dividend YieldN/A4.58%2.00%3.91%
P/E Ratio-1.4113.0918.2715.64
Price / Sales0.357.138.9574.26
Price / CashN/A12.5615.5729.27
Price / Book1.563.054.024.51
Net Income-$304.71M$38.26M$465.69M$212.52M
7 Day Performance-18.13%0.38%12.04%3.46%
1 Month Performance51.52%19.83%10.10%7.84%
1 Year Performance-65.79%-23.70%11.79%10.69%

iRobot Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
NWPX
Northwest Pipe
3.8683 of 5 stars
$36.10
+0.4%
$40.00
+10.8%
+30.7%$358.11M$444.36M15.171,325Positive News
PKOH
Park-Ohio
2.9802 of 5 stars
$25.98
-1.4%
N/A+73.2%$339.56M$1.66B28.556,300Positive News
LXFR
Luxfer
4.0503 of 5 stars
$12.15
+3.5%
N/A-18.4%$333.03M$405M22.311,400News Coverage
IPX
IperionX
0 of 5 stars
$13.75
flat
N/A+115.3%$314.46MN/A0.00N/A
HDSN
Hudson Technologies
4.5867 of 5 stars
$9.29
+0.1%
$12.40
+33.5%
+6.7%$422.79M$289.02M9.48237
GHM
Graham
1.5648 of 5 stars
$28.24
-0.9%
N/A+154.3%$305.84M$157.12M108.62538
ALTG
Alta Equipment Group
3.4297 of 5 stars
$8.85
+3.4%
$21.17
+139.2%
-43.2%$290.37M$1.88B-42.143,000Positive News
CIX
CompX International
0 of 5 stars
$22.54
+5.9%
N/A+31.9%$277.47M$161.30M13.66555
MTW
Manitowoc
4.4336 of 5 stars
$12.93
+5.2%
$16.83
+30.2%
-19.6%$459.53M$2.23B17.244,800Gap Up
EAF
GrafTech International
0.2445 of 5 stars
$1.85
+2.8%
$1.88
+1.4%
-61.3%$462.90M$618.28M-1.701,249Short Interest ↑
Positive News

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

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