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Methanex (MEOH) Competitors

$44.45
-0.13 (-0.29%)
(As of 01:46 PM ET)

MEOH vs. SXT, GPRE, WLKP, CDXS, NEU, CALM, MP, MTRN, OR, and IOSP

Should you be buying Methanex stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Methanex include Sensient Technologies (SXT), Green Plains (GPRE), Westlake Chemical Partners (WLKP), Codexis (CDXS), NewMarket (NEU), Cal-Maine Foods (CALM), MP Materials (MP), Materion (MTRN), Osisko Gold Royalties (OR), and Innospec (IOSP).

Methanex vs.

Methanex (NASDAQ:MEOH) and Sensient Technologies (NYSE:SXT) are both mid-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their media sentiment, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, community ranking, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Methanex$3.72B0.80$174.14M$2.4618.07
Sensient Technologies$1.46B1.88$93.39M$2.2229.21

Methanex currently has a consensus target price of $54.22, indicating a potential upside of 22.23%. Sensient Technologies has a consensus target price of $70.00, indicating a potential upside of 6.92%. Given Methanex's higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Methanex is more favorable than Sensient Technologies.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Methanex
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.63
Sensient Technologies
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

Methanex pays an annual dividend of $0.74 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. Sensient Technologies pays an annual dividend of $1.64 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.5%. Methanex pays out 30.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Sensient Technologies pays out 73.9% 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.

Sensient Technologies has a net margin of 6.41% compared to Methanex's net margin of 4.67%. Sensient Technologies' return on equity of 11.52% beat Methanex's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Methanex4.67% 6.71% 2.36%
Sensient Technologies 6.41%11.52%5.97%

Methanex received 458 more outperform votes than Sensient Technologies when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 64.00% of users gave Methanex an outperform vote while only 62.55% of users gave Sensient Technologies an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
MethanexOutperform Votes
752
64.00%
Underperform Votes
423
36.00%
Sensient TechnologiesOutperform Votes
294
62.55%
Underperform Votes
176
37.45%

In the previous week, Methanex had 13 more articles in the media than Sensient Technologies. MarketBeat recorded 17 mentions for Methanex and 4 mentions for Sensient Technologies. Sensient Technologies' average media sentiment score of 1.51 beat Methanex's score of 0.24 indicating that Sensient Technologies is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Methanex
5 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Sensient Technologies
4 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Very Positive

Methanex has a beta of 1.52, suggesting that its stock price is 52% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sensient Technologies has a beta of 0.78, suggesting that its stock price is 22% less volatile than the S&P 500.

71.0% of Methanex shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 88.7% of Sensient Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of Methanex shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.4% of Sensient Technologies shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Methanex and Sensient Technologies tied by winning 10 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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MEOH vs. The Competition

MetricMethanexIndustrial organic chemicals IndustryMaterials SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$3.00B$3.59B$2.59B$7.46B
Dividend Yield1.67%4.58%5.54%3.87%
P/E Ratio18.076.3486.8815.53
Price / Sales0.8024,608.331,068,703.4964.96
Price / Cash5.4935.0622.5025.75
Price / Book1.3820.133.284.62
Net Income$174.14M$40.10M$194.54M$210.49M
7 Day Performance5.91%1.97%-0.77%1.86%
1 Month Performance-2.48%2.79%-2.41%5.09%
1 Year Performance-10.65%-16.99%134.39%8.15%

Methanex Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
SXT
Sensient Technologies
3.3516 of 5 stars
$65.15
-0.5%
$70.00
+7.5%
-12.2%$2.75B$1.46B29.344,094Positive News
GPRE
Green Plains
3.9714 of 5 stars
$22.75
-1.3%
$33.50
+47.3%
-36.8%$1.48B$3.30B-14.04921
WLKP
Westlake Chemical Partners
2.1541 of 5 stars
$21.96
-1.6%
$26.50
+20.7%
-4.2%$773.65M$1.59B13.642,020Earnings Report
Insider Buying
CDXS
Codexis
3.8501 of 5 stars
$2.89
-9.1%
$7.17
+148.0%
-32.3%$201.72M$138.59M-2.41248Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Gap Up
NEU
NewMarket
1.9422 of 5 stars
$609.74
+2.0%
N/A+84.7%$5.85B$2.70B15.082,058Dividend Increase
Positive News
CALM
Cal-Maine Foods
3.08 of 5 stars
$58.32
+1.7%
$45.00
-22.8%
+0.1%$2.86B$3.15B6.302,976Positive News
MP
MP Materials
3.1848 of 5 stars
$16.22
-2.0%
$30.86
+90.2%
-55.4%$2.88B$527.51M27.97486Gap Down
MTRN
Materion
3.6301 of 5 stars
$131.47
-4.5%
$145.00
+10.3%
+20.0%$2.71B$1.67B28.713,404Insider Selling
OR
Osisko Gold Royalties
3.0597 of 5 stars
$14.09
-0.4%
$22.00
+56.1%
+8.4%$2.61B$167.54M88.0733Dividend Increase
Analyst Revision
IOSP
Innospec
3.8685 of 5 stars
$123.36
-0.9%
N/A+14.4%$3.07B$1.95B22.152,400Insider Selling
News Coverage

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This page (NASDAQ:MEOH) was last updated on 2/27/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff