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$37.20
$38.69
50-Day Range
$35.00
$40.95
52-Week Range
$12.65
$49.27
Volume247,608 shs
Average Volume381,915 shs
Market Capitalization$2.88 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.40%
Beta2.2

Competitors

Methanex (NASDAQ:MEOH) Vs. BAK, NEU, SXT, AMRS, REGI, and GPRE

Should you be buying MEOH stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "industrial organic chemicals" are considered alternatives and competitors to Methanex, including Braskem (BAK), NewMarket (NEU), Sensient Technologies (SXT), Amyris (AMRS), Renewable Energy Group (REGI), and Green Plains (GPRE).

Braskem (NYSE:BAK) and Methanex (NASDAQ:MEOH) are both mid-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, valuation, risk, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Profitability

This table compares Braskem and Methanex's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Braskem-20.56%-962.43%-13.59%
Methanex-4.84%-7.82%-2.24%

Risk and Volatility

Braskem has a beta of 1.36, meaning that its share price is 36% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Methanex has a beta of 2.2, meaning that its share price is 120% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Braskem and Methanex, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Braskem03202.40
Methanex25502.25

Braskem presently has a consensus target price of $17.00, indicating a potential downside of 11.73%. Methanex has a consensus target price of $44.0833, indicating a potential upside of 16.84%. Given Methanex's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Methanex is more favorable than Braskem.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

0.5% of Braskem shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 58.0% of Methanex shares are held by institutional investors. 0.0% of Braskem shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Methanex shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Braskem and Methanex's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Braskem$12.72 billion0.60$-643,890,000.00($1.71)-11.26
Methanex$2.78 billion1.03$87.77 million$0.9340.57

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

Summary

Methanex beats Braskem on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

NewMarket (NYSE:NEU) and Methanex (NASDAQ:MEOH) are both mid-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability and valuation.

Dividends

NewMarket pays an annual dividend of $7.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Methanex pays an annual dividend of $0.15 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Methanex pays out 16.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. NewMarket has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Methanex has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

55.7% of NewMarket shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 58.0% of Methanex shares are held by institutional investors. 16.9% of NewMarket shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Methanex shares are held 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.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for NewMarket and Methanex, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
NewMarket0000N/A
Methanex25502.25

Methanex has a consensus price target of $44.0833, suggesting a potential upside of 16.84%. Given Methanex's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Methanex is more favorable than NewMarket.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares NewMarket and Methanex's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
NewMarket$2.19 billion1.72$254.29 millionN/AN/A
Methanex$2.78 billion1.03$87.77 million$0.9340.57

NewMarket has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Methanex.

Risk and Volatility

NewMarket has a beta of 0.41, indicating that its stock price is 59% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Methanex has a beta of 2.2, indicating that its stock price is 120% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares NewMarket and Methanex's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
NewMarket12.58%37.86%13.54%
Methanex-4.84%-7.82%-2.24%

Summary

NewMarket beats Methanex on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Sensient Technologies (NYSE:SXT) and Methanex (NASDAQ:MEOH) 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 risk, dividends, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares Sensient Technologies and Methanex's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Sensient Technologies5.12%13.65%6.97%
Methanex-4.84%-7.82%-2.24%

Risk & Volatility

Sensient Technologies has a beta of 0.96, meaning that its stock price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Methanex has a beta of 2.2, meaning that its stock price is 120% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Sensient Technologies and Methanex, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Sensient Technologies00103.00
Methanex25502.25

Sensient Technologies presently has a consensus target price of $70.00, suggesting a potential downside of 15.51%. Methanex has a consensus target price of $44.0833, suggesting a potential upside of 16.84%. Given Methanex's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Methanex is more favorable than Sensient Technologies.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Sensient Technologies and Methanex's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Sensient Technologies$1.32 billion2.65$82.05 million$2.9627.99
Methanex$2.78 billion1.03$87.77 million$0.9340.57

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

Insider and Institutional Ownership

88.9% of Sensient Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 58.0% of Methanex shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.8% of Sensient Technologies shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Methanex shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Sensient Technologies pays an annual dividend of $1.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Methanex pays an annual dividend of $0.15 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Sensient Technologies pays out 52.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Methanex pays out 16.1% 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 increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Methanex has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Summary

Sensient Technologies beats Methanex on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Amyris (NASDAQ:AMRS) and Methanex (NASDAQ:MEOH) are both mid-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Amyris and Methanex's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Amyris-223.41%N/A-149.25%
Methanex-4.84%-7.82%-2.24%

Risk and Volatility

Amyris has a beta of 1.04, meaning that its share price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Methanex has a beta of 2.2, meaning that its share price is 120% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

43.5% of Amyris shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 58.0% of Methanex shares are held by institutional investors. 39.7% of Amyris shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Methanex shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Amyris and Methanex's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Amyris$152.56 million20.67$-242,770,000.00($2.72)-3.98
Methanex$2.78 billion1.03$87.77 million$0.9340.57

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for Amyris and Methanex, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Amyris00503.00
Methanex25502.25

Amyris presently has a consensus price target of $17.87, indicating a potential upside of 65.16%. Methanex has a consensus price target of $44.0833, indicating a potential upside of 16.84%. Given Amyris' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Amyris is more favorable than Methanex.

Summary

Methanex beats Amyris on 7 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Methanex (NASDAQ:MEOH) and Renewable Energy Group (NASDAQ:REGI) are both mid-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, risk and institutional ownership.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Methanex and Renewable Energy Group's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Methanex$2.78 billion1.03$87.77 million$0.9340.57
Renewable Energy Group$2.64 billion0.94$389.73 million$3.7514.87

Renewable Energy Group has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Methanex. Renewable Energy Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Methanex, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Methanex and Renewable Energy Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Methanex-4.84%-7.82%-2.24%
Renewable Energy Group22.72%13.11%9.25%

Volatility & Risk

Methanex has a beta of 2.2, suggesting that its stock price is 120% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Renewable Energy Group has a beta of 1.19, suggesting that its stock price is 19% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Methanex and Renewable Energy Group, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Methanex25502.25
Renewable Energy Group03802.73

Methanex presently has a consensus target price of $44.0833, suggesting a potential upside of 16.84%. Renewable Energy Group has a consensus target price of $83.8889, suggesting a potential upside of 50.47%. Given Renewable Energy Group's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Renewable Energy Group is more favorable than Methanex.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

58.0% of Methanex shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 96.2% of Renewable Energy Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of Methanex shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.0% of Renewable Energy Group shares are owned 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.

Summary

Renewable Energy Group beats Methanex on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Green Plains (NASDAQ:GPRE) and Methanex (NASDAQ:MEOH) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Green Plains and Methanex's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Green Plains-4.51%-4.79%-2.53%
Methanex-4.84%-7.82%-2.24%

Volatility & Risk

Green Plains has a beta of 1.87, meaning that its stock price is 87% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Methanex has a beta of 2.2, meaning that its stock price is 120% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

99.9% of Green Plains shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 58.0% of Methanex shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.6% of Green Plains shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Methanex shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Green Plains and Methanex's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Green Plains$2.42 billion0.50$-166,860,000.00($3.71)-7.34
Methanex$2.78 billion1.03$87.77 million$0.9340.57

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Green Plains and Methanex, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Green Plains00703.00
Methanex25502.25

Green Plains currently has a consensus price target of $34.8571, suggesting a potential upside of 28.01%. Methanex has a consensus price target of $44.0833, suggesting a potential upside of 16.84%. Given Green Plains' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Green Plains is more favorable than Methanex.

Summary

Green Plains beats Methanex on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


Methanex Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Braskem logo
BAK
Braskem
0.8$19.26-3.6%$7.68 billion$12.72 billion-3.40Analyst Upgrade
NewMarket logo
NEU
NewMarket
1.0$345.66-1.2%$3.78 billion$2.19 billion15.05
Sensient Technologies logo
SXT
Sensient Technologies
1.8$82.85-3.5%$3.50 billion$1.32 billion52.11
Amyris logo
AMRS
Amyris
1.5$10.82-6.9%$3.15 billion$152.56 million-4.85Earnings Announcement
Gap Down
Renewable Energy Group logo
REGI
Renewable Energy Group
2.4$55.75-0.1%$2.47 billion$2.64 billion4.03Analyst Report
Gap Down
Green Plains logo
GPRE
Green Plains
1.6$27.23-8.5%$1.22 billion$2.42 billion-9.59Analyst Report
Codexis logo
CDXS
Codexis
1.5$17.79-3.1%$1.15 billion$68.46 million-50.83Earnings Announcement
Gap Down
Gevo logo
GEVO
Gevo
1.5$5.02-11.8%$994.71 million$24.49 million-3.08Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Gap Down
Westlake Chemical Partners logo
WLKP
Westlake Chemical Partners
2.1$26.66-0.3%$938.41 million$1.09 billion14.49
FutureFuel logo
FF
FutureFuel
1.3$13.52-5.2%$591.41 million$205.23 million5.20Analyst Downgrade
Unusual Options Activity
News Coverage
REX American Resources logo
REX
REX American Resources
0.9$75.64-0.7%$453.24 million$418.03 million116.37
Aemetis logo
AMTX
Aemetis
1.5$10.41-19.4%$282.10 million$202 million-7.44Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
Gap Down
Green Plains Partners logo
GPP
Green Plains Partners
1.6$11.51-0.5%$267.01 million$82.39 million6.57
TOMI Environmental Solutions logo
TOMZ
TOMI Environmental Solutions
0.0$2.87-4.2%$48.25 million$6.35 million0.00Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Gap Up
CYTH
Cyclo Therapeutics
1.8$7.25-0.7%$46.10 million$1.01 million0.00Gap Down
TANH
Tantech
0.6$1.07-4.7%$38.41 million$49.23 million0.00Gap Down
This page was last updated on 5/13/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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