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DOW   37,986.40
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How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 4/19/2024
Biden signs bill extending a key US surveillance program after divisions nearly forced it to lapse
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
MarketBeat Week in Review – 4/15 - 4/19
The drug war devastated Black and other minority communities. Is marijuana legalization helping?
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A man escaped Sudan's bloody civil war. His mysterious death in Missisippi has sparked suspicion
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 4/19/2024
Biden signs bill extending a key US surveillance program after divisions nearly forced it to lapse
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
MarketBeat Week in Review – 4/15 - 4/19
The drug war devastated Black and other minority communities. Is marijuana legalization helping?
Crews turn sights to removing debris from ship's deck in Baltimore bridge collapse cleanup
A man escaped Sudan's bloody civil war. His mysterious death in Missisippi has sparked suspicion
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 4/19/2024
Biden signs bill extending a key US surveillance program after divisions nearly forced it to lapse
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
MarketBeat Week in Review – 4/15 - 4/19
The drug war devastated Black and other minority communities. Is marijuana legalization helping?
Crews turn sights to removing debris from ship's deck in Baltimore bridge collapse cleanup
A man escaped Sudan's bloody civil war. His mysterious death in Missisippi has sparked suspicion

McGrath RentCorp (MGRC) Competitors

$110.39
-0.28 (-0.25%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)

MGRC vs. UPBD, PRG, HASI, FBP, MPW, AX, CNO, BNL, BANF, and SITC

Should you be buying McGrath RentCorp stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of McGrath RentCorp include Upbound Group (UPBD), PROG (PRG), Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital (HASI), First BanCorp. (FBP), Medical Properties Trust (MPW), Axos Financial (AX), CNO Financial Group (CNO), Broadstone Net Lease (BNL), BancFirst (BANF), and SITE Centers (SITC). These companies are all part of the "finance" sector.

McGrath RentCorp vs.

Upbound Group (NASDAQ:UPBD) and McGrath RentCorp (NASDAQ:MGRC) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, community ranking, media sentiment, dividends, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Upbound Group has a beta of 2.01, meaning that its share price is 101% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, McGrath RentCorp has a beta of 0.8, meaning that its share price is 20% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Upbound Group currently has a consensus price target of $38.17, suggesting a potential upside of 23.64%. McGrath RentCorp has a consensus price target of $116.00, suggesting a potential upside of 5.08%. Given McGrath RentCorp's higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Upbound Group is more favorable than McGrath RentCorp.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Upbound Group
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00
McGrath RentCorp
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

90.3% of Upbound Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 92.1% of McGrath RentCorp shares are held by institutional investors. 2.5% of Upbound Group shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.6% of McGrath RentCorp shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Upbound Group pays an annual dividend of $1.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.8%. McGrath RentCorp pays an annual dividend of $1.90 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. Upbound Group pays out -1,233.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. McGrath RentCorp pays out 26.7% 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. Upbound Group has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and McGrath RentCorp has raised its dividend for 32 consecutive years. Upbound Group is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

In the previous week, McGrath RentCorp had 5 more articles in the media than Upbound Group. MarketBeat recorded 6 mentions for McGrath RentCorp and 1 mentions for Upbound Group. Upbound Group's average media sentiment score of 0.77 beat McGrath RentCorp's score of 0.50 indicating that McGrath RentCorp is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Upbound Group
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
McGrath RentCorp
2 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Upbound Group$3.99B0.43-$5.18M-$0.12-257.23
McGrath RentCorp$831.84M3.26$174.62M$7.1215.50

McGrath RentCorp has a net margin of 20.99% compared to McGrath RentCorp's net margin of -0.13%. McGrath RentCorp's return on equity of 32.65% beat Upbound Group's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Upbound Group-0.13% 32.65% 7.50%
McGrath RentCorp 20.99%13.63%5.73%

McGrath RentCorp received 247 more outperform votes than Upbound Group when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 59.62% of users gave McGrath RentCorp an outperform vote while only 36.36% of users gave Upbound Group an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Upbound GroupOutperform Votes
4
36.36%
Underperform Votes
7
63.64%
McGrath RentCorpOutperform Votes
251
59.62%
Underperform Votes
170
40.38%

Summary

McGrath RentCorp beats Upbound Group on 11 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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

MetricMcGrath RentCorpEquipment rental & leasing IndustryFinance SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$2.71B$6.40B$8.55B$7.31B
Dividend Yield1.70%2.38%10.56%3.99%
P/E Ratio15.5019.3346.7515.77
Price / Sales3.261.543,490.3081.65
Price / Cash12.254.1415.8534.42
Price / Book2.902.302.384.15
Net Income$174.62M$591.85M$1.02B$214.00M
7 Day Performance-4.01%-1.71%-0.25%-3.52%
1 Month Performance-9.31%-6.18%-2.28%-5.50%
1 Year Performance23.64%18.61%10.83%3.52%

McGrath RentCorp Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
UPBD
Upbound Group
2.3338 of 5 stars
$31.00
-0.4%
$38.17
+23.1%
+32.5%$1.71B$3.99B-258.3112,970
PRG
PROG
3.3868 of 5 stars
$31.50
-0.1%
$39.60
+25.7%
+27.8%$1.38B$2.41B10.641,606Upcoming Earnings
HASI
Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital
4.9309 of 5 stars
$24.11
-2.8%
$31.89
+32.3%
-13.3%$2.74B$319.87M17.99137News Coverage
FBP
First BanCorp.
2.8845 of 5 stars
$16.30
-1.8%
$17.50
+7.4%
+48.1%$2.76B$1.16B9.593,168Upcoming Earnings
MPW
Medical Properties Trust
4.5739 of 5 stars
$4.62
-2.5%
$5.48
+18.6%
-47.8%$2.77B$871.80M-4.91121Upcoming Earnings
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
Options Volume
Positive News
AX
Axos Financial
1.5789 of 5 stars
$48.93
-1.2%
$62.33
+27.4%
+30.7%$2.78B$1.28B7.221,455
CNO
CNO Financial Group
4.5813 of 5 stars
$25.61
+1.5%
$27.00
+5.4%
+16.9%$2.79B$4.15B10.623,500Analyst Upgrade
BNL
Broadstone Net Lease
3.2108 of 5 stars
$14.36
-0.7%
$16.75
+16.6%
-10.0%$2.70B$442.89M17.5174
BANF
BancFirst
2.2524 of 5 stars
$81.83
-1.1%
$85.50
+4.5%
+8.9%$2.70B$809.34M12.912,109News Coverage
SITC
SITE Centers
2.3754 of 5 stars
$13.50
-1.2%
$14.25
+5.6%
+13.8%$2.83B$539.46M11.15220Upcoming Earnings

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This page (NASDAQ:MGRC) was last updated on 4/20/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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