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Napco Security Technologies (NSSC) Competitors

$44.74
+0.42 (+0.95%)
(As of 02/23/2024 ET)

NSSC vs. ESE, HOLI, GIC, UFPT, HLIO, EPAC, AZZ, B, XMTR, and POWL

Should you be buying Napco Security Technologies stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Napco Security Technologies include ESCO Technologies (ESE), Hollysys Automation Technologies (HOLI), Global Industrial (GIC), UFP Technologies (UFPT), Helios Technologies (HLIO), Enerpac Tool Group (EPAC), AZZ (AZZ), Barnes Group (B), Xometry (XMTR), and Powell Industries (POWL). These companies are all part of the "industrial products" sector.

Napco Security Technologies vs.

Napco Security Technologies (NASDAQ:NSSC) and ESCO Technologies (NYSE:ESE) are both industrial products companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, media sentiment, earnings, dividends, community ranking and institutional ownership.

Napco Security Technologies presently has a consensus target price of $33.60, suggesting a potential downside of 24.90%. ESCO Technologies has a consensus target price of $120.00, suggesting a potential upside of 16.43%. Given ESCO Technologies' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe ESCO Technologies is more favorable than Napco Security Technologies.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Napco Security Technologies
0 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.33
ESCO Technologies
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Napco Security Technologies$170M9.68$27.13M$1.1937.60
ESCO Technologies$956.03M2.77$92.54M$3.6028.53

Napco Security Technologies has a beta of 1.55, indicating that its share price is 55% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ESCO Technologies has a beta of 1.16, indicating that its share price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Napco Security Technologies pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. ESCO Technologies pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.3%. Napco Security Technologies pays out 26.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. ESCO Technologies pays out 8.9% 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.

ESCO Technologies received 141 more outperform votes than Napco Security Technologies when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 61.29% of users gave Napco Security Technologies an outperform vote while only 58.56% of users gave ESCO Technologies an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Napco Security TechnologiesOutperform Votes
266
61.29%
Underperform Votes
168
38.71%
ESCO TechnologiesOutperform Votes
407
58.56%
Underperform Votes
288
41.44%

87.7% of Napco Security Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 93.5% of ESCO Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. 11.5% of Napco Security Technologies shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.8% of ESCO Technologies shares are owned by 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.

Napco Security Technologies has a net margin of 25.08% compared to ESCO Technologies' net margin of 9.60%. Napco Security Technologies' return on equity of 30.81% beat ESCO Technologies' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Napco Security Technologies25.08% 30.81% 25.98%
ESCO Technologies 9.60%8.59%5.62%

In the previous week, Napco Security Technologies had 1 more articles in the media than ESCO Technologies. MarketBeat recorded 4 mentions for Napco Security Technologies and 3 mentions for ESCO Technologies. Napco Security Technologies' average media sentiment score of 1.43 beat ESCO Technologies' score of 0.66 indicating that Napco Security Technologies is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Napco Security Technologies
4 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
ESCO Technologies
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Summary

Napco Security Technologies beats ESCO Technologies on 12 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.


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NSSC vs. The Competition

MetricNapco Security TechnologiesCommunications equipment IndustryIndustrial SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$1.65B$620.78M$8.96B$7.52B
Dividend Yield0.73%1.70%2.03%3.86%
P/E Ratio37.6023.8419.8016.11
Price / Sales9.6877.707.2055.29
Price / Cash55.5129.2117.0252.42
Price / Book10.402.183.714.63
Net Income$27.13M-$9.19M$459.20M$207.21M
7 Day Performance1.75%-1.67%-0.19%-0.98%
1 Month Performance29.53%-2.92%4.22%3.29%
1 Year Performance40.65%-19.82%3.67%3.69%

Napco Security Technologies Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
ESE
ESCO Technologies
1.2782 of 5 stars
$102.21
-2.4%
$120.00
+17.4%
+10.8%$2.64B$956.03M28.393,195Gap Down
HOLI
Hollysys Automation Technologies
0 of 5 stars
$25.70
-0.2%
N/A+36.6%$1.60B$807.23M13.605,042Analyst Report
GIC
Global Industrial
3.1737 of 5 stars
$44.43
-1.3%
N/A+57.6%$1.69B$1.17B24.551,650Upcoming Earnings
UFPT
UFP Technologies
2.4242 of 5 stars
$193.81
+0.3%
$222.00
+14.5%
+81.1%$1.48B$353.79M35.632,968Earnings Report
Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
HLIO
Helios Technologies
3.9757 of 5 stars
$44.07
-2.0%
$70.25
+59.4%
-33.7%$1.46B$885.40M27.892,400Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
EPAC
Enerpac Tool Group
2.5198 of 5 stars
$33.10
-0.6%
$35.00
+5.7%
+25.9%$1.79B$598.20M32.452,100News Coverage
AZZ
AZZ
2.7614 of 5 stars
$72.14
-0.3%
$62.00
-14.1%
+81.1%$1.81B$1.32B26.043,837News Coverage
B
Barnes Group
2.2148 of 5 stars
$35.82
-1.5%
$32.00
-10.7%
-15.6%$1.81B$1.45B115.555,200Earnings Report
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
XMTR
Xometry
0.7062 of 5 stars
$30.92
-3.6%
$27.67
-10.5%
-7.0%$1.40B$381.05M-18.30914Upcoming Earnings
Insider Selling
News Coverage
POWL
Powell Industries
1.1222 of 5 stars
$150.38
-2.1%
N/A+277.0%$1.84B$766.47M23.612,725Insider Selling

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This page (NASDAQ:NSSC) was last updated on 2/24/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff