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Northern Technologies International (NTIC) Competitors

$17.91
-0.10 (-0.56%)
(As of 02:44 PM ET)

NTIC vs. AZZ, XPEL, MTAL, NFGC, MERC, ARMN, ASIX, ODC, ZEUS, and MUX

Should you be buying Northern Technologies International stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Northern Technologies International include AZZ (AZZ), XPEL (XPEL), Metals Acquisition (MTAL), New Found Gold (NFGC), Mercer International (MERC), Aris Mining (ARMN), AdvanSix (ASIX), Oil-Dri Co. of America (ODC), Olympic Steel (ZEUS), and McEwen Mining (MUX).

Northern Technologies International vs.

AZZ (NYSE:AZZ) and Northern Technologies International (NASDAQ:NTIC) are both industrial products companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, media sentiment, dividends, valuation, community ranking, analyst recommendations, risk and earnings.

AZZ has a net margin of 6.61% compared to AZZ's net margin of 6.12%. Northern Technologies International's return on equity of 15.66% beat AZZ's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
AZZ6.61% 15.66% 6.02%
Northern Technologies International 6.12%6.68%5.37%

AZZ received 118 more outperform votes than Northern Technologies International when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 55.14% of users gave AZZ an outperform vote while only 51.75% of users gave Northern Technologies International an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
AZZOutperform Votes
295
55.14%
Underperform Votes
240
44.86%
Northern Technologies InternationalOutperform Votes
177
51.75%
Underperform Votes
165
48.25%

90.9% of AZZ shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 32.9% of Northern Technologies International shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.1% of AZZ shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 22.1% of Northern Technologies International shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
AZZ$1.54B1.64$101.61M$3.4324.80
Northern Technologies International$79.90M2.11$2.91M$0.5234.42

In the previous week, AZZ had 2 more articles in the media than Northern Technologies International. MarketBeat recorded 7 mentions for AZZ and 5 mentions for Northern Technologies International. AZZ's average media sentiment score of 1.06 beat Northern Technologies International's score of 0.63 indicating that Northern Technologies International is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
AZZ
2 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Northern Technologies International
2 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

AZZ currently has a consensus price target of $88.33, suggesting a potential upside of 2.53%. Northern Technologies International has a consensus price target of $20.00, suggesting a potential upside of 11.73%. Given AZZ's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Northern Technologies International is more favorable than AZZ.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
AZZ
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.67
Northern Technologies International
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

AZZ pays an annual dividend of $0.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Northern Technologies International pays an annual dividend of $0.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. AZZ pays out 19.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Northern Technologies International pays out 53.8% 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.

AZZ has a beta of 1.26, meaning that its stock price is 26% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Northern Technologies International has a beta of 0.62, meaning that its stock price is 38% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

AZZ beats Northern Technologies International on 13 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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

MetricNorthern Technologies InternationalCoating, engraving, & allied services IndustryMaterials SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$168.80M$936.80M$2.88B$8.05B
Dividend Yield1.53%1.17%5.29%3.97%
P/E Ratio34.4220.41141.7615.77
Price / Sales2.112.80821,394.1172.66
Price / Cash40.9121.8323.6431.30
Price / Book2.377.734.094.57
Net Income$2.91M$38.62M$162.85M$213.29M
7 Day Performance-2.98%9.19%0.02%-1.13%
1 Month Performance2.23%27.54%3.45%2.17%
1 Year Performance58.83%49.98%17.14%6.99%

Northern Technologies International Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
AZZ
AZZ
3.0179 of 5 stars
$84.60
+0.9%
$88.33
+4.4%
+134.8%$2.51B$1.54B24.663,873Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
XPEL
XPEL
1.1553 of 5 stars
$35.18
+5.3%
$38.50
+9.4%
-46.4%$972.16M$396.29M20.341,054Positive News
MTAL
Metals Acquisition
0.227 of 5 stars
$13.75
+2.5%
$13.58
-1.2%
+45.0%$690.76M$159M0.002,021Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
NFGC
New Found Gold
0.958 of 5 stars
$3.61
+0.3%
$9.00
+149.3%
-11.8%$688.82MN/A-12.0398Positive News
MERC
Mercer International
0.7136 of 5 stars
$10.09
+4.1%
$9.67
-4.2%
+8.3%$674.52M$1.99B-2.943,508News Coverage
ARMN
Aris Mining
0 of 5 stars
$4.18
-0.2%
N/AN/A$635.02M$447.67M83.603,405
ASIX
AdvanSix
3.9373 of 5 stars
$23.04
+0.5%
$40.00
+73.6%
-33.5%$617.91M$1.53B768.261,450Short Interest ↑
ODC
Oil-Dri Co. of America
1.8012 of 5 stars
$81.74
+0.9%
N/A+115.7%$595.64M$413.02M13.38884Short Interest ↑
ZEUS
Olympic Steel
3.394 of 5 stars
$53.40
+1.1%
N/A+20.5%$594.50M$2.16B14.242,168Positive News
MUX
McEwen Mining
2.6389 of 5 stars
$11.35
+4.1%
$13.50
+18.9%
+65.4%$560.79M$166.23M6.92427Short Interest ↓

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This page (NASDAQ:NTIC) was last updated on 5/29/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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