ScanSource (SCSC) Competitors

$49.33
-0.50 (-1.00%)
(As of 05/17/2024 08:54 PM ET)

SCSC vs. MRC, CDRE, TRS, CMCO, LNN, GIC, HY, HOLI, APOG, and DNOW

Should you be buying ScanSource stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of ScanSource include MRC Global (MRC), Cadre (CDRE), TriMas (TRS), Columbus McKinnon (CMCO), Lindsay (LNN), Global Industrial (GIC), Hyster-Yale Materials Handling (HY), Hollysys Automation Technologies (HOLI), Apogee Enterprises (APOG), and DNOW (DNOW). These companies are all part of the "industrial products" sector.

ScanSource vs.

ScanSource (NASDAQ:SCSC) and MRC Global (NYSE:MRC) are both small-cap industrial products companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, community ranking, media sentiment, analyst recommendations, profitability and dividends.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
ScanSource$3.79B0.32$89.81M$3.1515.66
MRC Global$3.41B0.34$114M$0.8615.67

ScanSource presently has a consensus target price of $35.50, suggesting a potential downside of 28.04%. MRC Global has a consensus target price of $15.67, suggesting a potential upside of 16.22%. Given MRC Global's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe MRC Global is more favorable than ScanSource.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
ScanSource
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50
MRC Global
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

ScanSource has a beta of 1.51, meaning that its share price is 51% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, MRC Global has a beta of 2.01, meaning that its share price is 101% more volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, ScanSource had 2 more articles in the media than MRC Global. MarketBeat recorded 11 mentions for ScanSource and 9 mentions for MRC Global. ScanSource's average media sentiment score of 0.12 beat MRC Global's score of 0.08 indicating that ScanSource is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
ScanSource
4 Very Positive mention(s)
3 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
MRC Global
3 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

97.9% of ScanSource shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.0% of MRC Global shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.6% of ScanSource shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 20.9% of MRC Global shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

MRC Global received 171 more outperform votes than ScanSource when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 68.59% of users gave MRC Global an outperform vote while only 57.39% of users gave ScanSource an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
ScanSourceOutperform Votes
233
57.39%
Underperform Votes
173
42.61%
MRC GlobalOutperform Votes
404
68.59%
Underperform Votes
185
31.41%

MRC Global has a net margin of 2.97% compared to ScanSource's net margin of 2.31%. MRC Global's return on equity of 23.60% beat ScanSource's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
ScanSource2.31% 8.28% 4.09%
MRC Global 2.97%23.60%5.72%

Summary

MRC Global beats ScanSource on 13 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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

MetricScanSourceComputers, peripherals, & software IndustryIndustrial SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$1.22B$3.80B$9.54B$7.98B
Dividend YieldN/A1.25%2.01%3.91%
P/E Ratio15.6614.5120.2317.99
Price / Sales0.321.488.6385.63
Price / Cash9.68226.8719.1131.98
Price / Book1.292.483.914.64
Net Income$89.81M$163.74M$466.87M$217.28M
7 Day Performance4.23%1.92%11.40%2.90%
1 Month Performance19.21%9.15%9.64%6.66%
1 Year Performance67.79%35.47%11.08%9.89%

ScanSource Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
MRC
MRC Global
4.1952 of 5 stars
$13.93
+0.6%
$15.67
+12.5%
+48.8%$1.19B$3.41B16.202,800Insider Selling
CDRE
Cadre
4.5182 of 5 stars
$30.44
+1.5%
$41.25
+35.5%
+35.6%$1.24B$482.53M30.142,435Short Interest ↓
TRS
TriMas
4.5787 of 5 stars
$27.08
-0.6%
$40.00
+47.7%
+8.8%$1.10B$905.19M27.923,400Positive News
CMCO
Columbus McKinnon
2.5189 of 5 stars
$44.58
+0.8%
$50.00
+12.2%
+23.3%$1.28B$936.24M26.383,392Upcoming Earnings
Positive News
LNN
Lindsay
3.0741 of 5 stars
$119.56
+0.5%
$138.33
+15.7%
-1.5%$1.31B$644.56M19.071,209
GIC
Global Industrial
4.5509 of 5 stars
$34.58
-0.3%
N/A+43.0%$1.32B$1.27B18.791,870
HY
Hyster-Yale Materials Handling
3.3328 of 5 stars
$76.09
+3.2%
$88.50
+16.3%
+46.1%$1.33B$4.12B8.828,600Short Interest ↑
HOLI
Hollysys Automation Technologies
0 of 5 stars
$23.17
-1.0%
N/A+42.6%$1.43B$777.37M17.295,042Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Forecast
News Coverage
Positive News
APOG
Apogee Enterprises
3.6894 of 5 stars
$66.48
+0.7%
$50.00
-24.8%
+71.5%$1.47B$1.42B14.744,400Short Interest ↓
Positive News
DNOW
DNOW
2.3037 of 5 stars
$13.71
-0.5%
$16.50
+20.4%
+44.1%$1.49B$2.32B6.322,475Earnings Report

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This page (NASDAQ:SCSC) was last updated on 5/20/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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