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Sterling Infrastructure (STRL) Competitors

$111.30
-18.16 (-14.03%)
(As of 07/17/2024 ET)

STRL vs. ROAD, GLDD, ORN, ACM, FIX, KBR, MTZ, FLR, DY, and GVA

Should you be buying Sterling Infrastructure stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Sterling Infrastructure include Construction Partners (ROAD), Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD), Orion Group (ORN), AECOM (ACM), Comfort Systems USA (FIX), KBR (KBR), MasTec (MTZ), Fluor (FLR), Dycom Industries (DY), and Granite Construction (GVA). These companies are all part of the "construction" sector.

Sterling Infrastructure vs.

Sterling Infrastructure (NASDAQ:STRL) and Construction Partners (NASDAQ:ROAD) are both mid-cap construction companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, community ranking, analyst recommendations, media sentiment, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and valuation.

Sterling Infrastructure has a beta of 1.19, indicating that its stock price is 19% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Construction Partners has a beta of 0.66, indicating that its stock price is 34% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Sterling Infrastructure received 100 more outperform votes than Construction Partners when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 59.09% of users gave Construction Partners an outperform vote while only 56.39% of users gave Sterling Infrastructure an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Sterling InfrastructureOutperform Votes
269
56.39%
Underperform Votes
208
43.61%
Construction PartnersOutperform Votes
169
59.09%
Underperform Votes
117
40.91%

Sterling Infrastructure has a net margin of 7.47% compared to Construction Partners' net margin of 3.68%. Sterling Infrastructure's return on equity of 25.06% beat Construction Partners' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Sterling Infrastructure7.47% 25.06% 8.75%
Construction Partners 3.68%12.00%4.91%

In the previous week, Sterling Infrastructure had 3 more articles in the media than Construction Partners. MarketBeat recorded 8 mentions for Sterling Infrastructure and 5 mentions for Construction Partners. Construction Partners' average media sentiment score of 1.83 beat Sterling Infrastructure's score of 1.12 indicating that Construction Partners is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Sterling Infrastructure
4 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Construction Partners
2 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Very Positive

Sterling Infrastructure currently has a consensus price target of $115.00, suggesting a potential downside of 9.97%. Construction Partners has a consensus price target of $54.00, suggesting a potential downside of 9.64%. Given Construction Partners' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Construction Partners is more favorable than Sterling Infrastructure.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Sterling Infrastructure
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.00
Construction Partners
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.75

81.0% of Sterling Infrastructure shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 94.8% of Construction Partners shares are held by institutional investors. 3.7% of Sterling Infrastructure shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 18.8% of Construction Partners shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Sterling Infrastructure$1.97B1.91$138.65M$4.8125.43
Construction Partners$1.56B2.01$49M$1.1751.08

Summary

Construction Partners beats Sterling Infrastructure on 10 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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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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STRL vs. The Competition

MetricSterling InfrastructureHeavy construction, except building construction IndustryConstruction SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$3.77B$15.86B$8.85B$8.59B
Dividend YieldN/A1.34%1.88%4.01%
P/E Ratio25.4320.0222.4814.95
Price / Sales1.910.893.1782.71
Price / Cash20.1213.7016.8233.68
Price / Book6.062.815.594.59
Net Income$138.65M$743.29M$509.49M$215.52M
7 Day Performance7.53%12.71%7.68%6.36%
1 Month Performance2.57%8.77%7.42%7.79%
1 Year Performance106.48%52.83%28.42%4.43%

Sterling Infrastructure Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
ROAD
Construction Partners
3.1044 of 5 stars
3.10 / 5 stars
$54.05
+1.2%
$54.00
-0.1%
+110.9%$2.85B$1.56B46.204,014News Coverage
Positive News
GLDD
Great Lakes Dredge & Dock
4.724 of 5 stars
4.72 / 5 stars
$8.29
+0.6%
N/A+17.2%$555.51M$589.62M14.54367Short Interest ↓
Positive News
ORN
Orion Group
2.6036 of 5 stars
2.60 / 5 stars
$8.43
+1.8%
$13.25
+57.2%
+266.0%$277.01M$711.78M-24.091,796Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Gap Down
ACM
AECOM
4.7609 of 5 stars
4.76 / 5 stars
$83.71
+1.6%
$104.75
+25.1%
+5.9%$11.40B$14.38B-930.0152,000Analyst Forecast
Short Interest ↓
Positive News
FIX
Comfort Systems USA
4.116 of 5 stars
4.12 / 5 stars
$309.62
+2.8%
$302.00
-2.5%
+101.5%$11.06B$5.21B30.6615,800Upcoming Earnings
Short Interest ↑
Positive News
KBR
KBR
3.4542 of 5 stars
3.45 / 5 stars
$63.79
+2.0%
$76.00
+19.1%
+5.3%$8.57B$6.96B-33.2234,000Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
MTZ
MasTec
3.2947 of 5 stars
3.29 / 5 stars
$102.96
+0.9%
$116.23
+12.9%
-7.7%$8.18B$12.00B-735.4334,000Positive News
FLR
Fluor
3.2816 of 5 stars
3.28 / 5 stars
$44.77
+2.5%
$45.17
+0.9%
+66.3%$7.66B$15.46B26.0330,187Analyst Upgrade
Options Volume
News Coverage
DY
Dycom Industries
4.5915 of 5 stars
4.59 / 5 stars
$171.19
+1.0%
$191.71
+12.0%
+69.6%$4.98B$4.18B22.0615,611Analyst Forecast
News Coverage
GVA
Granite Construction
0.4913 of 5 stars
0.49 / 5 stars
$60.49
+2.6%
$57.00
-5.8%
+63.3%$2.67B$3.51B102.532,100Short Interest ↑
High Trading Volume

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