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Smith & Wesson Brands (SWBI) Competitors

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Should you be buying Smith & Wesson Brands stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Smith & Wesson Brands include Vista Outdoor (VSTO), Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (RGR), National Presto Industries (NPK), AMMO (POWW), Wrap Technologies (WRAP), Axon Enterprise (AXON), Topgolf Callaway Brands (MODG), Adtalem Global Education (ATGE), Central Garden & Pet (CENT), and TEGNA (TGNA).

Smith & Wesson Brands vs.

Vista Outdoor (NYSE:VSTO) and Smith & Wesson Brands (NASDAQ:SWBI) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, community ranking, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, media sentiment and risk.

Vista Outdoor presently has a consensus price target of $41.00, indicating a potential upside of 7.92%. Smith & Wesson Brands has a consensus price target of $18.00, indicating a potential upside of 15.68%. Given Vista Outdoor's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Smith & Wesson Brands is more favorable than Vista Outdoor.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Vista Outdoor
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Smith & Wesson Brands
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)

Vista Outdoor received 386 more outperform votes than Smith & Wesson Brands when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 58.33% of users gave Vista Outdoor an outperform vote while only 50.00% of users gave Smith & Wesson Brands an outperform vote.

Vista OutdoorOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes
Smith & Wesson BrandsOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes

Smith & Wesson Brands has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Vista Outdoor. Vista Outdoor is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Smith & Wesson Brands, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Vista Outdoor$2.75B0.81-$5.51M-$0.11-345.18
Smith & Wesson Brands$535.83M1.32$39.61M$0.8618.09

In the previous week, Vista Outdoor had 3 more articles in the media than Smith & Wesson Brands. MarketBeat recorded 8 mentions for Vista Outdoor and 5 mentions for Smith & Wesson Brands. Vista Outdoor's average media sentiment score of 0.99 beat Smith & Wesson Brands' score of 0.81 indicating that Smith & Wesson Brands is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Vista Outdoor
2 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Smith & Wesson Brands
2 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)

90.5% of Vista Outdoor shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 59.3% of Smith & Wesson Brands shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.1% of Vista Outdoor shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Smith & Wesson Brands shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Smith & Wesson Brands has a net margin of 7.39% compared to Smith & Wesson Brands' net margin of -0.20%. Smith & Wesson Brands' return on equity of 19.75% beat Vista Outdoor's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Vista Outdoor-0.20% 19.75% 8.76%
Smith & Wesson Brands 7.39%11.03%7.47%

Vista Outdoor has a beta of 0.86, indicating that its share price is 14% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Smith & Wesson Brands has a beta of 1.09, indicating that its share price is 9% more volatile than the S&P 500.


Vista Outdoor and Smith & Wesson Brands tied by winning 9 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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SWBI vs. The Competition

MetricSmith & Wesson BrandsOrdnance & accessories, except vehicles & guided missiles IndustryDiscretionary SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$708.91M$3.17B$6.96B$8.51B
Dividend Yield3.33%2.08%2.85%4.01%
P/E Ratio18.0924.6815.1616.81
Price / Sales1.324.076.22104.93
Price / Cash9.5722.0536.5033.66
Price / Book1.803.325.604.55
Net Income$39.61M$32.26M$192.87M$215.97M
7 Day Performance10.51%7.91%5.39%5.87%
1 Month Performance-3.74%9.39%11.53%7.24%
1 Year Performance22.04%6.92%5.68%3.87%

Smith & Wesson Brands Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
Vista Outdoor
3.5785 of 5 stars
3.58 / 5 stars
+29.8%$2.12B$2.75B-331.096,400Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Forecast
Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc.
2.6632 of 5 stars
2.66 / 5 stars
N/A-16.5%$714.79M$543.77M17.781,820Positive News
National Presto Industries
2.4652 of 5 stars
2.47 / 5 stars
1.7727 of 5 stars
1.77 / 5 stars
-13.6%$185.92M$145.05M-9.75342Options Volume
News Coverage
Gap Down
Wrap Technologies
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
Axon Enterprise
3.0625 of 5 stars
3.06 / 5 stars
+66.2%$22.13B$1.56B85.764,260Analyst Forecast
Positive News
Topgolf Callaway Brands
2.8544 of 5 stars
2.85 / 5 stars
-20.4%$2.55B$4.28B37.6032,000Positive News
Adtalem Global Education
4.0661 of 5 stars
4.07 / 5 stars
+97.3%$2.54B$1.45B25.449,655Short Interest ↑
Analyst Revision
Central Garden & Pet
3.6224 of 5 stars
3.62 / 5 stars
+58.6%$2.52B$3.31B16.776,700Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
Positive News
1.7005 of 5 stars
1.70 / 5 stars
-3.0%$2.41B$2.91B4.986,200Positive News

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This page (NASDAQ:SWBI) was last updated on 7/17/2024 by Staff

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