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S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
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Peace, music and memories: As the 1960s fade, historians scramble to capture Woodstock's voices
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This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
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California authorizes expansion of Waymo's driverless car services to LA, SF peninsula
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
Norway's hospitalized king gets a pacemaker in Malaysia after falling ill during vacation
College athletes will need school approval for NIL deals under bill passed by Utah Legislature
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Lawyers who successfully argued Musk pay package was illegal seek $5.6 billion in Tesla stock
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Peace, music and memories: As the 1960s fade, historians scramble to capture Woodstock's voices
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This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
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This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
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Latham Group (SWIM) Competitors

$3.24
-0.15 (-4.42%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)

SWIM vs. WLDN, SMID, LYTS, SLND, ORN, NWGL, BBCP, TPC, CSTE, and LMB

Should you be buying Latham Group stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Latham Group include Willdan Group (WLDN), Smith-Midland (SMID), LSI Industries (LYTS), Southland (SLND), Orion Group (ORN), Nature Wood Group (NWGL), Concrete Pumping (BBCP), Tutor Perini (TPC), Caesarstone (CSTE), and Limbach (LMB).

Latham Group vs.

Latham Group (NASDAQ:SWIM) and Willdan Group (NASDAQ:WLDN) are both small-cap construction companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, media sentiment, profitability, analyst recommendations, community ranking and risk.

In the previous week, Latham Group and Latham Group both had 5 articles in the media. Latham Group's average media sentiment score of 0.87 beat Willdan Group's score of 0.86 indicating that Latham Group is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Latham Group
1 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Willdan Group
1 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

28.8% of Latham Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 88.0% of Willdan Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 8.6% of Latham Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 10.6% of Willdan Group shares are owned 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.

Willdan Group has a net margin of 0.53% compared to Latham Group's net margin of -3.69%. Willdan Group's return on equity of 6.85% beat Latham Group's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Latham Group-3.69% -5.60% -2.44%
Willdan Group 0.53%6.85%3.19%

Willdan Group received 231 more outperform votes than Latham Group when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 65.17% of users gave Willdan Group an outperform vote while only 37.35% of users gave Latham Group an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Latham GroupOutperform Votes
31
37.35%
Underperform Votes
52
62.65%
Willdan GroupOutperform Votes
262
65.17%
Underperform Votes
140
34.83%

Latham Group has higher revenue and earnings than Willdan Group. Latham Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Willdan Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Latham Group$695.74M0.53-$5.69M-$0.20-16.20
Willdan Group$429.14M0.64-$8.45M$0.18112.50

Latham Group presently has a consensus price target of $2.83, indicating a potential downside of 12.55%. Willdan Group has a consensus price target of $22.00, indicating a potential upside of 8.64%. Given Willdan Group's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Willdan Group is more favorable than Latham Group.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Latham Group
1 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
1.67
Willdan Group
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

Latham Group has a beta of 1.52, meaning that its share price is 52% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Willdan Group has a beta of 1.45, meaning that its share price is 45% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Willdan Group beats Latham Group on 13 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.


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SWIM vs. The Competition

MetricLatham GroupPlastics products IndustryConstruction SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$371.82M$4.19B$8.48B$7.62B
Dividend YieldN/A2.98%1.99%3.87%
P/E Ratio-16.2020.5519.0116.70
Price / Sales0.531.8418.2880.28
Price / Cash8.6611.7316.1955.35
Price / Book0.993.035.284.54
Net Income-$5.69M$59.17M$504.39M$211.55M
7 Day Performance20.45%2.77%3.38%3.36%
1 Month Performance29.60%2.60%8.08%6.68%
1 Year Performance-0.31%8.42%31.76%8.85%

Latham Group Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
WLDN
Willdan Group
3.9994 of 5 stars
$20.50
-2.1%
$22.00
+7.3%
+12.0%$279.83M$429.14M113.891,491Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
SMID
Smith-Midland
0 of 5 stars
$44.41
+0.1%
N/A+130.2%$233.46M$57.68M403.76178Short Interest ↑
LYTS
LSI Industries
4.9261 of 5 stars
$14.53
+0.5%
$21.50
+48.0%
-3.8%$422.39M$496.98M15.971,627Positive News
SLND
Southland
0 of 5 stars
$4.70
-5.4%
$8.00
+70.2%
-40.2%$225.08MN/A0.002,500
ORN
Orion Group
1.1224 of 5 stars
$6.78
-0.6%
$4.50
-33.6%
+143.1%$220.28M$748.32M-11.892,216Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Positive News
NWGL
Nature Wood Group
0 of 5 stars
$15.56
-4.8%
N/AN/A$216.44MN/A0.00318Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
Gap Up
BBCP
Concrete Pumping
0.6783 of 5 stars
$8.31
flat
$8.50
+2.3%
+4.2%$446.66M$442.24M15.391,720Upcoming Earnings
Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
TPC
Tutor Perini
0.3679 of 5 stars
$9.06
-1.0%
$11.00
+21.4%
+41.5%$471.30M$3.79B-2.178,100Earnings Report
CSTE
Caesarstone
1.6794 of 5 stars
$4.48
+3.9%
$5.50
+22.8%
-9.3%$154.61M$565.23M-1.432,111Short Interest ↑
High Trading Volume
LMB
Limbach
1.5292 of 5 stars
$47.72
+3.7%
$32.00
-32.9%
+262.3%$524.92M$496.78M28.241,500Positive News

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This page (NASDAQ:SWIM) was last updated on 3/2/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff