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S&P 500   5,088.80
DOW   39,131.53
QQQ   436.78
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DOW   39,131.53
QQQ   436.78
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AECOM (ACM) Competitors

$89.52
+0.29 (+0.33%)
(As of 02/23/2024 ET)

ACM vs. EME, BLD, FND, OC, WMS, CX, TOL, CLH, RPM, and TREX

Should you be buying AECOM stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of AECOM include EMCOR Group (EME), TopBuild (BLD), Floor & Decor (FND), Owens Corning (OC), Advanced Drainage Systems (WMS), CEMEX (CX), Toll Brothers (TOL), Clean Harbors (CLH), RPM International (RPM), and Trex (TREX).

AECOM vs.

EMCOR Group (NYSE:EME) and AECOM (NYSE:ACM) are both large-cap construction companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, community ranking, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability, media sentiment, analyst recommendations, earnings and dividends.

EMCOR Group has a net margin of 4.53% compared to EMCOR Group's net margin of 0.42%. AECOM's return on equity of 26.05% beat EMCOR Group's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
EMCOR Group4.53% 26.05% 9.43%
AECOM 0.42%21.45%4.80%

In the previous week, EMCOR Group had 1 more articles in the media than AECOM. MarketBeat recorded 10 mentions for EMCOR Group and 9 mentions for AECOM. EMCOR Group's average media sentiment score of 1.13 beat AECOM's score of 1.12 indicating that AECOM is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
EMCOR Group
5 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
AECOM
7 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
EMCOR Group$11.08B1.15$406.12M$11.4723.52
AECOM$14.38B0.85$55.33M$0.45198.94

EMCOR Group currently has a consensus target price of $188.00, suggesting a potential downside of 30.30%. AECOM has a consensus target price of $101.33, suggesting a potential upside of 13.20%. Given EMCOR Group's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe AECOM is more favorable than EMCOR Group.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
EMCOR Group
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50
AECOM
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

EMCOR Group has a beta of 1.02, indicating that its share price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AECOM has a beta of 1.24, indicating that its share price is 24% more volatile than the S&P 500.

AECOM received 229 more outperform votes than EMCOR Group when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 63.76% of users gave AECOM an outperform vote while only 63.59% of users gave EMCOR Group an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
EMCOR GroupOutperform Votes
276
63.59%
Underperform Votes
158
36.41%
AECOMOutperform Votes
505
63.76%
Underperform Votes
287
36.24%

EMCOR Group pays an annual dividend of $0.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.3%. AECOM pays an annual dividend of $0.88 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. EMCOR Group pays out 6.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. AECOM pays out 195.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. EMCOR Group has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years and AECOM has raised its dividend for 2 consecutive years.

92.6% of EMCOR Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 84.8% of AECOM shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.6% of EMCOR Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.4% of AECOM shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

EMCOR Group beats AECOM on 11 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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ACM vs. The Competition

MetricAECOMEngineering services IndustryConstruction SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$12.18B$3.54B$8.24B$17.51B
Dividend Yield1.00%1.01%2.00%3.57%
P/E Ratio198.9486.8518.9524.33
Price / Sales0.851.0317.307.29
Price / Cash17.5815.8816.2417.97
Price / Book5.023.445.445.93
Net Income$55.33M$54.66M$521.78M$870.05M
7 Day Performance0.37%0.68%1.60%-0.35%
1 Month Performance1.54%3.70%7.32%2.11%
1 Year Performance2.73%15.17%28.69%88.03%

AECOM Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
EME
EMCOR Group
1.6072 of 5 stars
$251.07
-0.7%
$188.00
-25.1%
+66.4%$11.90B$12.09B21.8935,500Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Positive News
BLD
TopBuild
3.9837 of 5 stars
$383.81
-0.8%
$341.67
-11.0%
+100.3%$12.19B$5.01B19.9413,119Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
News Coverage
FND
Floor & Decor
1.544 of 5 stars
$109.75
-1.1%
$97.88
-10.8%
+28.9%$11.70B$4.26B42.7011,985Earnings Report
Analyst Report
News Coverage
Gap Up
OC
Owens Corning
4.8025 of 5 stars
$141.57
+1.2%
$154.93
+9.4%
+50.1%$12.32B$9.68B10.7918,000Analyst Report
WMS
Advanced Drainage Systems
4.1162 of 5 stars
$160.72
-1.4%
$155.13
-3.5%
+80.7%$12.48B$3.07B25.555,870Positive News
Gap Down
CX
CEMEX
3.5991 of 5 stars
$7.84
flat
$9.37
+19.5%
+65.2%$11.35B$15.58B22.3943,853Positive News
TOL
Toll Brothers
4.497 of 5 stars
$103.62
+1.4%
$99.14
-4.3%
+89.0%$10.81B$9.99B8.364,800Earnings Report
Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
CLH
Clean Harbors
4.5843 of 5 stars
$187.31
+0.6%
$186.30
-0.5%
+38.1%$10.25B$5.17B28.1219,775Earnings Report
Analyst Report
News Coverage
RPM
RPM International
2.1212 of 5 stars
$108.84
+0.4%
$107.44
-1.3%
+29.8%$14.03B$7.26B26.6817,274Insider Selling
News Coverage
TREX
Trex
1.5197 of 5 stars
$90.68
-0.2%
$75.89
-16.3%
+82.2%$9.85B$1.11B50.941,636Upcoming Earnings
Positive News

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This page (NYSE:ACM) was last updated on 2/24/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff