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NYSE:AGX

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$52.24
+2.22 (+4.44 %)
(As of 03/1/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$50.91
Now: $52.24
$52.48
50-Day Range
$42.84
MA: $45.96
$51.26
52-Week Range
$29.91
Now: $52.24
$54.50
Volume123,252 shs
Average Volume89,740 shs
Market Capitalization$819.65 million
P/E Ratio116.09
Dividend Yield2.00%
Beta0.58

Competitors

Argan (NYSE:AGX) Vs. PWR, ACM, MTZ, EME, KBR, and AMRC

Should you be buying AGX stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "construction & engineering" are considered alternatives and competitors to Argan, including Quanta Services (PWR), AECOM (ACM), MasTec (MTZ), EMCOR Group (EME), KBR (KBR), and Ameresco (AMRC).

Argan (NYSE:AGX) and Quanta Services (NYSE:PWR) are both construction companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, profitability, valuation and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Argan and Quanta Services' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Argan2.07%2.13%1.32%
Quanta Services3.45%11.61%5.61%

Risk and Volatility

Argan has a beta of 0.58, suggesting that its stock price is 42% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Quanta Services has a beta of 1.24, suggesting that its stock price is 24% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Argan and Quanta Services' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Argan$239 million3.43$-42,690,000.00N/AN/A
Quanta Services$12.11 billion0.98$402.04 million$3.0528.10

Quanta Services has higher revenue and earnings than Argan.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

85.3% of Argan shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.5% of Quanta Services shares are held by institutional investors. 8.2% of Argan shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.4% of Quanta Services shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Argan and Quanta Services, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Argan00203.00
Quanta Services03802.73

Argan currently has a consensus price target of $64.00, suggesting a potential upside of 22.51%. Quanta Services has a consensus price target of $71.7273, suggesting a potential downside of 16.30%. Given Argan's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Argan is more favorable than Quanta Services.

Dividends

Argan pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Quanta Services pays an annual dividend of $0.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.3%. Quanta Services pays out 7.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Quanta Services has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Summary

Quanta Services beats Argan on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Argan (NYSE:AGX) and AECOM (NYSE:ACM) are both construction companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, profitability, valuation and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Argan and AECOM's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Argan2.07%2.13%1.32%
AECOM-1.41%9.37%2.55%

Volatility and Risk

Argan has a beta of 0.58, suggesting that its stock price is 42% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AECOM has a beta of 1.61, suggesting that its stock price is 61% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Argan and AECOM's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Argan$239 million3.43$-42,690,000.00N/AN/A
AECOM$13.24 billion0.65$-186,370,000.00$2.1527.27

Argan has higher earnings, but lower revenue than AECOM.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

85.3% of Argan shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 88.8% of AECOM shares are held by institutional investors. 8.2% of Argan shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 4.9% of AECOM shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Argan and AECOM, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Argan00203.00
AECOM01602.86

Argan currently has a consensus price target of $64.00, suggesting a potential upside of 22.51%. AECOM has a consensus price target of $55.25, suggesting a potential downside of 5.75%. Given Argan's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Argan is more favorable than AECOM.

Summary

Argan beats AECOM on 7 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Argan (NYSE:AGX) and MasTec (NYSE:MTZ) are both construction companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, profitability, valuation and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Argan and MasTec's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Argan2.07%2.13%1.32%
MasTec4.86%18.75%6.64%

Volatility and Risk

Argan has a beta of 0.58, suggesting that its stock price is 42% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, MasTec has a beta of 1.38, suggesting that its stock price is 38% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Argan and MasTec's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Argan$239 million3.43$-42,690,000.00N/AN/A
MasTec$7.18 billion0.91$392.33 million$5.0917.48

MasTec has higher revenue and earnings than Argan.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

85.3% of Argan shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 82.5% of MasTec shares are held by institutional investors. 8.2% of Argan shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 23.9% of MasTec shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Argan and MasTec, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Argan00203.00
MasTec001103.00

Argan currently has a consensus price target of $64.00, suggesting a potential upside of 22.51%. MasTec has a consensus price target of $75.00, suggesting a potential downside of 15.70%. Given Argan's higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Argan is more favorable than MasTec.

Summary

MasTec beats Argan on 8 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

Argan (NYSE:AGX) and EMCOR Group (NYSE:EME) are both construction companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, profitability, valuation and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Argan and EMCOR Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Argan2.07%2.13%1.32%
EMCOR Group1.57%16.86%7.10%

Risk and Volatility

Argan has a beta of 0.58, suggesting that its stock price is 42% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, EMCOR Group has a beta of 1.18, suggesting that its stock price is 18% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Argan and EMCOR Group's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Argan$239 million3.43$-42,690,000.00N/AN/A
EMCOR Group$9.17 billion0.61$325.14 million$5.7517.67

EMCOR Group has higher revenue and earnings than Argan.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

85.3% of Argan shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 93.3% of EMCOR Group shares are held by institutional investors. 8.2% of Argan shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.9% of EMCOR Group shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Argan and EMCOR Group, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Argan00203.00
EMCOR Group03002.00

Argan currently has a consensus price target of $64.00, suggesting a potential upside of 22.51%. EMCOR Group has a consensus price target of $84.00, suggesting a potential downside of 17.31%. Given Argan's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Argan is more favorable than EMCOR Group.

Dividends

Argan pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. EMCOR Group pays an annual dividend of $0.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.5%. EMCOR Group pays out 9.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. EMCOR Group has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Summary

Argan beats EMCOR Group on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Argan (NYSE:AGX) and KBR (NYSE:KBR) are both construction companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, profitability, valuation and institutional ownership.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

85.3% of Argan shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 98.2% of KBR shares are held by institutional investors. 8.2% of Argan shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of KBR shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Argan and KBR, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Argan00203.00
KBR01902.90

Argan currently has a consensus price target of $64.00, suggesting a potential upside of 22.51%. KBR has a consensus price target of $33.0833, suggesting a potential upside of 5.06%. Given Argan's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Argan is more favorable than KBR.

Profitability

This table compares Argan and KBR's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Argan2.07%2.13%1.32%
KBR-0.57%13.98%4.62%

Risk and Volatility

Argan has a beta of 0.58, suggesting that its stock price is 42% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, KBR has a beta of 1.39, suggesting that its stock price is 39% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Argan pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. KBR pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. KBR pays out 23.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. KBR has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Argan and KBR's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Argan$239 million3.43$-42,690,000.00N/AN/A
KBR$5.64 billion0.80$202 million$1.6918.63

KBR has higher revenue and earnings than Argan.

Ameresco (NYSE:AMRC) and Argan (NYSE:AGX) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, dividends and institutional ownership.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

39.7% of Ameresco shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 85.3% of Argan shares are owned by institutional investors. 51.1% of Ameresco shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 8.2% of Argan shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Ameresco and Argan, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Ameresco00703.00
Argan00203.00

Ameresco presently has a consensus price target of $53.7143, suggesting a potential downside of 11.36%. Argan has a consensus price target of $64.00, suggesting a potential upside of 22.51%. Given Argan's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Argan is more favorable than Ameresco.

Profitability

This table compares Ameresco and Argan's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Ameresco5.15%12.88%3.90%
Argan2.07%2.13%1.32%

Risk & Volatility

Ameresco has a beta of 0.55, suggesting that its share price is 45% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Argan has a beta of 0.58, suggesting that its share price is 42% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Ameresco and Argan's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Ameresco$866.93 million3.35$44.44 million$0.8373.01
Argan$239 million3.43$-42,690,000.00N/AN/A

Ameresco has higher revenue and earnings than Argan.

Summary

Ameresco beats Argan on 7 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.


Argan Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Quanta Services logo
PWR
Quanta Services
2.0$85.70+2.2%$11.90 billion$12.11 billion31.62Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Gap Down
AECOM logo
ACM
AECOM
1.5$58.62+1.2%$8.66 billion$13.24 billion-49.68Gap Down
MasTec logo
MTZ
MasTec
1.7$88.97+2.5%$6.57 billion$7.18 billion21.28Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Gap Down
EMCOR Group logo
EME
EMCOR Group
1.3$101.58+4.1%$5.58 billion$9.17 billion40.96Earnings Announcement
Gap Down
KBR logo
KBR
KBR
2.0$31.49+1.6%$4.49 billion$5.64 billion-125.96Analyst Report
Gap Down
Ameresco logo
AMRC
Ameresco
1.6$60.60+5.7%$2.90 billion$866.93 million55.60Earnings Announcement
Gap Down
Dycom Industries logo
DY
Dycom Industries
1.6$80.99+5.4%$2.58 billion$3.34 billion98.77Upcoming Earnings
Decrease in Short Interest
Gap Down
Fluor logo
FLR
Fluor
1.3$17.14+0.1%$2.41 billion$14.35 billion-4.23Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Gap Down
Comfort Systems USA logo
FIX
Comfort Systems USA
1.9$65.51+5.4%$2.38 billion$2.62 billion17.06Dividend Increase
Insider Buying
News Coverage
Gap Down
Primoris Services logo
PRIM
Primoris Services
1.8$35.37+5.4%$1.74 billion$3.11 billion17.42Gap Down
Granite Construction logo
GVA
Granite Construction
1.2$36.26+5.2%$1.66 billion$3.32 billion0.00News Coverage
Gap Down
MYR Group logo
MYRG
MYR Group
1.4$62.79+6.1%$1.05 billion$2.07 billion19.81Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Gap Down
Great Lakes Dredge & Dock logo
GLDD
Great Lakes Dredge & Dock
1.5$15.61+2.7%$1.01 billion$711.52 million14.19
Aegion logo
AEGN
Aegion
1.3$25.98+0.5%$799.48 million$1.21 billion-19.53Upcoming Earnings
Tutor Perini logo
TPC
Tutor Perini
1.8$15.55+5.5%$790.36 million$4.45 billion-55.54Earnings Announcement
High Trading Volume
Decrease in Short Interest
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Down
Sterling Construction logo
STRL
Sterling Construction
1.6$23.85+4.5%$670.21 million$1.13 billion11.41News Coverage
Gap Down
Northwest Pipe logo
NWPX
Northwest Pipe
1.3$36.07+5.7%$353.67 million$279.32 million13.77Upcoming Earnings
Gap Down
Orion Group logo
ORN
Orion Group
1.4$5.65+3.2%$171.85 million$708.39 million10.09Earnings Announcement
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Down
Hill International logo
HIL
Hill International
0.9$2.57+0.4%$144.51 million$376.44 million23.37
This page was last updated on 3/2/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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