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Brookfield Business Partners (BBU) Competitors

$18.36
-0.54 (-2.86%)
(As of 05/28/2024 ET)

BBU vs. AMRC, AGX, LMB, BBCP, SMXT, MTRX, WLGS, CSCW, BLD, and FCFS

Should you be buying Brookfield Business Partners stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Brookfield Business Partners include Ameresco (AMRC), Argan (AGX), Limbach (LMB), Concrete Pumping (BBCP), SolarMax Technology (SMXT), Matrix Service (MTRX), WANG & LEE GROUP (WLGS), Color Star Technology (CSCW), TopBuild (BLD), and FirstCash (FCFS).

Brookfield Business Partners vs.

Brookfield Business Partners (NYSE:BBU) and Ameresco (NYSE:AMRC) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, community ranking, profitability, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, media sentiment, analyst recommendations and risk.

Brookfield Business Partners currently has a consensus target price of $30.33, indicating a potential upside of 65.26%. Ameresco has a consensus target price of $40.31, indicating a potential upside of 16.23%. Given Brookfield Business Partners' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Brookfield Business Partners is more favorable than Ameresco.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Brookfield Business Partners
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.14
Ameresco
0 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
12 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.75

In the previous week, Ameresco had 5 more articles in the media than Brookfield Business Partners. MarketBeat recorded 7 mentions for Ameresco and 2 mentions for Brookfield Business Partners. Brookfield Business Partners' average media sentiment score of 1.34 beat Ameresco's score of 0.55 indicating that Brookfield Business Partners is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Brookfield Business Partners
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Ameresco
2 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Brookfield Business Partners$55.07B0.02$482M$6.382.88
Ameresco$1.37B1.32$62.47M$1.1031.53

Brookfield Business Partners has a net margin of 7.08% compared to Ameresco's net margin of 4.17%. Brookfield Business Partners' return on equity of 21.64% beat Ameresco's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Brookfield Business Partners7.08% 21.64% 4.41%
Ameresco 4.17%6.67%1.73%

Brookfield Business Partners has a beta of 1.44, indicating that its stock price is 44% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ameresco has a beta of 1.6, indicating that its stock price is 60% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Ameresco received 112 more outperform votes than Brookfield Business Partners when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 68.93% of users gave Brookfield Business Partners an outperform vote while only 68.87% of users gave Ameresco an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Brookfield Business PartnersOutperform Votes
284
68.93%
Underperform Votes
128
31.07%
AmerescoOutperform Votes
396
68.87%
Underperform Votes
179
31.13%

85.0% of Brookfield Business Partners shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 99.2% of Ameresco shares are owned by institutional investors. 42.0% of Ameresco shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Brookfield Business Partners beats Ameresco on 11 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

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BBU vs. The Competition

MetricBrookfield Business PartnersConstruction IndustryBusiness SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$1.36B$7.35B$6.56B$17.68B
Dividend Yield1.32%1.51%3.01%3.53%
P/E Ratio2.8812.0821.3925.83
Price / Sales0.021.35854.7410.26
Price / Cash0.1913.9624.9315.71
Price / Book0.082.144.585.08
Net Income$482M$255.57M$117.64M$975.92M
7 Day Performance-5.92%-2.12%-0.48%-1.61%
1 Month Performance-4.15%6.76%8.57%4.32%
1 Year Performance-1.74%29.43%7.10%23.08%

Brookfield Business Partners Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
AMRC
Ameresco
4.8638 of 5 stars
$34.68
+2.1%
$40.31
+16.2%
-19.8%$1.82B$1.37B31.531,503Short Interest ↓
AGX
Argan
0.9953 of 5 stars
$69.36
-1.6%
$70.00
+0.9%
+66.6%$918.33M$573.33M29.021,214Short Interest ↑
High Trading Volume
LMB
Limbach
1.7957 of 5 stars
$58.43
+0.7%
$39.00
-33.3%
+173.5%$653.25M$516.35M27.181,400Short Interest ↑
Positive News
Gap Up
BBCP
Concrete Pumping
2.4351 of 5 stars
$7.23
+1.3%
$8.50
+17.6%
+3.9%$389.48M$442.24M20.661,720
SMXT
SolarMax Technology
0 of 5 stars
$7.42
-26.1%
N/AN/A$333.75M$54.14M0.0079Positive News
Gap Up
MTRX
Matrix Service
4.5765 of 5 stars
$10.95
-2.9%
$15.00
+37.0%
+100.9%$299.04M$795.02M-14.412,545Short Interest ↓
Positive News
WLGS
WANG & LEE GROUP
0 of 5 stars
$0.59
+7.3%
N/A-59.6%$8.91M$6.83M0.00N/AShort Interest ↓
CSCW
Color Star Technology
0 of 5 stars
$0.25
-7.4%
N/A-79.7%$1.63M$13.88M0.0055Gap Down
High Trading Volume
BLD
TopBuild
4.3604 of 5 stars
$403.04
-1.6%
$420.90
+4.4%
+95.5%$12.82B$5.21B20.3114,012Short Interest ↓
Positive News
FCFS
FirstCash
4.6477 of 5 stars
$118.33
-0.3%
$142.00
+20.0%
+22.0%$5.38B$3.15B23.0719,000

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