S&P 500   3,841.94
DOW   31,496.30
QQQ   308.68
pixel
S&P 500   3,841.94
DOW   31,496.30
QQQ   308.68
pixel
S&P 500   3,841.94
DOW   31,496.30
QQQ   308.68
pixel
S&P 500   3,841.94
DOW   31,496.30
QQQ   308.68
pixel
Log in
NYSE:BDC

Belden Competitors

$44.51
+0.44 (+1.00 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Add
Compare
Today's Range
$42.84
Now: $44.51
$44.86
50-Day Range
$42.26
MA: $46.45
$53.92
52-Week Range
$25.54
Now: $44.51
$54.80
Volume308,885 shs
Average Volume332,018 shs
Market Capitalization$1.99 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.45%
Beta1.57

Competitors

Belden (NYSE:BDC) Vs. ETN, EMR, ROP, ROK, AME, and GNRC

Should you be buying BDC stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "electrical components & equipment" are considered alternatives and competitors to Belden, including Eaton (ETN), Emerson Electric (EMR), Roper Technologies (ROP), Rockwell Automation (ROK), AMETEK (AME), and Generac (GNRC).

Eaton (NYSE:ETN) and Belden (NYSE:BDC) are both industrial products companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings and profitability.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Eaton and Belden's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Eaton$21.39 billion2.56$2.21 billion$5.6724.23
Belden$2.13 billion0.93$-377,020,000.00$4.529.85

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

Profitability

This table compares Eaton and Belden's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Eaton7.53%11.94%5.66%
Belden-10.95%15.55%4.31%

Risk & Volatility

Eaton has a beta of 1.12, suggesting that its share price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Belden has a beta of 1.57, suggesting that its share price is 57% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Eaton pays an annual dividend of $2.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. Belden pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Eaton pays out 51.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Belden pays out 4.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Eaton has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Belden has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Eaton and Belden, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Eaton061102.65
Belden13302.29

Eaton currently has a consensus price target of $122.3889, suggesting a potential downside of 10.92%. Belden has a consensus price target of $41.8125, suggesting a potential downside of 6.06%. Given Belden's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Belden is more favorable than Eaton.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

77.9% of Eaton shares are held by institutional investors. 0.5% of Eaton shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.2% of Belden shares are held 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.

Summary

Eaton beats Belden on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Emerson Electric (NYSE:EMR) and Belden (NYSE:BDC) are both industrial products companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Emerson Electric and Belden's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Emerson Electric11.71%25.98%9.61%
Belden-10.95%15.55%4.31%

Dividends

Emerson Electric pays an annual dividend of $2.02 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Belden pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Emerson Electric pays out 58.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Belden pays out 4.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Emerson Electric has increased its dividend for 59 consecutive years and Belden has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Emerson Electric is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

73.6% of Emerson Electric shares are held by institutional investors. 0.5% of Emerson Electric shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.2% of Belden shares are held 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.

Risk & Volatility

Emerson Electric has a beta of 1.55, suggesting that its share price is 55% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Belden has a beta of 1.57, suggesting that its share price is 57% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Emerson Electric and Belden's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Emerson Electric$16.79 billion3.25$1.97 billion$3.4626.31
Belden$2.13 billion0.93$-377,020,000.00$4.529.85

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Emerson Electric and Belden, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Emerson Electric041102.73
Belden13302.29

Emerson Electric currently has a consensus price target of $82.8571, suggesting a potential downside of 8.99%. Belden has a consensus price target of $41.8125, suggesting a potential downside of 6.06%. Given Belden's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Belden is more favorable than Emerson Electric.

Summary

Emerson Electric beats Belden on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Belden (NYSE:BDC) and Roper Technologies (NYSE:ROP) are both industrial products companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Belden and Roper Technologies' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Belden-10.95%15.55%4.31%
Roper Technologies28.89%13.53%6.70%

Dividends

Belden pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Roper Technologies pays an annual dividend of $2.25 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Belden pays out 4.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Roper Technologies pays out 17.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Belden has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Roper Technologies has increased its dividend for 29 consecutive years. Roper Technologies is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

91.7% of Roper Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. 1.2% of Belden shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.9% of Roper Technologies shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility and Risk

Belden has a beta of 1.57, suggesting that its stock price is 57% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Roper Technologies has a beta of 1.03, suggesting that its stock price is 3% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Belden and Roper Technologies' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Belden$2.13 billion0.93$-377,020,000.00$4.529.85
Roper Technologies$5.37 billion7.37$1.77 billion$13.0528.88

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Belden and Roper Technologies, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Belden13302.29
Roper Technologies22402.25

Belden currently has a consensus target price of $41.8125, suggesting a potential downside of 6.06%. Roper Technologies has a consensus target price of $414.1250, suggesting a potential upside of 9.86%. Given Roper Technologies' higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Roper Technologies is more favorable than Belden.

Summary

Roper Technologies beats Belden on 13 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Belden (NYSE:BDC) and Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK) are both industrial products companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Belden and Rockwell Automation's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Belden-10.95%15.55%4.31%
Rockwell Automation16.17%81.39%12.65%

Dividends

Belden pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Rockwell Automation pays an annual dividend of $4.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. Belden pays out 4.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Rockwell Automation pays out 55.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Belden has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Rockwell Automation has increased its dividend for 11 consecutive years. Rockwell Automation is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

76.2% of Rockwell Automation shares are held by institutional investors. 1.2% of Belden shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.8% of Rockwell Automation shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility and Risk

Belden has a beta of 1.57, suggesting that its stock price is 57% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Rockwell Automation has a beta of 1.37, suggesting that its stock price is 37% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Belden and Rockwell Automation's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Belden$2.13 billion0.93$-377,020,000.00$4.529.85
Rockwell Automation$6.33 billion4.64$1.02 billion$7.6832.95

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Belden and Rockwell Automation, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Belden13302.29
Rockwell Automation39802.25

Belden currently has a consensus target price of $41.8125, suggesting a potential downside of 6.06%. Rockwell Automation has a consensus target price of $234.4667, suggesting a potential downside of 7.36%. Given Belden's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Belden is more favorable than Rockwell Automation.

Summary

Rockwell Automation beats Belden on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Belden (NYSE:BDC) and AMETEK (NYSE:AME) are both industrial products companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Belden and AMETEK's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Belden-10.95%15.55%4.31%
AMETEK18.77%16.29%8.55%

Volatility and Risk

Belden has a beta of 1.57, suggesting that its stock price is 57% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AMETEK has a beta of 1.36, suggesting that its stock price is 36% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

85.7% of AMETEK shares are held by institutional investors. 1.2% of Belden shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.7% of AMETEK shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Belden$2.13 billion0.93$-377,020,000.00$4.529.85
AMETEK$5.16 billion5.46$861.30 million$4.1929.18

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

Dividends

Belden pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. AMETEK pays an annual dividend of $0.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Belden pays out 4.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. AMETEK pays out 17.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Belden has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and AMETEK has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Belden and AMETEK, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Belden13302.29
AMETEK02802.80

Belden currently has a consensus target price of $41.8125, suggesting a potential downside of 6.06%. AMETEK has a consensus target price of $109.75, suggesting a potential downside of 10.22%. Given Belden's higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Belden is more favorable than AMETEK.

Summary

AMETEK beats Belden on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Belden (NYSE:BDC) and Generac (NYSE:GNRC) are both industrial products companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Belden and Generac's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Belden-10.95%15.55%4.31%
Generac12.75%34.03%13.49%

Risk & Volatility

Belden has a beta of 1.57, indicating that its stock price is 57% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Generac has a beta of 0.91, indicating that its stock price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

90.4% of Generac shares are held by institutional investors. 1.2% of Belden shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 2.9% of Generac shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Belden and Generac's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Belden$2.13 billion0.93$-377,020,000.00$4.529.85
Generac$2.20 billion8.76$253.26 million$5.0660.68

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for Belden and Generac, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Belden13302.29
Generac031202.80

Belden currently has a consensus target price of $41.8125, suggesting a potential downside of 6.06%. Generac has a consensus target price of $298.5833, suggesting a potential downside of 2.75%. Given Generac's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Generac is more favorable than Belden.

Summary

Generac beats Belden on 13 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


Belden Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Eaton logo
ETN
Eaton
2.3$137.39+2.1%$54.69 billion$21.39 billion40.41Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Increase in Short Interest
Analyst Revision
Emerson Electric logo
EMR
Emerson Electric
2.6$91.04+2.8%$54.63 billion$16.79 billion28.10
Roper Technologies logo
ROP
Roper Technologies
2.2$376.94+1.3%$39.56 billion$5.37 billion25.38News Coverage
Rockwell Automation logo
ROK
Rockwell Automation
2.5$253.09+2.8%$29.40 billion$6.33 billion28.86
AMETEK logo
AME
AMETEK
1.9$122.25+1.5%$28.19 billion$5.16 billion32.34
Generac logo
GNRC
Generac
1.6$307.03+0.4%$19.30 billion$2.20 billion66.17Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
Enphase Energy logo
ENPH
Enphase Energy
1.9$143.55+4.4%$18.52 billion$624.33 million112.15Insider Selling
News Coverage
Gap Down
II-VI logo
IIVI
II-VI
1.9$74.61+1.3%$7.82 billion$2.38 billion-678.21Gap Down
Regal Beloit logo
RBC
Regal Beloit
1.9$138.70+2.0%$5.63 billion$3.24 billion32.26Decrease in Short Interest
Acuity Brands logo
AYI
Acuity Brands
2.0$126.21+3.2%$4.55 billion$3.33 billion19.72News Coverage
Gap Up
FuelCell Energy logo
FCEL
FuelCell Energy
1.1$13.05+7.9%$4.21 billion$60.75 million-22.89Analyst Report
News Coverage
Gap Down
Vicor logo
VICR
Vicor
1.5$91.38+1.7%$3.95 billion$262.98 million507.67Analyst Upgrade
Insider Selling
EnerSys logo
ENS
EnerSys
2.0$89.32+3.8%$3.81 billion$3.09 billion39.70Gap Up
Franklin Electric logo
FELE
Franklin Electric
1.8$77.16+4.5%$3.57 billion$1.31 billion38.77Gap Up
Brady logo
BRC
Brady
2.4$54.55+2.1%$2.84 billion$1.08 billion26.61Insider Selling
Encore Wire logo
WIRE
Encore Wire
1.6$66.96+1.7%$1.38 billion$1.27 billion24.17
Thermon Group logo
THR
Thermon Group
1.3$21.45+5.6%$712.08 million$383.49 million-2,142.86Gap Up
American Superconductor logo
AMSC
American Superconductor
1.1$21.81+4.2%$601.56 million$63.84 million-22.96Unusual Options Activity
News Coverage
Powell Industries logo
POWL
Powell Industries
1.4$33.31+5.6%$388.89 million$518.50 million23.29Decrease in Short Interest
News Coverage
Gap Up
Preformed Line Products logo
PLPC
Preformed Line Products
1.3$69.49+10.3%$341.54 million$444.86 million10.64High Trading Volume
News Coverage
Gap Down
LSI Industries logo
LYTS
LSI Industries
2.2$9.84+3.2%$260.13 million$305.56 million36.45News Coverage
Gap Up
This page was last updated on 3/7/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.