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NYSE:BDCBelden Competitors & Alternatives

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Today's Range
$31.82
Now: $32.02
$33.11
50-Day Range
$27.88
MA: $33.35
$39.01
52-Week Range
$25.54
Now: $32.02
$57.00
Volume269,580 shs
Average Volume399,669 shs
Market Capitalization$1.43 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.62%
Beta1.78

Competitors

Belden (NYSE:BDC) Vs. ROP, EMR, ETN, 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 Roper Technologies (ROP), Emerson Electric (EMR), Eaton (ETN), Rockwell Automation (ROK), AMETEK (AME), and Generac (GNRC).

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

Earnings & Valuation

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Belden$2.13 billion0.67$-377,020,000.00$4.527.08
Roper Technologies$5.37 billion7.61$1.77 billion$13.0529.97

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 Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Belden and Roper Technologies, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Belden21502.38
Roper Technologies03502.63

Belden currently has a consensus price target of $42.6429, suggesting a potential upside of 33.18%. Roper Technologies has a consensus price target of $383.00, suggesting a potential downside of 2.09%. Given Belden's higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Belden is more favorable than Roper Technologies.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

92.3% of Roper Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. 1.2% of Belden shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.9% of Roper Technologies shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Belden-18.20%18.10%5.88%
Roper Technologies30.17%14.94%7.69%

Dividends

Belden pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Roper Technologies pays an annual dividend of $2.05 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.5%. Belden pays out 4.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Roper Technologies pays out 15.7% 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 Roper Technologies has increased its dividend for 21 consecutive years. Belden is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Risk & Volatility

Belden has a beta of 1.78, indicating that its stock price is 78% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Roper Technologies has a beta of 1.06, indicating that its stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Roper Technologies 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 superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, risk, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Earnings & Valuation

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Emerson Electric$18.37 billion2.00$2.31 billion$3.6916.71
Belden$2.13 billion0.67$-377,020,000.00$4.527.08

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 summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Emerson Electric and Belden, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Emerson Electric18602.33
Belden21502.38

Emerson Electric currently has a consensus target price of $64.7857, suggesting a potential upside of 5.09%. Belden has a consensus target price of $42.6429, suggesting a potential upside of 33.18%. Given Belden's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Belden is more favorable than Emerson Electric.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

71.6% of Emerson Electric shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of Emerson Electric shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.2% of Belden shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

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 Electric12.04%26.66%10.43%
Belden-18.20%18.10%5.88%

Dividends

Emerson Electric pays an annual dividend of $2.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.2%. Belden pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Emerson Electric pays out 54.2% 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 raised its dividend for 63 consecutive years and Belden has raised 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.

Risk & Volatility

Emerson Electric has a beta of 1.5, meaning that its share price is 50% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Belden has a beta of 1.78, meaning that its share price is 78% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Emerson Electric beats Belden on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Eaton10.19%14.67%7.20%
Belden-18.20%18.10%5.88%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

78.3% of Eaton shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of Eaton shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.2% of Belden shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Eaton$21.39 billion1.65$2.21 billion$5.6715.56
Belden$2.13 billion0.67$-377,020,000.00$4.527.08

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.

Dividends

Eaton pays an annual dividend of $2.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. Belden pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. 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 10 consecutive years and Belden has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Eaton is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Analyst Ratings

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

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Eaton091002.53
Belden21502.38

Eaton presently has a consensus target price of $93.0625, suggesting a potential upside of 5.47%. Belden has a consensus target price of $42.6429, suggesting a potential upside of 33.18%. Given Belden's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Belden is more favorable than Eaton.

Volatility & Risk

Eaton has a beta of 1.14, suggesting that its stock price is 14% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Belden has a beta of 1.78, suggesting that its stock price is 78% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

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

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for Rockwell Automation and Belden, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Rockwell Automation59502.00
Belden21502.38

Rockwell Automation presently has a consensus target price of $192.0625, suggesting a potential downside of 8.97%. Belden has a consensus target price of $42.6429, suggesting a potential upside of 33.18%. Given Belden's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Belden is more favorable than Rockwell Automation.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Rockwell Automation10.54%118.85%16.13%
Belden-18.20%18.10%5.88%

Dividends

Rockwell Automation pays an annual dividend of $4.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Belden pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Rockwell Automation pays out 47.1% 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. Rockwell Automation has increased its dividend for 10 consecutive years and Belden has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Rockwell Automation is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Rockwell Automation$6.69 billion3.65$695.80 million$8.6724.34
Belden$2.13 billion0.67$-377,020,000.00$4.527.08

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.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

77.4% of Rockwell Automation shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.8% of Rockwell Automation shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.2% of Belden shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility & Risk

Rockwell Automation has a beta of 1.5, suggesting that its stock price is 50% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Belden has a beta of 1.78, suggesting that its stock price is 78% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

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

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Belden and AMETEK, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Belden21502.38
AMETEK031002.77

Belden presently has a consensus price target of $42.6429, suggesting a potential upside of 33.18%. AMETEK has a consensus price target of $100.0714, suggesting a potential upside of 12.49%. Given Belden's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Belden is more favorable than AMETEK.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Belden-18.20%18.10%5.88%
AMETEK18.48%18.77%9.68%

Dividends

Belden pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. AMETEK pays an annual dividend of $0.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. 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.

Valuation & Earnings

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Belden$2.13 billion0.67$-377,020,000.00$4.527.08
AMETEK$5.16 billion3.96$861.30 million$4.1921.23

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.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

85.6% 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 hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk and Volatility

Belden has a beta of 1.78, indicating that its share price is 78% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AMETEK has a beta of 1.24, indicating that its share price is 24% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

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

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

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Generac11.39%32.73%12.13%
Belden-18.20%18.10%5.88%

Risk & Volatility

Generac has a beta of 0.92, suggesting that its stock price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Belden has a beta of 1.78, suggesting that its stock price is 78% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

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

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Generac05502.50
Belden21502.38

Generac currently has a consensus price target of $119.4444, suggesting a potential downside of 2.68%. Belden has a consensus price target of $42.6429, suggesting a potential upside of 33.18%. Given Belden's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Belden is more favorable than Generac.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

98.3% of Generac shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.9% of Generac shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.2% of Belden shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Generac$2.20 billion3.49$252.01 million$5.0624.25
Belden$2.13 billion0.67$-377,020,000.00$4.527.08

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.

Summary

Generac beats Belden on 11 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Roper Technologies logo
ROP
Roper Technologies
2.0$391.17+0.4%$40.84 billion$5.37 billion25.11
Emerson Electric logo
EMR
Emerson Electric
2.1$61.65+0.7%$36.83 billion$18.37 billion17.61Analyst Report
Eaton logo
ETN
Eaton
2.4$88.24+1.3%$35.30 billion$21.39 billion17.30Increase in Short Interest
Rockwell Automation logo
ROK
Rockwell Automation
2.0$210.99+0.2%$24.44 billion$6.69 billion34.82Analyst Report
Unusual Options Activity
AMETEK logo
AME
AMETEK
2.0$88.96+1.5%$20.41 billion$5.16 billion21.80
Generac logo
GNRC
Generac
1.3$122.73+1.3%$7.69 billion$2.20 billion30.99Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Decrease in Short Interest
Enphase Energy logo
ENPH
Enphase Energy
2.0$48.86+0.4%$6.12 billion$624.33 million28.91Insider Selling
Decrease in Short Interest
II-VI logo
IIVI
II-VI
1.5$44.10+1.3%$4.02 billion$1.36 billion-45.00Analyst Report
High Trading Volume
Unusual Options Activity
Acuity Brands logo
AYI
Acuity Brands
2.1$89.48+2.9%$3.55 billion$3.67 billion13.12Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Unusual Options Activity
Regal Beloit logo
RBC
Regal Beloit
1.9$86.15+1.6%$3.49 billion$3.24 billion18.14Heavy News Reporting
Vicor logo
VICR
Vicor
1.3$72.57+1.3%$3.10 billion$262.98 million381.97Decrease in Short Interest
EnerSys logo
ENS
EnerSys
2.1$63.19+1.3%$2.68 billion$3.09 billion19.75Increase in Short Interest
Heavy News Reporting
Brady logo
BRC
Brady
1.8$45.69+0.7%$2.37 billion$1.16 billion20.22Decrease in Short Interest
Franklin Electric logo
FELE
Franklin Electric
1.7$50.83+0.8%$2.35 billion$1.31 billion24.56Analyst Report
Decrease in Short Interest
Heavy News Reporting
Encore Wire logo
WIRE
Encore Wire
1.9$47.59+0.3%$981.02 million$1.27 billion15.76Increase in Short Interest
FuelCell Energy logo
FCEL
FuelCell Energy
0.7$2.52+9.5%$549.13 million$60.75 million-3.71
Thermon Group logo
THR
Thermon Group
2.3$14.32+1.0%$472.63 million$383.49 million39.78
Powell Industries logo
POWL
Powell Industries
1.3$27.72+3.0%$321.94 million$517.18 million14.74Increase in Short Interest
Preformed Line Products logo
PLPC
Preformed Line Products
2.0$49.35+0.7%$245.75 million$444.86 million9.99Ex-Dividend
Decrease in Short Interest
American Superconductor logo
AMSC
American Superconductor
1.6$7.82+1.5%$180.50 million$63.84 million-8.79Decrease in Short Interest
LSI Industries logo
LYTS
LSI Industries
1.8$6.19+0.0%$162.13 million$328.85 million18.21
This page was last updated on 7/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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