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TopBuild (BLD) Competitors

$389.92
+1.18 (+0.30%)
(As of 04/18/2024 ET)

BLD vs. WMS, FND, RPM, ACM, TOL, OC, CX, EME, FIX, and JHX

Should you be buying TopBuild stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of TopBuild include Advanced Drainage Systems (WMS), Floor & Decor (FND), RPM International (RPM), AECOM (ACM), Toll Brothers (TOL), Owens Corning (OC), CEMEX (CX), EMCOR Group (EME), Comfort Systems USA (FIX), and James Hardie Industries (JHX). These companies are all part of the "construction" sector.

TopBuild vs.

Advanced Drainage Systems (NYSE:WMS) and TopBuild (NYSE:BLD) are both large-cap construction companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, community ranking, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, profitability, media sentiment and valuation.

Advanced Drainage Systems has a beta of 1.5, meaning that its stock price is 50% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, TopBuild has a beta of 1.66, meaning that its stock price is 66% more volatile than the S&P 500.

TopBuild received 114 more outperform votes than Advanced Drainage Systems when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 69.23% of users gave TopBuild an outperform vote while only 52.83% of users gave Advanced Drainage Systems an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Advanced Drainage SystemsOutperform Votes
336
52.83%
Underperform Votes
300
47.17%
TopBuildOutperform Votes
450
69.23%
Underperform Votes
200
30.77%

Advanced Drainage Systems has a net margin of 17.65% compared to Advanced Drainage Systems' net margin of 11.82%. TopBuild's return on equity of 49.79% beat Advanced Drainage Systems' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Advanced Drainage Systems17.65% 49.79% 16.07%
TopBuild 11.82%27.03%12.70%

Advanced Drainage Systems presently has a consensus price target of $159.13, suggesting a potential downside of 0.27%. TopBuild has a consensus price target of $401.40, suggesting a potential upside of 1.03%. Given Advanced Drainage Systems' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe TopBuild is more favorable than Advanced Drainage Systems.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Advanced Drainage Systems
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.86
TopBuild
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
9 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.90

In the previous week, Advanced Drainage Systems had 6 more articles in the media than TopBuild. MarketBeat recorded 10 mentions for Advanced Drainage Systems and 4 mentions for TopBuild. TopBuild's average media sentiment score of 0.85 beat Advanced Drainage Systems' score of 0.48 indicating that Advanced Drainage Systems is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Advanced Drainage Systems
6 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
TopBuild
2 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Advanced Drainage Systems$3.07B4.05$507.09M$6.2925.45
TopBuild$5.19B2.43$614.25M$19.3320.56

89.8% of Advanced Drainage Systems shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.7% of TopBuild shares are held by institutional investors. 3.8% of Advanced Drainage Systems shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of TopBuild shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

TopBuild beats Advanced Drainage Systems on 10 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding BLD and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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BLD vs. The Competition

MetricTopBuildConstruction IndustryConstruction SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$12.64B$8.29B$8.23B$17.06B
Dividend YieldN/A1.63%2.01%3.62%
P/E Ratio20.5611.4416.6420.83
Price / Sales2.431.524.049.72
Price / Cash16.6712.5814.8716.99
Price / Book4.932.315.004.85
Net Income$614.25M$275.33M$499.71M$965.88M
7 Day Performance-5.69%-4.20%-3.50%-3.75%
1 Month Performance-2.49%-1.70%-3.05%-2.70%
1 Year Performance89.42%32.77%28.90%78.16%

TopBuild Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
WMS
Advanced Drainage Systems
4.194 of 5 stars
$169.72
-0.5%
$155.13
-8.6%
+90.3%$13.17B$3.07B26.985,870Analyst Report
News Coverage
FND
Floor & Decor
2.751 of 5 stars
$122.69
+0.9%
$109.95
-10.4%
+10.6%$13.10B$4.41B54.0512,783Analyst Report
Short Interest ↓
RPM
RPM International
3.3448 of 5 stars
$113.07
0.0%
$112.60
-0.4%
+30.2%$14.56B$7.26B26.0517,274Analyst Revision
Positive News
ACM
AECOM
2.9431 of 5 stars
$96.14
-1.6%
$102.00
+6.1%
+10.9%$13.08B$14.38B213.6552,000Positive News
TOL
Toll Brothers
4.1749 of 5 stars
$124.34
-0.1%
$113.80
-8.5%
+87.5%$12.95B$9.99B9.614,800Analyst Upgrade
Insider Selling
Gap Up
OC
Owens Corning
4.8999 of 5 stars
$169.63
-1.0%
$162.14
-4.4%
+64.2%$14.76B$9.68B12.9318,000Upcoming Earnings
Positive News
CX
CEMEX
3.7635 of 5 stars
$8.77
-1.1%
$9.37
+6.8%
+35.9%$12.71B$17.42B73.0843,853Upcoming Earnings
Short Interest ↓
EME
EMCOR Group
3.5884 of 5 stars
$352.02
-2.5%
$375.00
+6.5%
+115.8%$16.57B$12.58B26.4538,300Upcoming Earnings
Ex-Dividend
Positive News
FIX
Comfort Systems USA
4.0169 of 5 stars
$306.13
-5.0%
$302.00
-1.3%
+126.5%$10.92B$5.21B34.0115,800Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Positive News
JHX
James Hardie Industries
0.3846 of 5 stars
$38.80
-2.5%
$35.50
-8.5%
+52.9%$16.90B$3.78B32.075,473Analyst Downgrade

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This page (NYSE:BLD) was last updated on 4/18/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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