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S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69
S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69
S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69
NYSE:BRC

Brady Stock Competitors

$52.22
+0.30 (+0.58%)
(As of 01/21/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$51.81
$52.96
50-Day Range
$49.97
$55.01
52-Week Range
$44.92
$61.76
Volume
215,487 shs
Average Volume
192,376 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.71 billion
P/E Ratio
20.89
Dividend Yield
1.73%
Beta
0.82

Brady (NYSE:BRC) Vs. ETN, EMR, ROP, ROK, AME, GNRC, ENPH, AYI, IIVI, and FELE

Should you be buying Brady stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Brady include Eaton (ETN), Emerson Electric (EMR), Roper Technologies (ROP), Rockwell Automation (ROK), AMETEK (AME), Generac (GNRC), Enphase Energy (ENPH), Acuity Brands (AYI), II-VI (IIVI), and Franklin Electric (FELE). These companies are all part of the "electrical components & equipment" industry.

Brady vs.

Emerson Electric (NYSE:EMR) and Brady (NYSE:BRC) are both industrial products companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, media sentiment, dividends, community ranking, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Emerson Electric received 316 more outperform votes than Brady when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 66.47% of users gave Brady an outperform vote while only 60.18% of users gave Emerson Electric an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Emerson ElectricOutperform Votes
659
60.18%
Underperform Votes
436
39.82%
BradyOutperform Votes
343
66.47%
Underperform Votes
173
33.53%

Emerson Electric currently has a consensus price target of $104.04, suggesting a potential upside of 11.63%. Brady has a consensus price target of $60.00, suggesting a potential upside of 14.90%. Given Brady's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Brady is more favorable than Emerson Electric.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Emerson Electric
0 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.55
Brady
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

72.5% of Emerson Electric shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 76.8% of Brady shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.8% of Emerson Electric shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 15.6% of Brady shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

In the previous week, Brady had 3 more articles in the media than Emerson Electric. MarketBeat recorded 10 mentions for Brady and 7 mentions for Emerson Electric. Emerson Electric's average media sentiment score of 0.92 beat Brady's score of 0.19 indicating that Emerson Electric is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Emerson Electric
4 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Brady
1 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Emerson Electric$18.24 billion3.04$2.30 billion$3.8224.40
Brady$1.14 billion2.36$129.66 million$2.5020.89

Emerson Electric pays an annual dividend of $2.06 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Brady pays an annual dividend of $0.90 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. Emerson Electric pays out 53.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Brady pays out 36.0% 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 65 consecutive years and Brady has raised its dividend for 37 consecutive years. Emerson Electric is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Emerson Electric has a beta of 1.52, meaning that its stock price is 52% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Brady has a beta of 0.82, meaning that its stock price is 18% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Emerson Electric has a net margin of 12.63% compared to Brady's net margin of 11.04%. Emerson Electric's return on equity of 26.45% beat Brady's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Emerson Electric 12.63% 26.45% 10.23%
Brady 11.04% 15.07% 10.89%

Summary

Emerson Electric beats Brady on 13 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.


New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding BRC 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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Brady (NYSE:BRC) vs. Its Competitors

TypeBradymanufacturing industries IndustryIndustrial SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$2.71B$2.08B$7.46B$14.86B
Dividend Yield1.73%2.45%2.30%3.54%
P/E Ratio20.898.3823.6921.45
Price / Sales2.363.3756.3422.40
Price / Cash16.8816.4045.0983.01
Price / Book2.823.904.5611.40
Net Income$129.66M$93.72M$271.83M$426.90M
7 Day Performance-2.97%-2.37%-4.54%-5.48%
1 Month Performance-2.79%-8.93%-2.81%-4.45%
1 Year Performance4.52%105.32%7.07%8.81%

Brady Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
ETN
Eaton
2.9764 of 5 stars
$160.54
+0.3%
$175.87
+9.5%
+28.3%$63.99B$17.86B31.1791,987Short Interest ↑
EMR
Emerson Electric
2.871 of 5 stars
$93.20
+0.5%
$104.04
+11.6%
+10.6%$55.44B$18.24B24.4086,700Short Interest ↑
ROP
Roper Technologies
2.7958 of 5 stars
$437.94
+0.4%
$511.96
+16.9%
+3.9%$46.17B$5.53B41.5518,400Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
ROK
Rockwell Automation
2.7965 of 5 stars
$314.25
+0.2%
$320.63
+2.0%
+17.4%$36.45B$7.00B27.1124,500Upcoming Earnings
AME
AMETEK
2.8848 of 5 stars
$136.42
+0.1%
$152.67
+11.9%
+14.2%$31.56B$4.54B34.1916,500Short Interest ↓
GNRC
Generac
2.7206 of 5 stars
$271.16
+4.8%
$474.00
+74.8%
-0.4%$17.11B$2.49B32.916,797Analyst Report
ENPH
Enphase Energy
2.7088 of 5 stars
$126.02
+6.9%
$246.61
+95.7%
-40.6%$17.00B$774.42M109.58850Analyst Report
Gap Down
AYI
Acuity Brands
2.2564 of 5 stars
$195.69
+2.2%
$205.63
+5.1%
+60.1%$6.85B$3.46B21.0613,000
IIVI
II-VI
2.4681 of 5 stars
$63.11
+1.6%
$87.31
+38.3%
-32.3%$6.70B$3.11B25.4522,961Insider Selling
FELE
Franklin Electric
2.3631 of 5 stars
$86.64
+0.5%
$75.00
+13.4%
+19.7%$4.02B$1.25B29.175,400
VICR
Vicor
2.2214 of 5 stars
$90.98
+3.3%
$146.25
+60.7%
-8.1%$3.98B$296.58M69.451,049Short Interest ↓
ENS
EnerSys
2.9331 of 5 stars
$74.21
+2.2%
$107.50
+44.9%
-19.7%$3.11B$2.98B21.2011,400
BDC
Belden
2.1214 of 5 stars
$57.34
+3.3%
$53.50
+6.7%
+21.1%$2.57B$1.86B21.486,200
WIRE
Encore Wire
2.3898 of 5 stars
$113.43
+1.8%
$107.50
+5.2%
+88.8%$2.30B$1.28B5.541,289Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
FCEL
FuelCell Energy
1.7429 of 5 stars
$3.90
+5.9%
$6.10
+56.4%
-77.4%$1.43B$69.58M-12.19316Analyst Downgrade
Gap Down
THR
Thermon Group
2.6214 of 5 stars
$17.35
+3.6%
$26.00
+49.9%
+5.7%$578.48M$276.18M86.751,083News Coverage
POWL
Powell Industries
1.9248 of 5 stars
$25.73
+0.2%
N/A-15.3%$302.69M$470.56M428.832,073High Trading Volume
PLPC
Preformed Line Products
2.0881 of 5 stars
$58.05
+1.2%
N/A-15.1%$284.45M$466.45M9.796,200
AMSC
American Superconductor
2.0914 of 5 stars
$7.98
+6.9%
$30.00
+275.9%
-71.8%$226.59M$87.13M-8.31225News Coverage
LYTS
LSI Industries
2.8714 of 5 stars
$6.16
+1.8%
$13.75
+123.2%
-36.2%$165.83M$315.61M24.641,335Upcoming Earnings
Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
This page was last updated on 1/22/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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