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BlueLinx (BXC) Competitors

$117.50
-2.74 (-2.28%)
(As of 04/12/2024 ET)

BXC vs. VSEC, BZH, NX, ASPN, HOV, TPC, LOMA, AGX, NOA, and CINT

Should you be buying BlueLinx stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of BlueLinx include VSE (VSEC), Beazer Homes USA (BZH), Quanex Building Products (NX), Aspen Aerogels (ASPN), Hovnanian Enterprises (HOV), Tutor Perini (TPC), Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima (LOMA), Argan (AGX), North American Construction Group (NOA), and CI&T (CINT). These companies are all part of the "construction" sector.

BlueLinx vs.

VSE (NASDAQ:VSEC) and BlueLinx (NYSE:BXC) are both small-cap construction companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, community ranking, risk, valuation, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, media sentiment and institutional ownership.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
VSE$860.49M1.43$39.13M$2.4032.55
BlueLinx$3.14B0.32$48.54M$5.2722.30

VSE has a beta of 1.67, meaning that its share price is 67% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, BlueLinx has a beta of 1.9, meaning that its share price is 90% more volatile than the S&P 500.

91.5% of VSE shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 90.8% of BlueLinx shares are held by institutional investors. 17.7% of VSE shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 4.5% of BlueLinx shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

In the previous week, VSE had 7 more articles in the media than BlueLinx. MarketBeat recorded 8 mentions for VSE and 1 mentions for BlueLinx. BlueLinx's average media sentiment score of 1.02 beat VSE's score of 1.00 indicating that VSE is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Overall Sentiment
VSE Positive
BlueLinx Positive

VSE presently has a consensus target price of $78.25, indicating a potential upside of 0.17%. BlueLinx has a consensus target price of $144.00, indicating a potential upside of 22.55%. Given VSE's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe BlueLinx is more favorable than VSE.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
VSE
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00
BlueLinx
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

VSE has a net margin of 4.55% compared to VSE's net margin of 1.55%. VSE's return on equity of 14.81% beat BlueLinx's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
VSE4.55% 8.72% 3.90%
BlueLinx 1.55%14.81%5.97%

BlueLinx received 19 more outperform votes than VSE when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 58.84% of users gave VSE an outperform vote while only 55.81% of users gave BlueLinx an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
VSEOutperform Votes
173
58.84%
Underperform Votes
121
41.16%
BlueLinxOutperform Votes
192
55.81%
Underperform Votes
152
44.19%

Summary

VSE beats BlueLinx on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding BXC 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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BXC vs. The Competition

MetricBlueLinxLumber, plywood, & millwork IndustryConstruction SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$1.02B$1.02B$8.31B$17.50B
Dividend YieldN/AN/A1.89%3.53%
P/E Ratio22.3022.3018.9225.09
Price / Sales0.320.3215.309.40
Price / Cash8.818.8114.9717.55
Price / Book1.621.625.095.09
Net Income$48.54M$48.54M$511.72M$972.03M
7 Day Performance-9.08%-9.08%-2.46%-2.71%
1 Month Performance-1.43%-1.43%-1.33%-1.24%
1 Year Performance73.84%73.84%36.56%115.32%

BlueLinx Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
VSEC
VSE
2.1134 of 5 stars
$77.43
-2.0%
$78.25
+1.1%
+78.8%$1.22B$860.49M32.261,200Dividend Announcement
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Positive News
BZH
Beazer Homes USA
4.8337 of 5 stars
$31.43
-3.1%
$35.67
+13.5%
+71.2%$991.62M$2.21B6.221,067Short Interest ↓
NX
Quanex Building Products
3.9595 of 5 stars
$37.15
+0.2%
$35.00
-5.8%
+76.4%$1.23B$1.11B14.133,792Short Interest ↓
ASPN
Aspen Aerogels
0.5399 of 5 stars
$16.76
-4.9%
$19.00
+13.4%
+163.3%$1.28B$238.72M-25.39548Gap Down
HOV
Hovnanian Enterprises
2.2628 of 5 stars
$150.40
-3.0%
N/A+119.4%$917.44M$2.76B5.411,715Analyst Report
Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
Gap Down
TPC
Tutor Perini
1.5228 of 5 stars
$14.70
-0.7%
$11.00
-25.2%
+157.6%$764.84M$3.88B-4.478,200Short Interest ↓
Positive News
LOMA
Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anónima
1.8703 of 5 stars
$6.47
-1.2%
$6.00
-7.3%
+2.7%$755.31M$1.61B49.772,886Short Interest ↓
AGX
Argan
2.7621 of 5 stars
$49.81
-1.2%
N/A+53.6%$663.97M$455.04M19.92985Earnings Report
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
Gap Up
NOA
North American Construction Group
4.2004 of 5 stars
$23.04
+2.3%
$39.00
+69.3%
+16.4%$616.09M$709.04M14.771,730Analyst Revision
News Coverage
CINT
CI&T
2.1166 of 5 stars
$4.55
+4.8%
$5.58
+22.7%
-4.3%$609.06M$447.40M20.686,904

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This page (NYSE:BXC) was last updated on 4/13/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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