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Commercial Metals (CMC) Competitors

$55.28
-0.59 (-1.06%)
(As of 04/18/2024 ET)

CMC vs. CRS, X, STLD, TX, MT, OLN, ATI, WFG, ICL, and PAAS

Should you be buying Commercial Metals stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Commercial Metals include Carpenter Technology (CRS), United States Steel (X), Steel Dynamics (STLD), Ternium (TX), ArcelorMittal (MT), Olin (OLN), ATI (ATI), West Fraser Timber (WFG), ICL Group (ICL), and Pan American Silver (PAAS). These companies are all part of the "basic materials" sector.

Commercial Metals vs.

Carpenter Technology (NYSE:CRS) and Commercial Metals (NYSE:CMC) are both mid-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their media sentiment, dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership and community ranking.

Commercial Metals received 24 more outperform votes than Carpenter Technology when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 64.23% of users gave Carpenter Technology an outperform vote while only 54.17% of users gave Commercial Metals an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Carpenter TechnologyOutperform Votes
307
64.23%
Underperform Votes
171
35.77%
Commercial MetalsOutperform Votes
331
54.17%
Underperform Votes
280
45.83%

92.0% of Carpenter Technology shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.9% of Commercial Metals shares are held by institutional investors. 3.4% of Carpenter Technology shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Commercial Metals shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Carpenter Technology presently has a consensus price target of $81.67, indicating a potential upside of 2.88%. Commercial Metals has a consensus price target of $57.67, indicating a potential upside of 4.32%. Given Carpenter Technology's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Commercial Metals is more favorable than Carpenter Technology.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Carpenter Technology
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00
Commercial Metals
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.33

Carpenter Technology pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Commercial Metals pays an annual dividend of $0.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. Carpenter Technology pays out 27.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Commercial Metals pays out 12.5% 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. Commercial Metals has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Commercial Metals is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Commercial Metals has a net margin of 8.09% compared to Commercial Metals' net margin of 5.27%. Carpenter Technology's return on equity of 17.72% beat Commercial Metals' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Carpenter Technology5.27% 10.21% 4.64%
Commercial Metals 8.09%17.72%11.09%

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Carpenter Technology$2.55B1.54$56.40M$2.8927.47
Commercial Metals$8.80B0.73$859.76M$5.769.60

Carpenter Technology has a beta of 1.56, suggesting that its stock price is 56% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Commercial Metals has a beta of 1.33, suggesting that its stock price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, Carpenter Technology had 10 more articles in the media than Commercial Metals. MarketBeat recorded 13 mentions for Carpenter Technology and 3 mentions for Commercial Metals. Commercial Metals' average media sentiment score of 0.64 beat Carpenter Technology's score of 0.47 indicating that Carpenter Technology is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Carpenter Technology
5 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
6 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Commercial Metals
1 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Summary

Commercial Metals beats Carpenter Technology on 11 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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CMC vs. The Competition

MetricCommercial MetalsBlast furnaces & steel mills IndustryMaterials SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$6.40B$9.41B$2.84B$17.07B
Dividend Yield1.30%2.68%5.35%3.62%
P/E Ratio9.6015.12140.3924.71
Price / Sales0.730.78921,783.609.67
Price / Cash5.895.6723.3316.98
Price / Book1.511.053.564.84
Net Income$859.76M$1.47B$173.96M$969.88M
7 Day Performance0.11%-2.37%-1.26%-2.30%
1 Month Performance1.43%-2.15%14.26%-3.08%
1 Year Performance14.86%13.75%125.23%77.61%

Commercial Metals Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
CRS
Carpenter Technology
3.907 of 5 stars
$77.49
+2.1%
$81.67
+5.4%
+66.2%$3.83B$2.55B26.814,500Dividend Increase
X
United States Steel
2.7575 of 5 stars
$40.29
-1.3%
$37.89
-6.0%
+46.1%$9.06B$18.05B11.4821,803Analyst Revision
STLD
Steel Dynamics
3.6877 of 5 stars
$139.77
-0.9%
$120.29
-13.9%
+26.6%$22.08B$18.80B9.5812,600Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Positive News
TX
Ternium
2.997 of 5 stars
$42.35
-1.2%
$50.83
+20.0%
-0.6%$8.49B$17.61B12.3134,458Upcoming Earnings
High Trading Volume
MT
ArcelorMittal
3.6572 of 5 stars
$25.19
-6.5%
$31.00
+23.1%
-16.3%$20.29B$68.28B25.19126,756Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
High Trading Volume
OLN
Olin
4.8057 of 5 stars
$53.52
-0.9%
$59.00
+10.2%
-6.0%$6.40B$6.83B15.127,326Upcoming Earnings
ATI
ATI
2.3962 of 5 stars
$51.17
+0.2%
$55.67
+8.8%
+28.7%$6.37B$4.17B20.397,300Analyst Revision
WFG
West Fraser Timber
3.3965 of 5 stars
$77.96
-0.7%
$104.92
+34.6%
+1.6%$6.19B$6.45B-36.2610,800Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Positive News
ICL
ICL Group
3.0066 of 5 stars
$4.68
+1.1%
$5.75
+22.9%
-26.9%$6.15B$7.54B9.1813,350
PAAS
Pan American Silver
1.7 of 5 stars
$18.79
-1.6%
$20.50
+9.1%
+6.9%$6.83B$2.32B-62.639,900Gap Up

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This page (NYSE:CMC) was last updated on 4/19/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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