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S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Lawyers who successfully argued Musk pay package was illegal seek $5.6 billion in Tesla stock
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot
Sports analytics may be outnumbered when it comes to artificial intelligence
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet
South Korean doctors hold massive anti-government rally over medical school recruitment plan
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus is granted bail in a Bangladesh graft case
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Lawyers who successfully argued Musk pay package was illegal seek $5.6 billion in Tesla stock
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot
Sports analytics may be outnumbered when it comes to artificial intelligence
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet
South Korean doctors hold massive anti-government rally over medical school recruitment plan
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus is granted bail in a Bangladesh graft case
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Lawyers who successfully argued Musk pay package was illegal seek $5.6 billion in Tesla stock
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot
Sports analytics may be outnumbered when it comes to artificial intelligence
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet
South Korean doctors hold massive anti-government rally over medical school recruitment plan
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus is granted bail in a Bangladesh graft case

Crane (CR) Competitors

$122.50
+0.94 (+0.77%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)

CR vs. ATS, MIR, ROLL, KBR, TKR, MMS, HTZ, ATMU, GFL, and LASE

Should you be buying Crane stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Crane include ATS (ATS), Mirion Technologies (MIR), RBC Bearings (ROLL), KBR (KBR), Timken (TKR), Maximus (MMS), Hertz Global (HTZ), Atmus Filtration Technologies (ATMU), GFL Environmental (GFL), and Laser Photonics (LASE). These companies are all part of the "industrials" sector.

Crane vs.

ATS (NYSE:ATS) and Crane (NYSE:CR) are both mid-cap industrial products companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, community ranking, profitability, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, media sentiment, analyst recommendations and valuation.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
ATS$1.95B1.96$96.40M$1.3428.78
Crane$2.09B3.35$401.10M$3.6933.20

Crane received 418 more outperform votes than ATS when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 59.41% of users gave Crane an outperform vote while only 40.00% of users gave ATS an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
ATSOutperform Votes
2
40.00%
Underperform Votes
3
60.00%
CraneOutperform Votes
420
59.41%
Underperform Votes
287
40.59%

In the previous week, Crane had 19 more articles in the media than ATS. MarketBeat recorded 29 mentions for Crane and 10 mentions for ATS. ATS's average media sentiment score of 0.06 beat Crane's score of 0.06 indicating that Crane is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
ATS
4 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Crane
9 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
14 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
2 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

75.1% of ATS shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 85.9% of Crane shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.4% of Crane shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Crane has a net margin of 13.10% compared to Crane's net margin of 5.89%. ATS's return on equity of 24.45% beat Crane's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
ATS5.89% 17.56% 6.82%
Crane 13.10%24.45%10.14%

ATS presently has a consensus price target of $55.00, suggesting a potential upside of 42.60%. Crane has a consensus price target of $107.83, suggesting a potential downside of 11.97%. Given Crane's higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe ATS is more favorable than Crane.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
ATS
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50
Crane
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.57

Summary

Crane beats ATS on 15 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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CR vs. The Competition

MetricCraneSpecialty Industrial Machinery IndustryIndustrials SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$6.99B$4.75B$4.18B$17.64B
Dividend Yield0.66%2.45%4.13%3.55%
P/E Ratio16.23199.33400.3021.11
Price / Sales3.353,406.25743.986.78
Price / Cash11.198.7628.2718.47
Price / Book3.612.324.115.86
Net Income$401.10M$503.14M$246.09M$863.03M
7 Day Performance0.48%2.82%0.68%1.63%
1 Month Performance-2.75%5.22%2.54%3.14%
1 Year Performance-0.70%4.38%7.82%94.49%

Crane Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
ATS
ATS
2.0673 of 5 stars
$37.56
-0.5%
$55.00
+46.4%
N/A$3.72B$1.95B28.037,000Short Interest ↑
MIR
Mirion Technologies
2.4651 of 5 stars
$9.81
-0.5%
$13.00
+32.6%
+8.3%$2.21B$800.90M-19.612,700
ROLL
RBC Bearings
0 of 5 stars
$271.53
+0.5%
N/A+13.1%$7.86B$1.14B131.81N/AAnalyst Report
News Coverage
KBR
KBR
2.5801 of 5 stars
$59.42
-0.1%
$69.00
+16.1%
+8.5%$8.03B$6.96B-28.9934,000
TKR
Timken
4.4805 of 5 stars
$83.54
+2.3%
$85.60
+2.5%
-3.5%$5.89B$4.77B15.3019,000Short Interest ↓
MMS
Maximus
3.6407 of 5 stars
$83.89
-0.9%
$102.00
+21.6%
+1.9%$5.12B$4.90B27.7839,600Short Interest ↓
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Positive News
HTZ
Hertz Global
0 of 5 stars
$7.81
+4.8%
N/AN/A$2.38B$9.37B9.4125,000
ATMU
Atmus Filtration Technologies
0.5982 of 5 stars
$23.90
+3.6%
$27.00
+13.0%
N/A$1.99B$1.63B0.004,500Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
High Trading Volume
GFL
GFL Environmental
3.471 of 5 stars
$35.62
-3.2%
$42.17
+18.4%
+13.7%$13.18B$7.52B-356.1520,000
LASE
Laser Photonics
0 of 5 stars
$1.04
flat
N/A-73.4%$8.15M$4.61M-1.5223Short Interest ↓
Gap Down

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This page (NYSE:CR) was last updated on 3/3/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff