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QQQ   431.06
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S&P 500   5,061.82
DOW   37,735.11
QQQ   431.06
3 Energy Plays for Cash Flow: Buy 1 or Buy Them All
M&T Bank, Goldman Sachs rise; Salesforce, Tesla fall, Monday, 4/15/2024
When Will the Next Bull Market Be?
The Charles Schwab Company Can Hit New Highs
Global smartphone shipments climb nearly 8% in 1st quarter as Samsung retakes the lead
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
Retail sales surge 0.7% in March as Americans seem unfazed by higher prices with jobs plentiful
S&P 500   5,061.82
DOW   37,735.11
QQQ   431.06
3 Energy Plays for Cash Flow: Buy 1 or Buy Them All
M&T Bank, Goldman Sachs rise; Salesforce, Tesla fall, Monday, 4/15/2024
When Will the Next Bull Market Be?
The Charles Schwab Company Can Hit New Highs
Global smartphone shipments climb nearly 8% in 1st quarter as Samsung retakes the lead
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
Retail sales surge 0.7% in March as Americans seem unfazed by higher prices with jobs plentiful
S&P 500   5,061.82
DOW   37,735.11
QQQ   431.06
3 Energy Plays for Cash Flow: Buy 1 or Buy Them All
M&T Bank, Goldman Sachs rise; Salesforce, Tesla fall, Monday, 4/15/2024
When Will the Next Bull Market Be?
The Charles Schwab Company Can Hit New Highs
Global smartphone shipments climb nearly 8% in 1st quarter as Samsung retakes the lead
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
Retail sales surge 0.7% in March as Americans seem unfazed by higher prices with jobs plentiful

CEMEX (CX) Competitors

$8.40
-0.16 (-1.87%)
(As of 04/15/2024 ET)

CX vs. EXP, TOL, ACM, FND, WMS, BLD, FIX, RPM, OC, and TREX

Should you be buying CEMEX stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of CEMEX include Eagle Materials (EXP), Toll Brothers (TOL), AECOM (ACM), Floor & Decor (FND), Advanced Drainage Systems (WMS), TopBuild (BLD), Comfort Systems USA (FIX), RPM International (RPM), Owens Corning (OC), and Trex (TREX). These companies are all part of the "construction" sector.

CEMEX vs.

CEMEX (NYSE:CX) and Eagle Materials (NYSE:EXP) are both construction companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, media sentiment, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, community ranking, risk, valuation and institutional ownership.

Eagle Materials has lower revenue, but higher earnings than CEMEX. Eagle Materials is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than CEMEX, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
CEMEX$17.42B0.70$182M$0.1270.00
Eagle Materials$2.15B4.01$461.54M$14.1717.64

In the previous week, Eagle Materials had 3 more articles in the media than CEMEX. MarketBeat recorded 13 mentions for Eagle Materials and 10 mentions for CEMEX. Eagle Materials' average media sentiment score of 0.59 beat CEMEX's score of 0.33 indicating that Eagle Materials is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
CEMEX
4 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Eagle Materials
4 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

CEMEX has a beta of 1.47, meaning that its share price is 47% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Eagle Materials has a beta of 1.34, meaning that its share price is 34% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Eagle Materials has a net margin of 22.24% compared to CEMEX's net margin of 1.06%. Eagle Materials' return on equity of 40.05% beat CEMEX's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
CEMEX1.06% 1.50% 0.66%
Eagle Materials 22.24%40.05%17.63%

83.0% of CEMEX shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 96.1% of Eagle Materials shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of CEMEX shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.7% of Eagle Materials shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

CEMEX currently has a consensus target price of $9.37, indicating a potential upside of 11.51%. Eagle Materials has a consensus target price of $253.50, indicating a potential upside of 1.39%. Given CEMEX's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe CEMEX is more favorable than Eagle Materials.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
CEMEX
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.80
Eagle Materials
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
8 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.89

CEMEX received 103 more outperform votes than Eagle Materials when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 64.04% of users gave Eagle Materials an outperform vote while only 63.95% of users gave CEMEX an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
CEMEXOutperform Votes
534
63.95%
Underperform Votes
301
36.05%
Eagle MaterialsOutperform Votes
431
64.04%
Underperform Votes
242
35.96%

Summary

Eagle Materials beats CEMEX on 13 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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

MetricCEMEXCement, hydraulic IndustryConstruction SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$12.40B$22.08B$8.47B$17.28B
Dividend YieldN/A4.49%1.96%3.57%
P/E Ratio70.0016.7317.3920.97
Price / Sales0.701.5514.4310.15
Price / Cash8.768.0015.1815.26
Price / Book1.002.335.084.95
Net Income$182M$1.34B$499.47M$964.34M
7 Day Performance-4.22%-2.03%-3.26%-4.57%
1 Month Performance0.36%-1.58%-1.74%-1.66%
1 Year Performance40.47%30.54%33.09%76.84%

CEMEX Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
EXP
Eagle Materials
3.7425 of 5 stars
$259.19
-2.7%
$242.20
-6.6%
+73.9%$9.17B$2.25B18.292,400Analyst Report
Short Interest ↑
Gap Up
TOL
Toll Brothers
4.1871 of 5 stars
$124.34
-0.1%
$113.80
-8.5%
+96.4%$12.95B$9.99B9.614,800Analyst Upgrade
Insider Selling
ACM
AECOM
3.0837 of 5 stars
$96.14
-1.6%
$102.00
+6.1%
+13.2%$13.08B$14.38B213.6552,000
FND
Floor & Decor
2.8313 of 5 stars
$122.69
+0.9%
$109.95
-10.4%
+12.1%$13.10B$4.41B54.0512,783Short Interest ↓
WMS
Advanced Drainage Systems
4.241 of 5 stars
$169.72
-0.5%
$155.13
-8.6%
+99.5%$13.17B$3.07B26.985,870Positive News
BLD
TopBuild
3.4334 of 5 stars
$434.56
-0.7%
$401.40
-7.6%
+103.8%$13.83B$5.19B22.4814,012Short Interest ↑
FIX
Comfort Systems USA
4.0324 of 5 stars
$306.13
-5.0%
$302.00
-1.3%
+132.1%$10.92B$5.21B34.0115,800Positive News
RPM
RPM International
3.1621 of 5 stars
$113.07
0.0%
$112.60
-0.4%
+33.4%$14.56B$7.26B26.0517,274Short Interest ↓
OC
Owens Corning
4.9174 of 5 stars
$169.63
-1.0%
$162.14
-4.4%
+66.3%$14.76B$9.68B12.9318,000Positive News
TREX
Trex
2.8116 of 5 stars
$96.07
-1.3%
$88.72
-7.6%
+73.8%$10.44B$1.09B50.831,765

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This page (NYSE:CX) was last updated on 4/16/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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