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Donaldson (DCI) Competitors

$73.47
-0.83 (-1.12%)
(As of 04/12/2024 ET)

DCI vs. GPK, AGCO, ATR, CCK, MIDD, SITE, MSA, TTEK, AIT, and RBC

Should you be buying Donaldson stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Donaldson include Graphic Packaging (GPK), AGCO (AGCO), AptarGroup (ATR), Crown (CCK), Middleby (MIDD), SiteOne Landscape Supply (SITE), MSA Safety (MSA), Tetra Tech (TTEK), Applied Industrial Technologies (AIT), and RBC Bearings (RBC). These companies are all part of the "industrial products" sector.

Donaldson vs.

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

82.8% of Donaldson shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 99.7% of Graphic Packaging shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.6% of Donaldson shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.2% of Graphic Packaging shares are owned 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.

Graphic Packaging received 34 more outperform votes than Donaldson when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 64.69% of users gave Donaldson an outperform vote while only 64.08% of users gave Graphic Packaging an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
DonaldsonOutperform Votes
469
64.69%
Underperform Votes
256
35.31%
Graphic PackagingOutperform Votes
503
64.08%
Underperform Votes
282
35.92%

In the previous week, Donaldson had 8 more articles in the media than Graphic Packaging. MarketBeat recorded 14 mentions for Donaldson and 6 mentions for Graphic Packaging. Graphic Packaging's average media sentiment score of 1.00 beat Donaldson's score of 0.42 indicating that Graphic Packaging is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Donaldson
6 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
2 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Graphic Packaging
3 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Donaldson presently has a consensus target price of $67.50, suggesting a potential downside of 8.13%. Graphic Packaging has a consensus target price of $28.44, suggesting a potential upside of 2.41%. Given Graphic Packaging's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Graphic Packaging is more favorable than Donaldson.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Donaldson
1 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.00
Graphic Packaging
1 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.44

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Donaldson$3.43B2.58$358.80M$3.0723.93
Graphic Packaging$9.43B0.91$723M$2.3511.82

Donaldson has a net margin of 10.82% compared to Graphic Packaging's net margin of 7.67%. Graphic Packaging's return on equity of 35.66% beat Donaldson's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Donaldson10.82% 28.52% 13.82%
Graphic Packaging 7.67%35.66%8.28%

Donaldson has a beta of 1.1, meaning that its stock price is 10% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Graphic Packaging has a beta of 0.84, meaning that its stock price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Donaldson pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. Graphic Packaging pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. Donaldson pays out 32.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Graphic Packaging pays out 17.0% 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. Graphic Packaging is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Summary

Graphic Packaging beats Donaldson on 11 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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

MetricDonaldsonBlowers & fans IndustryIndustrial SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$8.84B$1.95B$9.38B$17.31B
Dividend Yield1.35%1.35%2.01%3.53%
P/E Ratio23.9316.4820.9024.14
Price / Sales2.582.496.389.33
Price / Cash19.2413.6616.7517.55
Price / Book6.752.653.695.09
Net Income$358.80M$62.48M$465.31M$972.03M
7 Day Performance-1.38%-4.27%-2.68%-2.70%
1 Month Performance2.07%0.36%-0.78%-1.23%
1 Year Performance16.19%40.14%10.14%115.33%

Donaldson Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
GPK
Graphic Packaging
3.9139 of 5 stars
$29.41
+2.1%
$28.44
-3.3%
+11.8%$9.00B$9.43B12.5123,500Short Interest ↓
AGCO
AGCO
4.7792 of 5 stars
$123.96
+2.1%
$148.33
+19.7%
-3.8%$9.25B$14.41B7.9327,900Analyst Report
ATR
AptarGroup
4.1987 of 5 stars
$140.31
-0.1%
$148.25
+5.7%
+16.0%$9.30B$3.49B33.0113,800Dividend Announcement
Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
Positive News
CCK
Crown
4.8471 of 5 stars
$80.57
+4.6%
$99.36
+23.3%
+0.5%$9.73B$12.01B21.4325,000Analyst Report
Short Interest ↓
MIDD
Middleby
3.3179 of 5 stars
$153.14
+1.0%
$159.38
+4.1%
+5.1%$8.21B$4.04B20.6710,722
SITE
SiteOne Landscape Supply
1.025 of 5 stars
$180.35
+3.6%
$172.88
-4.1%
+24.5%$8.15B$4.30B47.718,230Analyst Revision
Positive News
MSA
MSA Safety
4.0421 of 5 stars
$193.61
-0.1%
$189.50
-2.1%
+44.6%$7.61B$1.79B133.535,100
TTEK
Tetra Tech
3.3312 of 5 stars
$194.51
+0.5%
$197.25
+1.4%
+34.2%$10.41B$4.52B45.0327,000
AIT
Applied Industrial Technologies
4.1633 of 5 stars
$195.75
-0.5%
$197.25
+0.8%
+41.9%$7.57B$4.46B20.546,200Analyst Report
Short Interest ↓
RBC
RBC Bearings
1.3671 of 5 stars
$267.10
-0.9%
$275.86
+3.3%
+14.8%$7.53B$1.47B44.673,670

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

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