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GrafTech International (EAF) Competitors

$1.51
+0.03 (+2.03%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)

EAF vs. HOLI, ALTG, CIX, MTW, DMRC, ACCO, BOOM, NWPX, IPX, and EBF

Should you be buying GrafTech International stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of GrafTech International include Hollysys Automation Technologies (HOLI), Alta Equipment Group (ALTG), CompX International (CIX), Manitowoc (MTW), Digimarc (DMRC), ACCO Brands (ACCO), DMC Global (BOOM), Northwest Pipe (NWPX), IperionX (IPX), and Ennis (EBF). These companies are all part of the "industrial products" sector.

GrafTech International vs.

GrafTech International (NYSE:EAF) and Hollysys Automation Technologies (NASDAQ:HOLI) are both small-cap industrial products companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, media sentiment, institutional ownership, dividends, community ranking, profitability and risk.

Hollysys Automation Technologies received 79 more outperform votes than GrafTech International when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 59.47% of users gave Hollysys Automation Technologies an outperform vote while only 58.39% of users gave GrafTech International an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
GrafTech InternationalOutperform Votes
188
58.39%
Underperform Votes
134
41.61%
Hollysys Automation TechnologiesOutperform Votes
267
59.47%
Underperform Votes
182
40.53%

GrafTech International has a beta of 1.14, indicating that its share price is 14% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Hollysys Automation Technologies has a beta of 0.53, indicating that its share price is 47% less volatile than the S&P 500.

92.8% of GrafTech International shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 78.7% of Hollysys Automation Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.6% of GrafTech International shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 5.7% of Hollysys Automation Technologies shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Hollysys Automation Technologies has a net margin of 10.56% compared to GrafTech International's net margin of -41.14%. Hollysys Automation Technologies' return on equity of 7.09% beat GrafTech International's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
GrafTech International-41.14% -39.57% -6.89%
Hollysys Automation Technologies 10.56%7.09%4.89%

Hollysys Automation Technologies has higher revenue and earnings than GrafTech International. GrafTech International is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Hollysys Automation Technologies, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
GrafTech International$620.50M0.63-$255.25M-$1.00-1.51
Hollysys Automation Technologies$777.37M1.95$106.93M$1.3418.32

GrafTech International currently has a consensus price target of $1.88, suggesting a potential upside of 24.17%. Given GrafTech International's higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe GrafTech International is more favorable than Hollysys Automation Technologies.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
GrafTech International
0 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.00
Hollysys Automation Technologies
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A

In the previous week, GrafTech International had 1 more articles in the media than Hollysys Automation Technologies. MarketBeat recorded 6 mentions for GrafTech International and 5 mentions for Hollysys Automation Technologies. GrafTech International's average media sentiment score of 1.26 beat Hollysys Automation Technologies' score of 0.39 indicating that GrafTech International is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
GrafTech International
3 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Hollysys Automation Technologies
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Summary

Hollysys Automation Technologies beats GrafTech International on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

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EAF vs. The Competition

MetricGrafTech InternationalElectrical industrial apparatus IndustryIndustrial SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$388.31M$1.23B$9.27B$17.13B
Dividend YieldN/A0.68%2.04%3.62%
P/E Ratio-1.5120.9621.1824.90
Price / Sales0.63430.938.839.70
Price / CashN/A139.7427.7317.06
Price / Book5.031.933.674.85
Net Income-$255.25M-$148.81M$452.25M$970.56M
7 Day Performance-16.11%-8.23%-1.79%-1.76%
1 Month Performance-2.27%-9.76%-4.52%-4.32%
1 Year Performance-68.74%-17.10%8.37%92.59%

GrafTech International Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
HOLI
Hollysys Automation Technologies
0 of 5 stars
$24.67
-1.5%
N/A+54.9%$1.53B$777.37M18.415,042Analyst Report
News Coverage
Gap Down
ALTG
Alta Equipment Group
4.4559 of 5 stars
$11.75
+0.3%
$21.17
+80.1%
-17.4%$385.52M$1.88B65.283,000Short Interest ↓
CIX
CompX International
0 of 5 stars
$30.83
-2.2%
N/A+69.4%$379.52M$161.30M16.85555High Trading Volume
MTW
Manitowoc
4.5856 of 5 stars
$13.02
-3.3%
$17.67
+35.7%
-18.2%$461.95M$2.23B11.944,800Analyst Report
DMRC
Digimarc
0.2705 of 5 stars
$22.95
+0.1%
$25.00
+8.9%
+31.5%$469.10M$34.85M-10.07248Positive News
ACCO
ACCO Brands
4.9638 of 5 stars
$4.95
-1.4%
$7.50
+51.5%
+0.2%$473.42M$1.83B-20.635,600News Coverage
BOOM
DMC Global
4.3793 of 5 stars
$16.66
-1.2%
$27.00
+62.1%
-15.6%$329.70M$719.19M15.431,800Positive News
NWPX
Northwest Pipe
3.9847 of 5 stars
$32.77
+0.6%
$40.00
+22.1%
+9.4%$324.10M$444.36M15.681,325Positive News
IPX
IperionX
0 of 5 stars
$14.00
-0.9%
N/A+102.9%$320.18MN/A0.00N/A
EBF
Ennis
2.7421 of 5 stars
$19.07
+0.2%
N/A-2.4%$493.53M$431.84M11.091,919Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage

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This page (NYSE:EAF) was last updated on 4/21/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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