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ESAB (ESAB) Competitors

$97.08
+0.57 (+0.59%)
(As of 05:12 PM ET)

ESAB vs. NDSN, MLI, MSM, ADT, ATKR, GTLS, FLS, ZWS, CWST, and BERY

Should you be buying ESAB stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of ESAB include Nordson (NDSN), Mueller Industries (MLI), MSC Industrial Direct (MSM), ADT (ADT), Atkore (ATKR), Chart Industries (GTLS), Flowserve (FLS), Zurn Elkay Water Solutions (ZWS), Casella Waste Systems (CWST), and Berry Global Group (BERY). These companies are all part of the "industrial products" sector.

ESAB vs.

Nordson (NASDAQ:NDSN) and ESAB (NYSE:ESAB) are both industrial products companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their media sentiment, community ranking, profitability, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings and risk.

Nordson has a beta of 1, indicating that its stock price has a similar volatility profile to the S&P 500.Comparatively, ESAB has a beta of 1.5, indicating that its stock price is 50% more volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, Nordson had 45 more articles in the media than ESAB. MarketBeat recorded 51 mentions for Nordson and 6 mentions for ESAB. Nordson's average media sentiment score of 0.70 beat ESAB's score of 0.69 indicating that ESAB is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Nordson
17 Very Positive mention(s)
6 Positive mention(s)
13 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
ESAB
3 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

70.9% of Nordson shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.6% of ESAB shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.9% of Nordson shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 7.0% of ESAB shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Nordson pays an annual dividend of $2.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. ESAB pays an annual dividend of $0.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.2%. Nordson pays out 31.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. ESAB pays out 6.8% 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. Nordson has increased its dividend for 61 consecutive years and ESAB has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Nordson is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Nordson has a net margin of 18.59% compared to Nordson's net margin of 7.85%. ESAB's return on equity of 20.59% beat Nordson's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Nordson18.59% 20.59% 11.34%
ESAB 7.85%18.02%7.03%

Nordson received 434 more outperform votes than ESAB when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 61.50% of users gave Nordson an outperform vote while only 35.71% of users gave ESAB an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
NordsonOutperform Votes
444
61.50%
Underperform Votes
278
38.50%
ESABOutperform Votes
10
35.71%
Underperform Votes
18
64.29%

Nordson currently has a consensus price target of $270.43, indicating a potential upside of 0.97%. ESAB has a consensus price target of $85.75, indicating a potential downside of 12.46%. Given ESAB's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Nordson is more favorable than ESAB.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Nordson
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.57
ESAB
0 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Nordson$2.63B5.82$487.49M$8.5531.30
ESAB$2.59B2.28$223.75M$3.5327.75

Summary

Nordson beats ESAB on 15 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.


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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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ESAB vs. The Competition

MetricESABGeneral industrial machinery, IndustryIndustrial SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$5.90B$3.28B$9.11B$17.42B
Dividend Yield0.25%0.63%2.04%3.58%
P/E Ratio27.758.5320.2723.30
Price / Sales2.284.517.557.46
Price / Cash18.1615.9217.5117.35
Price / Book4.2418.003.685.92
Net Income$223.75M$32.41M$466.46M$860.23M
7 Day Performance4.25%24.03%3.90%1.03%
1 Month Performance13.45%13.70%6.98%2.33%
1 Year Performance67.01%6.60%5.92%89.84%

ESAB Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
NDSN
Nordson
4.0798 of 5 stars
$268.00
-1.1%
$270.43
+0.9%
+21.7%$15.33B$2.63B31.357,900Earnings Report
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
MLI
Mueller Industries
2.0556 of 5 stars
$51.34
+1.3%
N/A+38.4%$5.83B$3.42B9.665,137Dividend Increase
Positive News
MSM
MSC Industrial Direct
3.9067 of 5 stars
$100.13
-0.2%
$105.00
+4.9%
+18.8%$5.65B$4.01B17.037,377Positive News
ADT
ADT
3.5141 of 5 stars
$6.52
-1.7%
$9.10
+39.6%
-17.0%$6.01B$6.40B93.1622,000Earnings Report
Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
ATKR
Atkore
0.9168 of 5 stars
$163.48
+1.5%
$178.67
+9.3%
+12.5%$6.01B$3.52B9.805,600Analyst Downgrade
Insider Selling
Short Interest ↑
GTLS
Chart Industries
3.424 of 5 stars
$131.49
+2.8%
$192.50
+46.4%
-2.7%$5.62B$1.61B-87.085,178News Coverage
Gap Up
FLS
Flowserve
2.2371 of 5 stars
$42.57
-0.7%
$46.57
+9.4%
+23.2%$5.59B$4.32B30.1916,000Earnings Report
Short Interest ↑
ZWS
Zurn Elkay Water Solutions
2.9 of 5 stars
$31.56
+0.8%
$31.14
-1.3%
+37.2%$5.43B$1.53B48.552,400Positive News
CWST
Casella Waste Systems
4.0117 of 5 stars
$91.04
-0.2%
$99.71
+9.5%
+16.0%$5.28B$1.26B202.324,200
BERY
Berry Global Group
4.9883 of 5 stars
$58.37
+0.3%
$75.67
+29.6%
-5.6%$6.77B$12.66B12.5544,000Analyst Downgrade
Short Interest ↑
Analyst Revision

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This page (NYSE:ESAB) was last updated on 2/28/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff