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$14.37
$15.07
50-Day Range
$11.22
$14.74
52-Week Range
$10.62
$17.86
Volume411,820 shs
Average Volume209,660 shs
Market Capitalization$652.21 million
P/E Ratio5.73
Dividend Yield1.63%
Beta0.9

Competitors

FutureFuel (NYSE:FF) Vs. SHW, ECL, IFF, ALB, CE, and RPM

Should you be buying FF stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "specialty chemicals" are considered alternatives and competitors to FutureFuel, including The Sherwin-Williams (SHW), Ecolab (ECL), International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF), Albemarle (ALB), Celanese (CE), and RPM International (RPM).

The Sherwin-Williams (NYSE:SHW) and FutureFuel (NYSE:FF) are both construction companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability, risk, earnings and dividends.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

76.5% of The Sherwin-Williams shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.4% of FutureFuel shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.6% of The Sherwin-Williams shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 41.4% of FutureFuel shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for The Sherwin-Williams and FutureFuel, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Sherwin-Williams121502.78
FutureFuel0000N/A

The Sherwin-Williams currently has a consensus price target of $309.9412, suggesting a potential upside of 8.34%. Given The Sherwin-Williams' higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe The Sherwin-Williams is more favorable than FutureFuel.

Volatility and Risk

The Sherwin-Williams has a beta of 1.01, meaning that its share price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, FutureFuel has a beta of 0.9, meaning that its share price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares The Sherwin-Williams and FutureFuel's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Sherwin-Williams$17.90 billion4.25$1.54 billion$21.1213.55
FutureFuel$205.23 million3.18$88.18 millionN/AN/A

The Sherwin-Williams has higher revenue and earnings than FutureFuel.

Profitability

This table compares The Sherwin-Williams and FutureFuel's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Sherwin-Williams10.41%56.69%10.66%
FutureFuel64.90%26.01%19.55%

Dividends

The Sherwin-Williams pays an annual dividend of $2.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. FutureFuel pays an annual dividend of $0.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. The Sherwin-Williams pays out 10.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. FutureFuel has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. FutureFuel is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Summary

The Sherwin-Williams beats FutureFuel on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

FutureFuel (NYSE:FF) and Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, earnings and valuation.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

52.4% of FutureFuel shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.6% of Ecolab shares are held by institutional investors. 41.4% of FutureFuel shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.2% of Ecolab shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for FutureFuel and Ecolab, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
FutureFuel0000N/A
Ecolab07702.50

Ecolab has a consensus price target of $228.70, suggesting a potential upside of 2.07%. Given Ecolab's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Ecolab is more favorable than FutureFuel.

Risk & Volatility

FutureFuel has a beta of 0.9, suggesting that its stock price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ecolab has a beta of 1.01, suggesting that its stock price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares FutureFuel and Ecolab's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
FutureFuel$205.23 million3.18$88.18 millionN/AN/A
Ecolab$14.91 billion4.30$1.56 billion$5.8238.50

Ecolab has higher revenue and earnings than FutureFuel.

Profitability

This table compares FutureFuel and Ecolab's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
FutureFuel64.90%26.01%19.55%
Ecolab-8.21%18.14%6.75%

Dividends

FutureFuel pays an annual dividend of $0.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. Ecolab pays an annual dividend of $1.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. Ecolab pays out 33.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. FutureFuel has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Ecolab has increased its dividend for 36 consecutive years.

Summary

Ecolab beats FutureFuel on 8 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

FutureFuel (NYSE:FF) and International Flavors & Fragrances (NYSE:IFF) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, earnings and valuation.

Risk & Volatility

FutureFuel has a beta of 0.9, suggesting that its stock price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, International Flavors & Fragrances has a beta of 0.97, suggesting that its stock price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

52.4% of FutureFuel shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 94.4% of International Flavors & Fragrances shares are held by institutional investors. 41.4% of FutureFuel shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.4% of International Flavors & Fragrances shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares FutureFuel and International Flavors & Fragrances' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
FutureFuel$205.23 million3.18$88.18 millionN/AN/A
International Flavors & Fragrances$5.14 billion6.84$455.87 million$6.1722.89

International Flavors & Fragrances has higher revenue and earnings than FutureFuel.

Dividends

FutureFuel pays an annual dividend of $0.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. International Flavors & Fragrances pays an annual dividend of $3.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. International Flavors & Fragrances pays out 49.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. FutureFuel has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and International Flavors & Fragrances has increased its dividend for 11 consecutive years. International Flavors & Fragrances is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for FutureFuel and International Flavors & Fragrances, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
FutureFuel0000N/A
International Flavors & Fragrances031002.77

International Flavors & Fragrances has a consensus price target of $147.5385, suggesting a potential upside of 4.48%. Given International Flavors & Fragrances' higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe International Flavors & Fragrances is more favorable than FutureFuel.

Profitability

This table compares FutureFuel and International Flavors & Fragrances' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
FutureFuel64.90%26.01%19.55%
International Flavors & Fragrances7.44%11.00%5.10%

Summary

International Flavors & Fragrances beats FutureFuel on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

FutureFuel (NYSE:FF) and Albemarle (NYSE:ALB) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, valuation and dividends.

Volatility and Risk

FutureFuel has a beta of 0.9, suggesting that its share price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Albemarle has a beta of 1.59, suggesting that its share price is 59% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

52.4% of FutureFuel shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.4% of Albemarle shares are owned by institutional investors. 41.4% of FutureFuel shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.1% of Albemarle shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares FutureFuel and Albemarle's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
FutureFuel$205.23 million3.18$88.18 millionN/AN/A
Albemarle$3.59 billion5.33$533.23 million$6.0427.12

Albemarle has higher revenue and earnings than FutureFuel.

Dividends

FutureFuel pays an annual dividend of $0.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. Albemarle pays an annual dividend of $1.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Albemarle pays out 25.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. FutureFuel has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Albemarle has increased its dividend for 27 consecutive years.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for FutureFuel and Albemarle, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
FutureFuel0000N/A
Albemarle371002.35

Albemarle has a consensus target price of $142.1429, suggesting a potential downside of 13.23%. Given Albemarle's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Albemarle is more favorable than FutureFuel.

Profitability

This table compares FutureFuel and Albemarle's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
FutureFuel64.90%26.01%19.55%
Albemarle11.77%11.96%4.97%

Summary

Albemarle beats FutureFuel on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

FutureFuel (NYSE:FF) and Celanese (NYSE:CE) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, valuation and dividends.

Volatility and Risk

FutureFuel has a beta of 0.9, suggesting that its share price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Celanese has a beta of 1.21, suggesting that its share price is 21% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

52.4% of FutureFuel shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 97.5% of Celanese shares are owned by institutional investors. 41.4% of FutureFuel shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.7% of Celanese shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares FutureFuel and Celanese's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
FutureFuel$205.23 million3.18$88.18 millionN/AN/A
Celanese$6.30 billion2.99$852 million$9.5317.54

Celanese has higher revenue and earnings than FutureFuel.

Dividends

FutureFuel pays an annual dividend of $0.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. Celanese pays an annual dividend of $2.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. Celanese pays out 28.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. FutureFuel has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Celanese has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for FutureFuel and Celanese, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
FutureFuel0000N/A
Celanese151102.59

Celanese has a consensus target price of $156.6667, suggesting a potential downside of 6.29%. Given Celanese's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Celanese is more favorable than FutureFuel.

Profitability

This table compares FutureFuel and Celanese's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
FutureFuel64.90%26.01%19.55%
Celanese10.46%31.41%9.42%

Summary

Celanese beats FutureFuel on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

RPM International (NYSE:RPM) and FutureFuel (NYSE:FF) are both construction companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares RPM International and FutureFuel's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
RPM International7.50%35.72%8.85%
FutureFuel64.90%26.01%19.55%

Volatility & Risk

RPM International has a beta of 1.01, meaning that its stock price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, FutureFuel has a beta of 0.9, meaning that its stock price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for RPM International and FutureFuel, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
RPM International04502.56
FutureFuel0000N/A

RPM International presently has a consensus target price of $96.8750, suggesting a potential downside of 0.11%. Given RPM International's higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe RPM International is more favorable than FutureFuel.

Dividends

RPM International pays an annual dividend of $1.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. FutureFuel pays an annual dividend of $0.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. RPM International pays out 49.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. RPM International has increased its dividend for 19 consecutive years and FutureFuel has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

74.7% of RPM International shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.4% of FutureFuel shares are held by institutional investors. 1.6% of RPM International shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 41.4% of FutureFuel shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares RPM International and FutureFuel's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
RPM International$5.51 billion2.28$304.39 million$3.0731.59
FutureFuel$205.23 million3.18$88.18 millionN/AN/A

RPM International has higher revenue and earnings than FutureFuel.

Summary

RPM International beats FutureFuel on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.


FutureFuel Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
The Sherwin-Williams logo
SHW
The Sherwin-Williams
2.1$286.09+0.1%$76.09 billion$17.90 billion14.12
Ecolab logo
ECL
Ecolab
2.2$224.06+1.2%$64.07 billion$14.91 billion-60.72Insider Selling
International Flavors & Fragrances logo
IFF
International Flavors & Fragrances
2.5$141.21+1.8%$35.15 billion$5.14 billion42.28Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
News Coverage
Albemarle logo
ALB
Albemarle
2.1$163.81+3.7%$19.12 billion$3.59 billion45.76Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Celanese logo
CE
Celanese
2.2$167.19+0.3%$18.83 billion$6.30 billion34.61
RPM International logo
RPM
RPM International
2.3$96.98+0.1%$12.56 billion$5.51 billion29.39Analyst Report
Ashland Global logo
ASH
Ashland Global
1.8$89.06+3.7%$5.41 billion$2.33 billion-10.60Gap Down
W. R. Grace & Co. logo
GRA
W. R. Grace & Co.
2.2$68.36+0.1%$4.53 billion$1.96 billion325.52Analyst Downgrade
Balchem logo
BCPC
Balchem
1.6$133.25+0.0%$4.32 billion$643.71 million52.26
Quaker Chemical logo
KWR
Quaker Chemical
2.4$234.74+1.1%$4.20 billion$1.13 billion652.07Dividend Announcement
Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
NewMarket logo
NEU
NewMarket
1.0$352.77+1.3%$3.86 billion$2.19 billion15.36
Sensient Technologies logo
SXT
Sensient Technologies
1.8$85.66+0.9%$3.62 billion$1.32 billion53.87
H.B. Fuller logo
FUL
H.B. Fuller
2.0$69.08+0.9%$3.61 billion$2.90 billion31.40Insider Selling
Stepan logo
SCL
Stepan
2.2$137.25+0.1%$3.09 billion$1.86 billion26.91Insider Selling
Minerals Technologies logo
MTX
Minerals Technologies
1.8$84.04+0.8%$2.83 billion$1.79 billion26.26Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
Innospec logo
IOSP
Innospec
1.8$101.00+0.0%$2.49 billion$1.51 billion67.79Insider Selling
News Coverage
Ferro logo
FOE
Ferro
1.2$21.80+0.6%$1.80 billion$1.02 billion-363.27Earnings Announcement
Analyst Downgrade
Unusual Options Activity
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Kraton logo
KRA
Kraton
1.3$35.17+1.1%$1.13 billion$1.80 billion-4.94
Landec logo
LNDC
Landec
1.8$12.17+3.4%$356.98 million$590.37 million-6.99
Flotek Industries logo
FTK
Flotek Industries
0.6$1.85+2.7%$134.55 million$119.35 million-0.73Earnings Announcement
Gap Up
Advanced Emissions Solutions logo
ADES
Advanced Emissions Solutions
0.9$5.25+1.0%$98.99 million$70.09 million-7.95Earnings Announcement
This page was last updated on 5/15/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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