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Today's Range
$98.89
$100.81
50-Day Range
$90.38
$104.38
52-Week Range
$53.23
$106.31
Volume3,100 shs
Average Volume216,296 shs
Market Capitalization$3.53 billion
P/E Ratio18.63
Dividend Yield1.97%
Beta1.04

Competitors

GATX (NYSE:GATX) Vs. FAST, URI, GWW, WSO, WCC, and MSM

Should you be buying GATX stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "trading companies & distributors" are considered alternatives and competitors to GATX, including Fastenal (FAST), United Rentals (URI), W.W. Grainger (GWW), Watsco (WSO), WESCO International (WCC), and MSC Industrial Direct (MSM).

Fastenal (NASDAQ:FAST) and GATX (NYSE:GATX) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares Fastenal and GATX's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Fastenal15.12%30.63%21.14%
GATX14.96%9.01%1.97%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Fastenal and GATX, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Fastenal16302.20
GATX02202.50

Fastenal presently has a consensus target price of $47.8750, indicating a potential downside of 10.78%. GATX has a consensus target price of $88.25, indicating a potential downside of 11.58%. Given Fastenal's higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Fastenal is more favorable than GATX.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

77.1% of Fastenal shares are held by institutional investors. 0.6% of Fastenal shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 4.0% of GATX shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Fastenal pays an annual dividend of $1.12 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. GATX pays an annual dividend of $2.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. Fastenal pays out 81.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. GATX pays out 36.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Fastenal has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and GATX has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Volatility & Risk

Fastenal has a beta of 1.21, suggesting that its share price is 21% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, GATX has a beta of 1.04, suggesting that its share price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Fastenal and GATX's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Fastenal$5.33 billion5.79$790.90 million$1.3838.99
GATX$1.39 billion2.53$211.20 million$5.5118.10

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

Summary

Fastenal beats GATX on 12 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

United Rentals (NYSE:URI) and GATX (NYSE:GATX) are both construction companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares United Rentals and GATX's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
United Rentals10.69%34.19%7.21%
GATX14.96%9.01%1.97%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for United Rentals and GATX, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
United Rentals281002.40
GATX02202.50

United Rentals presently has a consensus target price of $279.00, indicating a potential downside of 17.43%. GATX has a consensus target price of $88.25, indicating a potential downside of 11.58%. Given GATX's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe GATX is more favorable than United Rentals.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

96.1% of United Rentals shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of United Rentals shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 4.0% of GATX shares are owned by company 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.

Volatility and Risk

United Rentals has a beta of 2.25, suggesting that its share price is 125% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, GATX has a beta of 1.04, suggesting that its share price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares United Rentals and GATX's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
United Rentals$9.35 billion2.63$1.17 billion$19.5217.42
GATX$1.39 billion2.53$211.20 million$5.5118.10

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

Summary

United Rentals beats GATX on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW) and GATX (NYSE:GATX) are both industrial products companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and valuation.

Volatility & Risk

W.W. Grainger has a beta of 1.15, suggesting that its share price is 15% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, GATX has a beta of 1.04, suggesting that its share price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares W.W. Grainger and GATX's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
W.W. Grainger5.37%41.31%13.20%
GATX14.96%9.01%1.97%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for W.W. Grainger and GATX, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
W.W. Grainger27602.27
GATX02202.50

W.W. Grainger presently has a consensus target price of $421.1538, indicating a potential downside of 9.69%. GATX has a consensus target price of $88.25, indicating a potential downside of 11.58%. Given W.W. Grainger's higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe W.W. Grainger is more favorable than GATX.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares W.W. Grainger and GATX's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
W.W. Grainger$11.49 billion2.12$849 million$17.2927.05
GATX$1.39 billion2.53$211.20 million$5.5118.10

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

Institutional and Insider Ownership

70.6% of W.W. Grainger shares are held by institutional investors. 14.0% of W.W. Grainger shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 4.0% of GATX shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

W.W. Grainger pays an annual dividend of $6.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. GATX pays an annual dividend of $2.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. W.W. Grainger pays out 37.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. GATX pays out 36.3% 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. W.W. Grainger has increased its dividend for 50 consecutive years and GATX has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. GATX is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Summary

W.W. Grainger beats GATX on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Watsco (NYSE:WSO) and GATX (NYSE:GATX) are both construction companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends and risk.

Risk and Volatility

Watsco has a beta of 0.79, indicating that its stock price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, GATX has a beta of 1.04, indicating that its stock price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Watsco and GATX's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Watsco4.77%13.38%8.80%
GATX14.96%9.01%1.97%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Watsco and GATX, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Watsco06102.14
GATX02202.50

Watsco currently has a consensus price target of $244.6667, indicating a potential downside of 17.41%. GATX has a consensus price target of $88.25, indicating a potential downside of 11.58%. Given GATX's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe GATX is more favorable than Watsco.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Watsco and GATX's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Watsco$4.77 billion2.40$245.95 million$6.5045.71
GATX$1.39 billion2.53$211.20 million$5.5118.10

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

Institutional and Insider Ownership

81.5% of Watsco shares are owned by institutional investors. 13.6% of Watsco shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 4.0% of GATX shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Watsco pays an annual dividend of $7.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. GATX pays an annual dividend of $2.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. Watsco pays out 120.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. GATX pays out 36.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Watsco has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and GATX has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Summary

Watsco beats GATX on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

WESCO International (NYSE:WCC) and GATX (NYSE:GATX) are both mid-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends and risk.

Volatility & Risk

WESCO International has a beta of 2.09, indicating that its share price is 109% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, GATX has a beta of 1.04, indicating that its share price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares WESCO International and GATX's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
WESCO International1.42%8.34%3.01%
GATX14.96%9.01%1.97%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for WESCO International and GATX, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
WESCO International02712.90
GATX02202.50

WESCO International currently has a consensus price target of $91.7778, indicating a potential downside of 15.26%. GATX has a consensus price target of $88.25, indicating a potential downside of 11.58%. Given GATX's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe GATX is more favorable than WESCO International.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares WESCO International and GATX's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
WESCO International$8.36 billion0.65$223.43 million$5.2020.86
GATX$1.39 billion2.53$211.20 million$5.5118.10

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

Summary

WESCO International beats GATX on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

MSC Industrial Direct (NYSE:MSM) and GATX (NYSE:GATX) are both mid-cap industrial products companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends and risk.

Risk and Volatility

MSC Industrial Direct has a beta of 0.99, indicating that its stock price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, GATX has a beta of 1.04, indicating that its stock price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares MSC Industrial Direct and GATX's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
MSC Industrial Direct7.14%20.42%10.49%
GATX14.96%9.01%1.97%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for MSC Industrial Direct and GATX, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
MSC Industrial Direct04302.43
GATX02202.50

MSC Industrial Direct currently has a consensus price target of $89.00, indicating a potential downside of 6.49%. GATX has a consensus price target of $88.25, indicating a potential downside of 11.58%. Given MSC Industrial Direct's higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe MSC Industrial Direct is more favorable than GATX.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares MSC Industrial Direct and GATX's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
MSC Industrial Direct$3.19 billion1.67$251.76 million$4.7420.14
GATX$1.39 billion2.53$211.20 million$5.5118.10

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

Institutional and Insider Ownership

72.2% of MSC Industrial Direct shares are owned by institutional investors. 28.4% of MSC Industrial Direct shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 4.0% of GATX shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

MSC Industrial Direct pays an annual dividend of $3.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.1%. GATX pays an annual dividend of $2.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. MSC Industrial Direct pays out 63.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. GATX pays out 36.3% 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. MSC Industrial Direct has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and GATX has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Summary

MSC Industrial Direct beats GATX on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.


GATX Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Fastenal logo
FAST
Fastenal
1.4$53.80-0.2%$30.96 billion$5.33 billion36.85
United Rentals logo
URI
United Rentals
1.5$340.08-0.5%$24.74 billion$9.35 billion26.95
W.W. Grainger logo
GWW
W.W. Grainger
2.2$467.72-0.1%$24.34 billion$11.49 billion40.39
Watsco logo
WSO
Watsco
1.3$297.11-0.3%$11.50 billion$4.77 billion48.71
WESCO International logo
WCC
WESCO International
1.6$108.49-1.7%$5.53 billion$8.36 billion39.31Analyst Report
MSC Industrial Direct logo
MSM
MSC Industrial Direct
1.8$95.48-0.1%$5.35 billion$3.19 billion23.69News Coverage
Air Lease logo
AL
Air Lease
2.4$46.17-0.5%$5.29 billion$2.02 billion9.48
Beacon Roofing Supply logo
BECN
Beacon Roofing Supply
1.5$58.27-0.3%$4.08 billion$6.94 billion-35.31
Applied Industrial Technologies logo
AIT
Applied Industrial Technologies
1.7$103.10-1.9%$4.08 billion$3.25 billion210.41
Rush Enterprises logo
RUSHA
Rush Enterprises
1.6$51.81-0.8%$2.83 billion$5.81 billion29.66
Kaman logo
KAMN
Kaman
1.8$53.86-0.8%$1.51 billion$761.61 million1,795.93
Textainer Group logo
TGH
Textainer Group
1.2$28.05-1.6%$1.44 billion$619.76 million26.97Earnings Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
H&E Equipment Services logo
HEES
H&E Equipment Services
1.9$38.64-0.1%$1.39 billion$1.35 billion386.40
MRC Global logo
MRC
MRC Global
1.3$11.86-0.3%$975.22 million$3.66 billion-3.06
DXP Enterprises logo
DXPE
DXP Enterprises
0.9$31.01-1.6%$605.21 million$1.27 billion-22.15
Titan Machinery logo
TITN
Titan Machinery
1.5$26.07-0.1%$586.65 million$1.31 billion30.67Analyst Downgrade
BlueLinx logo
BXC
BlueLinx
1.5$54.16-0.9%$508.15 million$2.64 billion10.30
Willis Lease Finance logo
WLFC
Willis Lease Finance
1.2$45.76-4.4%$284.63 million$409.16 million7.90News Coverage
Houston Wire & Cable logo
HWCC
Houston Wire & Cable
0.7$5.26-0.2%$88.64 million$338.29 million-29.22Upcoming Earnings
This page was last updated on 5/17/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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