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$26.40
$26.87
50-Day Range
$25.76
$28.69
52-Week Range
$15.73
$29.19
Volume209,705 shs
Average Volume247,507 shs
Market Capitalization$1.52 billion
P/E Ratio22.94
Dividend Yield1.19%
Beta2

Competitors

Griffon (NYSE:GFF) Vs. MAS, FBHS, LII, TREX, AOS, and OC

Should you be buying GFF stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "building products" are considered alternatives and competitors to Griffon, including Masco (MAS), Fortune Brands Home & Security (FBHS), Lennox International (LII), Trex (TREX), A. O. Smith (AOS), and Owens Corning (OC).

Masco (NYSE:MAS) and Griffon (NYSE:GFF) are both construction companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, risk, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Masco and Griffon, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Masco06802.57
Griffon00403.00

Masco presently has a consensus target price of $62.7188, indicating a potential downside of 1.71%. Griffon has a consensus target price of $30.50, indicating a potential upside of 13.64%. Given Griffon's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Griffon is more favorable than Masco.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

90.9% of Masco shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.6% of Griffon shares are held by institutional investors. 1.2% of Masco shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 9.3% of Griffon shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility and Risk

Masco has a beta of 1.33, indicating that its share price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Griffon has a beta of 2, indicating that its share price is 100% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Masco and Griffon's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Masco$6.71 billion2.41$935 million$2.2528.36
Griffon$2.41 billion0.63$53.43 million$1.6216.57

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

Profitability

This table compares Masco and Griffon's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Masco21.27%1,966.88%14.89%
Griffon2.22%13.40%3.13%

Dividends

Masco pays an annual dividend of $0.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. Griffon pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Masco pays out 24.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Griffon pays out 19.8% 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. Masco has raised its dividend for 7 consecutive years and Griffon has raised its dividend for 9 consecutive years. Griffon is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Summary

Masco beats Griffon on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Fortune Brands Home & Security (NYSE:FBHS) and Griffon (NYSE:GFF) are both industrial products companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, risk, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Fortune Brands Home & Security and Griffon, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Fortune Brands Home & Security141102.63
Griffon00403.00

Fortune Brands Home & Security presently has a consensus target price of $95.8824, indicating a potential downside of 9.83%. Griffon has a consensus target price of $30.50, indicating a potential upside of 13.64%. Given Griffon's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Griffon is more favorable than Fortune Brands Home & Security.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

86.6% of Fortune Brands Home & Security shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.6% of Griffon shares are held by institutional investors. 1.5% of Fortune Brands Home & Security shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 9.3% of Griffon shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility and Risk

Fortune Brands Home & Security has a beta of 1.66, indicating that its share price is 66% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Griffon has a beta of 2, indicating that its share price is 100% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Fortune Brands Home & Security and Griffon's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Fortune Brands Home & Security$5.76 billion2.56$431.90 million$3.6029.54
Griffon$2.41 billion0.63$53.43 million$1.6216.57

Fortune Brands Home & Security has higher revenue and earnings than Griffon. Griffon is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Fortune Brands Home & Security, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Fortune Brands Home & Security and Griffon's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Fortune Brands Home & Security8.36%22.37%8.68%
Griffon2.22%13.40%3.13%

Dividends

Fortune Brands Home & Security pays an annual dividend of $1.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Griffon pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Fortune Brands Home & Security pays out 28.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Griffon pays out 19.8% 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. Fortune Brands Home & Security has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Griffon has raised its dividend for 9 consecutive years. Griffon is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Summary

Fortune Brands Home & Security beats Griffon on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Lennox International (NYSE:LII) and Griffon (NYSE:GFF) are both construction companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, risk, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Lennox International and Griffon, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Lennox International310001.77
Griffon00403.00

Lennox International presently has a consensus target price of $281.4167, indicating a potential downside of 19.21%. Griffon has a consensus target price of $30.50, indicating a potential upside of 13.64%. Given Griffon's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Griffon is more favorable than Lennox International.

Dividends

Lennox International pays an annual dividend of $3.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. Griffon pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Lennox International pays out 27.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Griffon pays out 19.8% 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. Lennox International has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Griffon has raised its dividend for 9 consecutive years. Griffon is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Volatility and Risk

Lennox International has a beta of 0.81, indicating that its share price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Griffon has a beta of 2, indicating that its share price is 100% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

66.3% of Lennox International shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.6% of Griffon shares are held by institutional investors. 3.4% of Lennox International shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 9.3% of Griffon shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Lennox International and Griffon's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Lennox International$3.81 billion3.46$408.70 million$11.1931.13
Griffon$2.41 billion0.63$53.43 million$1.6216.57

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

Profitability

This table compares Lennox International and Griffon's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Lennox International9.95%-176.45%17.78%
Griffon2.22%13.40%3.13%

Summary

Griffon beats Lennox International on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Trex (NYSE:TREX) and Griffon (NYSE:GFF) are both construction companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, dividends, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Analyst Ratings

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

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Trex011602.35
Griffon00403.00

Trex currently has a consensus target price of $95.8824, suggesting a potential downside of 5.79%. Griffon has a consensus target price of $30.50, suggesting a potential upside of 13.64%. Given Griffon's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Griffon is more favorable than Trex.

Risk and Volatility

Trex has a beta of 1.46, suggesting that its share price is 46% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Griffon has a beta of 2, suggesting that its share price is 100% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

98.6% of Trex shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.6% of Griffon shares are held by institutional investors. 0.8% of Trex shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 9.3% of Griffon shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Trex and Griffon's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Trex$745.35 million15.75$144.74 million$1.2482.08
Griffon$2.41 billion0.63$53.43 million$1.6216.57

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

Profitability

This table compares Trex and Griffon's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Trex20.53%35.52%26.44%
Griffon2.22%13.40%3.13%

Summary

Trex beats Griffon on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

A. O. Smith (NYSE:AOS) and Griffon (NYSE:GFF) are both industrial products companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, dividends, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

75.1% of A. O. Smith shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.6% of Griffon shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of A. O. Smith shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 9.3% of Griffon shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for A. O. Smith and Griffon, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
A. O. Smith16202.11
Griffon00403.00

A. O. Smith currently has a consensus target price of $60.2857, suggesting a potential downside of 14.93%. Griffon has a consensus target price of $30.50, suggesting a potential upside of 13.64%. Given Griffon's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Griffon is more favorable than A. O. Smith.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares A. O. Smith and Griffon's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
A. O. Smith$2.99 billion3.80$370 million$2.2231.92
Griffon$2.41 billion0.63$53.43 million$1.6216.57

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

Profitability

This table compares A. O. Smith and Griffon's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
A. O. Smith11.25%19.29%10.75%
Griffon2.22%13.40%3.13%

Volatility & Risk

A. O. Smith has a beta of 1.06, suggesting that its stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Griffon has a beta of 2, suggesting that its stock price is 100% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

A. O. Smith pays an annual dividend of $1.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. Griffon pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. A. O. Smith pays out 46.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Griffon pays out 19.8% 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. A. O. Smith has raised its dividend for 29 consecutive years and Griffon has raised its dividend for 9 consecutive years. A. O. Smith is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Summary

A. O. Smith beats Griffon on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Griffon (NYSE:GFF) and Owens Corning (NYSE:OC) are both multi-sector conglomerates companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

73.6% of Griffon shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.2% of Owens Corning shares are held by institutional investors. 9.3% of Griffon shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.5% of Owens Corning shares are held by company 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.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Griffon and Owens Corning, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Griffon00403.00
Owens Corning210702.26

Griffon currently has a consensus price target of $30.50, suggesting a potential upside of 13.64%. Owens Corning has a consensus price target of $82.3158, suggesting a potential downside of 22.56%. Given Griffon's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Griffon is more favorable than Owens Corning.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Griffon and Owens Corning's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Griffon$2.41 billion0.63$53.43 million$1.6216.57
Owens Corning$7.16 billion1.55$405 million$4.5423.41

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

Profitability

This table compares Griffon and Owens Corning's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Griffon2.22%13.40%3.13%
Owens Corning-7.94%11.99%4.98%

Risk & Volatility

Griffon has a beta of 2, suggesting that its share price is 100% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Owens Corning has a beta of 1.54, suggesting that its share price is 54% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Griffon pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Owens Corning pays an annual dividend of $1.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Griffon pays out 19.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Owens Corning pays out 22.9% 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. Griffon has raised its dividend for 9 consecutive years and Owens Corning has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Griffon is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Summary

Griffon beats Owens Corning on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.


Griffon Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Masco logo
MAS
Masco
2.0$63.81-0.5%$16.19 billion$6.71 billion11.79Dividend Increase
Fortune Brands Home & Security logo
FBHS
Fortune Brands Home & Security
1.9$106.34-1.5%$14.74 billion$5.76 billion30.30
Lennox International logo
LII
Lennox International
1.4$348.33-0.7%$13.16 billion$3.81 billion37.54
Trex logo
TREX
Trex
1.6$101.78-2.9%$11.74 billion$745.35 million70.44Analyst Upgrade
Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
A. O. Smith logo
AOS
A. O. Smith
2.2$70.87-1.3%$11.37 billion$2.99 billion36.34
Owens Corning logo
OC
Owens Corning
2.0$106.29-0.2%$11.10 billion$7.16 billion-21.22
Builders FirstSource logo
BLDR
Builders FirstSource
1.9$47.95-0.0%$9.93 billion$7.28 billion26.35
Armstrong World Industries logo
AWI
Armstrong World Industries
1.3$106.51-0.7%$5.10 billion$1.04 billion-67.84
UFP Industries logo
UFPI
UFP Industries
1.6$82.18-1.2%$5.08 billion$4.42 billion22.89
Simpson Manufacturing logo
SSD
Simpson Manufacturing
1.8$113.49-0.9%$4.93 billion$1.14 billion26.89
AAON logo
AAON
AAON
1.2$67.87-1.1%$3.56 billion$469.33 million46.49
Gibraltar Industries logo
ROCK
Gibraltar Industries
1.6$78.46-1.5%$2.56 billion$1.05 billion29.50Analyst Revision
Patrick Industries logo
PATK
Patrick Industries
1.9$92.00-0.7%$2.19 billion$2.34 billion26.90Dividend Announcement
American Woodmark logo
AMWD
American Woodmark
1.4$95.84-1.6%$1.63 billion$1.65 billion25.22
PGT Innovations logo
PGTI
PGT Innovations
1.4$25.43-0.9%$1.54 billion$744.96 million39.12Earnings Announcement
Apogee Enterprises logo
APOG
Apogee Enterprises
2.0$38.65-1.8%$992.03 million$1.39 billion14.58News Coverage
Quanex Building Products logo
NX
Quanex Building Products
1.6$26.86-1.2%$903.57 million$851.57 million22.76
Insteel Industries logo
IIIN
Insteel Industries
1.1$38.60-1.0%$746.56 million$472.62 million39.39
This page was last updated on 5/17/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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