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Warren Buffett uses his annual letter to warn about Wall Street and recount Berkshire's successes
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A collection of the insights Warren Buffett offered in his annual letter Saturday
BREAKING: Tiny biotech successfully treats blindness (Ad)
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West Africa's ECOWAS bloc says it's lifting sanctions imposed on Niger over last year’s coup in a new push for dialogue
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Macron booed by French farmers who blame him for not doing enough to support agriculture
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S&P 500   5,088.80
DOW   39,131.53
QQQ   436.78
Warren Buffett uses his annual letter to warn about Wall Street and recount Berkshire's successes
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MarketBeat Week in Review – 2/19 - 2/23
A collection of the insights Warren Buffett offered in his annual letter Saturday
BREAKING: Tiny biotech successfully treats blindness (Ad)
West Africa bloc lifts coup sanctions on Niger in a new push for dialogue to resolve tensions
West Africa's ECOWAS bloc says it's lifting sanctions imposed on Niger over last year’s coup in a new push for dialogue
BREAKING: Tiny biotech successfully treats blindness (Ad)
Macron booed by French farmers who blame him for not doing enough to support agriculture
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S&P 500   5,088.80
DOW   39,131.53
QQQ   436.78
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Hillenbrand (HI) Competitors

$46.65
+0.25 (+0.54%)
(As of 02/23/2024 ET)

HI vs. BRC, JBT, BDC, UNF, REZI, ALRM, WIRE, GEF, AIN, and TEX

Should you be buying Hillenbrand stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Hillenbrand include Brady (BRC), John Bean Technologies (JBT), Belden (BDC), UniFirst (UNF), Resideo Technologies (REZI), Alarm.com (ALRM), Encore Wire (WIRE), Greif (GEF), Albany International (AIN), and Terex (TEX). These companies are all part of the "industrial products" sector.

Hillenbrand vs.

Hillenbrand (NYSE:HI) and Brady (NYSE:BRC) are both mid-cap industrial products companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, community ranking, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, media sentiment, dividends and valuation.

In the previous week, Brady had 31 more articles in the media than Hillenbrand. MarketBeat recorded 46 mentions for Brady and 15 mentions for Hillenbrand. Brady's average media sentiment score of 0.62 beat Hillenbrand's score of 0.59 indicating that Brady is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Hillenbrand
6 Very Positive mention(s)
4 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Brady
14 Very Positive mention(s)
8 Positive mention(s)
17 Neutral mention(s)
3 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

89.1% of Hillenbrand shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 71.3% of Brady shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.8% of Hillenbrand shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 15.6% of Brady shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Hillenbrand has a beta of 1.5, indicating that its stock price is 50% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Brady has a beta of 0.8, indicating that its stock price is 20% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Hillenbrand pays an annual dividend of $0.89 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Brady pays an annual dividend of $0.94 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. Hillenbrand pays out 11.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Brady pays out 24.5% 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. Hillenbrand is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Hillenbrand presently has a consensus price target of $61.00, suggesting a potential upside of 30.76%. Brady has a consensus price target of $65.00, suggesting a potential upside of 12.42%. Given Hillenbrand's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Hillenbrand is more favorable than Brady.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Hillenbrand
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
4.00
Brady
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Hillenbrand$2.83B1.16$569.70M$7.726.04
Brady$1.34B2.09$174.86M$3.8315.10

Brady received 90 more outperform votes than Hillenbrand when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 66.49% of users gave Brady an outperform vote while only 57.11% of users gave Hillenbrand an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
HillenbrandOutperform Votes
277
57.11%
Underperform Votes
208
42.89%
BradyOutperform Votes
367
66.49%
Underperform Votes
185
33.51%

Hillenbrand has a net margin of 18.39% compared to Brady's net margin of 14.08%. Brady's return on equity of 19.24% beat Hillenbrand's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Hillenbrand18.39% 14.65% 4.77%
Brady 14.08%19.24%13.91%

Summary

Hillenbrand beats Brady on 11 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.


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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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HI vs. The Competition

MetricHillenbrandmanufacturing industries IndustryIndustrial SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$3.27B$2.08B$9.02B$17.64B
Dividend Yield1.92%2.76%2.03%3.57%
P/E Ratio6.0415.4521.5724.84
Price / Sales1.161.507.277.33
Price / Cash8.6311.0317.3117.54
Price / Book1.903.163.756.10
Net Income$569.70M$135.97M$460.43M$870.05M
7 Day Performance-1.85%-1.05%-0.02%-0.34%
1 Month Performance0.67%5.78%4.23%1.85%
1 Year Performance0.19%60.69%4.13%89.27%

Hillenbrand Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
BRC
Brady
4.2066 of 5 stars
$62.88
+1.5%
$65.00
+3.4%
+6.5%$3.04B$1.33B17.045,600Earnings Report
Dividend Announcement
JBT
John Bean Technologies
3.4924 of 5 stars
$102.77
-0.6%
$121.00
+17.7%
-8.6%$3.29B$2.24B5.887,200Earnings Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
BDC
Belden
4.5212 of 5 stars
$80.42
-3.2%
$102.25
+27.1%
0.0%$3.30B$2.51B14.218,000Dividend Announcement
UNF
UniFirst
4.0945 of 5 stars
$168.23
-0.7%
$172.50
+2.5%
-15.0%$3.15B$2.23B28.1816,000Positive News
REZI
Resideo Technologies
3.2089 of 5 stars
$21.33
-4.1%
$16.00
-25.0%
+17.1%$3.10B$6.24B15.0214,000Positive News
ALRM
Alarm.com
3.0746 of 5 stars
$69.02
-1.1%
$66.14
-4.2%
+41.2%$3.45B$842.56M53.501,733Earnings Report
Analyst Report
News Coverage
Gap Up
WIRE
Encore Wire
1.6134 of 5 stars
$219.19
-3.5%
$237.50
+8.4%
+16.9%$3.46B$2.57B10.231,672Analyst Downgrade
Positive News
GEF
Greif
4.7535 of 5 stars
$62.04
+0.3%
$79.33
+27.9%
-9.9%$2.90B$5.22B10.0912,000Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Positive News
AIN
Albany International
4.5475 of 5 stars
$92.27
-1.8%
$115.67
+25.4%
-9.7%$2.88B$1.03B29.204,100Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
TEX
Terex
4.8561 of 5 stars
$54.66
-1.2%
$63.54
+16.2%
-7.7%$3.66B$5.15B7.2010,200Analyst Report

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This page (NYSE:HI) was last updated on 2/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff