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Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Competitors

$275.72
-0.59 (-0.21%)
(As of 04/12/2024 ET)

HII vs. CW, ESLT, FTAI, CAE, HXL, DRS, LDOS, MOG.B, TXT, and AVAV

Should you be buying Huntington Ingalls Industries stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Huntington Ingalls Industries include Curtiss-Wright (CW), Elbit Systems (ESLT), FTAI Aviation (FTAI), CAE (CAE), Hexcel (HXL), Leonardo DRS (DRS), Leidos (LDOS), Moog (MOG.B), Textron (TXT), and AeroVironment (AVAV). These companies are all part of the "aerospace" sector.

Huntington Ingalls Industries vs.

Curtiss-Wright (NYSE:CW) and Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) are both industrials companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, community ranking, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, media sentiment and dividends.

Curtiss-Wright presently has a consensus target price of $256.00, indicating a potential upside of 2.64%. Huntington Ingalls Industries has a consensus target price of $267.33, indicating a potential downside of 3.04%. Given Huntington Ingalls Industries' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Curtiss-Wright is more favorable than Huntington Ingalls Industries.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Curtiss-Wright
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.80
Huntington Ingalls Industries
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.33

In the previous week, Curtiss-Wright had 2 more articles in the media than Huntington Ingalls Industries. MarketBeat recorded 11 mentions for Curtiss-Wright and 9 mentions for Huntington Ingalls Industries. Huntington Ingalls Industries' average media sentiment score of 0.86 beat Curtiss-Wright's score of 0.53 indicating that Curtiss-Wright is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Curtiss-Wright
4 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Huntington Ingalls Industries
2 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

82.7% of Curtiss-Wright shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 90.5% of Huntington Ingalls Industries shares are held by institutional investors. 0.7% of Curtiss-Wright shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.7% of Huntington Ingalls Industries shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Huntington Ingalls Industries has higher revenue and earnings than Curtiss-Wright. Huntington Ingalls Industries is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Curtiss-Wright, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Curtiss-Wright$2.85B3.36$354.51M$9.2027.11
Huntington Ingalls Industries$11.45B0.95$681M$17.1016.12

Curtiss-Wright has a beta of 1.18, meaning that its share price is 18% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Huntington Ingalls Industries has a beta of 0.6, meaning that its share price is 40% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Curtiss-Wright received 89 more outperform votes than Huntington Ingalls Industries when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 65.77% of users gave Curtiss-Wright an outperform vote while only 59.13% of users gave Huntington Ingalls Industries an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Curtiss-WrightOutperform Votes
565
65.77%
Underperform Votes
294
34.23%
Huntington Ingalls IndustriesOutperform Votes
476
59.13%
Underperform Votes
329
40.87%

Curtiss-Wright pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.3%. Huntington Ingalls Industries pays an annual dividend of $5.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Curtiss-Wright pays out 8.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Huntington Ingalls Industries pays out 30.4% 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. Curtiss-Wright has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years and Huntington Ingalls Industries has raised its dividend for 12 consecutive years. Huntington Ingalls Industries is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Curtiss-Wright has a net margin of 12.46% compared to Curtiss-Wright's net margin of 5.95%. Curtiss-Wright's return on equity of 18.12% beat Huntington Ingalls Industries' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Curtiss-Wright12.46% 16.61% 8.10%
Huntington Ingalls Industries 5.95%18.12%6.26%

Summary

Curtiss-Wright beats Huntington Ingalls Industries on 13 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding HII and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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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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HII vs. The Competition

MetricHuntington Ingalls IndustriesShip & boat building & repairing IndustryAerospace SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$10.92B$11.39B$16.73B$17.49B
Dividend Yield1.89%2.86%1.32%3.53%
P/E Ratio16.1215.3723.5725.11
Price / Sales0.9523.4421.439.39
Price / Cash10.5210.6219.5917.55
Price / Book2.671.503.805.09
Net Income$681M$510.82M$478.38M$972.03M
7 Day Performance-3.62%-3.70%-2.64%-2.61%
1 Month Performance-4.89%-2.96%-0.42%-1.57%
1 Year Performance30.39%-28.35%15.79%113.30%

Huntington Ingalls Industries Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
CW
Curtiss-Wright
3.8891 of 5 stars
$254.93
-0.8%
$238.00
-6.6%
+40.9%$9.76B$2.85B27.718,600Short Interest ↓
ESLT
Elbit Systems
1.6579 of 5 stars
$207.06
-0.8%
N/A+11.8%$9.20B$5.97B42.8718,407Short Interest ↑
Positive News
FTAI
FTAI Aviation
2.0713 of 5 stars
$67.27
-0.8%
$52.45
-22.0%
+156.1%$6.74B$1.17B32.03170Analyst Downgrade
CAE
CAE
2.3188 of 5 stars
$19.72
-2.5%
$35.00
+77.5%
-19.0%$6.28B$3.11B30.8113,000Short Interest ↑
HXL
Hexcel
4.5122 of 5 stars
$70.94
-1.2%
$77.46
+9.2%
-7.6%$5.90B$1.79B57.215,590Analyst Downgrade
Short Interest ↓
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
DRS
Leonardo DRS
2.9826 of 5 stars
$20.74
-3.6%
$23.00
+10.9%
+36.8%$5.45B$2.83B32.416,600Short Interest ↓
LDOS
Leidos
4.0058 of 5 stars
$128.93
-1.1%
$129.91
+0.8%
+35.7%$17.42B$15.44B90.8047,000Analyst Report
Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
MOG.B
Moog
0 of 5 stars
$155.07
-1.2%
N/A+59.4%$4.96B$3.32B28.8811,787Positive News
TXT
Textron
3.4061 of 5 stars
$94.14
-1.2%
$90.00
-4.4%
+38.9%$18.11B$13.68B20.6035,000Short Interest ↓
Analyst Revision
AVAV
AeroVironment
1.7989 of 5 stars
$145.85
-2.4%
$139.20
-4.6%
+37.7%$4.10B$540.54M-33.841,279Short Interest ↓
Positive News

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