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S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
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Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
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Norway's hospitalized king gets a pacemaker in Malaysia after falling ill during vacation
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This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway
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S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
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Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
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ICL Group (ICL) Competitors

$5.38
+0.02 (+0.37%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)

ICL vs. SMG, MOS, CF, NTR, RGLD, AMR, FMC, AXTA, CMC, and WFG

Should you be buying ICL Group stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of ICL Group include Scotts Miracle-Gro (SMG), Mosaic (MOS), CF Industries (CF), Nutrien (NTR), Royal Gold (RGLD), Alpha Metallurgical Resources (AMR), FMC (FMC), Axalta Coating Systems (AXTA), Commercial Metals (CMC), and West Fraser Timber (WFG). These companies are all part of the "basic materials" sector.

ICL Group vs.

Scotts Miracle-Gro (NYSE:SMG) and ICL Group (NYSE:ICL) are both mid-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their community ranking, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, media sentiment and profitability.

Scotts Miracle-Gro pays an annual dividend of $2.64 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.9%. ICL Group pays an annual dividend of $0.16 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.0%. Scotts Miracle-Gro pays out -37.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. ICL Group pays out 31.4% 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. Scotts Miracle-Gro is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Scotts Miracle-Gro received 109 more outperform votes than ICL Group when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 55.63% of users gave ICL Group an outperform vote while only 54.85% of users gave Scotts Miracle-Gro an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Scotts Miracle-GroOutperform Votes
356
54.85%
Underperform Votes
293
45.15%
ICL GroupOutperform Votes
247
55.63%
Underperform Votes
197
44.37%

Scotts Miracle-Gro currently has a consensus target price of $67.86, suggesting a potential upside of 1.01%. ICL Group has a consensus target price of $5.75, suggesting a potential upside of 6.88%. Given Scotts Miracle-Gro's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe ICL Group is more favorable than Scotts Miracle-Gro.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Scotts Miracle-Gro
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.67
ICL Group
1 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
1.67

Scotts Miracle-Gro has a beta of 1.69, indicating that its share price is 69% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ICL Group has a beta of 1.22, indicating that its share price is 22% more volatile than the S&P 500.

ICL Group has higher revenue and earnings than Scotts Miracle-Gro. Scotts Miracle-Gro is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than ICL Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Scotts Miracle-Gro$3.55B1.07-$380.10M-$7.04-9.54
ICL Group$7.54B0.94$2.16B$0.5110.55

ICL Group has a net margin of 8.65% compared to ICL Group's net margin of -11.52%. Scotts Miracle-Gro's return on equity of 12.04% beat ICL Group's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Scotts Miracle-Gro-11.52% -44.37% 1.02%
ICL Group 8.65%12.04%6.15%

In the previous week, Scotts Miracle-Gro had 4 more articles in the media than ICL Group. MarketBeat recorded 16 mentions for Scotts Miracle-Gro and 12 mentions for ICL Group. ICL Group's average media sentiment score of 0.74 beat Scotts Miracle-Gro's score of 0.74 indicating that Scotts Miracle-Gro is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Scotts Miracle-Gro
6 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
ICL Group
1 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
6 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

70.1% of Scotts Miracle-Gro shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 14.5% of ICL Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 26.5% of Scotts Miracle-Gro shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of ICL Group shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Scotts Miracle-Gro beats ICL Group on 12 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.


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ICL vs. The Competition

MetricICL GroupAgricultural chemicals IndustryMaterials SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$7.07B$4.62B$2.78B$17.54B
Dividend Yield2.97%3.75%5.41%3.58%
P/E Ratio10.5516.4298.6625.18
Price / Sales0.9433.901,094,157.966.88
Price / Cash5.639.6323.7715.92
Price / Book1.172.413.395.86
Net Income$2.16B$419.43M$196.98M$863.03M
7 Day Performance4.47%2.23%1.46%1.63%
1 Month Performance17.21%5.02%-0.85%3.14%
1 Year Performance-26.50%-32.83%151.54%94.49%

ICL Group Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
SMG
Scotts Miracle-Gro
3.7047 of 5 stars
$60.86
+3.5%
$67.86
+11.5%
-20.3%$3.45B$3.55B-8.646,500Analyst Downgrade
Analyst Revision
MOS
Mosaic
4.7249 of 5 stars
$31.22
-1.3%
$41.67
+33.5%
-44.5%$10.20B$13.70B8.9514,049Analyst Downgrade
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Up
CF
CF Industries
3.6128 of 5 stars
$79.78
-0.8%
$89.93
+12.7%
-5.0%$15.03B$6.63B10.182,700Analyst Downgrade
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
NTR
Nutrien
4.8034 of 5 stars
$53.16
-0.8%
$71.53
+34.5%
-36.7%$26.29B$29.06B21.0124,700Analyst Downgrade
RGLD
Royal Gold
4.9487 of 5 stars
$102.98
-1.5%
$145.00
+40.8%
-12.5%$6.76B$605.72M28.2931Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
News Coverage
AMR
Alpha Metallurgical Resources
0.8539 of 5 stars
$438.22
-0.9%
$224.00
-48.9%
+119.3%$6.65B$4.10B8.913,730Earnings Report
Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
FMC
FMC
4.9333 of 5 stars
$52.78
+0.5%
$74.53
+41.2%
-55.5%$6.58B$4.49B5.016,600Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
AXTA
Axalta Coating Systems
3.1772 of 5 stars
$32.20
+0.1%
$34.42
+6.9%
+5.8%$7.09B$5.18B26.8312,000Analyst Report
Positive News
CMC
Commercial Metals
3.886 of 5 stars
$54.55
-0.5%
$56.25
+3.1%
+2.0%$6.35B$8.80B8.3413,022Positive News
WFG
West Fraser Timber
4.1143 of 5 stars
$79.11
+4.1%
$104.92
+32.6%
+7.6%$6.28B$6.45B-36.8010,800Positive News

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This page (NYSE:ICL) was last updated on 3/3/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff