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ITT (ITT) Competitors

-0.54 (-0.39%)
(As of 05/22/2024 ET)


Should you be buying ITT stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of ITT include Icahn Enterprises (IEP), Federal Signal (FSS), IAC (IAC), Griffon (GFF), Worthington Enterprises (WOR), Carlisle Companies (CSL), Markel Group (MKL), Atlanta Braves (BATRA), Vector Group (VGR), and Falcon's Beyond Global (FBYD). These companies are all part of the "multi-sector conglomerates" sector.

ITT vs.

Icahn Enterprises (NASDAQ:IEP) and ITT (NYSE:ITT) are both multi-sector conglomerates companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, community ranking, media sentiment, dividends, profitability and analyst recommendations.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Icahn Enterprises$11.33B0.66-$684M-$1.15-14.37

ITT received 179 more outperform votes than Icahn Enterprises when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 63.68% of users gave Icahn Enterprises an outperform vote while only 57.18% of users gave ITT an outperform vote.

Icahn EnterprisesOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes
ITTOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes

Icahn Enterprises pays an annual dividend of $4.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 24.2%. ITT pays an annual dividend of $1.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. Icahn Enterprises pays out -347.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. ITT pays out 25.1% 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. ITT has raised its dividend for 9 consecutive years. Icahn Enterprises is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

In the previous week, ITT had 10 more articles in the media than Icahn Enterprises. MarketBeat recorded 13 mentions for ITT and 3 mentions for Icahn Enterprises. Icahn Enterprises' average media sentiment score of 0.52 beat ITT's score of -0.21 indicating that ITT is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Icahn Enterprises
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)
6 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)

87.1% of Icahn Enterprises shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.6% of ITT shares are held by institutional investors. 90.1% of Icahn Enterprises shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.4% of ITT shares are held by company 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.

ITT has a net margin of 12.41% compared to ITT's net margin of -4.30%. Icahn Enterprises' return on equity of 18.21% beat ITT's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Icahn Enterprises-4.30% -7.04% -2.12%
ITT 12.41%18.21%11.26%

Icahn Enterprises currently has a consensus price target of $27.00, suggesting a potential upside of 63.34%. ITT has a consensus price target of $138.38, suggesting a potential downside of 0.18%. Given ITT's higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Icahn Enterprises is more favorable than ITT.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Icahn Enterprises
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
8 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)

Icahn Enterprises has a beta of 0.81, meaning that its share price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ITT has a beta of 1.43, meaning that its share price is 43% more volatile than the S&P 500.


ITT beats Icahn Enterprises on 14 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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ITT vs. The Competition

MetricITTPumps & pumping equipment IndustryMulti-Sector SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$11.41B$12.09B$13.94B$17.95B
Dividend Yield0.91%1.37%3.97%3.45%
P/E Ratio27.1831.417.3725.80
Price / Sales3.483.2512.4511.58
Price / Cash21.2320.8411.4819.57
Price / Book4.413.522.205.98
Net Income$410.50M$329.12M$851.95M$976.39M
7 Day Performance0.10%0.53%-0.73%-0.36%
1 Month Performance6.99%-3.60%0.96%3.71%
1 Year Performance72.32%21.68%-0.67%21.33%

ITT Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
Icahn Enterprises
3.7109 of 5 stars
Federal Signal
2.2983 of 5 stars
+58.7%$5.30B$1.72B29.334,500Positive News
4.0572 of 5 stars
4.6611 of 5 stars
Worthington Enterprises
3.0443 of 5 stars
-3.0%$3.00B$4.92B10.938,200Positive News
Carlisle Companies
3.7239 of 5 stars
+98.4%$19.94B$4.59B24.2811,000Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
Markel Group
3.7072 of 5 stars
+21.3%$21.39B$15.80B8.8921,600Positive News
Atlanta Braves
1.5369 of 5 stars
Vector Group
2.0584 of 5 stars
N/A-4.4%$1.74B$1.42B9.52551Dividend Announcement
Falcon's Beyond Global
0 of 5 stars
N/AN/A$1.34B$18.24M0.00122Earnings Report

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This page (NYSE:ITT) was last updated on 5/23/2024 by Staff

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