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James Hardie Industries (JHX) Competitors

$34.24
-0.04 (-0.12%)
(As of 04/19/2024 06:40 PM ET)

JHX vs. MAS, EME, WSO, LII, OC, WSO.B, RPM, ACM, BLD, and WMS

Should you be buying James Hardie Industries stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of James Hardie Industries include Masco (MAS), EMCOR Group (EME), Watsco (WSO), Lennox International (LII), Owens Corning (OC), Watsco (WSO.B), RPM International (RPM), AECOM (ACM), TopBuild (BLD), and Advanced Drainage Systems (WMS). These companies are all part of the "construction" sector.

James Hardie Industries vs.

James Hardie Industries (NYSE:JHX) and Masco (NYSE:MAS) are both large-cap construction companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, media sentiment, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, community ranking and profitability.

8.0% of James Hardie Industries shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 93.9% of Masco shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.1% of Masco shares are owned by company 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.

James Hardie Industries has a beta of 1.69, meaning that its stock price is 69% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Masco has a beta of 1.25, meaning that its stock price is 25% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Masco received 478 more outperform votes than James Hardie Industries when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 66.36% of users gave Masco an outperform vote while only 61.50% of users gave James Hardie Industries an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
James Hardie IndustriesOutperform Votes
238
61.50%
Underperform Votes
149
38.50%
MascoOutperform Votes
716
66.36%
Underperform Votes
363
33.64%

In the previous week, Masco had 6 more articles in the media than James Hardie Industries. MarketBeat recorded 7 mentions for Masco and 1 mentions for James Hardie Industries. Masco's average media sentiment score of 0.68 beat James Hardie Industries' score of -0.38 indicating that Masco is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
James Hardie Industries
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Masco
3 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

James Hardie Industries currently has a consensus target price of $35.50, indicating a potential upside of 3.68%. Masco has a consensus target price of $69.62, indicating a potential downside of 3.19%. Given James Hardie Industries' higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe James Hardie Industries is more favorable than Masco.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
James Hardie Industries
1 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
1.50
Masco
0 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.58

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
James Hardie Industries$3.78B3.95$512M$1.2128.30
Masco$7.97B1.99$908M$4.0117.93

James Hardie Industries has a net margin of 13.93% compared to Masco's net margin of 11.40%. Masco's return on equity of 3,111.50% beat James Hardie Industries' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
James Hardie Industries13.93% 38.75% 14.93%
Masco 11.40%3,111.50%16.38%

Summary

Masco beats James Hardie Industries on 13 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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JHX vs. The Competition

MetricJames Hardie IndustriesConcrete products IndustryConstruction SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$14.92B$5.34B$8.13B$17.23B
Dividend YieldN/A7.16%2.06%3.58%
P/E Ratio28.30123.0316.1820.79
Price / Sales3.952.673.709.86
Price / Cash19.4524.3014.8814.94
Price / Book9.385.105.044.70
Net Income$512M$253.33M$495.86M$960.06M
7 Day Performance-5.20%-12.63%-1.29%1.10%
1 Month Performance-13.29%-19.22%-6.18%-2.00%
1 Year Performance51.30%31.18%27.97%12.70%

James Hardie Industries Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
MAS
Masco
3.9808 of 5 stars
$72.56
-0.7%
$69.62
-4.1%
+41.6%$16.00B$7.97B18.0918,000Upcoming Earnings
EME
EMCOR Group
3.6217 of 5 stars
$345.40
-0.5%
$375.00
+8.6%
+108.3%$16.25B$12.58B25.9538,300Upcoming Earnings
WSO
Watsco
3.498 of 5 stars
$413.33
+0.2%
$396.00
-4.2%
+17.3%$16.33B$7.28B30.267,425Upcoming Earnings
LII
Lennox International
4.5358 of 5 stars
$460.85
-0.2%
$473.67
+2.8%
+74.1%$16.42B$4.98B27.8612,600Upcoming Earnings
Positive News
OC
Owens Corning
4.913 of 5 stars
$163.54
-0.2%
$162.14
-0.9%
+58.1%$14.23B$9.68B12.4618,000Upcoming Earnings
Positive News
WSO.B
Watsco
0 of 5 stars
$424.75
flat
N/A+36.2%$16.78B$7.28B31.095,200Upcoming Earnings
High Trading Volume
RPM
RPM International
3.1673 of 5 stars
$107.91
-0.5%
$115.11
+6.7%
+29.8%$13.89B$7.26B24.8617,274Analyst Revision
ACM
AECOM
3.7881 of 5 stars
$93.91
+0.2%
$102.00
+8.6%
+13.4%$12.77B$14.38B208.6852,000Analyst Report
Positive News
BLD
TopBuild
3.4638 of 5 stars
$400.13
-2.7%
$401.40
+0.3%
+76.3%$12.73B$5.19B20.7014,012High Trading Volume
WMS
Advanced Drainage Systems
4.2388 of 5 stars
$160.92
-1.0%
$155.13
-3.6%
+84.8%$12.49B$3.07B25.585,870Positive News

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