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Centrus Energy (LEU) Competitors

$43.75
+1.12 (+2.63%)
(As of 06/21/2024 ET)

LEU vs. USLM, SLCA, UUUU, CMP, IPI, PLL, ATLX, LGO, SND, and ABAT

Should you be buying Centrus Energy stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Centrus Energy include United States Lime & Minerals (USLM), U.S. Silica (SLCA), Energy Fuels (UUUU), Compass Minerals International (CMP), Intrepid Potash (IPI), Piedmont Lithium (PLL), Atlas Lithium (ATLX), Largo (LGO), Smart Sand (SND), and American Battery Technology (ABAT). These companies are all part of the "mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels" industry.

Centrus Energy vs.

United States Lime & Minerals (NASDAQ:USLM) and Centrus Energy (NYSE:LEU) are both construction companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, community ranking, earnings, media sentiment, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, risk and analyst recommendations.

United States Lime & Minerals has a net margin of 27.91% compared to United States Lime & Minerals' net margin of 23.94%. United States Lime & Minerals' return on equity of 2,962.50% beat Centrus Energy's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
United States Lime & Minerals27.91% 20.70% 18.46%
Centrus Energy 23.94%2,962.50%9.63%

In the previous week, Centrus Energy had 2 more articles in the media than United States Lime & Minerals. MarketBeat recorded 4 mentions for Centrus Energy and 2 mentions for United States Lime & Minerals. Centrus Energy's average media sentiment score of 0.97 beat United States Lime & Minerals' score of 0.29 indicating that United States Lime & Minerals is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
United States Lime & Minerals
1 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Centrus Energy
1 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Centrus Energy has a consensus price target of $67.00, suggesting a potential upside of 53.14%. Given United States Lime & Minerals' higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Centrus Energy is more favorable than United States Lime & Minerals.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
United States Lime & Minerals
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
Centrus Energy
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

Centrus Energy has higher revenue and earnings than United States Lime & Minerals. Centrus Energy is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than United States Lime & Minerals, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
United States Lime & Minerals$281.33M7.19$74.55M$13.9825.34
Centrus Energy$320.20M2.14$84.40M$4.559.62

United States Lime & Minerals received 182 more outperform votes than Centrus Energy when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 68.13% of users gave United States Lime & Minerals an outperform vote while only 28.57% of users gave Centrus Energy an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
United States Lime & MineralsOutperform Votes
186
68.13%
Underperform Votes
87
31.87%
Centrus EnergyOutperform Votes
4
28.57%
Underperform Votes
10
71.43%

27.1% of United States Lime & Minerals shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 50.0% of Centrus Energy shares are held by institutional investors. 2.2% of United States Lime & Minerals shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Centrus Energy shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

United States Lime & Minerals has a beta of 0.82, indicating that its stock price is 18% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Centrus Energy has a beta of 1.34, indicating that its stock price is 34% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

United States Lime & Minerals beats Centrus Energy on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding LEU 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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LEU vs. The Competition

MetricCentrus EnergyMining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels IndustryMaterials SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$686M$5.70B$2.84B$17.73B
Dividend YieldN/A1.44%5.27%3.62%
P/E Ratio9.6211.41135.5221.89
Price / Sales2.14702.95783,581.6114.41
Price / Cash7.3010.9723.4319.18
Price / Book21.243.193.674.82
Net Income$84.40M$277.88M$162.35M$976.34M
7 Day Performance4.87%-1.31%3.30%0.93%
1 Month Performance-7.99%-11.83%6.85%-3.19%
1 Year PerformanceN/A3.17%21.31%8.58%

Centrus Energy Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
USLM
United States Lime & Minerals
0.7672 of 5 stars
$354.59
+3.6%
N/A+84.5%$2.02B$281.33M25.36333Stock Split
SLCA
U.S. Silica
1.5318 of 5 stars
$15.39
flat
$15.25
-0.9%
+28.0%$1.20B$1.55B10.471,873
UUUU
Energy Fuels
1.6851 of 5 stars
$5.99
-0.5%
$8.67
+44.7%
N/A$980.26M$37.93M-85.56159Positive News
CMP
Compass Minerals International
2.5357 of 5 stars
$11.19
-2.8%
$31.00
+177.0%
-66.7%$462.48M$1.20B-5.351,981Gap Down
IPI
Intrepid Potash
1.171 of 5 stars
$23.72
+1.0%
$23.00
-3.0%
+9.3%$314.76M$279.08M-7.02485News Coverage
PLL
Piedmont Lithium
1.9561 of 5 stars
$10.67
-5.5%
$67.00
+527.9%
-83.0%$206.68M$39.82M-5.6263News Coverage
ATLX
Atlas Lithium
2.2741 of 5 stars
$10.13
-0.3%
$43.67
+331.1%
-57.4%$149.92M$10,000.00-2.5076Positive News
Gap Up
LGO
Largo
1.5172 of 5 stars
$1.87
-3.1%
$4.80
+156.7%
-54.1%$119.81M$198.68M-2.71533Gap Down
SND
Smart Sand
4.3019 of 5 stars
$2.06
+1.0%
$2.88
+39.6%
+17.3%$87.70M$296.68M9.36378Positive News
ABAT
American Battery Technology
1.6952 of 5 stars
$1.03
-2.8%
$6.00
+482.5%
N/A$60.36MN/A0.0054Short Interest ↑
News Coverage

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This page (NYSE:LEU) was last updated on 6/22/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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