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QQQ   438.27
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MarketBeat Week in Review – 4/8 - 4/12
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Luxfer (LXFR) Competitors

$10.15
-0.19 (-1.84%)
(As of 04/12/2024 ET)

LXFR vs. QUAD, DM, IPAX, TWIN, NNBR, IRBT, GHM, PKOH, SSTI, and EML

Should you be buying Luxfer stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Luxfer include Quad/Graphics (QUAD), Desktop Metal (DM), Inflection Point Acquisition (IPAX), Twin Disc (TWIN), NN (NNBR), iRobot (IRBT), Graham (GHM), Park-Ohio (PKOH), SoundThinking (SSTI), and Eastern (EML). These companies are all part of the "industrial products" sector.

Luxfer vs.

Luxfer (NYSE:LXFR) and Quad/Graphics (NYSE:QUAD) are both small-cap industrial products companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation, risk, community ranking and media sentiment.

Luxfer has a net margin of -0.47% compared to Quad/Graphics' net margin of -1.87%. Quad/Graphics' return on equity of 18.28% beat Luxfer's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Luxfer-0.47% 6.63% 3.51%
Quad/Graphics -1.87%18.28%1.67%

Quad/Graphics has a consensus target price of $9.00, indicating a potential upside of 88.28%. Given Quad/Graphics' higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Quad/Graphics is more favorable than Luxfer.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Luxfer
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
Quad/Graphics
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

90.8% of Luxfer shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 39.5% of Quad/Graphics shares are held by institutional investors. 1.6% of Luxfer shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 11.4% of Quad/Graphics 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.

Luxfer has a beta of 0.84, indicating that its stock price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Quad/Graphics has a beta of 1.62, indicating that its stock price is 62% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Luxfer received 14 more outperform votes than Quad/Graphics when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 66.13% of users gave Luxfer an outperform vote while only 64.99% of users gave Quad/Graphics an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
LuxferOutperform Votes
285
66.13%
Underperform Votes
146
33.87%
Quad/GraphicsOutperform Votes
271
64.99%
Underperform Votes
146
35.01%

Luxfer has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Quad/Graphics. Luxfer is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Quad/Graphics, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Luxfer$405M0.67-$1.90M-$0.08-126.86
Quad/Graphics$2.96B0.08-$55.40M-$1.15-4.16

In the previous week, Luxfer had 8 more articles in the media than Quad/Graphics. MarketBeat recorded 14 mentions for Luxfer and 6 mentions for Quad/Graphics. Quad/Graphics' average media sentiment score of 0.63 beat Luxfer's score of 0.26 indicating that Quad/Graphics is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Luxfer
2 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Quad/Graphics
2 Very Positive mention(s)
4 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Luxfer pays an annual dividend of $0.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.1%. Quad/Graphics pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.2%. Luxfer pays out -649.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Quad/Graphics pays out -17.4% 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. Luxfer is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Summary

Luxfer beats Quad/Graphics on 11 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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

MetricLuxferIndustrial inorganic chemicals IndustryIndustrial SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$272.32M$31.95B$9.38B$17.32B
Dividend Yield5.03%3.14%2.06%3.53%
P/E Ratio-126.86189.4821.7725.08
Price / Sales0.6762.936.409.09
Price / Cash10.1763.9016.4017.56
Price / Book1.2829.333.645.09
Net Income-$1.90M$580.40M$473.42M$972.03M
7 Day Performance0.30%-1.44%-2.68%-2.61%
1 Month Performance-1.07%-1.59%-1.14%-1.57%
1 Year Performance-35.14%20,099.70%9.04%113.30%

Luxfer Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
QUAD
Quad/Graphics
3.4497 of 5 stars
$5.24
-3.3%
$9.00
+71.8%
+19.5%$273.95M$2.96B-4.5613,150News Coverage
DM
Desktop Metal
1.2592 of 5 stars
$0.85
flat
$1.25
+46.9%
-57.4%$280.56M$189.70M-0.861,200Gap Down
IPAX
Inflection Point Acquisition
0 of 5 stars
$6.35
-4.5%
N/A-53.1%$261.74MN/A0.001News Coverage
High Trading Volume
TWIN
Twin Disc
1.4199 of 5 stars
$16.45
-3.2%
N/A+77.6%$230.30M$276.96M20.56739Short Interest ↑
Gap Down
NNBR
NN
0.8684 of 5 stars
$4.58
-3.6%
$4.00
-12.7%
+270.5%$225.20M$489.27M-3.393,160
IRBT
iRobot
3.4193 of 5 stars
$8.00
-5.5%
$13.00
+62.5%
-81.2%$223.76M$890.58M-0.731,113Short Interest ↓
GHM
Graham
1.882 of 5 stars
$30.54
-0.1%
N/A+111.0%$330.75M$157.12M117.47538Analyst Upgrade
Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
Gap Up
High Trading Volume
PKOH
Park-Ohio
3.0775 of 5 stars
$25.86
-2.3%
N/A+110.4%$337.99M$1.66B41.056,300
SSTI
SoundThinking
3.3664 of 5 stars
$16.02
-0.6%
$37.14
+131.9%
-47.2%$203.77M$92.72M-66.75213Positive News
EML
Eastern
1.6483 of 5 stars
$32.68
-0.8%
N/A+67.7%$202.94M$273.45M23.851,199Short Interest ↓
High Trading Volume

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This page (NYSE:LXFR) was last updated on 4/13/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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