NYSE:MEI

Methode Electronics Competitors

$44.41
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$43.70
Now: $44.41
$44.51
50-Day Range
$38.93
MA: $43.17
$46.82
52-Week Range
$23.97
Now: $44.41
$47.01
Volume6,975 shs
Average Volume205,462 shs
Market Capitalization$1.71 billion
P/E Ratio12.95
Dividend Yield0.98%
Beta1.28

Competitors

Methode Electronics (NYSE:MEI) Vs. TRMB, IPGP, JBL, MRCY, FN, and SANM

Should you be buying MEI stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "electronic manufacturing services" are considered alternatives and competitors to Methode Electronics, including Trimble (TRMB), IPG Photonics (IPGP), Jabil (JBL), Mercury Systems (MRCY), Fabrinet (FN), and Sanmina (SANM).

Methode Electronics (NYSE:MEI) and Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Methode Electronics and Trimble's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Methode Electronics$1.02 billion1.67$123.40 million$3.1214.21
Trimble$3.26 billion6.22$514.30 million$1.7645.88

Trimble has higher revenue and earnings than Methode Electronics. Methode Electronics is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Trimble, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Methode Electronics and Trimble, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Methode Electronics01102.50
Trimble02602.75

Methode Electronics currently has a consensus price target of $37.00, indicating a potential downside of 16.61%. Trimble has a consensus price target of $56.75, indicating a potential downside of 29.76%. Given Methode Electronics' higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Methode Electronics is more favorable than Trimble.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

88.8% of Methode Electronics shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.4% of Trimble shares are held by institutional investors. 3.2% of Methode Electronics shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.7% of Trimble 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.

Volatility and Risk

Methode Electronics has a beta of 1.28, meaning that its stock price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Trimble has a beta of 1.5, meaning that its stock price is 50% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Methode Electronics and Trimble's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Methode Electronics13.22%16.19%9.38%
Trimble15.56%14.84%7.13%

Summary

Trimble beats Methode Electronics on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Methode Electronics (NYSE:MEI) and IPG Photonics (NASDAQ:IPGP) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Methode Electronics and IPG Photonics' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Methode Electronics$1.02 billion1.67$123.40 million$3.1214.21
IPG Photonics$1.31 billion9.04$180.23 million$4.3650.92

IPG Photonics has higher revenue and earnings than Methode Electronics. Methode Electronics is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than IPG Photonics, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Methode Electronics and IPG Photonics, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Methode Electronics01102.50
IPG Photonics04502.56

Methode Electronics currently has a consensus price target of $37.00, indicating a potential downside of 16.61%. IPG Photonics has a consensus price target of $230.9444, indicating a potential upside of 4.00%. Given IPG Photonics' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe IPG Photonics is more favorable than Methode Electronics.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

88.8% of Methode Electronics shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.4% of IPG Photonics shares are held by institutional investors. 3.2% of Methode Electronics shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 34.0% of IPG Photonics 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.

Volatility and Risk

Methode Electronics has a beta of 1.28, meaning that its stock price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, IPG Photonics has a beta of 1.48, meaning that its stock price is 48% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Methode Electronics and IPG Photonics' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Methode Electronics13.22%16.19%9.38%
IPG Photonics9.04%7.76%6.85%

Summary

IPG Photonics beats Methode Electronics on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Methode Electronics (NYSE:MEI) and Jabil (NYSE:JBL) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Methode Electronics and Jabil, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Methode Electronics01102.50
Jabil03402.57

Methode Electronics currently has a consensus price target of $37.00, indicating a potential downside of 16.61%. Jabil has a consensus price target of $53.3333, indicating a potential downside of 1.60%. Given Jabil's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Jabil is more favorable than Methode Electronics.

Dividends

Methode Electronics pays an annual dividend of $0.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Jabil pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Methode Electronics pays out 14.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Jabil pays out 91.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Methode Electronics has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Jabil has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Methode Electronics is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Profitability

This table compares Methode Electronics and Jabil's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Methode Electronics13.22%16.19%9.38%
Jabil0.78%14.01%1.80%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Methode Electronics and Jabil's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Methode Electronics$1.02 billion1.67$123.40 million$3.1214.21
Jabil$27.27 billion0.30$53.91 million$0.35154.71

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

Insider & Institutional Ownership

88.8% of Methode Electronics shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 87.8% of Jabil shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.2% of Methode Electronics shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 2.8% of Jabil shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk and Volatility

Methode Electronics has a beta of 1.28, indicating that its share price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Jabil has a beta of 1.32, indicating that its share price is 32% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Methode Electronics beats Jabil on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY) and Methode Electronics (NYSE:MEI) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Mercury Systems and Methode Electronics, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Mercury Systems01602.86
Methode Electronics01102.50

Mercury Systems currently has a consensus target price of $94.1111, indicating a potential upside of 20.72%. Methode Electronics has a consensus target price of $37.00, indicating a potential downside of 16.61%. Given Mercury Systems' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Mercury Systems is more favorable than Methode Electronics.

Profitability

This table compares Mercury Systems and Methode Electronics' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Mercury Systems9.97%7.98%6.65%
Methode Electronics13.22%16.19%9.38%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Mercury Systems and Methode Electronics' gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Mercury Systems$796.61 million5.49$85.71 million$1.9240.60
Methode Electronics$1.02 billion1.67$123.40 million$3.1214.21

Methode Electronics has higher revenue and earnings than Mercury Systems. Methode Electronics is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Mercury Systems, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

95.7% of Mercury Systems shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 88.8% of Methode Electronics shares are held by institutional investors. 1.9% of Mercury Systems shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 3.2% of Methode Electronics shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Risk and Volatility

Mercury Systems has a beta of 1, indicating that its stock price has a similar volatility profile to the S&P 500.Comparatively, Methode Electronics has a beta of 1.28, indicating that its stock price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Methode Electronics beats Mercury Systems on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Fabrinet (NYSE:FN) and Methode Electronics (NYSE:MEI) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Fabrinet and Methode Electronics, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Fabrinet03502.63
Methode Electronics01102.50

Fabrinet currently has a consensus target price of $72.00, indicating a potential downside of 18.07%. Methode Electronics has a consensus target price of $37.00, indicating a potential downside of 16.61%. Given Methode Electronics' higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Methode Electronics is more favorable than Fabrinet.

Profitability

This table compares Fabrinet and Methode Electronics' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Fabrinet7.18%13.37%9.41%
Methode Electronics13.22%16.19%9.38%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Fabrinet and Methode Electronics' gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Fabrinet$1.64 billion1.98$113.48 million$3.1428.04
Methode Electronics$1.02 billion1.67$123.40 million$3.1214.21

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

Institutional and Insider Ownership

94.5% of Fabrinet shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 88.8% of Methode Electronics shares are held by institutional investors. 0.7% of Fabrinet shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 3.2% of Methode Electronics shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Risk and Volatility

Fabrinet has a beta of 1.01, indicating that its stock price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Methode Electronics has a beta of 1.28, indicating that its stock price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Fabrinet beats Methode Electronics on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Sanmina (NASDAQ:SANM) and Methode Electronics (NYSE:MEI) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

94.6% of Sanmina shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 88.8% of Methode Electronics shares are held by institutional investors. 3.7% of Sanmina shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 3.2% of Methode Electronics shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Sanmina and Methode Electronics, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Sanmina03102.25
Methode Electronics01102.50

Sanmina currently has a consensus target price of $39.50, indicating a potential downside of 5.05%. Methode Electronics has a consensus target price of $37.00, indicating a potential downside of 16.61%. Given Sanmina's higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Sanmina is more favorable than Methode Electronics.

Profitability

This table compares Sanmina and Methode Electronics' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Sanmina2.01%11.51%4.61%
Methode Electronics13.22%16.19%9.38%

Risk and Volatility

Sanmina has a beta of 1.14, indicating that its stock price is 14% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Methode Electronics has a beta of 1.28, indicating that its stock price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Sanmina and Methode Electronics' gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Sanmina$6.96 billion0.39$139.71 million$2.6815.49
Methode Electronics$1.02 billion1.67$123.40 million$3.1214.21

Sanmina has higher revenue and earnings than Methode Electronics. Methode Electronics is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Sanmina, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Methode Electronics beats Sanmina on 7 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Methode Electronics Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Trimble logo
TRMB
Trimble
1.5$80.74-1.5%$20.60 billion$3.26 billion41.41
IPG Photonics logo
IPGP
IPG Photonics
1.3$222.03-0.8%$11.99 billion$1.31 billion112.71Insider Selling
Jabil logo
JBL
Jabil
1.8$54.15-0.5%$8.10 billion$27.27 billion38.96
Mercury Systems logo
MRCY
Mercury Systems
1.9$77.96-1.7%$4.45 billion$796.61 million51.97
Fabrinet logo
FN
Fabrinet
1.6$88.05-1.5%$3.30 billion$1.64 billion27.43News Coverage
Sanmina logo
SANM
Sanmina
1.9$41.50-0.5%$2.71 billion$6.96 billion20.85Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Plexus logo
PLXS
Plexus
1.5$91.56-0.3%$2.65 billion$3.39 billion23.36Upcoming Earnings
TTM Technologies logo
TTMI
TTM Technologies
1.2$15.03-0.4%$1.61 billion$2.69 billion9.39
Benchmark Electronics logo
BHE
Benchmark Electronics
1.7$29.91-1.9%$1.10 billion$2.27 billion-1,494.75
CTS logo
CTS
CTS
1.9$30.56-0.4%$992.44 million$469 million33.22
Park Aerospace logo
PKE
Park Aerospace
1.1$13.75-0.7%$282.07 million$60.01 million42.97
Neonode logo
NEON
Neonode
1.3$8.50-3.5%$101.24 million$6.65 million-11.81Gap Up
Key Tronic logo
KTCC
Key Tronic
1.0$7.77-0.6%$83.61 million$449.48 million16.89
This page was last updated on 4/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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