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$350.86
$359.67
50-Day Range
$345.66
$389.59
52-Week Range
$332.45
$458.51
Volume20,827 shs
Average Volume31,025 shs
Market Capitalization$3.86 billion
P/E Ratio15.36
Dividend Yield2.13%
Beta0.41

Competitors

NewMarket (NYSE:NEU) Vs. SHW, ECL, IFF, ALB, CE, and RPM

Should you be buying NEU stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "specialty chemicals" are considered alternatives and competitors to NewMarket, including The Sherwin-Williams (SHW), Ecolab (ECL), International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF), Albemarle (ALB), Celanese (CE), and RPM International (RPM).

NewMarket (NYSE:NEU) and The Sherwin-Williams (NYSE:SHW) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares NewMarket and The Sherwin-Williams' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
NewMarket12.58%37.86%13.54%
The Sherwin-Williams10.41%56.69%10.66%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares NewMarket and The Sherwin-Williams' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
NewMarket$2.19 billion1.76$254.29 millionN/AN/A
The Sherwin-Williams$17.90 billion4.25$1.54 billion$21.1213.55

The Sherwin-Williams has higher revenue and earnings than NewMarket.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

55.7% of NewMarket shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 76.5% of The Sherwin-Williams shares are held by institutional investors. 16.9% of NewMarket shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of The Sherwin-Williams shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

NewMarket pays an annual dividend of $7.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. The Sherwin-Williams pays an annual dividend of $2.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. The Sherwin-Williams pays out 10.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. NewMarket has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. NewMarket is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for NewMarket and The Sherwin-Williams, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
NewMarket0000N/A
The Sherwin-Williams121502.78

The Sherwin-Williams has a consensus price target of $309.9412, suggesting a potential upside of 8.34%. Given The Sherwin-Williams' higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe The Sherwin-Williams is more favorable than NewMarket.

Volatility and Risk

NewMarket has a beta of 0.41, indicating that its stock price is 59% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Sherwin-Williams has a beta of 1.01, indicating that its stock price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

The Sherwin-Williams beats NewMarket on 8 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

NewMarket (NYSE:NEU) and Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares NewMarket and Ecolab's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
NewMarket12.58%37.86%13.54%
Ecolab-8.21%18.14%6.75%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares NewMarket and Ecolab's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
NewMarket$2.19 billion1.76$254.29 millionN/AN/A
Ecolab$14.91 billion4.30$1.56 billion$5.8238.50

Ecolab has higher revenue and earnings than NewMarket.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

55.7% of NewMarket shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.6% of Ecolab shares are held by institutional investors. 16.9% of NewMarket shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.2% of Ecolab shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

NewMarket pays an annual dividend of $7.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Ecolab pays an annual dividend of $1.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. Ecolab pays out 33.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. NewMarket has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Ecolab has increased its dividend for 36 consecutive years.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for NewMarket and Ecolab, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
NewMarket0000N/A
Ecolab07702.50

Ecolab has a consensus price target of $228.70, suggesting a potential upside of 2.07%. Given Ecolab's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Ecolab is more favorable than NewMarket.

Volatility and Risk

NewMarket has a beta of 0.41, indicating that its stock price is 59% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ecolab has a beta of 1.01, indicating that its stock price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Ecolab beats NewMarket on 8 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

NewMarket (NYSE:NEU) and International Flavors & Fragrances (NYSE:IFF) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for NewMarket and International Flavors & Fragrances, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
NewMarket0000N/A
International Flavors & Fragrances031002.77

International Flavors & Fragrances has a consensus price target of $147.5385, suggesting a potential upside of 4.48%. Given International Flavors & Fragrances' higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe International Flavors & Fragrances is more favorable than NewMarket.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

55.7% of NewMarket shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 94.4% of International Flavors & Fragrances shares are held by institutional investors. 16.9% of NewMarket shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.4% of International Flavors & Fragrances shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares NewMarket and International Flavors & Fragrances' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
NewMarket$2.19 billion1.76$254.29 millionN/AN/A
International Flavors & Fragrances$5.14 billion6.84$455.87 million$6.1722.89

International Flavors & Fragrances has higher revenue and earnings than NewMarket.

Dividends

NewMarket pays an annual dividend of $7.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. International Flavors & Fragrances pays an annual dividend of $3.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. International Flavors & Fragrances pays out 49.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. NewMarket has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and International Flavors & Fragrances has increased its dividend for 11 consecutive years. International Flavors & Fragrances is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Volatility and Risk

NewMarket has a beta of 0.41, indicating that its stock price is 59% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, International Flavors & Fragrances has a beta of 0.97, indicating that its stock price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares NewMarket and International Flavors & Fragrances' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
NewMarket12.58%37.86%13.54%
International Flavors & Fragrances7.44%11.00%5.10%

Summary

International Flavors & Fragrances beats NewMarket on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Albemarle (NYSE:ALB) and NewMarket (NYSE:NEU) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, dividends, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Albemarle and NewMarket's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Albemarle11.77%11.96%4.97%
NewMarket12.58%37.86%13.54%

Dividends

Albemarle pays an annual dividend of $1.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. NewMarket pays an annual dividend of $7.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Albemarle pays out 25.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Albemarle has raised its dividend for 27 consecutive years and NewMarket has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Albemarle and NewMarket, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Albemarle371002.35
NewMarket0000N/A

Albemarle presently has a consensus target price of $142.1429, suggesting a potential downside of 13.23%. Given Albemarle's higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Albemarle is more favorable than NewMarket.

Risk and Volatility

Albemarle has a beta of 1.59, indicating that its share price is 59% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, NewMarket has a beta of 0.41, indicating that its share price is 59% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

86.4% of Albemarle shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 55.7% of NewMarket shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.1% of Albemarle shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 16.9% of NewMarket shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Albemarle and NewMarket's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Albemarle$3.59 billion5.33$533.23 million$6.0427.12
NewMarket$2.19 billion1.76$254.29 millionN/AN/A

Albemarle has higher revenue and earnings than NewMarket.

Summary

Albemarle beats NewMarket on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Celanese (NYSE:CE) and NewMarket (NYSE:NEU) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability and risk.

Profitability

This table compares Celanese and NewMarket's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Celanese10.46%31.41%9.42%
NewMarket12.58%37.86%13.54%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

97.5% of Celanese shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 55.7% of NewMarket shares are held by institutional investors. 0.7% of Celanese shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 16.9% of NewMarket shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Celanese pays an annual dividend of $2.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. NewMarket pays an annual dividend of $7.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Celanese pays out 28.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Celanese has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and NewMarket has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Celanese and NewMarket's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Celanese$6.30 billion2.99$852 million$9.5317.54
NewMarket$2.19 billion1.76$254.29 millionN/AN/A

Celanese has higher revenue and earnings than NewMarket.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for Celanese and NewMarket, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Celanese151102.59
NewMarket0000N/A

Celanese presently has a consensus target price of $156.6667, suggesting a potential downside of 6.29%. Given Celanese's higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Celanese is more favorable than NewMarket.

Risk & Volatility

Celanese has a beta of 1.21, suggesting that its stock price is 21% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, NewMarket has a beta of 0.41, suggesting that its stock price is 59% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Celanese beats NewMarket on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

NewMarket (NYSE:NEU) and RPM International (NYSE:RPM) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, valuation, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for NewMarket and RPM International, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
NewMarket0000N/A
RPM International04502.56

RPM International has a consensus price target of $96.8750, suggesting a potential downside of 0.11%. Given RPM International's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe RPM International is more favorable than NewMarket.

Dividends

NewMarket pays an annual dividend of $7.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. RPM International pays an annual dividend of $1.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. RPM International pays out 49.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. NewMarket has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and RPM International has increased its dividend for 19 consecutive years.

Profitability

This table compares NewMarket and RPM International's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
NewMarket12.58%37.86%13.54%
RPM International7.50%35.72%8.85%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares NewMarket and RPM International's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
NewMarket$2.19 billion1.76$254.29 millionN/AN/A
RPM International$5.51 billion2.28$304.39 million$3.0731.59

RPM International has higher revenue and earnings than NewMarket.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

55.7% of NewMarket shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.7% of RPM International shares are held by institutional investors. 16.9% of NewMarket shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.6% of RPM International shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

NewMarket has a beta of 0.41, indicating that its stock price is 59% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, RPM International has a beta of 1.01, indicating that its stock price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

RPM International beats NewMarket on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.


NewMarket Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
The Sherwin-Williams logo
SHW
The Sherwin-Williams
2.1$286.09-0.1%$76.09 billion$17.90 billion14.12
Ecolab logo
ECL
Ecolab
2.2$224.06-1.2%$64.07 billion$14.91 billion-60.72Insider Selling
International Flavors & Fragrances logo
IFF
International Flavors & Fragrances
2.5$141.21-1.8%$35.15 billion$5.14 billion42.28Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
News Coverage
Albemarle logo
ALB
Albemarle
2.1$163.81-3.7%$19.12 billion$3.59 billion45.76Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Celanese logo
CE
Celanese
2.2$167.19-0.3%$18.83 billion$6.30 billion34.61
RPM International logo
RPM
RPM International
2.3$96.98-0.1%$12.56 billion$5.51 billion29.39Analyst Report
Ashland Global logo
ASH
Ashland Global
1.8$89.06-3.7%$5.41 billion$2.33 billion-10.60Gap Down
W. R. Grace & Co. logo
GRA
W. R. Grace & Co.
2.2$68.36-0.1%$4.53 billion$1.96 billion325.52Analyst Downgrade
Balchem logo
BCPC
Balchem
1.6$133.25-0.0%$4.32 billion$643.71 million52.26
Quaker Chemical logo
KWR
Quaker Chemical
2.4$234.74-1.1%$4.20 billion$1.13 billion652.07Dividend Announcement
Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
Sensient Technologies logo
SXT
Sensient Technologies
1.8$85.66-0.9%$3.62 billion$1.32 billion53.87
H.B. Fuller logo
FUL
H.B. Fuller
2.0$69.08-0.9%$3.61 billion$2.90 billion31.40Insider Selling
Stepan logo
SCL
Stepan
2.2$137.25-0.1%$3.09 billion$1.86 billion26.91Insider Selling
Minerals Technologies logo
MTX
Minerals Technologies
1.8$84.04-0.8%$2.83 billion$1.79 billion26.26Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
Innospec logo
IOSP
Innospec
1.8$101.00-0.0%$2.49 billion$1.51 billion67.79Insider Selling
News Coverage
Ferro logo
FOE
Ferro
1.2$21.80-0.6%$1.80 billion$1.02 billion-363.27Earnings Announcement
Analyst Downgrade
Unusual Options Activity
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Kraton logo
KRA
Kraton
1.3$35.17-1.1%$1.13 billion$1.80 billion-4.94
FutureFuel logo
FF
FutureFuel
1.3$14.91-1.1%$652.21 million$205.23 million5.73Dividend Announcement
Unusual Options Activity
Landec logo
LNDC
Landec
1.8$12.17-3.4%$356.98 million$590.37 million-6.99
Flotek Industries logo
FTK
Flotek Industries
0.6$1.85-2.7%$134.55 million$119.35 million-0.73Earnings Announcement
Gap Up
Advanced Emissions Solutions logo
ADES
Advanced Emissions Solutions
0.9$5.25-1.0%$98.99 million$70.09 million-7.95Earnings Announcement
This page was last updated on 5/15/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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