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50-Day Range
$90.21
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52-Week Range
$65.34
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Volume439,824 shs
Average Volume593,664 shs
Market Capitalization$12.56 billion
P/E Ratio29.39
Dividend Yield1.57%
Beta1.01

Competitors

RPM International (NYSE:RPM) Vs. SHW, ECL, IFF, ALB, CE, and ASH

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

RPM International (NYSE:RPM) and The Sherwin-Williams (NYSE:SHW) are both large-cap construction companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings and institutional ownership.

Valuation & Earnings

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
RPM International$5.51 billion2.28$304.39 million$3.0731.59
The Sherwin-Williams$17.90 billion4.25$1.54 billion$21.1213.55

The Sherwin-Williams has higher revenue and earnings than RPM International. The Sherwin-Williams is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than RPM International, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

74.7% of RPM International shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 76.5% of The Sherwin-Williams shares are held by institutional investors. 1.6% of RPM International shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of The Sherwin-Williams shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility & Risk

RPM International has a beta of 1.01, meaning that its share price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Sherwin-Williams has a beta of 1.01, meaning that its share price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
RPM International7.50%35.72%8.85%
The Sherwin-Williams10.41%56.69%10.66%

Dividends

RPM International pays an annual dividend of $1.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. The Sherwin-Williams pays an annual dividend of $2.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. RPM International pays out 49.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. The Sherwin-Williams pays out 10.4% 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. RPM International has raised its dividend for 19 consecutive years. RPM International is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for RPM International and The Sherwin-Williams, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
RPM International04502.56
The Sherwin-Williams121502.78

RPM International presently has a consensus price target of $96.8750, indicating a potential downside of 0.11%. The Sherwin-Williams has a consensus price target of $309.9412, indicating a potential upside of 8.34%. Given The Sherwin-Williams' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe The Sherwin-Williams is more favorable than RPM International.

Summary

The Sherwin-Williams beats RPM International on 12 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Ecolab (NYSE:ECL) and RPM International (NYSE:RPM) are both large-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, earnings, valuation and institutional ownership.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Ecolab and RPM International, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Ecolab07702.50
RPM International04502.56

Ecolab presently has a consensus target price of $228.70, suggesting a potential upside of 2.07%. RPM International has a consensus target price of $96.8750, suggesting a potential downside of 0.11%. Given Ecolab's higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Ecolab is more favorable than RPM International.

Earnings & Valuation

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Ecolab$14.91 billion4.30$1.56 billion$5.8238.50
RPM International$5.51 billion2.28$304.39 million$3.0731.59

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

Volatility & Risk

Ecolab has a beta of 1.01, suggesting that its stock price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, RPM International has a beta of 1.01, suggesting that its stock price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Ecolab pays an annual dividend of $1.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. RPM International pays an annual dividend of $1.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. Ecolab pays out 33.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. RPM International pays out 49.5% 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. Ecolab has raised its dividend for 36 consecutive years and RPM International has raised its dividend for 19 consecutive years.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

73.6% of Ecolab shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.7% of RPM International shares are held by institutional investors. 1.2% of Ecolab shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.6% of RPM International shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Ecolab-8.21%18.14%6.75%
RPM International7.50%35.72%8.85%

RPM International (NYSE:RPM) and International Flavors & Fragrances (NYSE:IFF) are both large-cap construction companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, dividends and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for RPM International and International Flavors & Fragrances, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
RPM International04502.56
International Flavors & Fragrances031002.77

RPM International currently has a consensus target price of $96.8750, suggesting a potential downside of 0.11%. International Flavors & Fragrances has a consensus target price of $147.5385, suggesting a potential upside of 4.48%. Given International Flavors & Fragrances' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe International Flavors & Fragrances is more favorable than RPM International.

Risk and Volatility

RPM International has a beta of 1.01, meaning that its share price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, International Flavors & Fragrances has a beta of 0.97, meaning that its share price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
RPM International7.50%35.72%8.85%
International Flavors & Fragrances7.44%11.00%5.10%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares RPM International and International Flavors & Fragrances' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
RPM International$5.51 billion2.28$304.39 million$3.0731.59
International Flavors & Fragrances$5.14 billion6.84$455.87 million$6.1722.89

International Flavors & Fragrances has lower revenue, but higher earnings than RPM International. International Flavors & Fragrances is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than RPM International, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

RPM International pays an annual dividend of $1.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. International Flavors & Fragrances pays an annual dividend of $3.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. RPM International pays out 49.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. International Flavors & Fragrances pays out 49.9% 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. RPM International has raised its dividend for 19 consecutive years and International Flavors & Fragrances has raised its dividend for 11 consecutive years.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

74.7% of RPM International shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 94.4% of International Flavors & Fragrances shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.6% of RPM International shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.4% of International Flavors & Fragrances shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

International Flavors & Fragrances beats RPM International on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Albemarle and RPM International's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Albemarle$3.59 billion5.33$533.23 million$6.0427.12
RPM International$5.51 billion2.28$304.39 million$3.0731.59

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

Institutional & Insider Ownership

86.4% of Albemarle shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.7% of RPM International shares are held by institutional investors. 1.1% of Albemarle shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.6% of RPM International 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.

Analyst Ratings

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

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Albemarle371002.35
RPM International04502.56

Albemarle currently has a consensus price target of $142.1429, suggesting a potential downside of 13.23%. RPM International has a consensus price target of $96.8750, suggesting a potential downside of 0.11%. Given RPM International's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe RPM International is more favorable than Albemarle.

Volatility & Risk

Albemarle has a beta of 1.59, meaning that its stock price is 59% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, RPM International has a beta of 1.01, meaning that its stock price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Albemarle pays an annual dividend of $1.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. RPM International pays an annual dividend of $1.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. Albemarle pays out 25.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. RPM International pays out 49.5% 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. Albemarle has raised its dividend for 27 consecutive years and RPM International has raised its dividend for 19 consecutive years.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Albemarle11.77%11.96%4.97%
RPM International7.50%35.72%8.85%

Summary

Albemarle beats RPM International on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Celanese10.46%31.41%9.42%
RPM International7.50%35.72%8.85%

Valuation & Earnings

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Celanese$6.30 billion2.99$852 million$9.5317.54
RPM International$5.51 billion2.28$304.39 million$3.0731.59

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

Dividends

Celanese pays an annual dividend of $2.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. RPM International pays an annual dividend of $1.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. Celanese pays out 28.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. RPM International pays out 49.5% 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. Celanese has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and RPM International has raised its dividend for 19 consecutive years. Celanese is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Volatility and Risk

Celanese has a beta of 1.21, suggesting that its share price is 21% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, RPM International has a beta of 1.01, suggesting that its share price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

97.5% of Celanese shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.7% of RPM International shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.7% of Celanese shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.6% of RPM International shares are owned by company 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.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Celanese and RPM International, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Celanese151102.59
RPM International04502.56

Celanese currently has a consensus price target of $156.6667, suggesting a potential downside of 6.29%. 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 Celanese.

Summary

Celanese beats RPM International on 13 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Ashland Global (NYSE:ASH) and RPM International (NYSE:RPM) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and dividends.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Ashland Global-21.84%5.40%2.43%
RPM International7.50%35.72%8.85%

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Ashland Global$2.33 billion2.32$-508,000,000.00$2.8031.81
RPM International$5.51 billion2.28$304.39 million$3.0731.59

RPM International has higher revenue and earnings than Ashland Global. RPM International is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Ashland Global, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Ashland Global pays an annual dividend of $1.10 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. RPM International pays an annual dividend of $1.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. Ashland Global pays out 39.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. RPM International pays out 49.5% 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. Ashland Global has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and RPM International has increased its dividend for 19 consecutive years. RPM International is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Risk & Volatility

Ashland Global has a beta of 1.35, meaning that its stock price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, RPM International has a beta of 1.01, meaning that its stock price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

91.9% of Ashland Global shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.7% of RPM International shares are owned by institutional investors. 10.1% of Ashland Global shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.6% of RPM International 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.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Ashland Global and RPM International, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Ashland Global10702.75
RPM International04502.56

Ashland Global presently has a consensus price target of $92.4444, suggesting a potential upside of 3.80%. RPM International has a consensus price target of $96.8750, suggesting a potential downside of 0.11%. Given Ashland Global's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Ashland Global is more favorable than RPM International.

Summary

RPM International beats Ashland Global on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.


RPM International 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
Gap Down
Celanese logo
CE
Celanese
2.2$167.19-0.3%$18.83 billion$6.30 billion34.61
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
NewMarket logo
NEU
NewMarket
1.0$352.77-1.3%$3.86 billion$2.19 billion15.36
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-6.99Gap Down
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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