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RTX (RTX) Competitors

$105.07
+0.89 (+0.85%)
(As of 05/20/2024 ET)

RTX vs. LMT, BA, GD, TDG, NOC, LHX, HEI, TATT, SIF, and LDOS

Should you be buying RTX stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of RTX include Lockheed Martin (LMT), Boeing (BA), General Dynamics (GD), TransDigm Group (TDG), Northrop Grumman (NOC), L3Harris Technologies (LHX), HEICO (HEI), TAT Technologies (TATT), SIFCO Industries (SIF), and Leidos (LDOS). These companies are all part of the "aerospace" sector.

RTX vs.

RTX (NYSE:RTX) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) are both large-cap aerospace companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their media sentiment, risk, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation and community ranking.

Lockheed Martin has a net margin of 9.73% compared to RTX's net margin of 4.90%. Lockheed Martin's return on equity of 85.96% beat RTX's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
RTX4.90% 10.81% 4.49%
Lockheed Martin 9.73%85.96%12.44%

In the previous week, Lockheed Martin had 5 more articles in the media than RTX. MarketBeat recorded 48 mentions for Lockheed Martin and 43 mentions for RTX. Lockheed Martin's average media sentiment score of 0.52 beat RTX's score of 0.44 indicating that Lockheed Martin is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
RTX
12 Very Positive mention(s)
4 Positive mention(s)
21 Neutral mention(s)
3 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Lockheed Martin
15 Very Positive mention(s)
6 Positive mention(s)
8 Neutral mention(s)
4 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
RTX$68.92B2.03$3.20B$2.5541.25
Lockheed Martin$67.57B1.66$6.92B$27.3317.10

RTX presently has a consensus target price of $98.33, suggesting a potential downside of 6.55%. Lockheed Martin has a consensus target price of $485.40, suggesting a potential upside of 3.82%. Given Lockheed Martin's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Lockheed Martin is more favorable than RTX.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
RTX
2 Sell rating(s)
11 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.12
Lockheed Martin
1 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.20

86.5% of RTX shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.2% of Lockheed Martin shares are held by institutional investors. 0.1% of RTX shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of Lockheed Martin 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.

Lockheed Martin received 654 more outperform votes than RTX when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 58.87% of users gave Lockheed Martin an outperform vote while only 55.79% of users gave RTX an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
RTXOutperform Votes
106
55.79%
Underperform Votes
84
44.21%
Lockheed MartinOutperform Votes
760
58.87%
Underperform Votes
531
41.13%

RTX has a beta of 0.84, meaning that its stock price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Lockheed Martin has a beta of 0.46, meaning that its stock price is 54% less volatile than the S&P 500.

RTX pays an annual dividend of $2.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. Lockheed Martin pays an annual dividend of $12.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. RTX pays out 98.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Lockheed Martin pays out 46.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Lockheed Martin is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Summary

Lockheed Martin beats RTX on 14 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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

MetricRTXAircraft engines & engine parts IndustryAerospace SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$139.85B$60.76B$16.43B$17.99B
Dividend Yield2.42%1.54%1.37%3.43%
P/E Ratio41.2532.3819.3722.99
Price / Sales2.033.2719.9910.86
Price / Cash13.0624.8221.8115.96
Price / Book2.464.414.745.05
Net Income$3.20B$1.85B$435.21M$973.44M
7 Day Performance-0.59%2.35%0.03%2.89%
1 Month Performance3.57%9.62%5.21%7.79%
1 Year Performance9.42%38.34%20.14%25.27%

RTX Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
LMT
Lockheed Martin
4.4997 of 5 stars
$467.18
-0.7%
$485.40
+3.9%
+2.6%$112.09B$69.64B17.09122,000Analyst Revision
BA
Boeing
2.8809 of 5 stars
$180.73
+1.3%
$222.41
+23.1%
-10.0%$110.95B$77.79B-50.91171,000
GD
General Dynamics
4.3628 of 5 stars
$294.17
+0.2%
$300.53
+2.2%
+42.0%$80.53B$43.12B23.99111,600
TDG
TransDigm Group
3.7621 of 5 stars
$1,275.70
-0.4%
$1,327.44
+4.1%
+57.1%$71.39B$6.59B50.6015,500Analyst Upgrade
NOC
Northrop Grumman
3.9919 of 5 stars
$474.32
-0.5%
$514.33
+8.4%
+6.1%$70.19B$39.29B33.17101,000Dividend Increase
LHX
L3Harris Technologies
4.6672 of 5 stars
$221.13
+0.2%
$231.80
+4.8%
+21.2%$41.94B$19.42B35.9050,000
HEI
HEICO
2.3339 of 5 stars
$209.97
+0.0%
$206.00
-1.9%
+21.8%$29.05B$2.97B68.629,600Upcoming Earnings
TATT
TAT Technologies
0 of 5 stars
$13.10
+2.3%
N/A+121.1%$132.31M$113.79M26.20540Gap Up
SIF
SIFCO Industries
0 of 5 stars
$3.16
+0.3%
N/A+30.9%$19.56M$87.02M-2.15368Analyst Forecast
LDOS
Leidos
4.2088 of 5 stars
$146.59
+0.3%
$145.67
-0.6%
+89.6%$19.82B$15.44B63.1947,000Short Interest ↑

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This page (NYSE:RTX) was last updated on 5/20/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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