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Simpson Manufacturing (SSD) Competitors

$184.87
+0.10 (+0.05%)
(As of 04/12/2024 ET)

SSD vs. KBR, AYI, EXP, CHX, SUM, MTZ, UFPI, AZEK, IBP, and FLR

Should you be buying Simpson Manufacturing stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Simpson Manufacturing include KBR (KBR), Acuity Brands (AYI), Eagle Materials (EXP), ChampionX (CHX), Summit Materials (SUM), MasTec (MTZ), UFP Industries (UFPI), AZEK (AZEK), Installed Building Products (IBP), and Fluor (FLR). These companies are all part of the "construction" sector.

Simpson Manufacturing vs.

KBR (NYSE:KBR) and Simpson Manufacturing (NYSE:SSD) are both mid-cap construction companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, community ranking, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, media sentiment and profitability.

Simpson Manufacturing has a net margin of 15.99% compared to Simpson Manufacturing's net margin of -3.81%. Simpson Manufacturing's return on equity of 25.08% beat KBR's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
KBR-3.81% 25.08% 6.65%
Simpson Manufacturing 15.99%22.06%13.12%

KBR received 315 more outperform votes than Simpson Manufacturing when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 66.09% of users gave KBR an outperform vote while only 56.89% of users gave Simpson Manufacturing an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
KBROutperform Votes
538
66.09%
Underperform Votes
276
33.91%
Simpson ManufacturingOutperform Votes
223
56.89%
Underperform Votes
169
43.11%

KBR pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Simpson Manufacturing pays an annual dividend of $1.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. KBR pays out -29.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Simpson Manufacturing pays out 13.1% 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. KBR has raised its dividend for 5 consecutive years and Simpson Manufacturing has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years. KBR is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

In the previous week, KBR had 13 more articles in the media than Simpson Manufacturing. MarketBeat recorded 15 mentions for KBR and 2 mentions for Simpson Manufacturing. Simpson Manufacturing's average media sentiment score of 0.70 beat KBR's score of 0.51 indicating that KBR is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
KBR
4 Very Positive mention(s)
4 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Simpson Manufacturing
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

97.0% of KBR shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 93.7% of Simpson Manufacturing shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of KBR shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.4% of Simpson Manufacturing shares are owned 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.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
KBR$6.96B1.21-$265M-$2.05-30.60
Simpson Manufacturing$2.21B3.55$353.99M$8.2622.38

KBR has a beta of 0.95, indicating that its share price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Simpson Manufacturing has a beta of 1.3, indicating that its share price is 30% more volatile than the S&P 500.

KBR presently has a consensus target price of $72.29, suggesting a potential upside of 15.23%. Simpson Manufacturing has a consensus target price of $190.00, suggesting a potential upside of 2.80%. Given Simpson Manufacturing's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe KBR is more favorable than Simpson Manufacturing.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
KBR
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00
Simpson Manufacturing
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50

Summary

KBR beats Simpson Manufacturing on 14 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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

MetricSimpson ManufacturingCutlery, handtools, & general hardware IndustryConstruction SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$7.85B$3.40B$8.62B$17.66B
Dividend Yield0.58%2.08%1.99%3.53%
P/E Ratio22.3813.2817.2021.20
Price / Sales3.551.2315.439.07
Price / Cash18.3914.0015.2717.56
Price / Book4.701.745.195.09
Net Income$353.99M$90.61M$515.44M$972.03M
7 Day Performance-5.10%-2.51%-2.28%-2.61%
1 Month Performance-8.15%0.89%-2.06%-1.57%
1 Year Performance67.70%30.90%33.65%113.30%

Simpson Manufacturing Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
KBR
KBR
4.0615 of 5 stars
$63.03
-0.5%
$69.71
+10.6%
+10.9%$8.51B$6.96B-30.7534,000Analyst Report
Short Interest ↓
AYI
Acuity Brands
3.6607 of 5 stars
$261.81
-1.3%
$215.00
-17.9%
+61.4%$8.07B$3.95B22.4012,200Short Interest ↑
EXP
Eagle Materials
3.9958 of 5 stars
$263.91
-2.2%
$235.50
-10.8%
+78.3%$9.09B$2.15B18.622,400Analyst Downgrade
Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
CHX
ChampionX
2.9308 of 5 stars
$39.08
+10.4%
$37.50
-4.0%
+31.5%$7.46B$3.76B24.897,100Short Interest ↓
High Trading Volume
SUM
Summit Materials
3.5782 of 5 stars
$42.41
-1.6%
$45.36
+7.0%
+55.0%$7.39B$2.62B17.825,300
MTZ
MasTec
2.8187 of 5 stars
$92.56
-1.4%
$96.46
+4.2%
-2.8%$7.34B$12.00B-140.2434,000Positive News
UFPI
UFP Industries
4.1038 of 5 stars
$118.42
-1.2%
$114.00
-3.7%
+47.7%$7.29B$7.22B14.6915,800Positive News
AZEK
AZEK
2.5716 of 5 stars
$48.36
-1.6%
$39.72
-17.9%
+86.0%$7.26B$1.39B61.222,236Insider Selling
IBP
Installed Building Products
4.5419 of 5 stars
$253.10
-1.6%
$203.80
-19.5%
+116.3%$7.18B$2.78B29.4010,600Positive News
FLR
Fluor
2.1877 of 5 stars
$41.50
-0.7%
$42.83
+3.2%
+34.1%$7.06B$15.47B74.1130,187

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