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S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
South Korean doctors hold massive anti-government rally over medical school recruitment plan
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus is granted bail in a Bangladesh graft case
The former chairman of the state-owned Bank of Beijing is being investigated for alleged corruption
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Trader Joe's chicken soup dumplings recalled for possibly containing permanent marker plastic
Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway
Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
South Korean doctors hold massive anti-government rally over medical school recruitment plan
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus is granted bail in a Bangladesh graft case
The former chairman of the state-owned Bank of Beijing is being investigated for alleged corruption
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Trader Joe's chicken soup dumplings recalled for possibly containing permanent marker plastic
Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway
Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
South Korean doctors hold massive anti-government rally over medical school recruitment plan
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus is granted bail in a Bangladesh graft case
The former chairman of the state-owned Bank of Beijing is being investigated for alleged corruption
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Trader Joe's chicken soup dumplings recalled for possibly containing permanent marker plastic
Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway
Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet

Trex (TREX) Competitors

$94.61
+2.85 (+3.11%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)

TREX vs. LPX, FIX, SSD, CX, EXP, TOL, ACM, AYI, WMS, and SUM

Should you be buying Trex stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Trex include Louisiana-Pacific (LPX), Comfort Systems USA (FIX), Simpson Manufacturing (SSD), CEMEX (CX), Eagle Materials (EXP), Toll Brothers (TOL), AECOM (ACM), Acuity Brands (AYI), Advanced Drainage Systems (WMS), and Summit Materials (SUM). These companies are all part of the "construction" sector.

Trex vs.

Trex (NYSE:TREX) and Louisiana-Pacific (NYSE:LPX) are both construction companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their media sentiment, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, community ranking, risk and dividends.

Trex currently has a consensus target price of $86.89, indicating a potential downside of 8.16%. Louisiana-Pacific has a consensus target price of $73.71, indicating a potential downside of 1.82%. Given Louisiana-Pacific's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Louisiana-Pacific is more favorable than Trex.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Trex
2 Sell rating(s)
8 Hold rating(s)
8 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.33
Louisiana-Pacific
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50

Trex has a beta of 1.59, suggesting that its stock price is 59% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Louisiana-Pacific has a beta of 1.83, suggesting that its stock price is 83% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Trex has a net margin of 18.76% compared to Louisiana-Pacific's net margin of 6.90%. Trex's return on equity of 31.26% beat Louisiana-Pacific's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Trex18.76% 31.26% 19.60%
Louisiana-Pacific 6.90%15.65%9.90%

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Trex$1.09B9.39$184.63M$1.8950.06
Louisiana-Pacific$2.58B2.10$178M$2.4530.64

96.4% of Trex shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.9% of Louisiana-Pacific shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.7% of Trex shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.3% of Louisiana-Pacific shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Trex received 95 more outperform votes than Louisiana-Pacific when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 56.11% of users gave Louisiana-Pacific an outperform vote while only 55.63% of users gave Trex an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
TrexOutperform Votes
435
55.63%
Underperform Votes
347
44.37%
Louisiana-PacificOutperform Votes
340
56.11%
Underperform Votes
266
43.89%

In the previous week, Trex had 53 more articles in the media than Louisiana-Pacific. MarketBeat recorded 57 mentions for Trex and 4 mentions for Louisiana-Pacific. Louisiana-Pacific's average media sentiment score of 1.69 beat Trex's score of 0.65 indicating that Louisiana-Pacific is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Trex
11 Very Positive mention(s)
6 Positive mention(s)
16 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Louisiana-Pacific
4 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Very Positive

Summary

Trex beats Louisiana-Pacific on 10 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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TREX vs. The Competition

MetricTrexLumber & wood products, except furniture IndustryConstruction SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$10.28B$4.21B$8.64B$17.63B
Dividend YieldN/A0.92%1.94%3.55%
P/E Ratio50.0631.1619.3124.78
Price / Sales9.393.0118.176.78
Price / Cash40.6516.0416.3318.47
Price / Book14.335.035.265.86
Net Income$184.63M$64.43M$519.19M$863.03M
7 Day Performance0.85%9.93%3.38%1.63%
1 Month Performance9.29%5.32%8.07%3.14%
1 Year Performance78.98%11.37%30.79%94.49%

Trex Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
LPX
Louisiana-Pacific
3.9434 of 5 stars
$72.64
+2.9%
$73.71
+1.5%
+24.7%$5.25B$2.58B29.654,100Analyst Downgrade
Positive News
FIX
Comfort Systems USA
4.3673 of 5 stars
$291.13
+2.3%
$222.00
-23.7%
+113.6%$10.39B$5.21B32.3515,800Earnings Report
Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Short Interest ↑
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
SSD
Simpson Manufacturing
3.0302 of 5 stars
$207.26
+3.9%
$190.00
-8.3%
+90.8%$8.84B$2.21B25.095,158Positive News
CX
CEMEX
3.8698 of 5 stars
$7.96
-1.5%
$9.37
+17.7%
+44.4%$11.53B$15.58B22.7443,853Short Interest ↓
Positive News
EXP
Eagle Materials
4.1541 of 5 stars
$251.06
+0.0%
$222.00
-11.6%
+76.0%$8.65B$2.15B17.722,400Analyst Downgrade
Insider Selling
Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
TOL
Toll Brothers
4.2411 of 5 stars
$111.32
-1.1%
$106.93
-3.9%
+97.6%$11.61B$9.99B8.604,800Analyst Report
ACM
AECOM
3.9964 of 5 stars
$89.41
-0.1%
$101.33
+13.3%
+1.2%$12.16B$14.38B198.6852,000Positive News
AYI
Acuity Brands
3.9747 of 5 stars
$250.16
+2.4%
$193.80
-22.5%
+28.9%$7.71B$3.95B21.4012,200Short Interest ↓
Positive News
WMS
Advanced Drainage Systems
4.545 of 5 stars
$164.53
+0.4%
$155.13
-5.7%
+84.0%$12.77B$3.07B26.165,870Insider Selling
Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
Positive News
SUM
Summit Materials
2.5655 of 5 stars
$42.59
+0.8%
$42.30
-0.7%
+42.0%$7.42B$2.62B17.905,300Positive News

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This page (NYSE:TREX) was last updated on 3/3/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff