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S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Latest freight railroad layoffs and Wall Street pressure renew concerns about safety and service
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 3/1/2024
Brazil's economy grows 2.9% in Lula's 1st year, beating expectations
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
Question of whether Nebraska public money can go to private schools still set for November ballot
A US appeals court ruling could allow mine development on Oak Flat, land sacred to Apaches
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Peace, music and memories: As the 1960s fade, historians scramble to capture Woodstock's voices
Georgia's largest county is still repairing damage from January cyberattack
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Latest freight railroad layoffs and Wall Street pressure renew concerns about safety and service
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 3/1/2024
Brazil's economy grows 2.9% in Lula's 1st year, beating expectations
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
Question of whether Nebraska public money can go to private schools still set for November ballot
A US appeals court ruling could allow mine development on Oak Flat, land sacred to Apaches
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Peace, music and memories: As the 1960s fade, historians scramble to capture Woodstock's voices
Georgia's largest county is still repairing damage from January cyberattack
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Latest freight railroad layoffs and Wall Street pressure renew concerns about safety and service
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 3/1/2024
Brazil's economy grows 2.9% in Lula's 1st year, beating expectations
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
Question of whether Nebraska public money can go to private schools still set for November ballot
A US appeals court ruling could allow mine development on Oak Flat, land sacred to Apaches
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Peace, music and memories: As the 1960s fade, historians scramble to capture Woodstock's voices
Georgia's largest county is still repairing damage from January cyberattack

Unifi (UFI) Competitors

$5.86
-0.02 (-0.34%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)

UFI vs. RSSS, PESI, ACNT, ADES, ARC, TAYD, DNMR, MNTX, MKFG, and LAKE

Should you be buying Unifi stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Unifi include Research Solutions (RSSS), Perma-Fix Environmental Services (PESI), Ascent Industries (ACNT), Advanced Emissions Solutions (ADES), ARC Document Solutions (ARC), Taylor Devices (TAYD), Danimer Scientific (DNMR), Manitex International (MNTX), Markforged (MKFG), and Lakeland Industries (LAKE). These companies are all part of the "industrial products" sector.

Unifi vs.

Unifi (NYSE:UFI) and Research Solutions (NASDAQ:RSSS) are both small-cap industrial products companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, media sentiment, valuation, community ranking, earnings and analyst recommendations.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Unifi$583.56M0.18-$46.34M-$2.97-1.97
Research Solutions$37.70M2.70$570K-$0.02-156.00

In the previous week, Research Solutions had 18 more articles in the media than Unifi. MarketBeat recorded 20 mentions for Research Solutions and 2 mentions for Unifi. Research Solutions' average media sentiment score of 0.28 beat Unifi's score of -0.09 indicating that Research Solutions is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Unifi
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Research Solutions
2 Very Positive mention(s)
4 Positive mention(s)
9 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
2 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Research Solutions has a net margin of -1.05% compared to Unifi's net margin of -9.18%. Research Solutions' return on equity of -4.96% beat Unifi's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Unifi-9.18% -12.63% -7.55%
Research Solutions -1.05%-4.96%-1.63%

Research Solutions has a consensus price target of $4.68, indicating a potential upside of 49.84%. Given Research Solutions' higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Research Solutions is more favorable than Unifi.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Unifi
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
Research Solutions
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

Unifi received 196 more outperform votes than Research Solutions when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 75.00% of users gave Research Solutions an outperform vote while only 62.69% of users gave Unifi an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
UnifiOutperform Votes
205
62.69%
Underperform Votes
122
37.31%
Research SolutionsOutperform Votes
9
75.00%
Underperform Votes
3
25.00%

68.5% of Unifi shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 35.0% of Research Solutions shares are held by institutional investors. 12.9% of Unifi shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 26.5% of Research Solutions shares are held by 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.

Unifi has a beta of 0.78, meaning that its share price is 22% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Research Solutions has a beta of 0.55, meaning that its share price is 45% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Research Solutions beats Unifi on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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UFI vs. The Competition

MetricUnifiTextile mill products IndustryIndustrial SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$106.41M$137.08M$8.70B$17.60B
Dividend YieldN/A9.75%2.01%3.58%
P/E Ratio-1.972.3519.3125.27
Price / Sales0.182.057.489.59
Price / CashN/A7.3017.1516.96
Price / Book0.370.713.645.89
Net Income-$46.34M-$1.79M$441.32M$863.03M
7 Day Performance0.69%0.49%3.09%1.62%
1 Month Performance-4.09%-3.53%6.22%3.17%
1 Year Performance-44.03%-21.57%5.34%100.99%

Unifi Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
RSSS
Research Solutions
2.9094 of 5 stars
$3.19
+6.7%
$4.68
+46.6%
+50.7%$104.06M$37.70M-159.50145Short Interest ↓
High Trading Volume
PESI
Perma-Fix Environmental Services
2.7928 of 5 stars
$7.93
-2.8%
N/A+13.7%$107.93M$70.60M-72.09287
ACNT
Ascent Industries
2.5318 of 5 stars
$10.00
-1.0%
$20.00
+100.0%
+6.3%$101.30M$414.15M-2.70698Short Interest ↑
ADES
Advanced Emissions Solutions
0 of 5 stars
$3.36
+3.1%
N/AN/A$111.72M$102.99M-4.36139
ARC
ARC Document Solutions
4.5395 of 5 stars
$2.68
-1.5%
N/A-17.7%$115.13M$286.01M10.721,800Dividend Announcement
Analyst Downgrade
Short Interest ↑
Analyst Revision
High Trading Volume
TAYD
Taylor Devices
0.7833 of 5 stars
$33.50
-2.8%
N/A+112.3%$117.92M$40.20M15.65125Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
DNMR
Danimer Scientific
1.2403 of 5 stars
$1.28
+5.8%
$4.00
+212.5%
-46.7%$130.61M$51.06M-0.91271Positive News
Gap Up
MNTX
Manitex International
4.0295 of 5 stars
$6.49
+2.9%
$9.00
+38.7%
+35.7%$131.42M$273.85M46.36601Analyst Downgrade
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
MKFG
Markforged
2.1694 of 5 stars
$0.67
+3.1%
$1.35
+102.6%
-48.6%$132.24M$100.96M-1.31428Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
LAKE
Lakeland Industries
4.7471 of 5 stars
$18.65
-1.4%
$25.00
+34.0%
+16.5%$137.26M$112.85M21.691,600Short Interest ↑

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This page (NYSE:UFI) was last updated on 3/2/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff