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Vale (VALE) Competitors

$12.24
+0.06 (+0.49%)
(As of 02:52 PM ET)

VALE vs. FCX, RIO, SCCO, BHP, APD, NUE, NEM, ECL, DOW, and VNTRQ

Should you be buying Vale stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Vale include Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), Rio Tinto Group (RIO), Southern Copper (SCCO), BHP Group (BHP), Air Products and Chemicals (APD), Nucor (NUE), Newmont (NEM), Ecolab (ECL), DOW (DOW), and Venator Materials (VNTRQ). These companies are all part of the "basic materials" sector.

Vale vs.

Vale (NYSE:VALE) and Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE:FCX) are both large-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, media sentiment, community ranking, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings and profitability.

Vale has a net margin of 19.10% compared to Freeport-McMoRan's net margin of 8.09%. Vale's return on equity of 20.00% beat Freeport-McMoRan's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Vale19.10% 20.00% 8.82%
Freeport-McMoRan 8.09%8.41%4.31%

Vale currently has a consensus price target of $16.67, suggesting a potential upside of 36.86%. Freeport-McMoRan has a consensus price target of $49.23, suggesting a potential downside of 0.77%. Given Vale's higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Vale is more favorable than Freeport-McMoRan.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Vale
1 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.45
Freeport-McMoRan
0 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.64

Vale pays an annual dividend of $1.18 per share and has a dividend yield of 9.6%. Freeport-McMoRan pays an annual dividend of $0.30 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Vale pays out 64.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Freeport-McMoRan pays out 23.6% 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.

Vale has a beta of 0.97, meaning that its share price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Freeport-McMoRan has a beta of 2.04, meaning that its share price is 104% more volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, Freeport-McMoRan had 15 more articles in the media than Vale. MarketBeat recorded 26 mentions for Freeport-McMoRan and 11 mentions for Vale. Freeport-McMoRan's average media sentiment score of 0.74 beat Vale's score of 0.66 indicating that Freeport-McMoRan is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Vale
3 Very Positive mention(s)
3 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Freeport-McMoRan
12 Very Positive mention(s)
3 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Vale$41.78B1.32$7.98B$1.836.71
Freeport-McMoRan$22.86B3.09$1.85B$1.2738.71

21.9% of Vale shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.8% of Freeport-McMoRan shares are held by institutional investors. 0.8% of Freeport-McMoRan shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Freeport-McMoRan received 318 more outperform votes than Vale when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 66.51% of users gave Freeport-McMoRan an outperform vote while only 61.14% of users gave Vale an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
ValeOutperform Votes
782
61.14%
Underperform Votes
497
38.86%
Freeport-McMoRanOutperform Votes
1100
66.51%
Underperform Votes
554
33.49%

Summary

Freeport-McMoRan beats Vale on 12 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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

MetricValeMetal mining IndustryMaterials SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$55.05B$7.69B$2.59B$17.23B
Dividend Yield9.71%4.13%5.34%3.58%
P/E Ratio6.7110.19120.7620.79
Price / Sales1.3265.99882,686.179.86
Price / Cash4.948.3323.2014.94
Price / Book1.343.013.154.70
Net Income$7.98B$605.66M$168.57M$960.06M
7 Day Performance2.33%4.70%1.26%1.10%
1 Month Performance0.70%10.43%8.71%-2.00%
1 Year Performance-13.95%-1.06%9.50%12.70%

Vale Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
FCX
Freeport-McMoRan
3.5056 of 5 stars
$49.41
-1.2%
$46.71
-5.5%
+25.1%$70.87B$22.86B38.9127,200Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Revision
Gap Up
RIO
Rio Tinto Group
1.3118 of 5 stars
$65.70
-1.6%
$72.00
+9.6%
+3.7%$82.29B$54.04B0.0057,000Gap Up
SCCO
Southern Copper
3.2085 of 5 stars
$113.84
-0.2%
$76.83
-32.5%
+44.2%$88.01B$9.90B36.2515,810Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Downgrade
Gap Down
BHP
BHP Group
0.9779 of 5 stars
$56.94
-3.6%
$50.00
-12.2%
-1.1%$144.22B$53.82B0.001,457Gap Down
APD
Air Products and Chemicals
4.7553 of 5 stars
$227.76
-1.5%
$276.36
+21.3%
-20.3%$50.63B$12.60B21.7323,000Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
NUE
Nucor
3.8548 of 5 stars
$192.12
-1.0%
$186.67
-2.8%
+24.7%$46.10B$34.71B10.6832,000Analyst Revision
NEM
Newmont
4.742 of 5 stars
$38.12
-0.8%
$51.99
+36.4%
-18.1%$43.94B$11.81B-16.0121,700Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Revision
Gap Down
ECL
Ecolab
4.4075 of 5 stars
$220.35
+0.6%
$230.47
+4.6%
+31.7%$63.00B$15.32B46.0048,000Positive News
DOW
DOW
4.1284 of 5 stars
$56.85
-0.8%
$57.58
+1.3%
+3.3%$39.93B$44.62B69.3335,900Upcoming Earnings
VNTRQ
Venator Materials
0 of 5 stars
$625.00
-35.2%
N/AN/A$66.88B$2.17B-190.553,400Gap Down

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This page (NYSE:VALE) was last updated on 4/22/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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