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Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies (WAB) Competitors

$162.87
+0.30 (+0.18%)
(As of 07/12/2024 ET)

WAB vs. DE, PCAR, CMI, TTC, AGCO, OSK, FSS, TEX, TRN, and ALG

Should you be buying Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies include Deere & Company (DE), PACCAR (PCAR), Cummins (CMI), Toro (TTC), AGCO (AGCO), Oshkosh (OSK), Federal Signal (FSS), Terex (TEX), Trinity Industries (TRN), and Alamo Group (ALG). These companies are all part of the "construction & farm machinery & heavy trucks" industry.

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies vs.

Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) and Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies (NYSE:WAB) are both large-cap industrial products companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, media sentiment, earnings, community ranking, analyst recommendations, profitability and risk.

68.6% of Deere & Company shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.7% of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of Deere & Company shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.1% of Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

In the previous week, Deere & Company had 12 more articles in the media than Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies. MarketBeat recorded 13 mentions for Deere & Company and 1 mentions for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies. Deere & Company's average media sentiment score of 0.89 beat Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies' score of 0.34 indicating that Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Deere & Company
6 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
3 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Deere & Company received 679 more outperform votes than Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 66.15% of users gave Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies an outperform vote while only 65.23% of users gave Deere & Company an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Deere & CompanyOutperform Votes
1150
65.23%
Underperform Votes
613
34.77%
Westinghouse Air Brake TechnologiesOutperform Votes
471
66.15%
Underperform Votes
241
33.85%

Deere & Company has higher revenue and earnings than Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies. Deere & Company is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Deere & Company$61.25B1.64$10.17B$33.2211.00
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies$9.68B2.97$815M$5.1231.81

Deere & Company presently has a consensus target price of $427.13, indicating a potential upside of 16.92%. Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies has a consensus target price of $158.82, indicating a potential downside of 2.49%. Given Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies' higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Deere & Company is more favorable than Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Deere & Company
0 Sell rating(s)
10 Hold rating(s)
10 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
8 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.73

Deere & Company pays an annual dividend of $5.88 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.5%. Deere & Company pays out 17.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies pays out 15.6% 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.

Deere & Company has a net margin of 16.15% compared to Deere & Company's net margin of 9.20%. Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies' return on equity of 42.26% beat Deere & Company's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Deere & Company16.15% 42.26% 9.14%
Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies 9.20%11.25%6.20%

Deere & Company has a beta of 0.93, suggesting that its stock price is 7% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies has a beta of 1.29, suggesting that its stock price is 29% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Deere & Company beats Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies on 11 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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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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WAB vs. The Competition

MetricWestinghouse Air Brake TechnologiesRailroad equipment IndustryTransportation SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$28.73B$6.51B$9.94B$18.27B
Dividend Yield0.49%2.31%3.95%3.52%
P/E Ratio31.8110.5919.0621.49
Price / Sales2.9720.6530.4915.39
Price / Cash18.8811.8615.0520.00
Price / Book2.771.642.105.07
Net Income$815M$772.71M$622.62M$973.14M
7 Day Performance4.07%3.00%0.73%4.03%
1 Month Performance-0.35%-2.94%0.70%3.60%
1 Year Performance45.01%-1.85%6.82%7.41%

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
DE
Deere & Company
4.2125 of 5 stars
4.21 / 5 stars
$365.33
+1.0%
$427.13
+16.9%
-10.4%$99.65B$57.54B11.0083,000Analyst Forecast
Short Interest ↑
PCAR
PACCAR
4.0984 of 5 stars
4.10 / 5 stars
$103.11
-0.1%
$113.92
+10.5%
+19.6%$54.05B$35.13B10.7032,400Dividend Announcement
CMI
Cummins
4.8224 of 5 stars
4.82 / 5 stars
$284.89
+1.7%
$287.18
+0.8%
+10.8%$38.97B$34.07B20.8675,500Dividend Increase
Short Interest ↓
Positive News
TTC
Toro
2.5098 of 5 stars
2.51 / 5 stars
$92.21
+1.1%
$98.75
+7.1%
-12.1%$9.58B$4.55B36.4510,706Options Volume
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
AGCO
AGCO
4.9087 of 5 stars
4.91 / 5 stars
$98.05
+0.9%
$129.14
+31.7%
-26.6%$7.32B$14.41B6.6327,900Dividend Announcement
Analyst Forecast
Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
OSK
Oshkosh
4.545 of 5 stars
4.55 / 5 stars
$108.03
+1.5%
$124.82
+15.5%
+20.4%$7.07B$9.66B10.3417,300Analyst Forecast
News Coverage
FSS
Federal Signal
1.7094 of 5 stars
1.71 / 5 stars
$90.74
+2.3%
$70.50
-22.3%
+42.1%$5.42B$1.76B30.664,500Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
TEX
Terex
3.8092 of 5 stars
3.81 / 5 stars
$54.61
+0.6%
$63.67
+16.6%
-13.2%$3.68B$5.15B7.2310,200Analyst Forecast
News Coverage
TRN
Trinity Industries
3.7788 of 5 stars
3.78 / 5 stars
$29.51
-0.4%
$31.00
+5.0%
+14.8%$2.42B$2.98B19.819,480Positive News
ALG
Alamo Group
2.5653 of 5 stars
2.57 / 5 stars
$172.85
+0.1%
$212.00
+22.6%
-9.3%$2.08B$1.69B15.384,350Analyst Upgrade
Short Interest ↑
News Coverage

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This page (NYSE:WAB) was last updated on 7/13/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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