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Xerox (XRX) Competitors

$13.87
+0.33 (+2.44%)
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XRX vs. NSSC, CENX, HEES, HLIO, KALU, LZ, DNOW, TNC, OI, and UFPT

Should you be buying Xerox stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Xerox include Napco Security Technologies (NSSC), Century Aluminum (CENX), H&E Equipment Services (HEES), Helios Technologies (HLIO), Kaiser Aluminum (KALU), LegalZoom.com (LZ), DNOW (DNOW), Tennant (TNC), O-I Glass (OI), and UFP Technologies (UFPT). These companies are all part of the "industrial products" sector.

Xerox vs.

Napco Security Technologies (NASDAQ:NSSC) and Xerox (NYSE:XRX) are both small-cap industrial products companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, media sentiment, valuation, risk, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and community ranking.

Napco Security Technologies has a beta of 1.51, indicating that its share price is 51% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Xerox has a beta of 1.61, indicating that its share price is 61% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Napco Security Technologies presently has a consensus price target of $49.43, suggesting a potential downside of 1.85%. Xerox has a consensus price target of $14.50, suggesting a potential upside of 7.09%. Given Napco Security Technologies' higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Xerox is more favorable than Napco Security Technologies.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Napco Security Technologies
0 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50
Xerox
2 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
1.00

Xerox received 181 more outperform votes than Napco Security Technologies when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 61.59% of users gave Napco Security Technologies an outperform vote while only 54.13% of users gave Xerox an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Napco Security TechnologiesOutperform Votes
271
61.59%
Underperform Votes
169
38.41%
XeroxOutperform Votes
452
54.13%
Underperform Votes
383
45.87%

Napco Security Technologies has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Xerox. Xerox is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Napco Security Technologies, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Napco Security Technologies$170M10.91$27.13M$1.2639.97
Xerox$6.89B0.24$1M-$1.57-8.62

In the previous week, Napco Security Technologies had 10 more articles in the media than Xerox. MarketBeat recorded 15 mentions for Napco Security Technologies and 5 mentions for Xerox. Xerox's average media sentiment score of 1.10 beat Napco Security Technologies' score of 0.37 indicating that Napco Security Technologies is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Napco Security Technologies
6 Very Positive mention(s)
4 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Xerox
2 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Napco Security Technologies has a net margin of 25.58% compared to Napco Security Technologies' net margin of -2.74%. Xerox's return on equity of 30.50% beat Napco Security Technologies' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Napco Security Technologies25.58% 30.50% 25.88%
Xerox -2.74%7.77%2.11%

Napco Security Technologies pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Xerox pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.4%. Napco Security Technologies pays out 31.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Xerox pays out -63.7% 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. Napco Security Technologies has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Xerox is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

85.1% of Napco Security Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 85.4% of Xerox shares are held by institutional investors. 11.5% of Napco Security Technologies shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Xerox shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Napco Security Technologies beats Xerox 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 XRX 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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XRX vs. The Competition

MetricXeroxComputer peripheral equipment IndustryIndustrial SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$1.68B$10.39B$9.66B$17.46B
Dividend Yield7.22%4.54%2.03%3.53%
P/E Ratio-8.6221.7520.2325.51
Price / Sales0.243.358.3610.12
Price / Cash3.1720.3719.2719.29
Price / Book0.713.073.855.82
Net Income$1M$108.82M$463.90M$975.72M
7 Day Performance-1.88%1.74%-1.32%-0.51%
1 Month Performance1.88%-1.83%12.98%2.67%
1 Year Performance-3.97%1.09%11.31%22.10%

Xerox Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
NSSC
Napco Security Technologies
2.9434 of 5 stars
$47.46
+1.0%
$41.83
-11.9%
+33.3%$1.75B$170M37.671,150Analyst Forecast
Positive News
CENX
Century Aluminum
1.3874 of 5 stars
$18.96
+0.4%
$12.00
-36.7%
+130.6%$1.76B$2.19B8.702,939Gap Down
HEES
H&E Equipment Services
4.9791 of 5 stars
$48.18
-0.8%
$63.00
+30.8%
+24.2%$1.76B$1.47B10.322,765
HLIO
Helios Technologies
3.711 of 5 stars
$53.20
-1.3%
$67.67
+27.2%
-7.1%$1.77B$835.60M53.202,700Positive News
KALU
Kaiser Aluminum
2.0955 of 5 stars
$100.43
+0.4%
$77.00
-23.3%
+54.4%$1.61B$3.09B29.194,000Positive News
LZ
LegalZoom.com
4.1636 of 5 stars
$8.49
-3.0%
$14.75
+73.7%
-19.9%$1.60B$669.01M77.191,190High Trading Volume
DNOW
DNOW
2.3308 of 5 stars
$14.33
+2.7%
$16.50
+15.1%
+44.0%$1.53B$2.32B6.602,475Positive News
TNC
Tennant
4.4102 of 5 stars
$103.94
-0.5%
$106.00
+2.0%
+33.1%$1.99B$1.25B17.274,457Positive News
OI
O-I Glass
4.2807 of 5 stars
$12.93
-1.7%
$19.56
+51.3%
-42.4%$2.01B$7.11B-8.1323,000Options Volume
UFPT
UFP Technologies
2.3043 of 5 stars
$262.58
+1.7%
$238.50
-9.2%
+69.4%$2.01B$400.07M42.223,293Positive News

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This page (NYSE:XRX) was last updated on 5/30/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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