Xylem (XYL) Competitors

$143.32
+0.64 (+0.45%)
(As of 05/17/2024 ET)

XYL vs. IEX, GGG, IR, ROK, DOV, FERG, JCI, AXON, GWW, and BALL

Should you be buying Xylem stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Xylem include IDEX (IEX), Graco (GGG), Ingersoll Rand (IR), Rockwell Automation (ROK), Dover (DOV), Ferguson (FERG), Johnson Controls International (JCI), Axon Enterprise (AXON), W.W. Grainger (GWW), and Ball (BALL). These companies are all part of the "industrial products" sector.

Xylem vs.

Xylem (NYSE:XYL) and IDEX (NYSE:IEX) are both large-cap industrial products companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, media sentiment, institutional ownership, dividends, community ranking, profitability and risk.

Xylem received 56 more outperform votes than IDEX when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 62.88% of users gave Xylem an outperform vote while only 58.40% of users gave IDEX an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
XylemOutperform Votes
515
62.88%
Underperform Votes
304
37.12%
IDEXOutperform Votes
459
58.40%
Underperform Votes
327
41.60%

Xylem has a beta of 1.08, meaning that its share price is 8% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, IDEX has a beta of 0.99, meaning that its share price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500.

88.0% of Xylem shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 98.0% of IDEX shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of Xylem shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of IDEX shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Xylem pays an annual dividend of $1.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. IDEX pays an annual dividend of $2.76 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Xylem pays out 51.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. IDEX pays out 36.3% 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. IDEX is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

IDEX has a net margin of 17.89% compared to Xylem's net margin of 8.34%. IDEX's return on equity of 17.60% beat Xylem's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Xylem8.34% 8.95% 5.62%
IDEX 17.89%17.60%10.51%

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Xylem$7.36B4.72$609M$2.8151.00
IDEX$3.27B5.14$596.10M$7.6029.25

Xylem currently has a consensus price target of $140.70, suggesting a potential downside of 1.83%. IDEX has a consensus price target of $250.71, suggesting a potential upside of 12.77%. Given IDEX's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe IDEX is more favorable than Xylem.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Xylem
0 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
8 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.67
IDEX
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.86

In the previous week, IDEX had 6 more articles in the media than Xylem. MarketBeat recorded 16 mentions for IDEX and 10 mentions for Xylem. Xylem's average media sentiment score of 1.01 beat IDEX's score of 0.53 indicating that Xylem is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Xylem
6 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
IDEX
5 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Summary

IDEX beats Xylem 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 XYL 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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XYL vs. The Competition

MetricXylemPumps & pumping equipment IndustryIndustrial SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$34.75B$12.07B$9.54B$18.08B
Dividend Yield1.00%1.38%2.01%3.44%
P/E Ratio51.0031.3120.2325.73
Price / Sales4.723.228.6310.64
Price / Cash27.4020.7219.1119.24
Price / Book3.413.523.916.00
Net Income$609M$329.12M$466.87M$966.17M
7 Day Performance0.22%-3.30%11.40%1.85%
1 Month Performance12.11%-2.36%9.64%6.59%
1 Year Performance36.51%20.04%11.08%23.69%

Xylem Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
IEX
IDEX
4.8009 of 5 stars
$224.75
-0.3%
$250.71
+11.6%
+8.3%$17.01B$3.27B29.578,800Analyst Upgrade
Short Interest ↓
Analyst Revision
GGG
Graco
4.0761 of 5 stars
$83.13
-0.1%
$88.25
+6.2%
+5.8%$14.06B$2.20B28.674,000Short Interest ↓
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
IR
Ingersoll Rand
3.9659 of 5 stars
$91.55
+0.8%
$95.82
+4.7%
+54.6%$36.93B$6.88B45.5518,000
ROK
Rockwell Automation
4.9426 of 5 stars
$270.84
+0.7%
$307.93
+13.7%
-4.0%$30.88B$9.06B26.4829,000Analyst Forecast
Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
DOV
Dover
4.6598 of 5 stars
$183.74
-0.3%
$185.75
+1.1%
+30.7%$25.25B$8.44B17.6525,000Short Interest ↑
FERG
Ferguson
1.2955 of 5 stars
$218.81
-0.4%
$166.50
-23.9%
+40.6%$44.38B$29.73B25.4435,000
JCI
Johnson Controls International
4.6837 of 5 stars
$66.88
+1.2%
$63.00
-5.8%
+9.2%$45.06B$26.79B27.08100,000Options Volume
AXON
Axon Enterprise
3.5027 of 5 stars
$296.46
-1.3%
$335.27
+13.1%
+43.2%$22.37B$1.68B86.684,260Earnings Report
Insider Selling
High Trading Volume
GWW
W.W. Grainger
3.1249 of 5 stars
$950.55
+0.1%
$938.89
-1.2%
+39.2%$46.64B$16.48B26.2426,000Analyst Upgrade
BALL
Ball
3.1986 of 5 stars
$70.04
+1.1%
$69.23
-1.2%
+27.3%$21.74B$14.03B5.2721,000

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This page (NYSE:XYL) was last updated on 5/19/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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