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Algoma Central (ALC) Competitors

C$14.46
-0.03 (-0.21%)
(As of 05/21/2024 ET)

ALC vs. WTE, WJX, DBM, GDI, HRX, CGY, BDI, DIV, ISV, and MAL

Should you be buying Algoma Central stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Algoma Central include Westshore Terminals Investment (WTE), Wajax (WJX), Doman Building Materials Group (DBM), GDI Integrated Facility Services (GDI), Héroux-Devtek (HRX), Calian Group (CGY), Black Diamond Group (BDI), Diversified Royalty (DIV), Information Services (ISV), and Magellan Aerospace (MAL). These companies are all part of the "industrials" sector.

Algoma Central vs.

Algoma Central (TSE:ALC) and Westshore Terminals Investment (TSE:WTE) are both small-cap industrials companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, community ranking, earnings, media sentiment, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends and valuation.

Westshore Terminals Investment has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Algoma Central. Algoma Central is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Westshore Terminals Investment, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Algoma CentralC$718.83M0.79C$85.26MC$2.076.99
Westshore Terminals InvestmentC$366.73M4.03C$98.90MC$1.5715.09

Westshore Terminals Investment received 152 more outperform votes than Algoma Central when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 64.62% of users gave Algoma Central an outperform vote while only 53.76% of users gave Westshore Terminals Investment an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Algoma CentralOutperform Votes
84
64.62%
Underperform Votes
46
35.38%
Westshore Terminals InvestmentOutperform Votes
236
53.76%
Underperform Votes
203
46.24%

Westshore Terminals Investment has a net margin of 26.97% compared to Algoma Central's net margin of 11.86%. Westshore Terminals Investment's return on equity of 13.92% beat Algoma Central's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Algoma Central11.86% 11.50% 3.62%
Westshore Terminals Investment 26.97%13.92%6.11%

Algoma Central presently has a consensus price target of C$19.50, suggesting a potential upside of 34.85%. Westshore Terminals Investment has a consensus price target of C$26.13, suggesting a potential upside of 10.28%. Given Algoma Central's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Algoma Central is more favorable than Westshore Terminals Investment.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Algoma Central
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
Westshore Terminals Investment
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.00

Algoma Central has a beta of 0.72, meaning that its stock price is 28% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Westshore Terminals Investment has a beta of 0.87, meaning that its stock price is 13% less volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, Westshore Terminals Investment had 4 more articles in the media than Algoma Central. MarketBeat recorded 4 mentions for Westshore Terminals Investment and 0 mentions for Algoma Central. Algoma Central's average media sentiment score of 0.00 beat Westshore Terminals Investment's score of -0.53 indicating that Algoma Central is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Overall Sentiment
Algoma Central Neutral
Westshore Terminals Investment Negative

17.0% of Algoma Central shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 19.4% of Westshore Terminals Investment shares are held by institutional investors. 56.0% of Algoma Central shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 45.7% of Westshore Terminals Investment shares are held by 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.

Algoma Central pays an annual dividend of C$0.76 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.3%. Westshore Terminals Investment pays an annual dividend of C$1.50 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.3%. Algoma Central pays out 36.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Westshore Terminals Investment pays out 95.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

Summary

Westshore Terminals Investment beats Algoma Central on 11 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of TSE 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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ALC vs. The Competition

MetricAlgoma CentralMarine Shipping IndustryIndustrials SectorTSE Exchange
Market CapC$571.46MC$2.67BC$4.02BC$4.67B
Dividend Yield5.26%6.16%4.21%5.66%
P/E Ratio6.99119.98392.7127.01
Price / Sales0.7954.10576.132,224.00
Price / Cash4.574.4729.5672.58
Price / Book0.741.403.853.51
Net IncomeC$85.26MC$264.42MC$205.09MC$277.14M
7 Day Performance-1.23%1.42%0.78%1.49%
1 Month Performance-2.89%9.39%3.69%4.32%
1 Year Performance-4.24%20.42%19.48%27.24%

Algoma Central Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
WTE
Westshore Terminals Investment
1.1793 of 5 stars
C$23.44
-0.4%
C$26.17
+11.6%
-24.4%C$1.47BC$366.73M12.60423News Coverage
WJX
Wajax
2.986 of 5 stars
C$26.71
-1.2%
C$33.67
+26.0%
+15.9%C$579.61MC$2.12B7.613,200
DBM
Doman Building Materials Group
4.135 of 5 stars
C$7.22
-2.0%
C$9.88
+36.8%
+9.3%C$629.15MC$2.49B8.301,232High Trading Volume
GDI
GDI Integrated Facility Services
2.2094 of 5 stars
C$35.45
-3.1%
C$42.75
+20.6%
-25.2%C$520.76MC$2.44B44.876,600High Trading Volume
HRX
Héroux-Devtek
2.4661 of 5 stars
C$19.69
+1.8%
C$24.13
+22.5%
+43.0%C$662.57MC$601.69M28.132,100Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
CGY
Calian Group
4.1562 of 5 stars
C$56.43
+0.8%
C$76.33
+35.3%
-5.6%C$668.70MC$690.22M33.594,400Dividend Announcement
Analyst Revision
High Trading Volume
BDI
Black Diamond Group
2.9441 of 5 stars
C$8.01
+0.1%
C$11.55
+44.2%
+18.4%C$482.28MC$393.50M16.35485
DIV
Diversified Royalty
0.8013 of 5 stars
C$2.84
-0.4%
C$3.47
+22.1%
-6.4%C$467.63MC$56.49M12.9139
ISV
Information Services
1.8475 of 5 stars
C$25.95
+1.8%
C$31.15
+20.0%
+24.3%C$467.10MC$214.52M18.67545Gap Up
MAL
Magellan Aerospace
3.4313 of 5 stars
C$7.92
+0.5%
C$16.00
+102.0%
+0.9%C$452.71MC$891.48M39.603,850

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This page (TSE:ALC) was last updated on 5/21/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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