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Aecon Group (ARE) Competitors

C$14.72
+0.13 (+0.89%)
(As of 03/4/2024 ET)

ARE vs. BDT, BDGI, AND, WJX, DBM, AFN, CGY, HRX, BBD.A, and BDI

Should you be buying Aecon Group stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Aecon Group include Bird Construction (BDT), Badger Infrastructure Solutions (BDGI), Andlauer Healthcare Group (AND), Wajax (WJX), Doman Building Materials Group (DBM), Ag Growth International (AFN), Calian Group (CGY), Héroux-Devtek (HRX), Bombardier (BBD.A), and Black Diamond Group (BDI). These companies are all part of the "industrials" sector.

Aecon Group vs.

Aecon Group (TSE:ARE) and Bird Construction (TSE:BDT) are both small-cap industrials companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, community ranking, valuation, dividends and media sentiment.

Aecon Group received 183 more outperform votes than Bird Construction when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 71.68% of users gave Aecon Group an outperform vote while only 55.29% of users gave Bird Construction an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Aecon GroupOutperform Votes
481
71.68%
Underperform Votes
190
28.32%
Bird ConstructionOutperform Votes
298
55.29%
Underperform Votes
241
44.71%

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Aecon GroupC$4.78B0.19C$171.88MC$2.256.54
Bird ConstructionC$2.66B0.35C$62.59MC$1.1714.74

Aecon Group has a beta of 1.16, meaning that its stock price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Bird Construction has a beta of 1.2, meaning that its stock price is 20% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Aecon Group presently has a consensus price target of C$14.23, indicating a potential downside of 3.33%. Bird Construction has a consensus price target of C$16.31, indicating a potential downside of 5.38%. Given Aecon Group's higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Aecon Group is more favorable than Bird Construction.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Aecon Group
0 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.45
Bird Construction
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.83

Aecon Group has a net margin of 3.60% compared to Bird Construction's net margin of 2.35%. Bird Construction's return on equity of 22.07% beat Aecon Group's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Aecon Group3.60% 16.95% -0.03%
Bird Construction 2.35%22.07%4.44%

Aecon Group pays an annual dividend of C$0.74 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.0%. Bird Construction pays an annual dividend of C$0.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.2%. Aecon Group pays out 32.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Bird Construction pays out 47.9% 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. Aecon Group is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

In the previous week, Aecon Group and Aecon Group both had 2 articles in the media. Aecon Group's average media sentiment score of 0.49 beat Bird Construction's score of 0.44 indicating that Aecon Group is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Aecon Group
0 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Bird Construction
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

18.3% of Aecon Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 29.7% of Bird Construction shares are held by institutional investors. 1.7% of Aecon Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 3.1% of Bird Construction 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.

Summary

Aecon Group beats Bird Construction on 10 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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ARE vs. The Competition

MetricAecon GroupEngineering & Construction IndustryIndustrials SectorTSE Exchange
Market CapC$909.40MC$1.69BC$3.87BC$4.37B
Dividend Yield5.35%4.64%4.18%7.01%
P/E Ratio6.54438.58395.6621.39
Price / Sales0.1941.94701.041,326.53
Price / Cash1.1514.0827.5371.38
Price / Book0.843.023.973.11
Net IncomeC$171.88MC$61.77MC$226.84MC$282.05M
7 Day Performance5.37%0.79%0.45%1.99%
1 Month Performance1.24%3.07%2.38%3.40%
1 Year Performance20.36%16.73%8.00%3.33%

Aecon Group Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
BDT
Bird Construction
2.1551 of 5 stars
C$17.17
+1.5%
C$16.31
-5.0%
+92.3%C$923.23MC$2.66B14.682,458Upcoming Earnings
Dividend Announcement
BDGI
Badger Infrastructure Solutions
3.3912 of 5 stars
C$47.71
+3.1%
C$45.60
-4.4%
+42.6%C$1.64BC$659.68M29.452,254Analyst Report
AND
Andlauer Healthcare Group
0.9696 of 5 stars
C$40.48
+0.8%
C$48.00
+18.6%
-17.8%C$802.72MC$644.66M25.622,230Upcoming Earnings
WJX
Wajax
0.7747 of 5 stars
C$33.94
+2.0%
C$32.25
-5.0%
+41.9%C$729.37MC$2.15B8.703,100Gap Down
High Trading Volume
DBM
Doman Building Materials Group
1.0489 of 5 stars
C$8.03
+2.0%
C$8.92
+11.0%
+12.8%C$698.85MC$2.54B10.041,232Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Revision
AFN
Ag Growth International
1.3294 of 5 stars
C$55.75
+0.2%
C$76.28
+36.8%
+3.9%C$1.06BC$1.52B-77.43N/AUpcoming Earnings
Positive News
CGY
Calian Group
2.6775 of 5 stars
C$57.07
-1.6%
C$77.00
+34.9%
-4.8%C$675.14MC$690.22M33.974,400
HRX
Héroux-Devtek
3.6969 of 5 stars
C$18.16
-0.7%
C$23.25
+28.0%
+35.1%C$611.08MC$601.69M25.942,100
BBD.A
Bombardier
0.5728 of 5 stars
C$47.75
-0.9%
C$60.00
+25.7%
-27.9%C$589.71MC$8.05B7.5256,920
BDI
Black Diamond Group
4.0776 of 5 stars
C$9.73
-1.2%
C$11.05
+13.6%
+30.6%C$584.87MC$379.14M18.36427Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Positive News

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This page (TSE:ARE) was last updated on 3/4/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff