Allegheny Technologies (NYSE: ATI) is one of 104 publicly-traded companies in the “Integrated Mining” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Allegheny Technologies to similar companies based on the strength of its valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability and earnings.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Allegheny Technologies and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Allegheny Technologies 0 4 4 0 2.50
Allegheny Technologies Competitors 916 2959 3031 82 2.33

Allegheny Technologies presently has a consensus price target of $20.65, suggesting a potential downside of 8.51%. As a group, “Integrated Mining” companies have a potential upside of 6.21%. Given Allegheny Technologies’ competitors higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Allegheny Technologies has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Risk & Volatility

Allegheny Technologies has a beta of 2.5, suggesting that its stock price is 150% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Allegheny Technologies’ competitors have a beta of 0.81, suggesting that their average stock price is 20% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Allegheny Technologies and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Allegheny Technologies -14.89% 0.08% 0.02%
Allegheny Technologies Competitors -15,079.56% -2.83% -2.34%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

96.6% of Allegheny Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 37.3% of shares of all “Integrated Mining” companies are owned by institutional investors. 1.1% of Allegheny Technologies shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 12.1% of shares of all “Integrated Mining” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Allegheny Technologies and its competitors revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Allegheny Technologies $3.31 billion $295.80 million -4.90
Allegheny Technologies Competitors $6.81 billion $2.78 billion -16.22

Allegheny Technologies’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Allegheny Technologies. Allegheny Technologies is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Summary

Allegheny Technologies beats its competitors on 7 of the 12 factors compared.

About Allegheny Technologies

Allegheny Technologies Incorporated is a manufacturer of specialty materials and complex components. The Company operates through two business segments: High Performance Materials & Components (HPMC), and Flat Rolled Products (FRP). The HPMC segment produces, converts and distributes a range of materials, including titanium and titanium-based alloys, nickel- and cobalt-based alloys and superalloys, zirconium and related alloys, including hafnium and niobium, advanced powder alloys and other specialty materials, in long product forms, such as ingot, billet, bar, rod, wire, shapes and rectangles, and seamless tubes, plus precision forgings, castings, components and machined parts. The FRP segment produces, converts and distributes stainless steel, nickel-based alloys, specialty alloys, and titanium and titanium-based alloys, in a range of product forms, including plate, sheet, engineered strip, and Precision Rolled Strip products.

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