Milacron Holdings Corp (NYSE: MCRN) is one of 57 publicly-traded companies in the “Industrial Machinery & Equipment” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Milacron Holdings Corp to related companies based on the strength of its risk, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, dividends, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Milacron Holdings Corp and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Milacron Holdings Corp $1.18 billion $188.00 million -179.88
Milacron Holdings Corp Competitors $2.20 billion $347.24 million 23.69

Milacron Holdings Corp’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Milacron Holdings Corp. Milacron Holdings Corp is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Volatility and Risk

Milacron Holdings Corp has a beta of 0.94, meaning that its stock price is 6% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Milacron Holdings Corp’s peers have a beta of 1.26, meaning that their average stock price is 26% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Milacron Holdings Corp and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Milacron Holdings Corp 0 0 2 0 3.00
Milacron Holdings Corp Competitors 284 1634 1741 19 2.41

Milacron Holdings Corp currently has a consensus price target of $22.00, indicating a potential upside of 22.29%. As a group, “Industrial Machinery & Equipment” companies have a potential upside of 1.48%. Given Milacron Holdings Corp’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Milacron Holdings Corp is more favorable than its peers.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

78.5% of shares of all “Industrial Machinery & Equipment” companies are owned by institutional investors. 3.4% of Milacron Holdings Corp shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 5.6% of shares of all “Industrial Machinery & Equipment” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Milacron Holdings Corp and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Milacron Holdings Corp 3.27% 9.05% 2.32%
Milacron Holdings Corp Competitors 1.36% 7.71% 4.44%

Summary

Milacron Holdings Corp peers beat Milacron Holdings Corp on 7 of the 12 factors compared.

About Milacron Holdings Corp

Milacron Holdings Corp. is engaged in the manufacture, distribution, and service of engineered and customized systems used in the plastic technology and processing industry. The Company operates through three segments: Advanced Plastic Processing Technologies (APPT), Melt Delivery and Control Systems (MDCS), and Fluid Technologies. The Company has a product portfolio that includes hot runner systems, injection molding, blow molding and extrusion equipment. It produces process control systems, mold bases and components, and maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) supplies and fluid technology. As of December 31, 2016, the Company’s products were sold in over 100 countries across six continents. Its customers include original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), molders and mold-makers. Its customer base covers a range of end-market applications, including packaging, automotive, medical, construction, consumer goods and electronics.

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