Valmont Industries (VMI) vs. The Competition Head-To-Head Analysis
Valmont Industries (NYSE: VMI) is one of 24 public companies in the “Construction Supplies & Fixtures” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Valmont Industries to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations and risk.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
83.6% of Valmont Industries shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 85.6% of shares of all “Construction Supplies & Fixtures” companies are held by institutional investors. 3.3% of Valmont Industries shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 6.1% of shares of all “Construction Supplies & Fixtures” companies 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.
Volatility & Risk
Valmont Industries has a beta of 0.99, indicating that its stock price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Valmont Industries’ peers have a beta of 1.46, indicating that their average stock price is 46% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of current ratings for Valmont Industries and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Valmont Industries Competitors||58||432||742||15||2.57|
Valmont Industries currently has a consensus target price of $165.50, suggesting a potential upside of 3.53%. As a group, “Construction Supplies & Fixtures” companies have a potential upside of 15.48%. Given Valmont Industries’ peers higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Valmont Industries has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
This table compares Valmont Industries and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Valmont Industries Competitors||-22.33%||906.93%||5.67%|
Valmont Industries pays an annual dividend of $1.50 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. Valmont Industries pays out 18.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Construction Supplies & Fixtures” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.5% and pay out 31.9% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Valmont Industries and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||EBITDA||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Valmont Industries||$2.64 billion||$344.67 million||19.81|
|Valmont Industries Competitors||$2.61 billion||$332.50 million||27.34|
Valmont Industries has higher revenue and earnings than its peers. Valmont Industries 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.
Valmont Industries peers beat Valmont Industries on 8 of the 15 factors compared.
Valmont Industries Company Profile
Valmont Industries, Inc. is a producer of fabricated metal products, and steel, aluminum and composite pole, tower and other structures, and mechanized irrigation systems. The Company’s segments are Engineered Support Structures (ESS); Utility Support Structures; Energy and Mining; Coatings; Irrigation, and Other. The ESS segment manufactures steel, aluminum, and composite poles and structures. The Utility Support Structures Segment manufactures steel and concrete pole structures for electrical transmission, substation and distribution applications. The Energy and Mining Segment produces access systems, which are engineered structures and components that allow people to move safely in an industrial, infrastructure or commercial facility. The Coatings Segment consists of galvanizing, anodizing and powder coating services on a global basis. The Irrigation Segment manufactures and distributes mechanical irrigation equipment and related service parts under the Valley brand name.
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