Reviewing Albany International Corporation (AIN) & Its Rivals
Albany International Corporation (NYSE: AIN) is one of 19 public companies in the “Industrial Machinery” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Albany International Corporation to related businesses based on the strength of its profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, institutional ownership and valuation.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Albany International Corporation and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Albany International Corporation||0||1||0||0||2.00|
|Albany International Corporation Competitors||48||310||315||9||2.42|
Albany International Corporation currently has a consensus target price of $52.00, suggesting a potential downside of 12.01%. As a group, “Industrial Machinery” companies have a potential upside of 6.55%. Given Albany International Corporation’s rivals stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Albany International Corporation has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
Volatility and Risk
Albany International Corporation has a beta of 1.72, suggesting that its stock price is 72% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Albany International Corporation’s rivals have a beta of 1.53, suggesting that their average stock price is 53% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Albany International Corporation pays an annual dividend of $0.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Albany International Corporation pays out 51.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Industrial Machinery” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.0% and pay out 17.6% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. Albany International Corporation has raised its dividend for 6 consecutive years.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
91.3% of Albany International Corporation shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.8% of shares of all “Industrial Machinery” companies are held by institutional investors. 11.6% of Albany International Corporation shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 12.0% of shares of all “Industrial Machinery” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares Albany International Corporation and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Albany International Corporation||5.06%||9.24%||3.83%|
|Albany International Corporation Competitors||-19.95%||10.26%||4.29%|
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Albany International Corporation and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||NetIncome||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Albany International Corporation||$779.84 million||$52.73 million||44.44|
|Albany International Corporation Competitors||$666.74 million||$40.54 million||40.21|
Albany International Corporation has higher revenue and earnings than its rivals. Albany International Corporation is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
Albany International Corporation rivals beat Albany International Corporation on 9 of the 15 factors compared.
Albany International Corporation Company Profile
Albany International Corp. is focused on textiles and materials processing business. The Company operates through two segments: Machine Clothing and Albany Engineered Composites. The Company’s Machine Clothing segment supplies permeable and impermeable belts used in the manufacture of paper, paperboard, nonwovens, fiber cement and various other industrial applications. The Machine Clothing segment also supplies customized, consumable fabrics used in the manufacturing process in the pulp, corrugator, nonwovens, fiber cement, building products, and tannery and textile industries. Its Albany Engineered Composites segment includes Albany Safran Composites, LLC (ASC), in which its customer SAFRAN Group owns interest and provides engineered composite structures based on its technology to customers in the aerospace and defense industries.
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