Comparing Terex Corporation (TEX) & Its Competitors
Terex Corporation (NYSE: TEX) is one of 15 publicly-traded companies in the “Heavy Machinery & Vehicles” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Terex Corporation to similar companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation and earnings.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Terex Corporation and its peers revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||NetIncome||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Terex Corporation||$4.44 billion||-$176.10 million||-53.67|
|Terex Corporation Competitors||$4.89 billion||$73.89 million||168.40|
Terex Corporation’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Terex Corporation. Terex Corporation 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.
This table compares Terex Corporation and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Terex Corporation Competitors||3.71%||14.28%||4.26%|
Terex Corporation pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Terex Corporation pays out -37.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Heavy Machinery & Vehicles” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.2% and pay out 33.1% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. Terex Corporation has increased its dividend for 3 consecutive years.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Terex Corporation and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Terex Corporation Competitors||167||871||942||17||2.41|
Terex Corporation presently has a consensus price target of $39.75, suggesting a potential downside of 13.89%. As a group, “Heavy Machinery & Vehicles” companies have a potential upside of 4.28%. Given Terex Corporation’s peers stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Terex Corporation has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
Risk and Volatility
Terex Corporation has a beta of 1.89, meaning that its share price is 89% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Terex Corporation’s peers have a beta of 1.43, meaning that their average share price is 43% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
97.7% of Terex Corporation shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 82.4% of shares of all “Heavy Machinery & Vehicles” companies are held by institutional investors. 2.5% of Terex Corporation shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 8.3% of shares of all “Heavy Machinery & Vehicles” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Terex Corporation peers beat Terex Corporation on 12 of the 15 factors compared.
About Terex Corporation
Terex Corporation is a manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services that deliver lifecycle solutions. The Company has three business segments: Aerial Work Platforms (AWP), Cranes and Materials Processing (MP). It delivers lifecycle solutions to a range of industries, including the construction, infrastructure, manufacturing, shipping, utility, quarrying and mining industries. The AWP segment designs, manufactures, services and markets aerial work platform equipment, telehandlers and light towers. The AWP segment’s products are used by its customers to construct and maintain industrial, commercial and residential buildings and facilities, and for other commercial operations, as well as in a range of infrastructure projects. The Cranes segment’s products are used by its customers for construction and manufacturing facilities, among others. The MP segment’s products are used by its customers in construction, infrastructure and recycling projects.
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