Financial Review: Terex (TEX) & The Competition
Terex (NYSE: TEX) is one of 15 publicly-traded companies in the “Heavy Machinery & Vehicles” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Terex to related businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations and risk.
This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Terex and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Insider and Institutional Ownership
96.8% of Terex shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 82.3% of shares of all “Heavy Machinery & Vehicles” companies are held by institutional investors. 2.5% of Terex shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 8.3% of shares of all “Heavy Machinery & Vehicles” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Volatility and Risk
Terex has a beta of 1.89, suggesting that its share price is 89% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Terex’s competitors have a beta of 1.44, suggesting that their average share price is 44% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Terex pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Terex pays out -16.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Heavy Machinery & Vehicles” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.3% and pay out 35.8% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. Terex has increased its dividend for 3 consecutive years.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Terex and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Terex||$4.44 billion||-$176.10 million||-23.86|
|Terex Competitors||$6.06 billion||$48.37 million||116.71|
Terex’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Terex. Terex is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
This table compares Terex and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Terex competitors beat Terex on 12 of the 15 factors compared.
Terex Company Profile
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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