JELD-WEN (NYSE: JELD) and Masonite International (NYSE:DOOR) are both mid-cap construction companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, profitability, earnings and institutional ownership.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares JELD-WEN and Masonite International’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
JELD-WEN $3.67 billion 1.24 $357.51 million N/A N/A
Masonite International $1.97 billion 1.07 $98.62 million $3.16 23.42

JELD-WEN has higher revenue and earnings than Masonite International.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

45.8% of JELD-WEN shares are held by institutional investors. 2.2% of Masonite International shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares JELD-WEN and Masonite International’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
JELD-WEN 9.12% 58.83% 13.09%
Masonite International 4.75% 14.38% 6.33%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for JELD-WEN and Masonite International, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
JELD-WEN 0 4 10 0 2.71
Masonite International 0 4 6 0 2.60

JELD-WEN presently has a consensus price target of $37.07, indicating a potential downside of 4.21%. Masonite International has a consensus price target of $75.80, indicating a potential upside of 2.43%. Given Masonite International’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Masonite International is more favorable than JELD-WEN.


JELD-WEN beats Masonite International on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

JELD-WEN Company Profile

JELD-WEN Holding, Inc. is a door and window manufacturer. The Company designs, produces and distributes a range of interior and exterior doors, wood, vinyl and aluminum windows, and related products for use in the new construction and repair and remodeling, of residential homes, and to an extent, non-residential buildings. It operates in three segments: North America, Europe and Australasia. It markets its products under the JELD-WEN brand, along with various regional brands, such as Swedoor and DANA in Europe and Corinthian, Stegbar and Trend in Australia. It operates over 110 manufacturing facilities in approximately 20 countries, located primarily in North America, Europe and Australia. It provides a portfolio of interior and exterior doors, windows, and related products, manufactured from a range of wood, metal, and composite materials. It manufactures wood, vinyl and aluminum windows in North America, wood and aluminum windows in Australia, and wood windows in the United Kingdom.

Masonite International Company Profile

Masonite International Corporation is designer and manufacturer of interior and exterior doors for the residential new construction; the residential repair, renovation and remodeling, and the non-residential building construction markets. The Company principally operates in North America; Europe, Asia and Latin America, and Africa. The Company markets and sells its products to remodeling contractors, builders, homeowners, retailers, dealers, lumberyards, commercial and general contractors and architects through wholesale and retail distribution channels. Its portfolio of brands includes Masonite, Marshfield, Premdor, Mohawk, Megantic, Algoma, Baillargeon, Birchwood Best and Lemieux. In February 2014, Masonite International Corporation completed the acquisition of Door-Stop International Limited.

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