Analyzing Loma Negra Compania Industrial Argentina (LOMA) and James Hardie Industries (JHX)
Loma Negra Compania Industrial Argentina (NYSE: LOMA) and James Hardie Industries (NYSE:JHX) are both construction companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk and valuation.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Loma Negra Compania Industrial Argentina and James Hardie Industries, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Loma Negra Compania Industrial Argentina||0||4||0||0||2.00|
|James Hardie Industries||0||0||2||0||3.00|
James Hardie Industries pays an annual dividend of $0.29 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Loma Negra Compania Industrial Argentina does not pay a dividend. James Hardie Industries pays out 50.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Loma Negra Compania Industrial Argentina has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
0.8% of James Hardie Industries shares are owned by institutional investors. 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.
This table compares Loma Negra Compania Industrial Argentina and James Hardie Industries’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Loma Negra Compania Industrial Argentina||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|James Hardie Industries||12.93%||-110.46%||13.19%|
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Loma Negra Compania Industrial Argentina and James Hardie Industries’ revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Loma Negra Compania Industrial Argentina||$668.49 million||N/A||$33.25 million||N/A||N/A|
|James Hardie Industries||$1.92 billion||3.73||$276.50 million||$0.58||28.02|
James Hardie Industries has higher revenue and earnings than Loma Negra Compania Industrial Argentina.
James Hardie Industries beats Loma Negra Compania Industrial Argentina on 8 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Loma Negra Compania Industrial Argentina
Loma Negra Compania Industrial Argentina SA is an Argentina-based company engaged in the cement and concrete segment. The Company focuses on the manufacture and commercialization of cement and related products, such as lime, masonry cement, as well as concrete and aggregates. The Company offers Portland cement, lime and masonry cement packed in bags. Its products are mainly distributed to professionals in the construction and engineering sector. The Company is controlled by Intercement Brasil SA.
About James Hardie Industries
James Hardie Industries Plc is a manufacturer of fiber cement products and systems for internal and external building construction applications in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, and the Philippines. The Company’s operating segments are North America and Europe Fiber Cement, and Asia Pacific Fiber Cement. The North America and Europe Fiber Cement manufactures fiber cement interior linings, exterior siding products and related accessories in the United States. The Asia Pacific Fiber Cement includes fiber cement manufactured in Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines, and sold in Australia, New Zealand, Asia, the Middle East (Israel, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates) and various Pacific Islands. The Company offers a range of fiber-cement building materials for both internal and external use across a range of applications, including external siding, internal walls, floors, ceilings, trim, fencing and facades.
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