AdvanSix (NYSE: ASIX) is one of 46 publicly-traded companies in the “Specialty Chemicals” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare AdvanSix to similar businesses based on the strength of its earnings, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk and dividends.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares AdvanSix and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|AdvanSix||$1.19 billion||$34.14 million||27.01|
|AdvanSix Competitors||$1.91 billion||$115.75 million||182.01|
This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for AdvanSix and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
AdvanSix currently has a consensus target price of $46.00, suggesting a potential upside of 7.78%. As a group, “Specialty Chemicals” companies have a potential upside of 1.68%. Given AdvanSix’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe AdvanSix is more favorable than its competitors.
Volatility & Risk
AdvanSix has a beta of 2.84, suggesting that its share price is 184% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AdvanSix’s competitors have a beta of 1.37, suggesting that their average share price is 37% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares AdvanSix and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Institutional and Insider Ownership
71.3% of AdvanSix shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 65.1% of shares of all “Specialty Chemicals” companies are held by institutional investors. 2.7% of AdvanSix shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 7.4% of shares of all “Specialty Chemicals” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
AdvanSix beats its competitors on 8 of the 13 factors compared.
AdvanSix Company Profile
AdvanSix Inc. is an integrated manufacturer of Nylon 6. The Company also sells a variety of other products, all of which are produced as part of the Nylon 6 resin manufacturing process primarily, including caprolactam, ammonium sulfate fertilizers and other chemical intermediates. The Company operates primarily through its integrated manufacturing sites located in Frankford, Pennsylvania, Hopewell, Virginia, and Chesterfield, Virginia. The Company offers ammonium sulfate, which is used by customers as a nitrogen-based fertilizer. It produces ammonium sulfate fertilizer as part of its manufacturing process. The Company manufactures ammonium sulfate fertilizers including Sulf-N and Sulf-N 26. The Company provides AdvanSix Aegis nylon resins and Aegis barrier nylon resins. Its nylon resins are a preferred choice in food, liquid, and consumer packaging along with mono/multifilament products, carpet fibers, automotive compounding and more. It offers Capran biaxially oriented nylon films.
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