Chemtura (CHMT) and Its Peers Head-To-Head Comparison
Chemtura (NYSE: CHMT) is one of 47 publicly-traded companies in the “Specialty Chemicals” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Chemtura to similar companies based on the strength of its profitability, dividends, earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk and institutional ownership.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Chemtura and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Chemtura Competitors||$1.91 billion||$115.75 million||179.91|
This table compares Chemtura and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Chemtura and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
As a group, “Specialty Chemicals” companies have a potential upside of 0.03%. Given Chemtura’s competitors higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Chemtura has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
93.1% of Chemtura shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 65.1% of shares of all “Specialty Chemicals” companies are owned by institutional investors. 2.6% of Chemtura shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 7.4% of shares of all “Specialty Chemicals” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Chemtura Corporation is a chemical company. The Company is engaged in developing, manufacturing and marketing of engineered industrial specialty chemicals. The Company’s products are sold to industrial manufacturing customers for use as additives, ingredients or intermediates. The Company’s segments are Industrial Performance Products and Industrial Engineered Products. The Industrial Performance Products segment manufactures and markets lubricant additive components, synthetic lubricant base-stocks, synthetic finished fluids, calcium sulfonate specialty greases and phosphate and polyester based fluids, and is also engaged in the development and production of hot cast elastomer pre-polymers. The Industrial Engineered Products segment develops and manufactures bromine and bromine-based products and organometallic compounds. The Company operates in a range of industries, including automotive, building and construction, electronics, lubricants, packaging and transportation.
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