Posted by admin on Apr 21st, 2022
Grupo Simec (NYSE:SIM – Get Rating) and Carpenter Technology (NYSE:CRS – Get Rating) are both mid-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations and profitability.
This table compares Grupo Simec and Carpenter Technology’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
Grupo Simec has higher revenue and earnings than Carpenter Technology. Carpenter Technology is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Grupo Simec, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Grupo Simec has a beta of 0.47, indicating that its share price is 53% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Carpenter Technology has a beta of 1.78, indicating that its share price is 78% more volatile than the S&P 500.
89.9% of Carpenter Technology shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.6% of Carpenter Technology shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares Grupo Simec and Carpenter Technology’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
This is a summary of recent recommendations for Grupo Simec and Carpenter Technology, as provided by MarketBeat.
Carpenter Technology has a consensus target price of $50.50, suggesting a potential upside of 16.68%. Given Carpenter Technology’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Carpenter Technology is more favorable than Grupo Simec.
Grupo Simec beats Carpenter Technology on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
Grupo Simec Company Profile (Get Rating)
Grupo Simec, S.A.B. de C.V. manufactures, processes, and distributes special bar quality (SBQ) steel and steel alloys products in Mexico, the United States, Brazil, Canada, and internationally. The company produces I-beams, channels, structural and commercial angles, hot rolled bars, flat bars, rebars, cold finished bars, electro-welded wire mesh and panels, and wire rods, as well as semi-finished tube rounds and other semi-finished trade products. Its SBQ steel products are used across a range of engineered end-user applications, including axles, hubs, and crankshafts for automobiles and light trucks, machine tools, and off-highway equipment; and structural steel products are used in the non-residential construction market and other construction applications. The company also exports its steel products to Central and South America, and Europe. The company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Guadalajara, Mexico. Grupo Simec, S.A.B. de C.V. is a subsidiary of Industrias CH, S.A.B. de C.V.
Carpenter Technology Company Profile (Get Rating)
Carpenter Technology Corporation manufactures, fabricates, and distributes specialty metals worldwide. It operates through two segments, Specialty Alloys Operations and Performance Engineered Products. The company offers specialty alloys, including titanium alloys, powder metals, stainless steels, alloy steels, and tool steels, as well as additives, and metal powders and parts. It serves aerospace, defense, medical, transportation, energy, industrial, and consumer markets. The company was founded in 1889 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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