Contrasting Dynamic Materials Corp. (BOOM) and Its Peers
Dynamic Materials Corp. (NASDAQ: BOOM) is one of 28 publicly-traded companies in the “Steel” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Dynamic Materials Corp. to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, risk and dividends.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
86.0% of Dynamic Materials Corp. shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.1% of shares of all “Steel” companies are held by institutional investors. 5.1% of Dynamic Materials Corp. shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 12.1% of shares of all “Steel” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Dynamic Materials Corp. pays an annual dividend of $0.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.5%. Dynamic Materials Corp. pays out -14.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Steel” companies pay a dividend yield of 2.1% and pay out 60.2% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Dynamic Materials Corp. and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Dynamic Materials Corp.||0||0||1||0||3.00|
|Dynamic Materials Corp. Competitors||331||969||1014||36||2.32|
Dynamic Materials Corp. presently has a consensus price target of $19.00, indicating a potential upside of 12.43%. As a group, “Steel” companies have a potential upside of 7.58%. Given Dynamic Materials Corp.’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Dynamic Materials Corp. is more favorable than its rivals.
Risk and Volatility
Dynamic Materials Corp. has a beta of 0.91, suggesting that its stock price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Dynamic Materials Corp.’s rivals have a beta of 1.37, suggesting that their average stock price is 37% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Dynamic Materials Corp. and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||EBITDA||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Dynamic Materials Corp.||$162.88 million||$7.00 million||-29.65|
|Dynamic Materials Corp. Competitors||$7.78 billion||$1.01 billion||34.77|
Dynamic Materials Corp.’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Dynamic Materials Corp.. Dynamic Materials Corp. is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
This table compares Dynamic Materials Corp. and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Dynamic Materials Corp.||-5.01%||-6.38%||-4.39%|
|Dynamic Materials Corp. Competitors||-1,550.91%||3.59%||2.20%|
Dynamic Materials Corp. rivals beat Dynamic Materials Corp. on 8 of the 14 factors compared.
About Dynamic Materials Corp.
DMC Global Inc., formerly Dynamic Materials Corporation, is a diversified technology company. The Company operates a family of technical product and process businesses serving the energy, industrial and infrastructure markets. The Company’s businesses operate through an international network of manufacturing, distribution and sales facilities. The Company’s segments are NobelClad and DynaEnergetics. The NobelClad segment is engaged in the production of explosion-welded clad metal plates for use in the construction of corrosion resistant industrial processing equipment and specialized transition joints. The DynaEnergetics segment manufactures, markets and sells oilfield perforating equipment and explosives, including detonating cords, detonators, bi-directional boosters and shaped charges, and seismic related explosives and accessories. It owns explosive metalworking and metallic processes, and registered trademarks, including Detaclad, Detacouple, EFTEK, ETJ 2000 and NOBELCLAD.
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