Critical Contrast: Crown (CCK) and Its Peers
Crown (NYSE: CCK) is one of 15 public companies in the “Non-Paper Containers & Packaging” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Crown to similar companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, profitability, valuation and dividends.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Crown and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Crown||$8.28 billion||$496.00 million||16.63|
|Crown Competitors||$4.42 billion||$182.22 million||136.23|
Crown has higher revenue and earnings than its competitors. Crown is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
Risk and Volatility
Crown has a beta of 1.42, meaning that its stock price is 42% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Crown’s competitors have a beta of 1.21, meaning that their average stock price is 21% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Crown and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Insider and Institutional Ownership
90.1% of Crown shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 75.6% of shares of all “Non-Paper Containers & Packaging” companies are owned by institutional investors. 1.8% of Crown shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 7.1% of shares of all “Non-Paper Containers & Packaging” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Crown and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Crown presently has a consensus target price of $63.89, suggesting a potential upside of 9.79%. As a group, “Non-Paper Containers & Packaging” companies have a potential upside of 0.58%. Given Crown’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Crown is more favorable than its competitors.
Crown beats its competitors on 10 of the 13 factors compared.
Crown Holdings, Inc. is engaged in the design, manufacture and sale of packaging products for consumer goods. The Company’s business is organized within three divisions: Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific. Within each division, the Company is organized along product lines. The Company’s segments within the Americas Division are Americas Beverage and North America Food. The Company’s segments within the European Division are European Beverage and European Food. The Company’s Asia Pacific Division segment consists of its beverage and non-beverage can operations. The Company is also engaged in European aerosol and specialty packaging business, its North American aerosol can business, and its tooling and equipment operations in the Unites States and the United Kingdom. As of December 31, 2016, the Company operated 146 plants along with sales and service facilities throughout 36 countries. It also has three canmaking and spare part operations in the United States and the United Kingdom.
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