Dynamic Materials Corp. (NASDAQ: BOOM) is one of 28 public 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 analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, profitability, earnings and valuation.


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 2.0% and pay out 60.2% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Dynamic Materials Corp. and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Dynamic Materials Corp. $162.88 million $7.00 million -30.61
Dynamic Materials Corp. Competitors $7.78 billion $1.01 billion 36.79

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.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Dynamic Materials Corp. and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Dynamic Materials Corp. 0 0 1 0 3.00
Dynamic Materials Corp. Competitors 290 838 949 29 2.34

Dynamic Materials Corp. presently has a consensus target price of $19.00, suggesting a potential upside of 8.88%. As a group, “Steel” companies have a potential upside of 4.44%. Given Dynamic Materials Corp.’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Dynamic Materials Corp. is more favorable than its rivals.

Volatility and Risk

Dynamic Materials Corp. has a beta of 1, indicating that its share price has a similar volatility profile to the S&P 500.Comparatively, Dynamic Materials Corp.’s rivals have a beta of 1.37, indicating that their average share price is 37% more volatile than the S&P 500.


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 -984.20% 5.66% 4.17%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

86.0% of Dynamic Materials Corp. shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.1% of shares of all “Steel” companies are owned by institutional investors. 5.1% of Dynamic Materials Corp. shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 12.1% of shares of all “Steel” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


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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