Head-To-Head Contrast: Ingevity (NGVT) & Its Peers
Ingevity (NYSE: NGVT) is one of 33 publicly-traded companies in the “Commodity Chemicals” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Ingevity to related businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, valuation, risk and earnings.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Ingevity and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Volatility & Risk
Ingevity has a beta of 1.78, meaning that its stock price is 78% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ingevity’s rivals have a beta of 1.13, meaning that their average stock price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Ingevity and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Ingevity and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Ingevity||$908.30 million||$35.20 million||31.78|
|Ingevity Competitors||$4.01 billion||$340.26 million||157.76|
Ingevity’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Ingevity. Ingevity 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.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
91.4% of Ingevity shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 70.9% of shares of all “Commodity Chemicals” companies are owned by institutional investors. 0.1% of Ingevity shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 7.8% of shares of all “Commodity Chemicals” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Ingevity beats its rivals on 8 of the 13 factors compared.
Ingevity Corporation is a manufacturer of specialty chemicals and high performance carbon materials. The Company is also a manufacturer of activated carbon used in gasoline vapor emission control systems in cars, trucks, motorcycles and boats. The Company operates through two segments: Performance Materials and Performance Chemicals. The Performance Materials segment primarily produces automotive carbon products used in gasoline vapor emission control systems in cars, trucks, motorcycles and boats. The Performance Chemicals segment develops, manufactures and sells a range of specialty chemicals primarily derived from co-products of the Kraft pulping process. Its products are used in a range of applications, including asphalt paving, oil exploration and production, agrochemicals, adhesives, lubricants, publication inks and automotive components that reduce gasoline vapor emissions.
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