Dycom Industries (NYSE: DY) is one of 79 publicly-traded companies in the “CONSTRUCT/BLDG SERV” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Dycom Industries to similar businesses based on the strength of its profitability, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation and analyst recommendations.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Dycom Industries and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Dycom Industries||$3.07 billion||$23.66 million||23.31|
|Dycom Industries Competitors||$8.01 billion||$301.03 million||27.54|
Dycom Industries’ peers have higher revenue and earnings than Dycom Industries. Dycom Industries is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
Risk & Volatility
Dycom Industries has a beta of 1.39, meaning that its stock price is 39% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Dycom Industries’ peers have a beta of 1.04, meaning that their average stock price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Dycom Industries and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Dycom Industries Competitors||-0.31%||4.71%||3.96%|
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Dycom Industries and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Dycom Industries Competitors||410||1963||2379||88||2.44|
Dycom Industries currently has a consensus price target of $122.00, suggesting a potential upside of 10.42%. As a group, “CONSTRUCT/BLDG SERV” companies have a potential downside of 6.37%. Given Dycom Industries’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Dycom Industries is more favorable than its peers.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
75.3% of shares of all “CONSTRUCT/BLDG SERV” companies are held by institutional investors. 5.4% of Dycom Industries shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 13.3% of shares of all “CONSTRUCT/BLDG SERV” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Dycom Industries beats its peers on 7 of the 13 factors compared.
Dycom Industries Company Profile
Dycom Industries, Inc. is a provider of specialty contracting services throughout the United States and in Canada. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides program management, engineering, construction, maintenance and installation services for telecommunications providers, underground facility locating services for various utilities, including telecommunications providers, and other construction and maintenance services for electric and gas utilities. The Company provides the labor, tools and equipment necessary to design, engineer, locate, maintain, expand, install and upgrade the telecommunications infrastructure of its customers. The Company also provides tower construction, lines and antenna installation, and foundation and equipment pad construction for wireless carriers, as well as equipment installation and material fabrication, and site testing services. The Company’s subsidiaries include CertusView Technologies, LLC and Dycom Investments, Inc.
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