EnPro Industries (NPO) & Its Competitors Critical Contrast

EnPro Industries (NYSE: NPO) is one of 18 public companies in the “Industrial Machinery” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare EnPro Industries to related businesses based on the strength of its risk, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Profitability

This table compares EnPro Industries and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
EnPro Industries 1.56% 8.71% 2.06%
EnPro Industries Competitors -24.03% 10.43% 4.25%

Dividends

EnPro Industries pays an annual dividend of $0.88 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. EnPro Industries pays out 103.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. As a group, “Industrial Machinery” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.1% and pay out 34.1% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares EnPro Industries and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
EnPro Industries $1.18 billion $162.20 million 87.80
EnPro Industries Competitors $696.10 million $107.10 million 44.99

EnPro Industries has higher revenue and earnings than its rivals. EnPro Industries is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for EnPro Industries and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
EnPro Industries 0 0 2 0 3.00
EnPro Industries Competitors 93 397 335 25 2.34

EnPro Industries presently has a consensus price target of $85.00, suggesting a potential upside of 13.90%. As a group, “Industrial Machinery” companies have a potential upside of 11.19%. Given EnPro Industries’ stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe EnPro Industries is more favorable than its rivals.

Volatility and Risk

EnPro Industries has a beta of 1.1, meaning that its share price is 10% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, EnPro Industries’ rivals have a beta of 1.49, meaning that their average share price is 49% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

94.4% of EnPro Industries shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.6% of shares of all “Industrial Machinery” companies are held by institutional investors. 2.6% of EnPro Industries shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 12.1% of shares of all “Industrial Machinery” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

EnPro Industries beats its rivals on 9 of the 15 factors compared.

About EnPro Industries

EnPro Industries, Inc. is engaged in the designing, developing, manufacturing and marketing engineered industrial products. It operates through three segments. The Sealing Products segment includes three operating divisions: Garlock, which designs, manufactures and sells sealing products; Technetics, which designs, manufactures and sells metal seals and elastomeric seals, among others, and Stemco LP (Stemco), which designs, manufactures and sells heavy-duty truck wheel-end components and systems. The Engineered Products segment includes two industrial products businesses: GGB, which designs, manufactures and sells self-lubricating, non-rolling, metal polymer and engineered plastics, among others, and Compressor Products International, which designs, manufactures, sells and services components. The Power Systems segment includes Fairbanks Morse business, which designs, manufactures, sells and services heavy-duty, medium-speed diesel, natural gas and dual fuel reciprocating engines.

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