Critical Contrast: EVI Industries (EVI) and Its Competitors

EVI Industries (NYSE:EVIGet Rating) is one of 63 public companies in the “Personal services” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare EVI Industries to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, risk, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends and earnings.


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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
EVI Industries 3.76% 8.49% 4.97%
EVI Industries Competitors -24.45% 342.01% -3.95%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares EVI Industries and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
EVI Industries $242.01 million $8.38 million 13.90
EVI Industries Competitors $686.58 million $58.98 million 20.28

EVI Industries’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than EVI Industries. EVI Industries 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 recent recommendations for EVI Industries and its rivals, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
EVI Industries 0 0 0 0 N/A
EVI Industries Competitors 181 803 1446 63 2.56

As a group, “Personal services” companies have a potential upside of 52.51%. Given EVI Industries’ rivals higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe EVI Industries has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

33.7% of EVI Industries shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 55.9% of shares of all “Personal services” companies are held by institutional investors. 53.7% of EVI Industries shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 21.7% of shares of all “Personal services” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility and Risk

EVI Industries has a beta of 0.88, indicating that its share price is 12% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, EVI Industries’ rivals have a beta of 1.14, indicating that their average share price is 14% more volatile than the S&P 500.


EVI Industries rivals beat EVI Industries on 7 of the 10 factors compared.

About EVI Industries (Get Rating)

EVI Industries, Inc., through its subsidiaries, distributes, sells, rents, and leases commercial, industrial, and vended laundry and dry cleaning equipment, and steam and hot water boilers in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, Latin America, and Asia. The company sells and/or leases its customers commercial laundry equipment specializing in washing, drying, finishing, material handling, water heating, power generation, and water reuse applications. It also supplies related replacement parts and accessories; and provides installation, maintenance, and repair services to government, institutional, industrial, commercial, and retail customers. The company was formerly known as EnviroStar, Inc. and changed its name to EVI Industries, Inc. in December 2018. EVI Industries, Inc. was founded in 1959 and is based in Miami, Florida.

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