Installed Building Products (NYSE: IBP) is one of 25 public companies in the “Construction Supplies & Fixtures” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Installed Building Products to similar companies based on the strength of its valuation, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares Installed Building Products and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Installed Building Products 4.11% 25.27% 7.46%
Installed Building Products Competitors -25.06% 16.99% 5.78%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Installed Building Products and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Installed Building Products $997.23 million $121.83 million 51.04
Installed Building Products Competitors $2.53 billion $321.97 million 29.37

Installed Building Products’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Installed Building Products. Installed Building Products 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 summary of current recommendations for Installed Building Products and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Installed Building Products 0 1 4 0 2.80
Installed Building Products Competitors 99 545 837 23 2.52

Installed Building Products currently has a consensus price target of $63.25, suggesting a potential downside of 4.67%. As a group, “Construction Supplies & Fixtures” companies have a potential upside of 14.55%. Given Installed Building Products’ rivals higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Installed Building Products has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Risk & Volatility

Installed Building Products has a beta of 0.83, meaning that its stock price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Installed Building Products’ rivals have a beta of 1.41, meaning that their average stock price is 41% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

65.6% of Installed Building Products shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 83.8% of shares of all “Construction Supplies & Fixtures” companies are owned by institutional investors. 32.9% of Installed Building Products shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 8.5% of shares of all “Construction Supplies & Fixtures” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Installed Building Products beats its rivals on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

Installed Building Products Company Profile

Installed Building Products, Inc. is a holding company. The Company is a residential insulation installer in the United States. As of December 31, 2016, the Company’s national platform included over 100 locations accessing customers in 48 continental states and the District of Columbia. The Company also installs complementary building products, including garage doors, rain gutters, shower doors, closet shelving and mirrors, which provides cross-selling opportunities to supplement the insulation installation business. The Company manages various aspects of the installation process for the customers, from the direct purchase and receipt of materials from national manufacturers, to supply of materials to job sites and quality installation. The Company’s customers include production and custom homebuilders, multi-family and commercial contractors, and homeowners.

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