Contrasting ABM Industries (ABM) and Frontdoor (FTDR)
ABM Industries (NYSE:ABM) and Frontdoor (NASDAQ:FTDR) are both construction companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, valuation and earnings.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares ABM Industries and Frontdoor’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|ABM Industries||$5.45 billion||0.36||$3.79 million||$1.75||17.21|
ABM Industries pays an annual dividend of $0.70 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.3%. Frontdoor does not pay a dividend. ABM Industries pays out 40.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. ABM Industries has increased its dividend for 50 consecutive years.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
0.2% of Frontdoor shares are held by institutional investors. 0.8% of ABM Industries shares 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.
This table compares ABM Industries and Frontdoor’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for ABM Industries and Frontdoor, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
ABM Industries presently has a consensus price target of $40.00, indicating a potential upside of 32.80%. Frontdoor has a consensus price target of $46.25, indicating a potential upside of 110.23%. Given Frontdoor’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Frontdoor is more favorable than ABM Industries.
ABM Industries beats Frontdoor on 7 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
ABM Industries Company Profile
ABM Industries Incorporated provides integrated facility solutions in the United States and internationally. The company operates through Business & Industry, Aviation, Technology & Manufacturing, Education, Technical Solutions, and Healthcare segments. It offers janitorial, electrical and lighting, energy solutions, facilities engineering, HVAC and mechanical, landscape and turf, mission critical solutions, and parking. The company also provides custom facility solutions in urban, suburban, and rural areas to properties of various sizes ranging from schools and commercial buildings to hospitals, data centers, manufacturing plants, and airports. ABM Industries Incorporated was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
Frontdoor Company Profile
frontdoor, inc. operates a home services platform that provides home service plans to homeowners in the United States. It provides services under the HSA, OneGuard, Landmark, and American Home Shield brand names. The company serves homeowners who require assistance with technical home repair issues by utilizing its network of pre-qualified professional contractor firms. The company was formerly known as AHS Holding Company, Inc. and changed its name to frontdoor, inc. in July 2018. The company was incorporated in 2018 and is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee. frontdoor, inc. is a subsidiary of ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc.
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