Head-To-Head Comparison: EnPro Industries (NPO) & Its Rivals

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

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%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

94.5% of EnPro Industries shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.5% of shares of all “Industrial Machinery” companies are held by institutional investors. 2.6% of EnPro Industries shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 12.0% 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 stock is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

EnPro Industries pays an annual dividend of $0.88 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. 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 1.0% 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 top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
EnPro Industries $1.18 billion $162.20 million 95.02
EnPro Industries Competitors $696.10 million $107.92 million 50.32

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 Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for EnPro Industries and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
EnPro Industries 0 0 2 0 3.00
EnPro Industries Competitors 44 291 292 8 2.42

EnPro Industries currently has a consensus target price of $85.00, suggesting a potential upside of 5.24%. As a group, “Industrial Machinery” companies have a potential upside of 7.23%. Given EnPro Industries’ rivals higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe EnPro Industries has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Volatility and Risk

EnPro Industries has a beta of 1.15, meaning that its share price is 15% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, EnPro Industries’ rivals have a beta of 1.52, meaning that their average share price is 52% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

EnPro Industries beats its rivals on 8 of the 15 factors compared.

EnPro Industries Company Profile

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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