Reviewing Atkore International Group (NYSE:ATKR) and Its Rivals

Atkore International Group (NYSE: ATKR) is one of 45 publicly-traded companies in the “Electrical Components & Equipment” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Atkore International Group to similar companies based on the strength of its valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability and earnings.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Atkore International Group and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Atkore International Group 0 0 3 0 3.00
Atkore International Group Competitors 202 985 1258 11 2.44

Atkore International Group presently has a consensus price target of $23.67, suggesting a potential upside of 8.91%. As a group, “Electrical Components & Equipment” companies have a potential upside of 2.59%. Given Atkore International Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Atkore International Group is more favorable than its competitors.


This table compares Atkore International Group and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Atkore International Group 5.27% 23.76% 7.25%
Atkore International Group Competitors -4.05% 5.58% 1.83%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Atkore International Group and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Atkore International Group $1.50 billion $84.63 million 17.11
Atkore International Group Competitors $3.13 billion $232.52 million 1,086.43

Atkore International Group’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Atkore International Group. Atkore International Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

98.3% of Atkore International Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 66.7% of shares of all “Electrical Components & Equipment” companies are owned by institutional investors. 51.0% of Atkore International Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 10.9% of shares of all “Electrical Components & Equipment” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


Atkore International Group beats its competitors on 8 of the 12 factors compared.

Atkore International Group Company Profile

Atkore International Group Inc. is a manufacturer of electrical raceway products. The Company’s products are primarily offered for non-residential construction and renovation markets, and mechanical products and solutions (MP&S) for the construction and industrial markets. The Company operates in two segments: Electrical Raceway and MP&S. Through the electrical raceway segment, it manufactures products that deploy, isolate and protect a structure’s electrical circuitry from the original power source to the final outlet. The Company’s electrical raceway segment products include electrical conduit, armored cable, cable trays, mounting systems and fittings. Through the MP&S segment, it provides products and services that frame, support and secure component parts in a range of structures, equipment and systems in electrical, industrial and construction applications. The Company’s MP&S segment products include metal framing products and in-line galvanized mechanical tube.

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