Head-To-Head Comparison: Taminco (NYSE:TAM) vs. The Competition

Taminco (NYSE: TAM) is one of 30 publicly-traded companies in the “Commodity Chemicals” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Taminco to related companies based on the strength of its risk, earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability and dividends.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Taminco and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Taminco 0 0 0 0 N/A
Taminco Competitors 115 831 1239 37 2.54

As a group, “Commodity Chemicals” companies have a potential downside of 6.87%. Given Taminco’s peers higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Taminco has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Taminco and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Taminco N/A N/A 39.39
Taminco Competitors $4.16 billion $353.86 million 169.67

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

Institutional and Insider Ownership

69.4% of shares of all “Commodity Chemicals” companies are owned by institutional investors. 8.1% of shares of all “Commodity Chemicals” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Taminco and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Taminco N/A N/A N/A
Taminco Competitors 7.47% 27.09% 7.00%

Summary

Taminco peers beat Taminco on 8 of the 8 factors compared.

Taminco Company Profile

Taminco Corp is a producer of alkylamines and alkylamine derivatives. The Company’s products are used by its customers in the manufacturing of everyday products primarily for the agriculture, water treatment, personal and home care, animal nutrition and oil and gas end-markets. It operates in 19 countries with seven production facilities and, as of December 31, 2012, had an installed production capacity of 1,272 thousand tons. The Company has three business segments: Functional Amines, Specialty Amines, and Crop Protection. In March 2014, the Company announced that it completed the acquisition of the formic acid business of Kemira Oyj. Its main shareholder is Eastman Chemical Company.

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