PWR vs. EME, WY, MLM, VMC, LEN, HWM, ROL, NVR, DHI, and URI
Should you be buying Quanta Services stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Quanta Services include EMCOR Group (EME), Weyerhaeuser (WY), Martin Marietta Materials (MLM), Vulcan Materials (VMC), Lennar (LEN), Howmet Aerospace (HWM), Rollins (ROL), NVR (NVR), D.R. Horton (DHI), and United Rentals (URI). These companies are all part of the "construction" sector.
Quanta Services vs.
Quanta Services (NYSE:PWR) and EMCOR Group (NYSE:EME) are both construction companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their community ranking, dividends, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, media sentiment and profitability.
EMCOR Group has a net margin of 3.67% compared to Quanta Services' net margin of 2.88%. EMCOR Group's return on equity of 20.55% beat Quanta Services' return on equity.
Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets Quanta Services 2.88% 16.48% 6.51% EMCOR Group 3.67% 20.55% 7.61%
Quanta Services received 274 more outperform votes than EMCOR Group when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 72.32% of users gave Quanta Services an outperform vote while only 63.40% of users gave EMCOR Group an outperform vote.
Company Underperform Outperform Quanta Services Outperform Votes
EMCOR Group Outperform Votes
Quanta Services pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.2%. EMCOR Group pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Quanta Services pays out 9.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. EMCOR Group pays out 7.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. EMCOR Group is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.
In the previous week, Quanta Services had 7 more articles in the media than EMCOR Group. MarketBeat recorded 12 mentions for Quanta Services and 5 mentions for EMCOR Group. EMCOR Group's average media sentiment score of 1.24 beat Quanta Services' score of 0.02 indicating that EMCOR Group is being referred to more favorably in the news media.
Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment Quanta Services
0 Very Positive mention(s)
3 Positive mention(s)
8 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral EMCOR Group
2 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
89.3% of Quanta Services shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 93.4% of EMCOR Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.3% of Quanta Services shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.7% of EMCOR Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Quanta Services has higher revenue and earnings than EMCOR Group. EMCOR Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Quanta Services, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Quanta Services has a beta of 1.08, meaning that its stock price is 8% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, EMCOR Group has a beta of 1.09, meaning that its stock price is 9% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Quanta Services presently has a consensus target price of $166.25, indicating a potential upside of 1.34%. EMCOR Group has a consensus target price of $161.67, indicating a potential downside of 3.15%. Given Quanta Services' higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Quanta Services is more favorable than EMCOR Group.
EMCOR Group beats Quanta Services on 11 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.
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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time
This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding PWR and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
Media Sentiment Over Time
This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
PWR vs. The Competition
|Metric||Quanta Services||Electrical work Industry||Construction Sector||NYSE Exchange|
|Price / Sales||1.38||0.96||4.57||12.63|
|Price / Cash||15.36||16.21||12.73||17.19|
|Price / Book||4.34||4.08||3.00||7.26|
|7 Day Performance||0.71%||2.43%||1.13%||2.87%|
|1 Month Performance||7.42%||13.44%||-0.82%||-0.12%|
|1 Year Performance||50.27%||45.58%||-1.54%||-4.55%|
Quanta Services Competitors List
|Company||MarketRank||Share Price||Analysts' Price Target||1Y Price Performance||Market Cap||Revenue||P/E Ratio||Employee Count||Indicator(s)|
|2.1357 of 5 stars||$166.99|
|2.4906 of 5 stars||$31.68|
Martin Marietta Materials
|2.5876 of 5 stars||$357.54|
Short Interest ↓
|2.9105 of 5 stars||$179.97|
|2.5046 of 5 stars||$95.64|
|2.3614 of 5 stars||$42.80|
|+29.2%||$17.65B||$5.66B||38.56||21,400||Short Interest ↓|
|2.496 of 5 stars||$34.55|
|1.9157 of 5 stars||$5,138.91|
|2.525 of 5 stars||$90.89|
Short Interest ↑
|2.8161 of 5 stars||$467.80|