Amcor (NYSE:AMCR – Get Rating) is one of 31 public companies in the “Miscellaneous manufacturing industries” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Amcor to similar companies based on the strength of its valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations and risk.
Amcor pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.1%. Amcor pays out 90.6% 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, “Miscellaneous manufacturing industries” companies pay a dividend yield of 2.8% and pay out 52.7% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. Amcor has increased its dividend for 39 consecutive years.
Volatility & Risk
Amcor has a beta of 0.77, indicating that its stock price is 23% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Amcor’s competitors have a beta of -0.53, indicating that their average stock price is 153% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Valuation and Earnings
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Amcor||$14.54 billion||$805.00 million||22.19|
|Amcor Competitors||$1.60 billion||$104.56 million||21.44|
Amcor has higher revenue and earnings than its competitors. Amcor is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
47.8% of Amcor shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 38.3% of shares of all “Miscellaneous manufacturing industries” companies are held by institutional investors. 0.4% of Amcor shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 12.0% of shares of all “Miscellaneous manufacturing industries” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares Amcor and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Amcor and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Amcor currently has a consensus target price of $12.15, indicating a potential upside of 3.32%. As a group, “Miscellaneous manufacturing industries” companies have a potential upside of 43.08%. Given Amcor’s competitors stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Amcor has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
Amcor beats its competitors on 9 of the 15 factors compared.
Amcor Company Profile
Amcor plc develops, produces, and sells packaging products in Europe, North America, Latin America, Africa, and the Asia Pacific regions. The company operates through two segments, Flexibles and Rigid Packaging. The Flexibles segment provides flexible and film packaging products in the food and beverage, medical and pharmaceutical, fresh produce, snack food, personal care, and other industries. The Rigid Packaging segment offers rigid containers for a range of beverage and food products, including carbonated soft drinks, water, juices, sports drinks, milk-based beverages, spirits and beer, sauces, dressings, spreads, and personal care items; and plastic caps for various applications. The company sells its products primarily through its direct sales force. Amcor plc was incorporated in 2018 and is headquartered in Zürich, Switzerland.
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