Head to Head Survey: Amcor (AMCR) vs. Its Rivals

Amcor (NYSE:AMCRGet Rating) is one of 31 public companies in the “Miscellaneous manufacturing industries” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Amcor to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, dividends and profitability.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Amcor and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Amcor 2 3 1 0 1.83
Amcor Competitors 49 160 381 6 2.58

Amcor presently has a consensus price target of $13.10, indicating a potential upside of 10.55%. As a group, “Miscellaneous manufacturing industries” companies have a potential upside of 44.47%. Given Amcor’s competitors stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Amcor has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Profitability

This table compares Amcor and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Amcor 5.53% 27.37% 7.06%
Amcor Competitors -119.14% -15.19% -10.49%

Dividends

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 raised its dividend for 39 consecutive years.

Risk & Volatility

Amcor has a beta of 0.77, meaning that its stock price is 23% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Amcor’s competitors have a beta of -0.53, meaning that their average stock price is 153% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Amcor $14.54 billion $805.00 million 22.36
Amcor Competitors $1.60 billion $104.56 million 21.70

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.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

47.8% of Amcor shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 38.3% of shares of all “Miscellaneous manufacturing industries” companies are owned by institutional investors. 0.4% of Amcor shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 12.0% of shares of all “Miscellaneous manufacturing industries” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Amcor beats its competitors on 9 of the 15 factors compared.

Amcor Company Profile

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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 Z├╝rich, Switzerland.

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