Rexel (RXLSF) vs. The Competition Head-To-Head Analysis

Rexel (OTCMKTS:RXLSFGet Rating) is one of 197 publicly-traded companies in the “Business Services” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Rexel to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation and dividends.


Rexel pays an annual dividend of $0.75 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.1%. Rexel pays out 98.4% 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, “Business Services” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.8% and pay out 563.1% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. Rexel is clearly a better dividend stock than its competitors, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Rexel N/A N/A 32.09
Rexel Competitors $1.09 billion $74.01 million 1,029.82

Rexel’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Rexel. Rexel 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.


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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Rexel N/A N/A N/A
Rexel Competitors -2.87% -15.60% -0.15%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Rexel and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Rexel 0 2 3 0 2.60
Rexel Competitors 742 3855 5982 104 2.51

Rexel currently has a consensus price target of $23.25, indicating a potential downside of 4.99%. As a group, “Business Services” companies have a potential upside of 17.95%. Given Rexel’s competitors higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Rexel has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

51.4% of Rexel shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 51.3% of shares of all “Business Services” companies are held by institutional investors. 20.6% of shares of all “Business Services” companies are held 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.


Rexel beats its competitors on 8 of the 13 factors compared.

Rexel Company Profile

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Rexel S.A., together with its subsidiaries, distributes electrical products and services for the residential, commercial, and industrial energy markets worldwide. The company offers smart cameras, sensors, controllers, and monitoring software; light sources, lights, and control switches; climate control products, including heat pumps, air conditioning, and water heaters; fire alarms, surveillance equipment, access controls devices, and emergency lightings; and connection cables, and switches and routers, as well as enclosures, mounts, and racks. It also provides solar modules and inverters; connected lighting, intelligent home system, home control touch screen, and smart thermostat products; residential chargers, commercial stations, and charging cables for electric vehicles; electric motors, variable speed drives, programmable logic controllers, and computers and operator interface; and fastening systems, electrical power and control, and valves and instrumentation products. The company offers products, services, and solutions in the fields of technical supply, automation, and energy management related to the construction, renovation, maintenance, and production. It operates a network of approximately 1,900 branches in 24 countries. The company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Paris, France.

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