Perimeter Solutions (NYSE:PRM – Get Rating) is one of 32 publicly-traded companies in the “Chemicals & allied products” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Perimeter Solutions to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability, risk, earnings and analyst recommendations.
Risk & Volatility
Perimeter Solutions has a beta of 1.51, suggesting that its stock price is 51% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Perimeter Solutions’ peers have a beta of 0.43, suggesting that their average stock price is 57% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Perimeter Solutions and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Perimeter Solutions Competitors||-16.68%||18.58%||6.13%|
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Perimeter Solutions Competitors||119||895||1458||42||2.57|
Perimeter Solutions presently has a consensus price target of $14.50, indicating a potential upside of 86.62%. As a group, “Chemicals & allied products” companies have a potential upside of 47.35%. Given Perimeter Solutions’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Perimeter Solutions is more favorable than its peers.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
73.8% of shares of all “Chemicals & allied products” companies are held by institutional investors. 2.2% of Perimeter Solutions shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 8.6% of shares of all “Chemicals & allied products” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Perimeter Solutions and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Perimeter Solutions||$360.51 million||$91.76 million||23.55|
|Perimeter Solutions Competitors||$8.35 billion||$307.83 million||18.57|
Perimeter Solutions’ peers have higher revenue and earnings than Perimeter Solutions. Perimeter Solutions is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
Perimeter Solutions peers beat Perimeter Solutions on 7 of the 13 factors compared.
Perimeter Solutions Company Profile
Perimeter Solutions, SA manufactures and supplies firefighting products and lubricant additives in the United States, Germany, and internationally. It operates in two segments, Fire Safety and Oil Additives. The Fire Safety segment provides fire retardants and firefighting foams, as well as specialized equipment and services for federal, state, provincial, local/municipal, and commercial customers. The Oil Additives segment produces Phosphorus Pentasulfide which is primarily used in the preparation of lubricant additives, including a family of compounds called Zinc Dialkyldithiophosphates. The company offers its products under the brands PHOS-CHEK, FIRE-TROL, AUXQUIMIA, SOLBERG. and BIOGEMA. Perimeter Solutions, SA was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in Clayton, Missouri.
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