Continental Building Products (NYSE:CBPX) and Yulong Eco-Materials (NASDAQ:YECO) are both small-cap construction companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, earnings, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.
This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Continental Building Products and Yulong Eco-Materials, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Continental Building Products||0||4||3||0||2.43|
Volatility & Risk
Continental Building Products has a beta of 1.19, indicating that its stock price is 19% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Yulong Eco-Materials has a beta of 3.91, indicating that its stock price is 291% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
97.3% of Continental Building Products shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.2% of Yulong Eco-Materials shares are held by institutional investors. 0.5% of Continental Building Products shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 41.3% of Yulong Eco-Materials shares 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.
This table compares Continental Building Products and Yulong Eco-Materials’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Continental Building Products||14.04%||19.57%||9.69%|
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Continental Building Products and Yulong Eco-Materials’ top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Continental Building Products||$489.16 million||2.06||$59.84 million||$1.33||20.46|
|Yulong Eco-Materials||$9.51 million||1.81||-$7.42 million||N/A||N/A|
Continental Building Products has higher revenue and earnings than Yulong Eco-Materials.
Continental Building Products beats Yulong Eco-Materials on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
Continental Building Products Company Profile
Continental Building Products, Inc. manufactures and sells gypsum wallboard and complementary finishing products in the eastern United States and eastern Canada. The company sells its products to gypsum wallboard distributors, buying groups, wholesalers, and mass merchants in the new residential, repair and remodel, and commercial construction markets under the LiftLite, Mold Defense, and Weather Defense brand names. Continental Building Products, Inc. is headquartered in Herndon, Virginia.
Yulong Eco-Materials Company Profile
Yulong Eco-Materials Limited manufactures and sells eco-friendly building products in the People's Republic of China. The company offers fly-ash and recycled bricks, ready-mixed concrete products, and recycled aggregates. It also provides construction waste hauling services. It offers its products to the developers of commercial, residential, and infrastructural projects, as well as state-owned and private enterprises; and hauling services to government agencies and private real estate developers. The company was incorporated in 2011 and is headquartered in Pingdingshan, the People's Republic of China.
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