Head to Head Comparison: Atkore (NYSE:ATKR) vs. Evercel (OTCMKTS:EVRC)

Atkore (NYSE:ATKRGet Rating) and Evercel (OTCMKTS:EVRCGet Rating) are both industrial products companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation and risk.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Atkore and Evercel, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Atkore 0 1 2 0 2.67
Evercel 0 0 0 0 N/A

Atkore presently has a consensus target price of $127.67, indicating a potential upside of 43.24%. Given Atkore’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Atkore is more favorable than Evercel.

Profitability

This table compares Atkore and Evercel’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Atkore 21.72% 92.67% 34.42%
Evercel N/A N/A N/A

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Atkore and Evercel’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Atkore $2.93 billion 1.37 $587.86 million $14.80 6.02
Evercel $45.08 million 1.11 $1.12 million N/A N/A

Atkore has higher revenue and earnings than Evercel.

Volatility & Risk

Atkore has a beta of 2.36, indicating that its stock price is 136% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Evercel has a beta of 0.31, indicating that its stock price is 69% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

96.9% of Atkore shares are held by institutional investors. 2.0% of Atkore shares are held 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

Atkore beats Evercel on 11 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

Atkore Company Profile (Get Rating)

Atkore Inc. manufactures and sells electrical, safety, and infrastructure products in the United States and internationally. The company offers electrical products, including conduits cables, and installation accessories. It also provides safety and infrastructure solutions, such as metal framing, mechanical pipe, perimeter security, and cable management. The company offers its products under the Allied Tube & Conduit, AFC Cable Systems, Kaf-Tech, Heritage Plastics, Unistrut, Power-Strut, Cope, US Tray, FRE Composites, Calbond, and Calpipe brands. It serves a group of end markets, including new construction; maintenance, repair, and remodel, as well as infrastructure; diversified industrials; alternative power generation; healthcare; data centers; and government through electrical, industrial, and mechanical contractors, as well as original equipment manufacturers. The company was formerly known as Atkore International Group Inc. and changed its name to Atkore Inc. in February 2021. Atkore Inc. was founded in 1959 and is headquartered in Harvey, Illinois.

Evercel Company Profile (Get Rating)

Evercel, Inc., through its interest in Printronix Holding Corporation, designs and manufactures printers and related consumables for various industrial printing applications worldwide. The company provides multi-technology supply chain printing solutions for various industries, including manufacturing, transportation and logistics, retail distribution, food and beverages distribution, and pharmaceutical distribution. Its line matrix printers are used in various applications, such as labeling and inventory management, build sheets, invoicing, manifests and bills of lading, and reporting. The company offers its products directly to end-users, as well as through channel partners, such as dealers and distributors. Evercel, Inc. was incorporated in 1998 and is based in Miami, Florida.

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