Latham Group (SWIM) versus Its Competitors Head-To-Head Analysis

Latham Group (NASDAQ:SWIMGet Rating) is one of 21 publicly-traded companies in the “Plastics products, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Latham Group to similar businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, dividends and risk.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Latham Group and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Latham Group 0 2 7 0 2.78
Latham Group Competitors 116 674 794 41 2.47

Latham Group presently has a consensus target price of $22.50, suggesting a potential upside of 73.61%. As a group, “Plastics products, not elsewhere classified” companies have a potential upside of 37.61%. Given Latham Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Latham Group is more favorable than its competitors.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

22.0% of Latham Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 72.5% of shares of all “Plastics products, not elsewhere classified” companies are owned by institutional investors. 7.6% of Latham Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 8.0% of shares of all “Plastics products, not elsewhere classified” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Latham Group -9.89% 5.07% 1.95%
Latham Group Competitors 3.94% 3.26% 5.07%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Latham Group and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Latham Group $630.46 million -$62.35 million -23.14
Latham Group Competitors $2.32 billion $139.30 million 17.20

Latham Group’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Latham Group. Latham Group 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.

Summary

Latham Group competitors beat Latham Group on 7 of the 11 factors compared.

Latham Group Company Profile (Get Rating)

Latham Group, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets in-ground residential swimming pools in North America, Australia, and New Zealand. It offers a portfolio of pools and related products, including in-ground swimming pools, pool covers, and pool liners. The company was formerly known as Latham Topco, Inc. and changed its name to Latham Group, Inc. in March 2021. Latham Group, Inc. was incorporated in 2018 and is headquartered in Latham, New York.

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