Contrasting American Rebel (NASDAQ:AREB) and Barnes Group (NYSE:B)

American Rebel (NASDAQ:AREBGet Free Report) and Barnes Group (NYSE:BGet Free Report) are both small-cap industrial products companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends and risk.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for American Rebel and Barnes Group, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
American Rebel 0 0 1 0 3.00
Barnes Group 0 2 1 0 2.33

American Rebel currently has a consensus target price of $37.50, indicating a potential upside of 3,859.87%. Barnes Group has a consensus target price of $44.00, indicating a potential upside of 11.96%. Given American Rebel’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe American Rebel is more favorable than Barnes Group.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

11.5% of American Rebel shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.0% of Barnes Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.3% of American Rebel shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 5.1% of Barnes Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares American Rebel and Barnes Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
American Rebel -23.27% -31.40% -21.55%
Barnes Group 4.84% 7.92% 4.43%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares American Rebel and Barnes Group’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
American Rebel $16.03 million 0.04 -$7.14 million N/A N/A
Barnes Group $1.26 billion 1.58 $13.48 million $1.23 31.95

Barnes Group has higher revenue and earnings than American Rebel.

Volatility & Risk

American Rebel has a beta of 0.79, indicating that its stock price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Barnes Group has a beta of 1.2, indicating that its stock price is 20% more volatile than the S&P 500.


Barnes Group beats American Rebel on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About American Rebel

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American Rebel Holdings, Inc. designs and markets branded safes, and personal security and self-defense products. The company offers home, office, and personal safes, as well as vault doors; concealed carry backpacks; and a range of concealed carry jackets, vests, coats, and T-shirts for men and women. It also provides accessories, such as back-over and back-under handgun hangers, ballistic shields, safe light kits, mag minders, moisture guards, and rifle rod kits and rods. The company markets its products through regional retailers; and specialty safe, sporting goods, hunting, and firearms stores, as well as online through own website and e-commerce platforms. American Rebel Holdings, Inc. was incorporated in 2014 and is based in Nashville, Kansas.

About Barnes Group

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Barnes Group Inc. provides engineered products, industrial technologies, and solutions in the United States and internationally. It operates in two segments: Industrial and Aerospace. The Industrial segment offers precision components, products, and systems used by various customers in end-markets, such as mobility, industrial equipment, automation, personal care, packaging, electronics, and medical devices. This segment also designs and manufactures hot runner systems, mold cavity sensors and process control systems, and precision high cavitation mold assemblies for injection molding applications; provides force and motion control solutions for various metal forming and other industrial markets; and designs and develops robotic grippers, end-of-arm tooling systems, sensors, and other automation components for intelligent robotic handling solutions and industrial automation applications. In addition, it manufactures and supplies precision mechanical products, including mechanical springs, and high-precision punched and fine-blanked components used in transportation and industrial applications. This segment sells its products primarily through its direct sales force and distribution channels. The Aerospace segment produces fabricated and precision machined components and assemblies for turbine engines; and nacelles and structures for commercial and defense-related aircraft. It also provides aircraft engine component maintenance, repair, and overhaul services for turbine engine manufacturers, commercial airlines, and defense market; and manufactures and delivers aerospace aftermarket spare parts. This segment serves original equipment manufacturing industry. Barnes Group Inc. was founded in 1857 and is headquartered in Bristol, Connecticut.

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