Comparing Cemtrex (CETX) & Its Competitors

Cemtrex (NASDAQ:CETXGet Free Report) is one of 21 publicly-traded companies in the “Electronic components & accessories” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Cemtrex to similar businesses based on the strength of its valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, risk and dividends.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Cemtrex and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Cemtrex $59.78 million -$13.02 million -0.36
Cemtrex Competitors $1.49 billion $122.54 million -11.03

Cemtrex’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Cemtrex. Cemtrex 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.

Risk and Volatility

Cemtrex has a beta of 2.12, suggesting that its stock price is 112% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cemtrex’s peers have a beta of 1.11, suggesting that their average stock price is 11% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Cemtrex and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Cemtrex 0 0 1 0 3.00
Cemtrex Competitors 39 439 486 15 2.49

Cemtrex currently has a consensus price target of $23.00, suggesting a potential upside of 350.41%. As a group, “Electronic components & accessories” companies have a potential upside of 10.27%. Given Cemtrex’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Cemtrex is more favorable than its peers.


This table compares Cemtrex and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Cemtrex -19.92% -80.13% -18.83%
Cemtrex Competitors -20.61% -52.83% -6.65%


Cemtrex pays an annual dividend of $0.02 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Cemtrex pays out -0.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Electronic components & accessories” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.4% and pay out 67.3% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

3.4% of Cemtrex shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.9% of shares of all “Electronic components & accessories” companies are owned by institutional investors. 3.0% of Cemtrex shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 5.3% of shares of all “Electronic components & accessories” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


Cemtrex peers beat Cemtrex on 8 of the 15 factors compared.

About Cemtrex

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Cemtrex, Inc. operates as a technology company in the United States and internationally. The company operates through Advanced Technologies and Industrial Services segments. The Advanced Technologies segment provides Internet of Things products and smart devices under the SmartDesk name for mobile, web, virtual and augmented reality, wearables, and television markets; and security and video surveillance solutions, and virtual and augmented reality solutions for various commercial and industrial applications. This segment also offers browser-based video monitoring systems and analytics-based recognition systems, cameras, servers, and access control systems for security and surveillance in industrial and commercial facilities, federal prisons, hospitals, universities, schools, and federal and state government offices. The Industrial Services segment provides single-source services for rigging, millwrighting, in plant maintenance, equipment erection, relocation, and disassembly; installs high precision equipment in various industrial markets comprising automotive, printing and graphics, industrial automation, packaging, chemicals and others; and provides maintenance and contracting solutions for the machinery, packaging, printing, chemical, and other manufacturing markets. The company was formerly known as Diversified American Holding, Inc. and changed its name to Cemtrex, Inc. in December 2004. Cemtrex, Inc. was incorporated in 1998 and is headquartered in Brooklyn, New York.

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