Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical (NYSE: SHI) is one of 113 public companies in the “CHEMICALS” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings and risk.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical||$11.72 billion||$898.25 million||7.33|
|Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Competitors||$5.72 billion||$429.74 million||12.08|
This table compares Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical||6.51%||22.93%||16.55%|
|Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Competitors||5.06%||90.16%||4.81%|
Risk and Volatility
Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical has a beta of 0.65, indicating that its stock price is 35% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical’s peers have a beta of 0.91, indicating that their average stock price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical pays an annual dividend of $3.26 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.5%. Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical pays out 40.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “CHEMICALS” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.8% and pay out 35.6% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical||0||2||1||0||2.33|
|Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Competitors||438||2136||3150||104||2.50|
As a group, “CHEMICALS” companies have a potential upside of 15.21%. Given Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical’s peers stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
1.4% of Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.2% of shares of all “CHEMICALS” companies are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 6.5% of shares of all “CHEMICALS” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical peers beat Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical on 10 of the 15 factors compared.
About Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical
Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Company Limited (Shanghai Petrochemical) is a petrochemical company. The Company and its subsidiaries are principally engaged in processing crude oil into synthetic fibers, resins and plastics, intermediate petrochemicals and petroleum products. The Company operates in five operating segments. The synthetic fibres segment produces polyester and acrylic fibers, which are used in the textile and apparel industries. The resins and plastics segment produces polyester chips, polyethylene resins and films, polypropylene resins and polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) granules. The intermediate petrochemicals segment produces p-xylene, benzene and ethylene oxide. The petroleum products segment is equipped with crude oil distillation facilities used to produce vacuum and atmospheric gas oils used as feedstock of the Company’s downstream processing facilities. The trading of petrochemical products segment is engaged in importing and exporting of petrochemical products.
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