Tupperware Brands (NYSE: TUP) and Entegris (NASDAQ:ENTG) are both mid-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership and earnings.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
84.9% of Tupperware Brands shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 96.5% of Entegris shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.2% of Tupperware Brands shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.5% of Entegris shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Tupperware Brands pays an annual dividend of $2.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.7%. Entegris pays an annual dividend of $0.14 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Tupperware Brands pays out 56.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Entegris pays out 9.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.
Volatility and Risk
Tupperware Brands has a beta of 1.52, meaning that its share price is 52% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Entegris has a beta of 1.4, meaning that its share price is 40% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Tupperware Brands and Entegris’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Tupperware Brands and Entegris’ top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Tupperware Brands||$2.26 billion||1.07||-$265.40 million||$4.84||9.78|
|Entegris||$1.34 billion||3.56||$85.06 million||$1.44||23.40|
Entegris has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Tupperware Brands. Tupperware Brands is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Entegris, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Tupperware Brands and Entegris, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Tupperware Brands currently has a consensus price target of $62.00, suggesting a potential upside of 30.97%. Entegris has a consensus price target of $37.60, suggesting a potential upside of 11.57%. Given Tupperware Brands’ higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Tupperware Brands is more favorable than Entegris.
Entegris beats Tupperware Brands on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.
Tupperware Brands Company Profile
Tupperware Brands Corporation operates as a direct-to-consumer marketer of various products across a range of brands and categories in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, the Asia Pacific, North America, and South America. The company engages in the manufacture and sale of design-centric preparation, storage, and serving solutions for the kitchen and home, as well as a line of cookware, knives, microwave products, microfiber textiles, water-filtration related items, and an array of products for on-the-go consumers under the Tupperware brand name. It also manufactures and distributes skin and hair care products, cosmetics, bath and body care, toiletries, fragrances, jewelry, and nutritional products under the Avroy Shlain, Fuller, NaturCare, Nutrimetics, and Nuvo brands. The company sells its products directly to distributors, directors, managers, and dealers. The company was formerly known as Tupperware Corporation and changed its name to Tupperware Brands Corporation in December 2005. Tupperware Brands Corporation was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Orlando, Florida.
Entegris Company Profile
Entegris, Inc. develops, manufactures, and supplies microcontamination control products, specialty chemicals, and advanced materials handling solutions for manufacturing processes in the semiconductor and other high-technology industries worldwide. It operates through three segments: Specialty Chemicals and Engineered Materials (SCEM), Microcontamination Control (MC), and Advanced Materials Handling (AMH). The SCEM segment provides high-performance and high-purity process chemistries, gases, and materials, as well as delivery systems to support semiconductor and other advanced manufacturing processes. The MC segment offers solutions to purify critical liquid chemistries and gases for use in semiconductor manufacturing processes and other high-technology industries. The AMH segment develops solutions to monitor, protect, transport, and deliver critical liquid chemistries, wafers, and other substrates for a broad set of applications in the semiconductor industry and other high-technology industries. The company's customers include semiconductor device manufacturers, semiconductor equipment makers, gas and chemical manufacturing companies, wafer grower companies, and manufacturers of high-precision electronics; flat panel display equipment makers, materials suppliers and panel manufacturers, and manufacturers of hard disk drive components and devices; and manufacturers and suppliers in the solar and life science industries, electrical discharge machining customers, glass and glass container manufacturers, aerospace manufacturers, and manufacturers of biomedical implantation devices. Entegris, Inc. was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Billerica, Massachusetts.
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