Renewable Energy Group (NASDAQ: REGI) is one of 25 publicly-traded companies in the “Industrial organic chemicals” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Renewable Energy Group to similar businesses based on the strength of its dividends, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, risk, valuation and analyst recommendations.
This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Renewable Energy Group and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Renewable Energy Group||0||1||2||0||2.67|
|Renewable Energy Group Competitors||120||473||736||25||2.49|
Institutional & Insider Ownership
53.2% of shares of all “Industrial organic chemicals” companies are held by institutional investors. 1.5% of Renewable Energy Group shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 14.2% of shares of all “Industrial organic chemicals” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares Renewable Energy Group and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Renewable Energy Group||-3.66%||-8.19%||-4.45%|
|Renewable Energy Group Competitors||-11.48%||-11.21%||-5.31%|
Volatility and Risk
Renewable Energy Group has a beta of 1, suggesting that its share price has a similar volatility profile to the S&P 500.Comparatively, Renewable Energy Group’s rivals have a beta of 0.49, suggesting that their average share price is 51% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Renewable Energy Group and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Renewable Energy Group||$2.16 billion||-$79.07 million||-6.76|
|Renewable Energy Group Competitors||$3.36 billion||$346.77 million||4.18|
Renewable Energy Group’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Renewable Energy Group. Renewable Energy Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
Renewable Energy Group rivals beat Renewable Energy Group on 7 of the 13 factors compared.
Renewable Energy Group Company Profile
Renewable Energy Group, Inc. is focused on providing cleaner, lower carbon intensity products and services. The Company is a producer of biomass-based diesel in North America. Its segments include Biomass-based diesel, Services, Renewable Chemicals and Corporate and other activities. It is involved in various activities related to biomass-based diesel production, from acquiring feedstock, managing construction and operating biomass-based diesel production facilities to marketing, selling and distributing biomass-based diesel and its co-products. As of December 31, 2016, it owned and operated a network of 14 biorefineries. As of December 31, 2016, 12 biorefineries were located in the United States and two in Germany, and 13 of which produce biodiesel or renewable hydrocarbon diesel and had an aggregate nameplate production capacity of 502 million gallons per year (mmgy). As of December 31, 2016, it also operated one microbial fermentation facility and one feedstock processing facility.
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