TMS International (NYSE: TMS) is one of 95 publicly-traded companies in the “Business Support Services” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare TMS International to related businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, earnings, valuation, risk and analyst recommendations.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares TMS International and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|TMS International Competitors||$1.24 billion||$76.68 million||1,474.91|
Insider & Institutional Ownership
63.6% of shares of all “Business Support Services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 12.4% of shares of all “Business Support Services” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares TMS International and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|TMS International Competitors||-19.63%||6.90%||1.51%|
This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for TMS International and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|TMS International Competitors||612||1850||2555||40||2.40|
As a group, “Business Support Services” companies have a potential downside of 1.37%. Given TMS International’s peers higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe TMS International has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
TMS International peers beat TMS International on 7 of the 8 factors compared.
About TMS International
TMS International Corp. (TMS), formerly Metal Services Acquisition Corp., is a provider of outsourced industrial services to steel mills in North America. The Company provides a range of services through two segments: Mill Services Group and Raw Material and Optimization Group. The Mill Services Group segment includes scrap management and preparation; semi-finished and finished material handling; metal recovery and slag handling, processing and sales, and surface conditioning. The Raw Material and Optimization Group segment include raw materials procurement and logistics, and software-based raw materials cost optimization. The Company is a holding company controlled by Onex, and it operates through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, including its primary operating company Tube City IMS, LLC. It operates at 74 customer sites in nine countries across North America, Europe and Latin America, and its global raw materials procurement network spans five continents.
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