Southland (SLND) versus Its Competitors Critical Analysis

Southland (NASDAQ:SLNDGet Free Report) is one of 127 publicly-traded companies in the “Engineering & Construction” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Southland to related businesses based on the strength of its profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, risk and institutional ownership.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Southland and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Southland $1.16 billion -$19.25 million -12.24
Southland Competitors $1.54 billion $28.13 million 417.42

Southland’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Southland. Southland 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.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Southland and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Southland 0 1 1 0 2.50
Southland Competitors 175 1472 3242 77 2.65

Southland currently has a consensus price target of $7.50, suggesting a potential upside of 45.91%. As a group, “Engineering & Construction” companies have a potential upside of 19.09%. Given Southland’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Southland is more favorable than its rivals.

Profitability

This table compares Southland and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Southland -1.66% -14.55% -3.27%
Southland Competitors -0.01% -4.19% 2.20%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

53.3% of Southland shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 37.3% of shares of all “Engineering & Construction” companies are held by institutional investors. 31.2% of shares of all “Engineering & Construction” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Southland rivals beat Southland on 10 of the 12 factors compared.

Southland Company Profile

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Southland Holdings, Inc. engages in specialty infrastructure construction business in North America and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Civil and Transportation. The Civil segment designs and constructs water pipelines, pump stations, lift stations, water and wastewater treatment plants, concrete and structural steel, outfall, and tunneling. The Transportation segment designs and constructs bridges, roadways, marine, dredging, ship terminals and piers, and specialty structures and facilities, as well as convention centers, sports stadiums, marine facilities, and ferris wheels. Southland Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1900 and is headquartered in Grapevine, Texas.

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