Frontdoor (FTDR) & ABM Industries (ABM) Critical Review

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Frontdoor (NASDAQ:FTDR) and ABM Industries (NYSE:ABM) are both mid-cap construction companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings and profitability.


This table compares Frontdoor and ABM Industries’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Frontdoor N/A N/A N/A
ABM Industries 1.34% 7.75% 2.92%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Frontdoor and ABM Industries, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Frontdoor 0 1 4 0 2.80
ABM Industries 0 1 0 0 2.00

Frontdoor currently has a consensus price target of $50.69, indicating a potential upside of 36.04%. ABM Industries has a consensus price target of $40.00, indicating a potential upside of 25.79%. Given Frontdoor’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Frontdoor is more favorable than ABM Industries.


ABM Industries pays an annual dividend of $0.70 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Frontdoor does not pay a dividend. ABM Industries pays out 40.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. ABM Industries has increased its dividend for 50 consecutive years.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Frontdoor and ABM Industries’ gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Frontdoor N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
ABM Industries $5.45 billion 0.38 $3.79 million $1.75 18.17

ABM Industries has higher revenue and earnings than Frontdoor.


ABM Industries beats Frontdoor on 6 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Frontdoor

There is no company description available for Frontdoor Inc.

About ABM Industries

ABM Industries Incorporated provides integrated facility solutions in the United States and internationally. The company operates through five segments: Business & Industry, Aviation, Emerging Industries Group, Technical Solutions, and GCA Services. It offers janitorial, facilities engineering, parking, passenger assistance, catering, air cabin maintenance, transportation, and specialized mechanical and electrical services. The company also franchises engineering services under the Linc Service and TEGG brands through individual and area franchises. It serves commercial real estate properties, sports and entertainment venues, industrial and manufacturing sites, airlines and airports, educational institutions, and commercial facilities, as well as education, healthcare, and high tech industry groups. ABM Industries Incorporated was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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