ABM Industries (NYSE:ABM) and Frontdoor (NASDAQ:FTDR) are both mid-cap construction companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings and dividends.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
0.0% of Frontdoor shares are held by institutional investors. 0.8% of ABM Industries shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares ABM Industries and Frontdoor’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|ABM Industries||$5.45 billion||0.39||$3.79 million||$1.75||18.24|
ABM Industries has higher revenue and earnings than Frontdoor.
This is a summary of recent recommendations for ABM Industries and Frontdoor, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
ABM Industries currently has a consensus price target of $40.00, indicating a potential upside of 25.31%. Frontdoor has a consensus price target of $50.69, indicating a potential upside of 44.41%. Given Frontdoor’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Frontdoor is more favorable than ABM Industries.
This table compares ABM Industries and Frontdoor’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
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 raised its dividend for 50 consecutive years.
ABM Industries beats Frontdoor on 7 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
About ABM Industries
ABM Industries Incorporated provides integrated facility solutions in the United States and internationally. The company operates through Business & Industry, Aviation, Technology & Manufacturing, Education, Technical Solutions, and Healthcare segments. It offers janitorial, electrical and lighting, energy solutions, facilities engineering, HVAC and mechanical, landscape and turf, mission critical solutions, and parking. The company also provides custom facility solutions in urban, suburban, and rural areas to properties of various sizes ranging from schools and commercial buildings to hospitals, data centers, manufacturing plants, and airports. ABM Industries Incorporated was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
frontdoor, inc. operates a home services platform that provides home service plans to homeowners in the United States. It provides services under the HSA, OneGuard, Landmark, and American Home Shield brand names. The company serves homeowners who require assistance with technical home repair issues by utilizing its network of pre-qualified professional contractor firms. The company was formerly known as AHS Holding Company, Inc. and changed its name to frontdoor, inc. in July 2018. The company was incorporated in 2018 and is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee. frontdoor, inc. is a subsidiary of ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc.
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