JELD-WEN (NYSE: JELD) and Masonite International (NYSE:DOOR) are both mid-cap construction companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation and institutional ownership.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
41.0% of JELD-WEN shares are held by institutional investors. 2.2% of Masonite International shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares JELD-WEN and Masonite International’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares JELD-WEN and Masonite International’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|JELD-WEN||$3.67 billion||1.23||$357.51 million||N/A||N/A|
|Masonite International||$1.97 billion||1.03||$98.62 million||$3.16||22.56|
JELD-WEN has higher revenue and earnings than Masonite International.
This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for JELD-WEN and Masonite International, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
JELD-WEN presently has a consensus target price of $37.07, indicating a potential downside of 3.06%. Masonite International has a consensus target price of $75.80, indicating a potential upside of 6.31%. Given Masonite International’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Masonite International is more favorable than JELD-WEN.
JELD-WEN beats Masonite International on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
JELD-WEN Company Profile
JELD-WEN Holding, Inc. is a door and window manufacturer. The Company designs, produces and distributes a range of interior and exterior doors, wood, vinyl and aluminum windows, and related products for use in the new construction and repair and remodeling, of residential homes, and to an extent, non-residential buildings. It operates in three segments: North America, Europe and Australasia. It markets its products under the JELD-WEN brand, along with various regional brands, such as Swedoor and DANA in Europe and Corinthian, Stegbar and Trend in Australia. It operates over 110 manufacturing facilities in approximately 20 countries, located primarily in North America, Europe and Australia. It provides a portfolio of interior and exterior doors, windows, and related products, manufactured from a range of wood, metal, and composite materials. It manufactures wood, vinyl and aluminum windows in North America, wood and aluminum windows in Australia, and wood windows in the United Kingdom.
Masonite International Company Profile
Masonite International Corporation is designer and manufacturer of interior and exterior doors for the residential new construction; the residential repair, renovation and remodeling, and the non-residential building construction markets. The Company principally operates in North America; Europe, Asia and Latin America, and Africa. The Company markets and sells its products to remodeling contractors, builders, homeowners, retailers, dealers, lumberyards, commercial and general contractors and architects through wholesale and retail distribution channels. Its portfolio of brands includes Masonite, Marshfield, Premdor, Mohawk, Megantic, Algoma, Baillargeon, Birchwood Best and Lemieux. In February 2014, Masonite International Corporation completed the acquisition of Door-Stop International Limited.
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