Fluor Corporation (FLR) and Its Peers Financial Results Comparison

We are contrasting Fluor Corporation (NYSE:FLR) and its peers on their analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation. They are Heavy Construction companies, competing one another.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

90.6% of Fluor Corporation’s shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.42% of all Heavy Construction’s companies shares are owned by institutional investors. On other hand Fluor Corporation has 0.4% of its shares owned by company insiders & an average of 3.00% insiders ownership for its competitors.

Profitability

On first table we have Fluor Corporation and its competitors’ return on assets, net margins and return on equity.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Fluor Corporation 1.17% 7.50% 2.50%
Industry Average 2.12% 11.94% 5.55%

Earnings and Valuation

The following data compares Fluor Corporation and its competitors’ valuation, net income and top-line revenue.

Net Income Gross Revenue Price/Earnings Ratio
Fluor Corporation 224.83M 19.17B 23.70
Industry Average 51.38M 2.43B 25.01

Fluor Corporation has lower P/E Ratio, but higher revenue than its peers. With presently lower price-to-earnings ratio Fluor Corporation is more affordable than its rivals.

Analyst Recommendations

Table 3 shows breakdown of current ratings for Fluor Corporation and its competitors.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Fluor Corporation 0 4 3 2.43
Industry Average 0.00 1.75 2.00 2.64

$50.43 is the average price target of Fluor Corporation, with a potential upside of 22.46%. The potential upside of the rivals is 20.37%. With higher probable upside potential for Fluor Corporation’s competitors, research analysts think Fluor Corporation is less favorable than its competitors.

Performance

Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of Fluor Corporation and its peers.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Fluor Corporation -0.74% 3.04% -9.86% -35.4% -32.45% 17.02%
Industry Average 3.57% 9.93% 11.84% 14.11% 43.05% 23.34%

For the past year Fluor Corporation has weaker performance than Fluor Corporation’s competitors.

Liquidity

Fluor Corporation has a Current Ratio of 1.5 and a Quick Ratio of 1.1. Competitively, Fluor Corporation’s rivals Current Ratio is 2.09 and has 1.65 Quick Ratio. Fluor Corporation’s competitors have better ability to pay short and long-term obligations than Fluor Corporation.

Risk & Volatility

A beta of 1.79 shows that Fluor Corporation is 79.00% more volatile than S&P 500. Competitively, Fluor Corporation’s peers are 31.38% more volatile than S&P 500, because of the 1.31 beta.

Dividends

$0.84 per share with a dividend yield of 2.06% is the annual dividend that Fluor Corporation pays. On the other side Fluor Corporation’s rivals have dividend yield of 1.61%.

Summary

Fluor Corporation’s competitors beat on 7 of the 7 factors Fluor Corporation.

Fluor Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides engineering, procurement, construction, fabrication and modularization, commissioning and maintenance, and project management services worldwide. It operates through four segments: Energy, Chemicals & Mining; Industrial, Infrastructure & Power; Maintenance, Modification & Asset Integrity (MMAI); and Government. The Energy, Chemicals & Mining segment offers a range of design, engineering, procurement, construction, fabrication, and project management services to upstream, downstream, chemical, petrochemical, offshore and onshore oil and gas production, liquefied natural gas, pipeline, and metals and mining markets. It also provides consulting services, such as feasibility studies, process assessment, and project finance structuring and studies. The Industrial, Infrastructure & Power segment offers design, engineering, procurement, construction, and project management services to the transportation, life sciences, manufacturing, water, and power sectors. The MMAI segment provides facility start-up and management, plant and facility maintenance, operations support, and asset management services to the oil and gas, chemicals, life sciences, mining and metals, consumer products, and manufacturing industries. The Government segment offers engineering, construction, logistics, base and facilities operations and maintenance, contingency response, and environmental and nuclear services to the United States government, as well as governments internationally. This segment also provides engineering and construction services, logistics, and life-support services, as well as contingency operations support services to the defense sector. The company also offers unionized management and construction services in the United States and Canada. Fluor Corporation was founded in 1912 and is headquartered in Irving, Texas.