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NACCO Industries Versus The Competition Financial Review



February 10, 2018 - NACCO Industries (NYSE: NC) is one of 32 publicly-traded companies in the “Coal” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare NACCO Industries to related businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, earnings, valuation and profitability.


NACCO Industries pays an annual dividend of $1.98 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.2%. NACCO Industries pays out 30.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Coal” companies pay a dividend yield of 7.8% and pay out 74.2% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Volatility and Risk


NACCO Industries has a beta of 0.43, indicating that its share price is 57% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, NACCO Industries’ competitors have a beta of 0.89, indicating that their average share price is 12% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for NACCO Industries and its competitors, as reported by 




As a group, “Coal” companies have a potential upside of 26.89%. Given NACCO Industries’ competitors higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe NACCO Industries has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.


This table compares NACCO Industries and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.




Institutional and Insider Ownership

47.9% of NACCO Industries shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 42.6% of shares of all “Coal” companies are held by institutional investors. 30.6% of NACCO Industries shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 22.2% of shares of all “Coal” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares NACCO Industries and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation. 




NACCO Industries’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than NACCO Industries. NACCO Industries is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

NACCO Industries Company Profile 


NACCO Industries, Inc. is a holding company. The Company’s principal business includes mining. The Company operates through the NACoal segment. The Company’s subsidiary includes The North American Coal Corporation (NACoal). The Company’s NACoal segment mines coal for use in power generation and provides mining services for other natural resources companies. Coal is surface mined from NACoal’s mines in North Dakota, Texas, Mississippi, Louisiana and the Navajo Nation in New Mexico. NACoal’s operating coal mining subsidiaries include Bisti Fuels Company, LLC (Bisti), Caddo Creek Resources Company, LLC (Caddo Creek), Camino Real Fuels, LLC (Camino Real), The Coteau Properties Company (Coteau), Coyote Creek Mining Company, LLC (Coyote Creek), Demery Resources Company, LLC (Demery), The Falkirk Mining Company (Falkirk), Liberty Fuels Company, LLC (Liberty), Mississippi Lignite Mining Company (MLMC) and The Sabine Mining Company (Sabine). - Your Foremost Source for Coal News