Comparing Perimeter Solutions (PRM) and Its Peers

Perimeter Solutions (NYSE:PRMGet Rating) is one of 32 publicly-traded companies in the “Chemicals & allied products” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Perimeter Solutions to similar businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, risk, dividends, valuation and institutional ownership.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

71.3% of shares of all “Chemicals & allied products” companies are held by institutional investors. 2.2% of Perimeter Solutions shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 8.7% of shares of all “Chemicals & allied products” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk and Volatility

Perimeter Solutions has a beta of 1.51, meaning that its share price is 51% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Perimeter Solutions’ competitors have a beta of 0.43, meaning that their average share price is 57% less volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares Perimeter Solutions and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Perimeter Solutions 17.58% 0.20% 0.09%
Perimeter Solutions Competitors -16.30% 18.59% 6.13%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Perimeter Solutions and its competitors revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Perimeter Solutions $360.51 million $91.76 million 22.70
Perimeter Solutions Competitors $8.34 billion $307.83 million 18.47

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Perimeter Solutions and its competitors, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Perimeter Solutions 0 0 2 0 3.00
Perimeter Solutions Competitors 119 904 1461 42 2.56

Perimeter Solutions presently has a consensus target price of $14.50, suggesting a potential upside of 93.59%. As a group, “Chemicals & allied products” companies have a potential upside of 51.83%. Given Perimeter Solutions’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Perimeter Solutions is more favorable than its competitors.


Perimeter Solutions competitors beat Perimeter Solutions on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

Perimeter Solutions Company Profile

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Perimeter Solutions, SA manufactures and supplies firefighting products and lubricant additives in the United States, Germany, and internationally. It operates in two segments, Fire Safety and Oil Additives. The Fire Safety segment provides fire retardants and firefighting foams, as well as specialized equipment and services for federal, state, provincial, local/municipal, and commercial customers. The Oil Additives segment produces Phosphorus Pentasulfide which is primarily used in the preparation of lubricant additives, including a family of compounds called Zinc Dialkyldithiophosphates. The company offers its products under the brands PHOS-CHEK, FIRE-TROL, AUXQUIMIA, SOLBERG. and BIOGEMA. Perimeter Solutions, SA was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in Clayton, Missouri.

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