Cytec Industries (CYT) versus Its Competitors Head-To-Head Comparison

Cytec Industries (NYSE: CYT) is one of 3 public companies in the “Specialty Chemicals – NEC” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Cytec Industries to similar businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk and earnings.


This table compares Cytec Industries and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Cytec Industries 11.96% 18.60% 8.55%
Cytec Industries Competitors -4.80% -3.64% -0.73%

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Cytec Industries N/A N/A 42.23
Cytec Industries Competitors N/A N/A -238.76

Cytec Industries is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Cytec Industries and its rivals, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Cytec Industries 0 0 0 0 N/A
Cytec Industries Competitors 2 34 58 0 2.60

As a group, “Specialty Chemicals – NEC” companies have a potential upside of 34.05%. Given Cytec Industries’ rivals higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Cytec Industries has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.


Cytec Industries beats its rivals on 4 of the 5 factors compared.

Cytec Industries Company Profile

Cytec Industries Inc. is a global specialty materials and chemicals company focused on developing, manufacturing and selling value-added products. The Company offers aerospace and industrial materials, mining and plastics industries. The Company operates through four segments: Aerospace Materials, Industrial Materials, In Process Separation, and Additive Technologies. The Aerospace Materials segment includes advanced composites, carbon fiber, and structural film adhesives. The Industrial Materials segment includes structural composite materials, which serve automotive, motorsports, recreation, tooling, and other structural materials markets and process materials, which serves aerospace, wind energy, and other process materials markets. The In Process Separation segment includes mining chemicals and phosphines. The Additive Technologies segment includes polymer additives, specialty additives, and formulated resins. The Company operates as a wholly owned subsidiary of Solvay.

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