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Best Security & Protection Service Stocks to Buy Now (2024)
Top security & protection service stocks in 2024 ranked by overall Zen Score. See the best security & protection service stocks to buy now, according to analyst forecasts for the security & protection services industry.

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ALLE
ALLEGION PLC
$10.96B$125.21$133.756.82%Hold43.09%11.53%N/AN/A
CIX
COMPX INTERNATIONAL INC
$386.16M$31.36N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
REZI
RESIDEO TECHNOLOGIES INC
$2.80B$19.27N/AN/AN/AN/A0.51%74.41%N/AN/A
BRC
BRADY CORP
$2.83B$58.65$65.0010.83%Strong Buy1N/AN/AN/AN/A
UUU
UNIVERSAL SECURITY INSTRUMENTS INC
$3.70M$1.60N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
NSSC
NAPCO SECURITY TECHNOLOGIES INC
$1.47B$40.02$37.00-7.55%Hold38.60%-2.60%N/AN/A
SUGP
SU GROUP HOLDINGS LTD
$23.40M$1.95N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
ADT
ADT INC
$5.71B$6.19$7.6523.59%Hold20.82%-31.40%N/AN/A
VRME
VERIFYME INC
$15.32M$1.51$1.7012.58%Buy110.00%N/AN/AN/A
EVLV
EVOLV TECHNOLOGIES HOLDINGS INC
$582.86M$3.83$7.0082.77%Strong Buy242.90%N/AN/AN/A
IVDA
IVEDA SOLUTIONS INC
$13.31M$0.82N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
GFAI
GUARDFORCE AI CO LTD
$19.41M$2.82$14.00396.45%Strong Buy141.57%N/AN/AN/A
BCO
BRINKS CO
$3.87B$87.04$106.5022.36%Strong Buy25.47%N/AN/AN/A
BAER
BRIDGER AEROSPACE GROUP HOLDINGS INC
$218.38M$4.87N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
SNT
SENSTAR TECHNOLOGIES LTD
$33.57M$1.44N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
MSA
MSA SAFETY INC
$7.29B$185.38$209.0012.74%Strong Buy15.05%N/AN/AN/A
NL
NL INDUSTRIES INC
$381.39M$7.81N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
CXW
CORECIVIC INC
$1.66B$14.73$19.0028.99%Buy23.04%N/AN/AN/A
LGMK
LOGICMARK INC
$1.93M$0.88N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
GEO
GEO GROUP INC
$1.84B$14.57$22.0051.00%Buy11.55%N/AN/AN/A
SPCB
SUPERCOM LTD
$1.23M$0.22N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
BKYI
BIO KEY INTERNATIONAL INC
$1.30M$1.71N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
KSCP
KNIGHTSCOPE INC
$46.10M$0.45$4.00790.87%Buy1N/AN/AN/AN/A
MG
MISTRAS GROUP INC
$278.16M$9.08N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

Security & Protection Service Stocks FAQ

What are the best security & protection service stocks to buy right now in Apr 2024?

According to Zen Score, the 3 best security & protection service stocks to buy right now are:

1. Allegion (NYSE:ALLE)


Allegion (NYSE:ALLE) is the top security & protection service stock with a Zen Score of 55, which is 25 points higher than the security & protection service industry average of 30. It passed 20 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Allegion has seen its stock return 20.19% over the past year, overperforming other security & protection service stocks by 1 percentage points.

Allegion has an average 1 year price target of $133.75, an upside of 6.82% from Allegion's current stock price of $125.21.

Allegion stock has a consensus Hold recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 4 analysts covering Allegion, 0% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 100% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

2. Compx International (NYSEMKT:CIX)


Compx International (NYSEMKT:CIX) is the second best security & protection service stock with a Zen Score of 49, which is 19 points higher than the security & protection service industry average of 30. It passed 17 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Compx International has seen its stock return 71.65% over the past year, overperforming other security & protection service stocks by 52 percentage points.

3. Resideo Technologies (NYSE:REZI)


Resideo Technologies (NYSE:REZI) is the third best security & protection service stock with a Zen Score of 49, which is 19 points higher than the security & protection service industry average of 30. It passed 15 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Resideo Technologies has seen its stock return 6.17% over the past year, underperforming other security & protection service stocks by -13 percentage points.

What are the security & protection service stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 8 security & protection service stocks that have issued dividends in the past year, the 3 security & protection service stocks with the highest dividend yields are:

1. Nl Industries (NYSE:NL)


Nl Industries (NYSE:NL) has an annual dividend yield of 3.71%, which is 2 percentage points higher than the security & protection service industry average of 1.94%. Nl Industries's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% one times in the last 10 years. Nl Industries's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Nl Industries's dividend payout ratio of -420% indicates that its dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

2. Compx International (NYSEMKT:CIX)


Compx International (NYSEMKT:CIX) has an annual dividend yield of 3.35%, which is 1 percentage points higher than the security & protection service industry average of 1.94%. Compx International's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% one times in the last 10 years. Compx International's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Compx International's dividend payout ratio of 54.3% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

3. Adt (NYSE:ADT)


Adt (NYSE:ADT) has an annual dividend yield of 2.58%, which is 1 percentage points higher than the security & protection service industry average of 1.94%. Adt's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% one times in the last 10 years. Adt's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Adt's dividend payout ratio of 27.5% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

Why are security & protection service stocks up?

Security & protection service stocks were up 0.11% in the last day, and down -2% over the last week.

We couldn't find a catalyst for why security & protection service stocks are up.

What are the most undervalued security & protection service stocks?

Based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score, the 3 most undervalued security & protection service stocks right now are:

1. Universal Security Instruments (NYSEMKT:UUU)


Universal Security Instruments (NYSEMKT:UUU) is the most undervalued security & protection service stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Universal Security Instruments has a valuation score of 71, which is 44 points higher than the security & protection service industry average of 27. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Universal Security Instruments's stock has dropped -20.79% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the security & protection service industry by -40 percentage points.

2. Resideo Technologies (NYSE:REZI)


Resideo Technologies (NYSE:REZI) is the second most undervalued security & protection service stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Resideo Technologies has a valuation score of 71, which is 44 points higher than the security & protection service industry average of 27. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Resideo Technologies's stock has gained 6.17% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the security & protection service industry by -13 percentage points.

3. Compx International (NYSEMKT:CIX)


Compx International (NYSEMKT:CIX) is the third most undervalued security & protection service stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Compx International has a valuation score of 43, which is 16 points higher than the security & protection service industry average of 27. It passed 3 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Compx International's stock has gained 71.65% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the security & protection service industry by 52 percentage points.

Are security & protection service stocks a good buy now?

41.67% of security & protection service stocks rated by analysts are a strong buy right now. On average, analysts expect security & protection service stocks to rise by 15.95% over the next year.

What is the average p/e ratio of the security & protection services industry?

The average P/E ratio of the security & protection services industry is 37.88x.
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