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Best Industrial Stocks to Buy Now (2022)
Top industrial stocks in 2022 ranked by overall Zen Score. See the best industrial stocks to buy now, according to analyst forecasts for the industrials sector.

Sector: Industrials
Ticker
Company
Exchange
Industry
Zen Score
Market Cap
Price
1d %
EBITDA
P/E
D/E
POWW
AMMO INC
NASDAQ
Aerospace & Defense
$357.90M$3.06-0.65%$51.75M15.30x0.12
IVAC
INTEVAC INC
NASDAQ
Aerospace & Defense
$112.71M$4.44-2.20%$32.36M3.76x0.32
TEX
TEREX CORP
NYSE
Farm & Heavy Construction Machinery
$1.99B$29.34-0.17%$378.00M8.76x1.85
VRTV
VERITIV CORP
NYSE
Business Equipment & Supplies
$1.35B$96.620.55%$402.20M5.35x2.27
NSSC
NAPCO SECURITY TECHNOLOGIES INC
NASDAQ
Security & Protection Services
$1.07B$29.180.90%$23.90M55.06x0.31
ESEA
EUROSEAS LTD
NASDAQ
Marine Shipping
$154.70M$21.255.20%$107.36M1.66x1.15
STRL
STERLING INFRASTRUCTURE INC
NASDAQ
Engineering & Construction
$631.16M$20.83-0.71%$165.65M7.95x2.34
OMAB
CENTRAL NORTH AIRPORT GROUP
NASDAQ
Airports & Air Services
$2.54B$52.681.13%$236.93M18.27x1.05
URI
UNITED RENTALS INC
NYSE
Rental & Leasing Services
$18.51B$264.451.71%$4.84B10.89x2.44
PANL
PANGAEA LOGISTICS SOLUTIONS LTD
NASDAQ
Marine Shipping
$207.03M$4.501.35%$128.38M2.28x1.44
HAYN
HAYNES INTERNATIONAL INC
NASDAQ
Metal Fabrication
$446.28M$35.811.62%$63.47M14.32x0.74
BBSI
BARRETT BUSINESS SERVICES INC
NASDAQ
Staffing & Employment Services
$545.26M$76.92-0.27%$72.73M12.91x3.33
IIIN
INSTEEL INDUSTRIES INC
NYSE
Metal Fabrication
$511.05M$26.20-0.46%$177.46M4.06x0.32
MLI
MUELLER INDUSTRIES INC
NYSE
Metal Fabrication
$3.33B$58.671.51%$935.45M4.97x0.33
LECO
LINCOLN ELECTRIC HOLDINGS INC
NASDAQ
Tools & Accessories
$7.28B$125.70-0.81%$535.83M20.44x2.00
EGLE
EAGLE BULK SHIPPING INC
NASDAQ
Marine Shipping
$583.25M$42.603.00%$407.06M1.74x0.60
AGCO
AGCO CORP
NYSE
Farm & Heavy Construction Machinery
$7.04B$94.40-0.57%$1.27B8.91x1.92
ODFL
OLD DOMINION FREIGHT LINE INC
NASDAQ
Trucking
$27.92B$249.750.75%$1.95B23.02x0.35
VVX
V2X INC
NYSE
Aerospace & Defense
$1.08B$35.60-0.31%$59.39M13.48x1.49
ASR
SOUTHEAST AIRPORT GROUP
NYSE
Airports & Air Services
$6.00B$200.163.54%$527.40M20.07x0.54
GTEC
GREENLAND TECHNOLOGIES HOLDING CORP
NASDAQ
Specialty Industrial Machinery
$32.20M$2.56-6.91%$9.29M6.24x1.17
SLDP
SOLID POWER INC
NASDAQ
Electrical Equipment & Parts
$960.00M$5.501.29%$40.98M0.19x0.08
FWRD
FORWARD AIR CORP
NASDAQ
Integrated Freight & Logistics
$2.43B$90.641.48%$266.28M15.18x0.80
CMI
CUMMINS INC
NYSE
Specialty Industrial Machinery
$28.65B$203.170.24%$3.36B14.10x1.70
ARCB
ARCBEST CORP
NASDAQ
Trucking
$1.77B$72.242.12%$539.40M6.00x1.16
LMB
LIMBACH HOLDINGS INC
NASDAQ
Engineering & Construction
$73.66M$7.056.82%$19.72M9.53x2.07
ATKR
ATKORE INC
NYSE
Specialty Industrial Machinery
$2.96B$71.641.04%$1.31B3.65x1.18
DOV
DOVER CORP
NYSE
Specialty Industrial Machinery
$16.75B$116.67-1.09%$1.80B14.71x1.46
GWW
WW GRAINGER INC
NYSE
Industrial Distribution
$24.78B$487.10-0.46%$2.07B19.12x2.08
JBHT
HUNT J B TRANSPORT SERVICES INC
NASDAQ
Integrated Freight & Logistics
$16.90B$162.830.56%$1.94B18.15x1.18
SHIP
SEANERGY MARITIME HOLDINGS CORP
NASDAQ
Marine Shipping
$80.96M$0.47-4.49%$76.28M1.73x0.99
FELE
FRANKLIN ELECTRIC CO INC
NASDAQ
Specialty Industrial Machinery
$3.73B$80.68-0.95%$292.82M21.46x0.77
BZ
KANZHUN LTD
NASDAQ
Staffing & Employment Services
$8.37B$19.25-0.36%$129.62M40.70x0.26
BKNG
BOOKING HOLDINGS INC
NASDAQ
Travel Services
$66.28B$1,669.16-0.01%$2.96B44.11x5.12
PFSW
PFSWEB INC
NASDAQ
Specialty Business Services
$211.26M$9.335.19%$187.79M1.38x0.46
SXI
STANDEX INTERNATIONAL CORP
NYSE
Specialty Industrial Machinery
$975.17M$81.50-0.91%$116.77M15.89x0.87
GSL
GLOBAL SHIP LEASE INC
NYSE
Marine Shipping
$585.25M$16.054.83%$256.91M3.45x1.80
SAIA
SAIA INC
NASDAQ
Trucking
$5.08B$192.263.66%$600.79M14.83x0.46
NVEE
NV5 GLOBAL INC
NASDAQ
Engineering & Construction
$1.89B$121.690.27%$132.06M32.98x0.43
RCMT
RCM TECHNOLOGIES INC
NASDAQ
Engineering & Construction
$158.53M$15.542.78%$30.31M7.66x1.00
CVLG
COVENANT LOGISTICS GROUP INC
NASDAQ
Trucking
$412.64M$28.551.93%$164.65M5.76x0.97
ARNC
ARCONIC CORP
NYSE
Specialty Industrial Machinery
$1.79B$17.472.76%$567.00M13.87x2.85
LHX
L3HARRIS TECHNOLOGIES INC
NYSE
Aerospace & Defense
$40.67B$212.56-1.44%$3.46B21.71x0.78
NDSN
NORDSON CORP
NASDAQ
Specialty Industrial Machinery
$12.01B$209.97-1.26%$734.77M25.18x0.74
DCI
DONALDSON CO INC
NYSE
Specialty Industrial Machinery
$5.98B$48.85-0.89%$547.10M18.16x1.30
FDX
FEDEX CORP
NYSE
Integrated Freight & Logistics
$37.72B$144.951.43%$9.29B10.54x2.41
HSII
HEIDRICK & STRUGGLES INTERNATIONAL INC
NASDAQ
Staffing & Employment Services
$508.04M$25.740.04%$126.46M6.36x1.67
FPAY
FLEXSHOPPER INC
NASDAQ
Rental & Leasing Services
$39.86M$1.85-0.27%$84.00M3.42x3.16
VRRM
VERRA MOBILITY CORP
NASDAQ
Security & Protection Services
$2.35B$15.36-0.13%$310.55M28.44x6.29
CPRT
COPART INC
NASDAQ
Specialty Business Services
$25.91B$108.832.08%$1.50B23.71x0.15
CIX
COMPX INTERNATIONAL INC
NYSEMKT
Security & Protection Services
$201.84M$16.40-5.42%$27.99M11.01x0.11
ULH
UNIVERSAL LOGISTICS HOLDINGS INC
NASDAQ
Trucking
$839.04M$31.931.72%$266.19M7.55x2.25
GFF
GRIFFON CORP
NYSE
Tools & Accessories
$1.64B$28.660.10%$432.73M6.14x2.87
AOS
SMITH A O CORP
NYSE
Specialty Industrial Machinery
$7.62B$49.33-0.16%$753.30M15.04x0.85
WCC
WESCO INTERNATIONAL INC
NYSE
Industrial Distribution
$5.85B$115.102.59%$1.35B9.21x2.37
RADA
RADA ELECTRONIC INDUSTRIES LTD
NASDAQ
Aerospace & Defense
$512.10M$10.300.68%N/A85.83x0.29
FAST
FASTENAL CO
NASDAQ
Industrial Distribution
$26.96B$46.92-0.80%$1.54B26.21x0.45
GLBS
GLOBUS MARITIME LTD
NASDAQ
Marine Shipping
$26.14M$1.270.79%$49.34M0.57x0.22
SNA
SNAP-ON INC
NYSE
Tools & Accessories
$10.88B$204.32-1.12%$1.29B12.59x0.58
HQI
HIREQUEST INC
NASDAQ
Staffing & Employment Services
$182.21M$13.190.92%$14.70M16.49x0.73
SBLK
STAR BULK CARRIERS CORP
NASDAQ
Marine Shipping
$1.96B$19.053.20%$1.10B2.17x0.73
HCCI
HERITAGE-CRYSTAL CLEAN INC
NASDAQ
Waste Management
$714.49M$29.561.13%$123.69M9.82x0.54
CR
CRANE HOLDINGS CO
NYSE
Specialty Industrial Machinery
$4.83B$86.080.09%$877.10M8.89x1.42
MMM
3M CO
NYSE
Specialty Industrial Machinery
$64.03B$112.41-0.52%$6.88B15.59x2.32
PH
PARKER HANNIFIN CORP
NYSE
Specialty Industrial Machinery
$30.60B$238.29-0.70%$2.44B23.27x1.93
DAC
DANAOS CORP
NYSE
Marine Shipping
$1.21B$58.304.11%$944.28M1.65x0.57
GGG
GRACO INC
NYSE
Specialty Industrial Machinery
$10.15B$60.02-1.53%$593.49M23.17x0.37
WIRE
ENCORE WIRE CORP
NASDAQ
Electrical Equipment & Parts
$2.18B$113.830.41%$913.28M3.30x0.12
RHI
ROBERT HALF INTERNATIONAL INC
NYSE
Staffing & Employment Services
$8.09B$73.820.31%$995.11M11.83x1.00
ITT
ITT INC
NYSE
Specialty Industrial Machinery
$5.48B$66.22-0.45%$516.20M16.51x0.84
ASGN
ASGN INC
NYSE
Staffing & Employment Services
$4.45B$88.600.14%$656.70M10.56x0.90
NISN
NISUN INTERNATIONAL ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT GROUP CO LTD
NASDAQ
Specialty Industrial Machinery
$20.50M$0.52-4.81%$42.83M0.37x0.50
RBA
RITCHIE BROS AUCTIONEERS INC
NYSE
Specialty Business Services
$7.03B$63.451.23%$543.03M23.85x1.33
R
RYDER SYSTEM INC
NYSE
Rental & Leasing Services
$3.91B$76.2814.69%$3.10B5.35x4.11
RGP
RESOURCES CONNECTION INC
NASDAQ
Consulting Services
$589.86M$17.63-0.23%$92.52M8.64x0.56
PRIM
PRIMORIS SERVICES CORP
NASDAQ
Engineering & Construction
$905.13M$17.01-2.86%$265.84M7.49x1.63
AIT
APPLIED INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGIES INC
NYSE
Industrial Distribution
$3.80B$98.602.14%$410.13M14.74x1.13
BLD
TOPBUILD CORP
NYSE
Engineering & Construction
$5.12B$158.151.95%$730.50M11.95x1.54
JBT
JOHN BEAN TECHNOLOGIES CORP
NYSE
Specialty Industrial Machinery
$2.73B$85.683.99%$228.40M22.85x1.81
RGR
STURM RUGER & CO INC
NYSE
Aerospace & Defense
$890.85M$50.42-0.57%$184.66M7.13x0.15
SB
SAFE BULKERS INC
NYSE
Marine Shipping
$317.48M$2.610.77%$241.43M1.81x0.61
BGSF
BGSF INC
NYSE
Staffing & Employment Services
$118.97M$11.35-1.73%$41.96M4.08x0.46
CMRE
COSTAMARE INC
NYSE
Marine Shipping
$1.14B$9.151.78%$786.81M2.31x1.55
PAC
PACIFIC AIRPORT GROUP
NYSE
Airports & Air Services
$6.79B$132.564.07%$576.01M22.96x1.81
TT
TRANE TECHNOLOGIES PLC
NYSE
Specialty Industrial Machinery
$33.57B$144.86-0.84%$2.38B22.88x2.09
HUBG
HUB GROUP INC
NASDAQ
Integrated Freight & Logistics
$2.42B$69.782.36%$568.66M7.36x0.75
ERII
ENERGY RECOVERY INC
NASDAQ
Pollution & Treatment Controls
$1.33B$23.790.63%$19.85M113.29x0.18
UPS
UNITED PARCEL SERVICE INC
NYSE
Integrated Freight & Logistics
$143.13B$164.771.87%$17.76B13.17x3.30
GD
GENERAL DYNAMICS CORP
NYSE
Aerospace & Defense
$59.97B$218.67-0.80%$4.87B18.39x1.90
LSTR
LANDSTAR SYSTEM INC
NASDAQ
Integrated Freight & Logistics
$5.22B$143.23-0.97%$646.81M11.99x1.35
TRU
TRANSUNION
NYSE
Consulting Services
$11.54B$59.96-3.40%$1.98B9.00x1.92
HUBB
HUBBELL INC
NYSE
Electrical Equipment & Parts
$11.65B$217.12-1.26%$831.30M22.31x1.32
SNCY
SUN COUNTRY AIRLINES HOLDINGS INC
NASDAQ
Airlines
$832.04M$14.312.14%$98.39M75.32x2.04
DLHC
DLH HOLDINGS CORP
NASDAQ
Specialty Business Services
$156.18M$12.05-1.71%$40.37M6.77x1.09
CAT
CATERPILLAR INC
NYSE
Farm & Heavy Construction Machinery
$85.75B$162.44-0.11%$11.18B12.91x4.15
OESX
ORION ENERGY SYSTEMS INC
NASDAQ
Electrical Equipment & Parts
$48.44M$1.550.65%$2.88M38.75x0.29
MYRG
MYR GROUP INC
NASDAQ
Engineering & Construction
$1.42B$85.120.18%$167.25M17.06x1.38
LICY
LI-CYCLE HOLDINGS CORP
NYSE
Waste Management
$1.04B$6.026.17%-$204.72M0.87x0.73
PNR
PENTAIR PLC
NYSE
Specialty Industrial Machinery
$6.71B$40.820.47%$734.50M11.97x0.90
HRI
HERC HOLDINGS INC
NYSE
Rental & Leasing Services
$3.10B$103.481.65%$992.00M11.20x3.99

Industrial Industries

IndustryStocks1d %1w %1m %1y %Zen ScoreP/E ratioP/B RatioROEROAROCEUpside/DownsideConsensus
65-0.53%-5.84%-9.47%-10.79%25.29x4.01x+13.93%+4.11%+8.39%+29.06%Buy
20+1.04%-11.61%-14.13%-45.88%0.47x3.04x-1.59%-3.79%-6.95%+84.12%Buy
10+2.54%-6.88%-7.24%+1.71%1.65x1.39x+8.05%+3.99%+8.34%+23.43%Buy
9-0.82%-10.89%-19.05%-24.17%12.39x2.99x+32.11%+7.81%+17.85%+50.32%Strong Buy
11-0.55%-6.14%-14.49%-17.17%-8.72x1.58x-1.87%+0.90%+3.07%+59.04%Strong Buy
17-0.71%-3.24%-6.99%-12.75%24.63x5.09x+29.71%+9.55%+17.24%+32.58%Buy
1-10.47%+15.91%+21.90%-15.50%-11.13x1.83x-15.60%-10.90%-11.34%+35.59%Strong Buy
50-0.61%-5.68%-9.71%-13.72%1.62x2.94x+19.66%+4.70%+10.52%+36.97%Buy
40-0.62%-7.32%-12.17%-13.11%27.55x2.54x+7.47%+3.48%+8.16%+38.86%Strong Buy
26+0.28%-6.68%-12.84%-23.32%23.17x3.85x+31.78%+7.28%+7.93%+38.98%Buy
16-0.02%-6.94%-12.79%-10.02%223.85x4.75x+39.99%+16.48%+28.65%+26.18%Buy
1+1.16%-4.41%-9.98%+8.31%28.87x1.33x+4.70%+2.80%+4.92%+19.11%Strong Buy
16+1.01%-4.04%-15.58%-19.74%13.38x4.06x+53.15%+13.40%+25.24%+36.00%Buy
33+2.82%-7.50%-11.64%-21.00%-10.39x0.76x+41.36%+18.24%+25.77%+74.14%Strong Buy
15+1.54%-4.25%-10.14%-3.76%80.27x2.51x+19.74%+11.00%+19.42%+32.95%Strong Buy
12+0.32%-4.53%-6.26%-14.88%51.07x3.66x+4.81%+1.82%+4.44%+46.92%Buy
13-0.89%-7.14%-14.09%-10.88%20.09x4.06x+30.18%+8.78%+13.70%+27.28%Buy
24+1.87%-6.08%-10.29%-21.87%11.77x2.02x-22.83%+5.75%+6.79%+31.62%Buy
25-0.99%-5.52%-10.49%-27.95%-27.93x3.83x+26.40%+5.18%+8.60%+47.03%Buy
675+0.03%-0.03%-0.13%+0.69%-6.09x-32.96x-200.21%-0.82%-4.07%+80.42%Buy
38-0.41%-5.77%-36.21%-21.15%129.04x2.95x+13.06%+8.21%+12.56%+31.64%Strong Buy
85-0.54%-5.77%-10.66%-27.01%18.95x3.82x+19.19%+8.04%+15.19%+36.04%Buy
29-0.20%-4.93%-9.42%-23.08%28.74x8.87x+57.93%+8.30%+41.27%+28.58%Buy
14-0.02%-6.91%-9.94%-23.06%22.95x2.27x+19.86%+8.20%+14.25%+24.54%Buy
15+0.30%-11.60%-11.37%-33.93%13.91x3.78x-7.11%-0.56%+5.32%+53.27%Buy
19+1.65%-0.22%-9.68%-16.75%15.10x2.79x+27.20%+17.03%+26.71%+35.86%Buy
16-0.72%-5.31%-6.79%-5.96%30.58x5.11x+17.77%+5.12%+8.56%+22.22%Strong Buy

Industrial Stocks FAQ

What are the best industrial stocks to buy right now in Sep 2022?

According to Zen Score, the 3 best industrial stocks to buy right now are:

1. Ammo (NASDAQ:POWW)


Ammo (NASDAQ:POWW) is the top industrial stock with a Zen Score of 80, which is 56 points higher than the industrial sector average of 24. It passed 26 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Ammo has seen its stock lose -52.7% over the past year, underperforming other industrial stocks by -35 percentage points.

Ammo has an average 1 year price target of $9.00, an upside of 194.12% from Ammo's current stock price of $3.06.

Ammo stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 1 analyst covering Ammo, 100% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a Hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

2. Intevac (NASDAQ:IVAC)


Intevac (NASDAQ:IVAC) is the second best industrial stock with a Zen Score of 71, which is 47 points higher than the industrial sector average of 24. It passed 22 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Intevac has seen its stock lose -9.2% over the past year, overperforming other industrial stocks by 9 percentage points.

Intevac stock has a consensus Hold recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 1 analyst covering Intevac, 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.

3. Terex (NYSE:TEX)


Terex (NYSE:TEX) is the third best industrial stock with a Zen Score of 70, which is 46 points higher than the industrial sector average of 24. It passed 26 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Terex has seen its stock lose -34.49% over the past year, underperforming other industrial stocks by -16 percentage points.

Terex has an average 1 year price target of $46.90, an upside of 59.85% from Terex's current stock price of $29.34.

Terex stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 10 analysts covering Terex, 60% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 40% have issued a Hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

What are the industrial stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 265 industrial stocks that have issued dividends in the past year, the 3 industrial stocks with the highest dividend yields are:

1. Moog (NYSE:MOG.A)


Moog (NYSE:MOG.A) has an annual dividend yield of N/A, which is N/A percentage points lower than the industrial sector average of 3.89%.

Moog's dividend payout ratio of 5% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

2. Zim Integrated Shipping Services (NYSE:ZIM)


Zim Integrated Shipping Services (NYSE:ZIM) has an annual dividend yield of 108.53%, which is 105 percentage points higher than the industrial sector average of 3.89%.

Zim Integrated Shipping Services's dividend payout ratio of 46.5% indicates that its high dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

3. Mega Matrix (NYSEMKT:MTMT)


Mega Matrix (NYSEMKT:MTMT) has an annual dividend yield of 89.21%, which is 85 percentage points higher than the industrial sector average of 3.89%.

Mega Matrix's dividend payout ratio of -49.6% indicates that its high dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

Why are industrial stocks down?

Industrial stocks were down -0.05% in the last day, and down -5.27% over the last week. Ferguson was the among the top losers in the industrials sector, dropping -4.76% yesterday.

Ferguson shares are trading lower after the company reported Q4 financial results.

What are the most undervalued industrial stocks?

Based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score, the 3 most undervalued industrial stocks right now are:

1. Patriot Transportation Holding (NASDAQ:PATI)


Patriot Transportation Holding (NASDAQ:PATI) is the most undervalued industrial stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Patriot Transportation Holding has a valuation score of 100, which is 69 points higher than the industrial sector average of 31. It passed 7 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Patriot Transportation Holding's stock has dropped -31.79% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the industrial sector by -14 percentage points.

2. Pangaea Logistics Solutions (NASDAQ:PANL)


Pangaea Logistics Solutions (NASDAQ:PANL) is the second most undervalued industrial stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Pangaea Logistics Solutions has a valuation score of 100, which is 69 points higher than the industrial sector average of 31. It passed 7 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Pangaea Logistics Solutions's stock has dropped -13.13% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the industrial sector by 5 percentage points.

3. Limbach Holdings (NASDAQ:LMB)


Limbach Holdings (NASDAQ:LMB) is the third most undervalued industrial stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Limbach Holdings has a valuation score of 100, which is 69 points higher than the industrial sector average of 31. It passed 7 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Limbach Holdings's stock has gained 0.43% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the industrial sector by 19 percentage points.

Are industrial stocks a good buy now?

47.85% of industrial stocks rated by analysts are a strong buy right now. On average, analysts expect industrial stocks to rise by 36% over the next year.

What is the average p/e ratio of the industrials sector?

The average P/E ratio of the industrials sector is 28.21x.
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