Head-to-head analysis: Mirion Technologies (NYSE: MIR) and Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK)


Mirion Technologies (NYSE:MIR – Get Rating) and Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK – Get Rating) are both business services companies, but which is the better company? We’ll compare the two companies based on valuation strength, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings and profitability.

Valuation and benefits

This chart compares gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of Mirion Technologies and Rockwell Automation.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Mirion Technologies $322.10 million 5.06 -$127.90 million N / A N / A
Rockwell Automation $7.00 billion 3.51 $1.36 billion $5.50 38.42

Rockwell Automation has higher revenues and profits than Mirion Technologies.

Volatility and risk

Mirion Technologies has a beta of 0.27, suggesting its stock price is 73% less volatile than the S&P 500. In comparison, Rockwell Automation has a beta of 1.42, suggesting its stock price is 42% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

78.8% of Mirion Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. By comparison, 78.2% of Rockwell Automation shares are held by institutional investors. 0.7% of Rockwell Automation shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that large fund managers, hedge funds, and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Mirion Technologies and Rockwell Automation.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Mirion Technologies -32.49% -11.44% -4.99%
Rockwell Automation 8.81% 35.96% 9.72%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent valuations and price targets for Mirion Technologies and Rockwell Automation, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Mirion Technologies 0 0 3 0 3.00
Rockwell Automation 2 6 5 0 2.23

Mirion Technologies currently has a consensus price target of $12.50, indicating upside potential of 59.64%. Rockwell Automation has a consensus price target of $263.06, indicating a potential upside of 24.05%. Given Mirion Technologies’ higher consensus rating and higher likely upside potential, equity research analysts clearly believe that Mirion Technologies is more favorable than Rockwell Automation.


Rockwell Automation beats Mirion Technologies on 8 out of 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

Mirion Technologies Company Profile (Get an assessment)

Mirion Technologies, Inc. provides radiation detection, measurement, analysis and monitoring products and services in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Finland, China, Belgium, the Netherlands, Estonia and Japan. It operates through two segments, medical and industrial. The medical segment offers quality assurance and dosimetry solutions in radiation oncology; patient safety solutions for diagnostic imaging and radiation therapy centers; radiotherapy quality assurance solutions for calibration and accuracy verification of imaging and treatment; and radionuclide therapy products for nuclear medicine applications, such as shielding, product handling, medical imaging furniture and rehabilitation products. This segment supports medical diagnostics, cancer treatment, practitioner safety and rehabilitation applications. The industrial segment focuses on critical radiation safety, measurement and analysis applications; and provides personal radiation detection, identification and analysis tools. The Company’s products and solutions also include nuclear drugs, dosimeters, contamination and clearance monitors, reactor instrumentation and control equipment and systems, medical and industrial imaging systems and related accessories, alpha spectroscopy instruments, alpha/beta counting instruments and gamma spectroscopy detection systems; and electrical penetration, cancer diagnosis, software and other services. It serves hospitals, clinics and emergency care facilities, dental and veterinary practices, radiation therapy facilities, radiation therapy equipment manufacturers, laboratories, military organizations, government agencies, industrial enterprises, medical utilities, reactor design companies and nuclear power plants. The company was formerly known as Global Monitoring Systems, Inc. and changed its name to Mirion Technologies, Inc. in January 2006. Mirion Technologies, Inc. was incorporated in 2005 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia .

Rockwell Automation Company Profile (Get an assessment)

Rockwell Automation logoRockwell Automation, Inc. provides industrial automation and digital transformation solutions in the United States and internationally. The Company operates in three segments, Smart Devices, Software and Control and Lifecycle Services. Its solutions include hardware and software products and services. The Smart Devices segment offers drives, motion, safety, sensing, industrial components and configure-to-order products. The Software & Control segment provides control and visualization software and hardware, information software, digital twin and simulation software, as well as network infrastructure and security solutions. The Lifecycle Services segment provides consulting, professional services and solutions, as well as connected and maintenance services. The company sells its solutions primarily through independent distributors in conjunction with its direct sales force. It serves discrete end markets including automotive, semiconductors, warehousing and logistics, and other discrete markets, as well as general industries including printing and publishing, marine, glass , fiber and textiles, airports and aerospace; hybrid end markets, such as food and beverage, life sciences, household and personal care, and tires, as well as eco-industry, including water/wastewater, management waste, public transport and renewable energies; and process end markets including oil and gas, mining, metals, chemicals, pulp and paper, and others. Rockwell Automation, Inc. was founded in 1903 and is based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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