Beacon Roofing Supply Inc. (NASDAQ:BECN) and China Advanced Construction Materials Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CADC) compete with each other in the General Building Materials sector. We will analyze and contrast their institutional ownership, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings and valuation. Table 1 shows the top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation for Beacon Roofing Supply Inc. and China Advanced Construction Materials Group Inc. Table 2 demonstrates the return on assets, return on equity and net margins of Beacon Roofing Supply Inc. and China Advanced Construction Materials Group Inc. A beta of 1.43 shows that Beacon Roofing Supply Inc. is 43.00% more volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500. China Advanced Construction Materials Group Inc. on the other hand, has 2.34 beta which makes it 134.00% more volatile compared to Standard and Poor’s 500. Beacon Roofing Supply Inc.’s Current Ratio and Quick Ratio are 2.4 and 1.3 respectively. The Current Ratio and Quick Ratio of its competitor China Advanced Construction Materials Group Inc. are 1.2 and 1.1 respectively. Beacon Roofing Supply Inc. therefore has a better chance of paying off short and...