Aptiv (NYSE: APTV) is one of 27 public companies in the “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Aptiv to related businesses based on the strength of its profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk and earnings.
Risk & Volatility
Aptiv has a beta of 1.38, indicating that its stock price is 38% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Aptiv’s peers have a beta of 1.37, indicating that their average stock price is 37% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
90.8% of Aptiv shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 68.2% of shares of all “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of Aptiv shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 18.4% of shares of all “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Aptiv and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Aptiv||$16.66 billion||$1.26 billion||18.11|
|Aptiv Competitors||$5.80 billion||$324.11 million||119.87|
Aptiv has higher revenue and earnings than its peers. Aptiv is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
This is a summary of current recommendations for Aptiv and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Aptiv currently has a consensus target price of $93.44, suggesting a potential upside of 0.58%. As a group, “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies have a potential upside of 1.39%. Given Aptiv’s peers higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Aptiv has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
This table compares Aptiv and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Aptiv pays an annual dividend of $1.49 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. Aptiv pays out 29.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.4% and pay out 22.7% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
Aptiv beats its peers on 10 of the 15 factors compared.
Aptiv PLC, formerly Delphi Automotive PLC, is a global technology company serving the automotive sector. The Company designs and manufactures vehicle components, and provides electrical and electronic and active safety technology solutions to the global automotive and commercial vehicle markets. The Company’s segments include Electrical/Electronic Architecture, and Electronics & Safety. The Electrical/Electronic Architecture segment provides complete design of the vehicle’s electrical architecture, including connectors, wiring assemblies and harnesses, electrical centers and hybrid high voltage and safety distribution systems. The Electronics and Safety segment offers a range of electronic and safety equipment and software in the areas of controls, security, infotainment, communications and safety systems.
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