Titan International (NYSE: TWI) is one of 22 publicly-traded companies in the “Blast furnaces & steel mills” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Titan International to similar companies based on the strength of its profitability, dividends, earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk and institutional ownership.
Titan International pays an annual dividend of $0.02 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.2%. Titan International pays out -4.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Blast furnaces & steel mills” companies pay a dividend yield of 2.5% and pay out 40.0% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Titan International and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Titan International||$1.47 billion||-$60.04 million||-24.67|
|Titan International Competitors||$12.33 billion||$652.37 million||15.72|
Titan International’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Titan International. Titan International is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
This table compares Titan International and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Titan International Competitors||4.25%||10.74%||3.42%|
Institutional and Insider Ownership
86.8% of Titan International shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 65.2% of shares of all “Blast furnaces & steel mills” companies are held by institutional investors. 17.8% of Titan International shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 4.0% of shares of all “Blast furnaces & steel mills” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Volatility and Risk
Titan International has a beta of 1.68, suggesting that its share price is 68% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Titan International’s competitors have a beta of 1.39, suggesting that their average share price is 39% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Titan International and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Titan International Competitors||306||907||1078||54||2.38|
Titan International currently has a consensus target price of $12.00, indicating a potential downside of 0.74%. As a group, “Blast furnaces & steel mills” companies have a potential upside of 11.04%. Given Titan International’s competitors higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Titan International has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
Titan International competitors beat Titan International on 9 of the 15 factors compared.
Titan International Company Profile
Titan International, Inc. is a wheel, tire, and undercarriage industrial manufacturer and supplier. The Company’s segments are agricultural, earthmoving/construction, and consumer. The Company produces a range of products to meet the specifications of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and aftermarket customers in the agricultural, earthmoving/construction, and consumer markets. Its agricultural products include rims, wheels, tires, and undercarriage systems and components manufactured for use on various agricultural equipment. Its earthmoving/construction products include rims, wheels, tires, and undercarriage systems and components for various types of off-the-road (OTR) earthmoving, mining, military, construction, and forestry equipment. The Company’s consumer products include, but are not limited to, bias truck tires in Latin America and light truck tires in Russia, as well as products for all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), turf, and golf cart applications.
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