Head-To-Head Analysis: John Bean Technologies Corporation (JBT) and Intevac (IVAC)
John Bean Technologies Corporation (NYSE: JBT) and Intevac (NASDAQ:IVAC) are both industrial machinery companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, risk and profitability.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares John Bean Technologies Corporation and Intevac’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||NetIncome||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|John Bean Technologies Corporation||$1.35 billion||2.58||$67.60 million||$2.76||40.04|
|Intevac||$80.12 million||2.15||-$7.44 million||$0.31||25.48|
John Bean Technologies Corporation has higher revenue and earnings than Intevac. Intevac is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than John Bean Technologies Corporation, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Risk and Volatility
John Bean Technologies Corporation has a beta of 1.32, suggesting that its share price is 32% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Intevac has a beta of 0.92, suggesting that its share price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for John Bean Technologies Corporation and Intevac, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|John Bean Technologies Corporation||0||2||5||0||2.71|
John Bean Technologies Corporation currently has a consensus target price of $101.67, indicating a potential downside of 7.99%. Intevac has a consensus target price of $13.00, indicating a potential upside of 64.56%. Given Intevac’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Intevac is more favorable than John Bean Technologies Corporation.
John Bean Technologies Corporation pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Intevac does not pay a dividend. John Bean Technologies Corporation pays out 14.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. John Bean Technologies Corporation has raised its dividend for 4 consecutive years.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
99.3% of John Bean Technologies Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.2% of Intevac shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.8% of John Bean Technologies Corporation shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 16.1% of Intevac shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares John Bean Technologies Corporation and Intevac’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|John Bean Technologies Corporation||5.41%||25.51%||6.81%|
John Bean Technologies Corporation beats Intevac on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.
About John Bean Technologies Corporation
John Bean Technologies Corporation (JBT) is a technology solutions provider to the segments of the food and beverage industry with focus on proteins, liquid foods and automated system solutions. It operates through two segments: JBT FoodTech and JBT AeroTech. The JBT FoodTech segment designs, manufactures and services technologically food processing systems used for fruit juice production, frozen food production, in-container food production, automated systems and convenience food preparation by the food industry. The product offerings of its FoodTech businesses include Protein, Liquid Foods and Automated Systems. The JBT AeroTech segment designs, manufactures and services technologically airport ground support and gate equipment and provides services for airport authorities; airlines, airfreight, and ground handling companies; the defense contractors, and other industries. The product offerings of its AeroTech businesses include Mobile Equipment, Fixed Equipment and Airport Services.
Intevac, Inc. (Intevac) is a provider of vacuum deposition equipment for a range of thin-film applications, and digital night-vision technologies and products to the defense industry. The Company’s segments include Thin-film Equipment and Photonics. The Company designs, manufactures, markets and services capital equipment used to deposit thin films and lubricants onto substrates to produce magnetic disks that are used in hard disk drives. Its thin film equipment products include 200 Lean Disk Sputtering System, 200 Lean Etch and Deposition System, AccuLuber Disk Lubrication System, INTEVAC VERTEX System, INTEVAC MATRIX Implant System, ENERGi Implant System and INTEVAC MATRIX System. The Company’s photonic segment develops, manufactures and sells compact digital-optical products for the capture and display of low-light images.
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