Contrasting Huntsman Corporation (HUN) & OM Group (OMG)
Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) and OM Group (NYSE:OMG) are both specialty chemicals – nec companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, risk, dividends, valuation and analyst recommendations.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
74.5% of Huntsman Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors. 19.0% of Huntsman Corporation shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Huntsman Corporation and OM Group’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||NetIncome||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Huntsman Corporation||$9.66 billion||0.75||$326.00 million||$1.72||17.58|
Huntsman Corporation has higher revenue and earnings than OM Group. OM Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Huntsman Corporation, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Huntsman Corporation and OM Group, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Huntsman Corporation currently has a consensus price target of $31.33, indicating a potential upside of 3.62%.
This table compares Huntsman Corporation and OM Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Huntsman Corporation pays an annual dividend of $0.50 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. OM Group does not pay a dividend. Huntsman Corporation pays out 29.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
Huntsman Corporation beats OM Group on 9 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Huntsman Corporation
Huntsman Corporation is a manufacturer of differentiated organic chemical products and of inorganic chemical products. The Company operates all of its businesses through its subsidiary, Huntsman International LLC (Huntsman International). The Company operates through five segments: Polyurethanes, Performance Products, Advanced Materials, Textile Effects, and Pigments and Additives. Its Polyurethanes, Performance Products, Advanced Materials and Textile Effects segments produce differentiated organic chemical products and its Pigments and Additives segment produces inorganic chemical products. The Company’s products are used in a range of applications, including those in the adhesives, aerospace, automotive, construction products, personal care and hygiene, durable and non-durable consumer products, digital inks, electronics, medical, packaging, paints and coatings, power generation, refining, synthetic fiber, textile chemicals and dye industries.
About OM Group
OM Group, Inc. is a United States-based industrial company. The Company is engaged in serving global markets, including automotive systems, electronic devices, aerospace and defense, industrial and medical. It operates in three business segments: Magnetic Technologies, Battery Technologies and Specialty Chemicals. Its Magnetic Technologies segment develops, manufactures and distributes industrial-use magnetic materials and related products to an array of end markets, including automotive systems, electrical installation technology, industrial, retail and renewable energy. The Company’s Battery Technologies segment provides batteries, battery management systems, and energetic devices for defense, space and medical markets. The Company’s Specialty Chemicals segment develops, produces and supplies chemicals for electronic applications, industrial applications including coatings, composites and tire, and photomasks used by customers to produce semiconductors and related products.
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