Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) is one of 15 publicly-traded companies in the “Heavy Machinery & Vehicles” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Navistar International Corporation to related companies based on the strength of its valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, risk and earnings.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Navistar International Corporation and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Navistar International Corporation $8.11 billion -$97.00 million -22.51
Navistar International Corporation Competitors $6.06 billion $48.37 million 164.64

Navistar International Corporation has higher revenue, but lower earnings than its rivals. Navistar International Corporation is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Volatility and Risk

Navistar International Corporation has a beta of 2.74, suggesting that its stock price is 174% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Navistar International Corporation’s rivals have a beta of 1.44, suggesting that their average stock price is 44% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Navistar International Corporation and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Navistar International Corporation -1.73% N/A -2.03%
Navistar International Corporation Competitors 4.06% 13.41% 3.96%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Navistar International Corporation and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Navistar International Corporation 1 7 4 0 2.25
Navistar International Corporation Competitors 171 876 950 17 2.40

Navistar International Corporation presently has a consensus target price of $36.40, indicating a potential downside of 3.19%. As a group, “Heavy Machinery & Vehicles” companies have a potential upside of 9.00%. Given Navistar International Corporation’s rivals stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Navistar International Corporation has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

82.3% of Navistar International Corporation shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.2% of shares of all “Heavy Machinery & Vehicles” companies are held by institutional investors. 21.8% of Navistar International Corporation shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 8.3% of shares of all “Heavy Machinery & Vehicles” companies are held by company 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.

Summary

Navistar International Corporation rivals beat Navistar International Corporation on 8 of the 12 factors compared.

About Navistar International Corporation

Navistar International Corporation is a holding company whose principal operating entities are Navistar, Inc. and Navistar Financial Corporation (NFC). The Company’s segments include Truck, Parts, Global Operations (collectively, Manufacturing operations) and Financial Services, which consists of NFC and its foreign finance operations (collectively, Financial Services operations). The Truck segment manufactures and distributes Class 4 through 8 trucks, buses and military vehicles under the International and IC Bus brands, along with production of engines. The Parts segment supports its brands of International commercial trucks, IC buses and engines. The Global Operations segment includes operations of its subsidiary, International Industria de Motores da America do Sul Ltda. (IIAA). The Financial Services segment provides and manages retail, wholesale and lease financing of products sold by the Truck and Parts segments and their dealers.

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