Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) (NYSE: MTW) is one of 15 public companies in the “Heavy Machinery & Vehicles” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) to related companies based on the strength of its risk, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation and dividends.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) $1.61 billion -$375.80 million -22.77
Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) Competitors $6.06 billion $48.37 million 167.32

Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The)’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The). Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) 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 & Risk

Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) has a beta of 1.44, indicating that its stock price is 44% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The)’s rivals have a beta of 1.44, indicating that their average stock price is 44% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) 0 5 5 0 2.50
Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) Competitors 171 876 950 17 2.40

Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) presently has a consensus target price of $37.59, indicating a potential upside of 283.93%. As a group, “Heavy Machinery & Vehicles” companies have a potential upside of 8.69%. Given Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The)’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) is more favorable than its rivals.

Profitability

This table compares Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) -4.01% -6.17% -2.38%
Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) Competitors 4.06% 13.41% 3.96%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

84.1% of Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.8% of shares of all “Heavy Machinery & Vehicles” companies are owned by institutional investors. 2.8% of Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 8.3% of shares of all “Heavy Machinery & Vehicles” companies are owned by company 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.

Summary

Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) rivals beat Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) on 8 of the 12 factors compared.

About Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The)

The Manitowoc Company, Inc. is a provider of engineered lifting equipment for the construction industry. The Company operates through the Crane business segment. It designs, manufactures and distributes a line of crawler-mounted lattice-boom cranes, which it sells under the Manitowoc brand name. It also designs and manufactures a line of top-slewing and self-erecting tower cranes, which it sells under the Potain brand name. It designs and manufactures mobile telescopic cranes, which it sells under the Grove brand name and a line of hydraulically powered telescopic boom trucks, which it sells under the National Crane brand name. It also provides crane product parts and services and crane rebuilding, remanufacturing and training services, which are delivered under the Manitowoc Crane Care brand name. Its crane products are used in a range of applications, including energy production/distribution and utilities, petrochemical and industrial projects, and infrastructure applications.

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