PACCAR (PCAR) & Its Peers Head-To-Head Contrast
PACCAR (NASDAQ: PCAR) is one of 15 publicly-traded companies in the “Heavy Machinery & Vehicles” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare PACCAR to related businesses based on the strength of its profitability, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends and risk.
This table compares PACCAR and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
PACCAR pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. PACCAR pays out 25.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Heavy Machinery & Vehicles” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.3% and pay out 35.8% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. PACCAR is clearly a better dividend stock than its peers, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares PACCAR and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|PACCAR||$17.03 billion||$521.70 million||18.26|
|PACCAR Competitors||$6.06 billion||$48.37 million||121.84|
PACCAR has higher revenue and earnings than its peers. PACCAR is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for PACCAR and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
PACCAR presently has a consensus target price of $75.17, indicating a potential upside of 5.54%. As a group, “Heavy Machinery & Vehicles” companies have a potential upside of 7.49%. Given PACCAR’s peers stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe PACCAR has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
Risk & Volatility
PACCAR has a beta of 1.22, suggesting that its stock price is 22% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PACCAR’s peers have a beta of 1.44, suggesting that their average stock price is 44% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
62.4% of PACCAR shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 82.2% of shares of all “Heavy Machinery & Vehicles” companies are owned by institutional investors. 2.6% of PACCAR shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 8.9% of shares of all “Heavy Machinery & Vehicles” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
PACCAR peers beat PACCAR on 8 of the 15 factors compared.
PACCAR Company Profile
PACCAR Inc (PACCAR) is a technology company. The Company’s segments include Truck, Parts and Financial Services. The Truck segment includes the design, manufacture and distribution of light-, medium- and heavy-duty commercial trucks. The Company’s trucks are marketed under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. It also manufactures engines, primarily for use in the Company’s trucks, at its facilities in Columbus, Mississippi; Eindhoven, the Netherlands, and Ponta Grossa, Brazil. The Parts segment includes the distribution of aftermarket parts for trucks and related commercial vehicles. The Financial Services segment includes finance and leasing products and services provided to customers and dealers. Its Other business includes the manufacturing and marketing of industrial winches. The Company operates in Australia and Brazil and sells trucks and parts to customers in Asia, Africa, Middle East and South America.
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