Global Power Equipment Group (GLPW) & ITT (ITT) Financial Review
ITT (NYSE: ITT) and Global Power Equipment Group (OTCMKTS:GLPW) are both multi-sector conglomerates companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, profitability, earnings, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.
This table compares ITT and Global Power Equipment Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Global Power Equipment Group||N/A||N/A||N/A|
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for ITT and Global Power Equipment Group, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Global Power Equipment Group||0||0||0||0||N/A|
ITT presently has a consensus target price of $50.86, indicating a potential downside of 3.79%. Given ITT’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe ITT is more favorable than Global Power Equipment Group.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
92.5% of ITT shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 28.2% of Global Power Equipment Group shares are held by institutional investors. 1.2% of ITT shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.9% of Global Power Equipment Group shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares ITT and Global Power Equipment Group’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|ITT||$2.41 billion||1.93||$186.10 million||$2.33||22.69|
|Global Power Equipment Group||$418.59 million||0.14||-$43.61 million||($2.52)||-1.31|
ITT has higher revenue and earnings than Global Power Equipment Group. Global Power Equipment Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than ITT, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
ITT pays an annual dividend of $0.51 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Global Power Equipment Group does not pay a dividend. ITT pays out 21.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Global Power Equipment Group has increased its dividend for 4 consecutive years.
Volatility & Risk
ITT has a beta of 1.59, meaning that its stock price is 59% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Global Power Equipment Group has a beta of 2.14, meaning that its stock price is 114% more volatile than the S&P 500.
ITT beats Global Power Equipment Group on 11 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.
ITT Company Profile
ITT Corporation (ITT) is a diversified manufacturer of engineered critical components and technology solutions for industrial markets. The Company’s product and service offerings are organized in four segments: Industrial Process, Motion Technologies, Interconnect Solutions and Control Technologies. Industrial Process manufactures engineered fluid process equipment, and is a provider of plant optimization, solutions and aftermarket services and parts. Motion Technologies manufactures brake components, shock absorbers and damping technologies for the automotive, truck and trailer, public bus and rail transportation markets. Interconnect Solutions manufactures and designs a range of engineered connector solutions that makes it possible to transfer signal and power between electronic devices. Control Technologies manufactures equipment, including actuation, valves, and noise and energy absorption components for the aerospace and defense, and industrial markets.
Global Power Equipment Group Company Profile
Global Power Equipment Group Inc. is a design, engineering and manufacturing company providing an array of equipment and services to the global power infrastructure, energy and process industries. The Products segment includes two primary product categories: Electrical Solutions, which provides custom-configured electrical houses and generator enclosures for various industries. The Services segment provides lifecycle maintenance, repair, on-site specialty support, outage management, construction and fabrication services for the power generation, industrial, chemical/petrochemical processing, and oil and gas industries. Its products portfolio span from auxiliary equipment for gas turbines to small, high alloy parts, such as seals, shims and brackets. It also offers a range of services that have been managing plant asset value, including general and specialty construction, maintenance and modification, and plant management support services.
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