UFP Technologies (UFPT) and Ingevity (NGVT) Head to Head Comparison
UFP Technologies (NASDAQ: UFPT) and Ingevity (NYSE:NGVT) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk and profitability.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares UFP Technologies and Ingevity’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|UFP Technologies||$147.84 million||1.35||$7.97 million||$1.09||25.23|
|Ingevity||$972.40 million||3.29||$126.30 million||$2.97||25.57|
This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for UFP Technologies and Ingevity, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Ingevity has a consensus price target of $83.33, suggesting a potential upside of 9.72%. Given Ingevity’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Ingevity is more favorable than UFP Technologies.
Volatility & Risk
UFP Technologies has a beta of 0.15, suggesting that its stock price is 85% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ingevity has a beta of 0.93, suggesting that its stock price is 7% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares UFP Technologies and Ingevity’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Insider & Institutional Ownership
68.0% of UFP Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.6% of Ingevity shares are held by institutional investors. 13.3% of UFP Technologies shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of Ingevity shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Ingevity beats UFP Technologies on 12 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
About UFP Technologies
UFP Technologies, Inc. is a designer and custom converter of foams, plastics, composites and natural fiber materials. The Company is engaged in providing solutions to customers primarily within the medical, automotive, consumer, electronics, industrial, and aerospace and defense markets. It converts these materials using laminating, molding, and fabricating manufacturing technologies. The Company’s raw materials consist of polyethylene and polyurethane foams, sheet plastics, pulp fiber, cross-linked polyethylene and reticulated polyurethane foams, fabric and foam laminates, and natural fiber materials. The Company converts these materials to provide customers various solutions, including automotive interior trim, medical device components, disposable wound care components, military uniform and gear components, athletic padding, air filtration, high-temperature insulation, abrasive nail files and other beauty aids, and cushion packaging for their products.
Ingevity Corporation is a manufacturer of specialty chemicals and high performance carbon materials. The Company is also a manufacturer of activated carbon used in gasoline vapor emission control systems in cars, trucks, motorcycles and boats. The Company operates through two segments: Performance Materials and Performance Chemicals. The Performance Materials segment primarily produces automotive carbon products used in gasoline vapor emission control systems in cars, trucks, motorcycles and boats. The Performance Chemicals segment develops, manufactures and sells a range of specialty chemicals primarily derived from co-products of the Kraft pulping process. Its products are used in a range of applications, including asphalt paving, oil exploration and production, agrochemicals, adhesives, lubricants, publication inks and automotive components that reduce gasoline vapor emissions.
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