Financial Analysis: Tutor Perini Corporation (TPC) & Quanta Services (PWR)
Tutor Perini Corporation (NYSE: TPC) and Quanta Services (NYSE:PWR) are both construction companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, profitabiliy, risk, earnings, valuation and institutional ownership.
Volatility & Risk
Tutor Perini Corporation has a beta of 2.42, suggesting that its stock price is 142% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Quanta Services has a beta of 0.84, suggesting that its stock price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Tutor Perini Corporation and Quanta Services’ revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||EBITDA||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Tutor Perini Corporation||$5.01 billion||0.26||$274.30 million||$1.87||13.98|
|Quanta Services||$8.12 billion||0.66||$580.47 million||$1.77||20.50|
Quanta Services has higher revenue and earnings than Tutor Perini Corporation. Tutor Perini Corporation is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Quanta Services, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
81.2% of Tutor Perini Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.4% of Quanta Services shares are owned by institutional investors. 24.5% of Tutor Perini Corporation shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.7% of Quanta Services shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares Tutor Perini Corporation and Quanta Services’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Tutor Perini Corporation||1.88%||6.15%||2.29%|
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Tutor Perini Corporation and Quanta Services, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Tutor Perini Corporation||0||1||6||0||2.86|
Tutor Perini Corporation presently has a consensus price target of $31.00, indicating a potential upside of 18.55%. Quanta Services has a consensus price target of $41.57, indicating a potential upside of 14.55%. Given Tutor Perini Corporation’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Tutor Perini Corporation is more favorable than Quanta Services.
Quanta Services beats Tutor Perini Corporation on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
Tutor Perini Corporation Company Profile
Tutor Perini Corporation is a construction company offering general contracting, construction management and design-build services to private customers and public agencies across the world. The Company operates through three segments: Civil, Building and Specialty Contractors. Its Civil segment specializes in public works construction and the repair, replacement and reconstruction of infrastructure across various geographic regions of the United States. Its Building segment provides services to various specialized building markets for private and public works customers, including the hospitality and gaming, transportation, healthcare, corporate and municipal offices, sports and entertainment, education, correctional facilities, biotech, pharmaceutical and industrial markets. Its Specialty Contractors segment specializes in electrical, mechanical, plumbing, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), fire protection systems, and pneumatically placed concrete.
Quanta Services Company Profile
Quanta Services, Inc. is a provider of specialty contracting services, offering infrastructure solutions primarily to the electric power and oil and gas industries in the United States, Canada and Australia and selected other international markets. The Company operates through two segments: Electric Power Infrastructure Services, which provides network solutions to customers in the electric power industry, and Oil and Gas Infrastructure Services, which provides network solutions to customers involved in the development and transportation of natural gas, oil and other pipeline products. The services it provides include the design, installation, upgrade, repair and maintenance of infrastructure within each of the industries it serves, such as electric power transmission and distribution networks, substation facilities, renewable energy facilities, pipeline transmission and distribution systems and facilities, and infrastructure services for the offshore and inland water energy markets.
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