Visteon Corporation (NYSE: VC) is one of 32 publicly-traded companies in the “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Visteon Corporation to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, dividends, risk, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Visteon Corporation and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Visteon Corporation 0 4 7 0 2.64
Visteon Corporation Competitors 216 1030 1476 47 2.49

Visteon Corporation presently has a consensus price target of $112.60, suggesting a potential downside of 8.87%. As a group, “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies have a potential upside of 2.26%. Given Visteon Corporation’s competitors higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Visteon Corporation has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Volatility & Risk

Visteon Corporation has a beta of 0.81, suggesting that its stock price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Visteon Corporation’s competitors have a beta of 1.37, suggesting that their average stock price is 37% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Visteon Corporation and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Visteon Corporation 4.35% 27.56% 8.67%
Visteon Corporation Competitors -95.04% 3.40% -0.98%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

67.9% of shares of all “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of Visteon Corporation shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 15.2% of shares of all “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Visteon Corporation and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Visteon Corporation $3.17 billion $335.00 million 29.49
Visteon Corporation Competitors $5.85 billion $698.04 million 14.72

Visteon Corporation’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Visteon Corporation. Visteon Corporation is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Summary

Visteon Corporation competitors beat Visteon Corporation on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

Visteon Corporation Company Profile

Visteon Corporation is a global automotive supplier that designs, engineers and manufactures electronics products for original equipment vehicle manufacturer (OEM), including Ford, Mazda, Nissan/Renault, General Motors, Honda BMW and Daimler. The Company operates through Electronics segment. The Electronics segment provides vehicle cockpit electronics products to customers, including instrument clusters, information displays, infotainment, audio systems, telematics solutions and head up displays. It designs and manufacturers vehicle cockpit electronics components, modules and systems. It offers a range of information displays incorporating a sleek profile, craftsmanship and touch sensors, designed to deliver high performance for the automotive market. It offers a range of audio products, including audio head units, and analog and digital radios, which deliver consumer device connectivity. It offers an automotive-grade, integrated domain controller approach, called Smartcore.

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