CNH Industrial NV (NASDAQ: CNHI) and ASV Holdings (NYSE:ASV) are both industrials companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, risk and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares CNH Industrial NV and ASV Holdings’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
CNH Industrial NV 3.17% 21.59% 1.91%
ASV Holdings 5.12% 11.75% 6.11%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for CNH Industrial NV and ASV Holdings, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
CNH Industrial NV 1 3 3 0 2.29
ASV Holdings 0 0 2 0 3.00

CNH Industrial NV presently has a consensus target price of $11.03, suggesting a potential downside of 7.67%. ASV Holdings has a consensus target price of $10.75, suggesting a potential upside of 30.46%. Given ASV Holdings’ stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe ASV Holdings is more favorable than CNH Industrial NV.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares CNH Industrial NV and ASV Holdings’ top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
CNH Industrial NV $24.18 billion 0.67 $2.44 billion N/A N/A
ASV Holdings $110.31 million 0.73 $10.71 million N/A N/A

CNH Industrial NV has higher revenue and earnings than ASV Holdings.

Summary

ASV Holdings beats CNH Industrial NV on 6 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

CNH Industrial NV Company Profile

CNH Industrial N.V. is a capital goods company. The Company is engaged in the design, production, marketing, sale and financing of agricultural and construction equipment, trucks, commercial vehicles, buses and specialty vehicles for firefighting, defense and other uses, as well as engines, transmissions and axles for vehicles and engines under marine and power generation applications. Its segments include Agricultural Equipment, which designs, manufactures and distributes farm machinery and implements; Construction Equipment, which designs, manufactures and distributes construction equipment; Commercial Vehicles, which designs, produces and sells a range of light, medium and heavy vehicles for the transportation and distribution of goods; Powertrain, which designs, manufactures and offers a range of propulsion and transmission systems, and axles for on- and off-road applications, and Financial Services, which offers a range of financial services to dealers and customers.

ASV Holdings Company Profile

ASV Holdings, Inc. (ASV) is engaged in designing and manufacturing a range of compact track loader (CTL) and skid steer loader (SSL) equipment for construction, agricultural and forestry industries. The Company manufactures Posi-Track, rubber-tracked CTLs with multi-level suspension. CTLs are compact tracked vehicles with lift arms that functions in wet, muddy, snowy or harsh conditions and where there are slopes and grades, such as in a construction, agriculture or forestry environment. SSLs are wheeled vehicles with lift arms that can be outfitted with the same attachments as CTLs and can therefore be used in the same applications. The Company also serves as a private label original equipment manufacturer (OEM) for several manufacturers. It provides pre- and post-sale dealer support, after-sale technical support and replacement parts. The Company markets through a distribution network in North America, Australia and New Zealand under the ASV and Terex brands.

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