Stoneridge (SRI) versus The Competition Critical Analysis
Stoneridge (NYSE: SRI) is one of 32 publicly-traded companies in the “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Stoneridge to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, earnings, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and risk.
This table compares Stoneridge and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Risk & Volatility
Stoneridge has a beta of 1.44, indicating that its stock price is 44% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Stoneridge’s competitors have a beta of 1.40, indicating that their average stock price is 40% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
87.8% of Stoneridge shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.9% of shares of all “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies are owned by institutional investors. 5.3% of Stoneridge 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 will outperform the market over the long term.
This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Stoneridge and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Stoneridge currently has a consensus target price of $19.50, suggesting a potential downside of 10.80%. As a group, “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies have a potential upside of 0.92%. Given Stoneridge’s competitors stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Stoneridge has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Stoneridge and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||EBITDA||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Stoneridge||$759.88 million||$85.94 million||8.10|
|Stoneridge Competitors||$5.85 billion||$698.05 million||15.47|
Stoneridge’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Stoneridge. Stoneridge is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
Stoneridge competitors beat Stoneridge on 8 of the 13 factors compared.
Stoneridge Company Profile
Stoneridge, Inc. is a designer and manufacturer of engineered electrical and electronic components, modules and systems for the automotive, commercial, motorcycle, off-highway and agricultural vehicle markets. The Company operates through three segments: Control Devices, Electronics and PST. The Company’s Control Devices segment designs and manufactures products that monitor, measure or activate specific functions within a vehicle and includes product lines, such as sensors, switches, valves, and actuators. The Company’s Electronics segment designs and manufactures electronic instrument clusters, electronic control units and driver information systems. The PST segment is engaged in the design, manufacture and sale of in-vehicle audio and video devices, electronic vehicle security alarms, convenience accessories, vehicle tracking devices and monitoring services primarily for the automotive and motorcycle industry. It operated in 25 locations in 12 countries, as of December 31, 2016.
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