Horizon Global Corporation (NYSE: HZN) 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 Horizon Global Corporation to similar companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, valuation, profitability, earnings and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Horizon Global Corporation and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Horizon Global Corporation 1 2 3 0 2.33
Horizon Global Corporation Competitors 145 911 1439 38 2.54

Horizon Global Corporation currently has a consensus target price of $19.60, indicating a potential upside of 15.09%. As a group, “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies have a potential upside of 4.16%. Given Horizon Global Corporation’s higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Horizon Global Corporation is more favorable than its competitors.

Risk and Volatility

Horizon Global Corporation has a beta of 1.86, suggesting that its share price is 86% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Horizon Global Corporation’s competitors have a beta of 1.40, suggesting that their average share price is 40% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

94.0% of Horizon Global Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.9% of shares of all “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies are owned by institutional investors. 1.3% of Horizon Global Corporation shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 15.2% of shares of all “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Horizon Global Corporation -1.45% 18.86% 2.76%
Horizon Global Corporation Competitors -99.01% 6.96% -1.25%

Earnings and Valuation

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

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Horizon Global Corporation $792.20 million $58.76 million -25.42
Horizon Global Corporation Competitors $5.85 billion $698.05 million 15.60

Horizon Global Corporation’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Horizon Global Corporation. Horizon Global Corporation 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.

Horizon Global Corporation Company Profile

Horizon Global Corporation is a designer, manufacturer and distributor of a range of custom-engineered towing, trailering, cargo management and other products serving the automotive aftermarket, retail and original equipment (OE) channels. The Company operates through three segments: Horizon Americas, Horizon Asia-Pacific, and Horizon Europe-Africa. Its towing product category includes devices and accessories installed on a tow-vehicle for the purpose of attaching a trailer and camper, among others, such as hitches and other towing accessories. Its trailering product category includes control devices and components of the trailer itself, such as brake controls and brake replacement parts. Its cargo management product category includes a range of products used to facilitate the transportation of various forms of cargo, to secure that cargo or to organize items. Its other product category includes a range of items, such as tubular push bars, side steps, and commercial brooms and brushes.

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