Navistar International (NYSE: NAV) is one of 15 publicly-traded companies in the “Heavy Machinery & Vehicles” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Navistar International to related companies based on the strength of its earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability and risk.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
82.8% of Navistar International shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 82.3% of shares of all “Heavy Machinery & Vehicles” companies are owned by institutional investors. 21.8% of Navistar International shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 8.3% of shares of all “Heavy Machinery & Vehicles” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Navistar International has a beta of 2.75, suggesting that its stock price is 175% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Navistar International’s competitors have a beta of 1.44, suggesting that their average stock price is 44% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Navistar International and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Navistar International Competitors||4.06%||13.41%||3.96%|
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Navistar International and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Navistar International||$8.11 billion||-$97.00 million||-24.52|
|Navistar International Competitors||$6.06 billion||$48.37 million||172.40|
Navistar International has higher revenue, but lower earnings than its competitors. Navistar International 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.
This is a summary of recent recommendations for Navistar International and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Navistar International Competitors||171||878||962||17||2.41|
Navistar International presently has a consensus price target of $37.64, suggesting a potential downside of 7.55%. As a group, “Heavy Machinery & Vehicles” companies have a potential upside of 6.98%. Given Navistar International’s competitors stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Navistar International has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
Navistar International competitors beat Navistar International on 8 of the 12 factors compared.
About Navistar International
Navistar International Corporation is a holding company whose principal operating entities are Navistar, Inc. and Navistar Financial Corporation (NFC). The Company’s segments include Truck, Parts, Global Operations (collectively, Manufacturing operations) and Financial Services, which consists of NFC and its foreign finance operations (collectively, Financial Services operations). The Truck segment manufactures and distributes Class 4 through 8 trucks, buses and military vehicles under the International and IC Bus brands, along with production of engines. The Parts segment supports its brands of International commercial trucks, IC buses and engines. The Global Operations segment includes operations of its subsidiary, International Industria de Motores da America do Sul Ltda. (IIAA). The Financial Services segment provides and manages retail, wholesale and lease financing of products sold by the Truck and Parts segments and their dealers.
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