Federal-Mogul (NASDAQ: FDML) is one of 26 publicly-traded companies in the “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Federal-Mogul to similar companies based on the strength of its profitability, earnings, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Federal-Mogul and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Federal-Mogul 0 0 0 0 N/A
Federal-Mogul Competitors 157 968 1492 43 2.53

As a group, “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies have a potential upside of 7.47%. Given Federal-Mogul’s competitors higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Federal-Mogul has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

98.5% of Federal-Mogul shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 71.3% of shares of all “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies are held by institutional investors. 82.1% of Federal-Mogul shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 15.8% of shares of all “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies are held 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.

Profitability

This table compares Federal-Mogul and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Federal-Mogul 0.31% 16.56% 2.17%
Federal-Mogul Competitors 4.15% -28.06% 5.74%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Federal-Mogul and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Federal-Mogul N/A N/A 20.37
Federal-Mogul Competitors $5.80 billion $324.32 million 131.04

Federal-Mogul’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Federal-Mogul. Federal-Mogul 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.

Summary

Federal-Mogul competitors beat Federal-Mogul on 5 of the 8 factors compared.

Federal-Mogul Company Profile

Federal-Mogul Holdings Corp, formerly Federal-Mogul Corporation, is a global supplier of technology and innovation in vehicle and industrial products for fuel economy, emissions reduction and safety systems. The Company serves original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and servicers (OES) (collectively OE) of automotive, light, medium and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, off-road, agricultural, marine, rail, aerospace, power generation and industrial equipment, as well as the worldwide aftermarket. As of December 31, 2012, the Company had OEM products included on more than 300 global vehicle platforms and more than 700 global powertrains used in light, medium and heavy-duty vehicles. The Company offers brands, OE replacement and premium products for all aftermarket customers.

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