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

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Federal-Mogul and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Federal-Mogul 0 0 0 0 N/A
Federal-Mogul Competitors 151 908 1404 39 2.53

As a group, “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies have a potential upside of 5.30%. Given Federal-Mogul’s rivals higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Federal-Mogul has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

98.5% of Federal-Mogul shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 68.2% of shares of all “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies are owned by institutional investors. 82.1% of Federal-Mogul shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 18.4% of shares of all “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Federal-Mogul and its rivals 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 $4.27 billion $238.99 million 131.47

Federal-Mogul’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Federal-Mogul. Federal-Mogul is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

This table compares Federal-Mogul and its rivals’ 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 -120.46% -39.41% -2.19%

Summary

Federal-Mogul beats its rivals on 5 of the 8 factors compared.

About Federal-Mogul

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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