On Track Innovations (NASDAQ: OTIV) and Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, profitabiliy and institutional ownership.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares On Track Innovations and Avery Dennison Corporation’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||EBITDA||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|On Track Innovations||$20.01 million||2.96||-$512,000.00||($0.02)||-72.00|
|Avery Dennison Corporation||$6.17 billion||1.35||$749.60 million||$3.80||24.73|
Avery Dennison Corporation has higher revenue and earnings than On Track Innovations. On Track Innovations is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Avery Dennison Corporation, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for On Track Innovations and Avery Dennison Corporation, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|On Track Innovations||0||0||1||0||3.00|
|Avery Dennison Corporation||0||2||4||0||2.67|
On Track Innovations currently has a consensus target price of $2.25, suggesting a potential upside of 56.25%. Avery Dennison Corporation has a consensus target price of $86.25, suggesting a potential downside of 8.23%. Given On Track Innovations’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe On Track Innovations is more favorable than Avery Dennison Corporation.
Avery Dennison Corporation pays an annual dividend of $1.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. On Track Innovations does not pay a dividend. Avery Dennison Corporation pays out 47.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. On Track Innovations has increased its dividend for 6 consecutive years.
This table compares On Track Innovations and Avery Dennison Corporation’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|On Track Innovations||-4.08%||-19.26%||-8.50%|
|Avery Dennison Corporation||5.56%||38.48%||8.39%|
Risk & Volatility
On Track Innovations has a beta of 1.22, suggesting that its stock price is 22% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Avery Dennison Corporation has a beta of 1.18, suggesting that its stock price is 18% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
5.6% of On Track Innovations shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 87.4% of Avery Dennison Corporation shares are held by institutional investors. 2.2% of On Track Innovations shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.4% of Avery Dennison Corporation shares are held 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.
Avery Dennison Corporation beats On Track Innovations on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.
On Track Innovations Company Profile
On Track Innovations Ltd. is a developer of cashless payment solutions. The Company’s segments include Retail and Mass Transit, Petroleum, Parking and Other. The Company offers solutions for banking, mobile network operators, vending, mass transit, petroleum and parking. The Company provides its customers with training and installation support, customer service and technical support. Its PayEnable technology can be implemented into a range of products. Its Retail and Mass Transit products include TRIO mPOS, Pico BT, WAVE, WAVE PKI, oti SATURN 6700 UNO, oti SATURN 6500 TRIO and oti SCI 6000. It also offers otiMetry and oti CONNECT 3000. Its EasyFuel Plus solution is a wireless, cashless, cardless and paperless refueling tracking and payment solution. Its EasyPark set of parking solutions provides parking fee collection, parking payment enforcement and parking management solution. Its MediSmart solution is an information management and claims submission system for the medical sector.
Avery Dennison Corporation Company Profile
Avery Dennison Corporation (Avery Dennison) is engaged in the production of pressure-sensitive materials and a range of tickets, tags, labels and other converted products. The Company’s segments include Label and Graphic Materials (LGM); Retail Branding and Information Solutions (RBIS), and Industrial and Healthcare Materials (IHM). The Company’s LGM segment manufactures and sells Fasson-, JAC-, and Avery Dennison-brand pressure-sensitive label and packaging materials, Avery Dennison- and Mactac-brand graphics, and Avery Dennison-brand reflective products. The Company’s RBIS segment designs, manufactures and sells a range of branding and information solutions to retailers, brand owners, apparel manufacturers, distributors and industrial customers on a global basis. The Company’s IHM segment manufactures and sells Fasson-brand and Avery Dennison-brand tapes and fasteners, Vancive-brand medical pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) based materials and products, and performance polymers.
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