Tenneco (NYSE: TEN) is one of 32 publicly-traded companies in the “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Tenneco to related businesses based on the strength of its risk, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations and profitability.
Tenneco pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. Tenneco pays out 19.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.4% and pay out 21.6% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. Tenneco is clearly a better dividend stock than its competitors, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Tenneco and its competitors revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||EBITDA||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Tenneco||$8.86 billion||$630.00 million||11.66|
|Tenneco Competitors||$5.85 billion||$698.05 million||15.02|
Tenneco has higher revenue, but lower earnings than its competitors. Tenneco 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 table compares Tenneco and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Volatility & Risk
Tenneco has a beta of 1.79, suggesting that its stock price is 79% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Tenneco’s competitors have a beta of 1.37, suggesting that their average stock price is 37% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
94.3% of Tenneco shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 71.2% of shares of all “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies are owned by institutional investors. 2.7% of Tenneco shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 12.3% 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.
This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Tenneco and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Tenneco presently has a consensus price target of $66.63, suggesting a potential upside of 12.68%. As a group, “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies have a potential downside of 0.02%. Given Tenneco’s higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Tenneco is more favorable than its competitors.
Tenneco beats its competitors on 9 of the 15 factors compared.
Tenneco Company Profile
Tenneco Inc. is a producer of clean air and ride performance products and systems for light vehicle, commercial truck, off-highway and other vehicle applications. The Company designs, manufactures and distributes highly engineered products for both original equipment vehicle manufacturers (OEMs) and the repair and replacement markets, or aftermarket, across the world. The Company operates through six segments: North America Clean Air; North America Ride Performance; Europe, South America and India Clean Air; Europe, South America and India Ride Performance; Asia Pacific Clean Air, and Asia Pacific Ride Performance. The Company serves both original equipment (OE) vehicle designers and manufacturers and the repair and replacement markets, or aftermarket, globally through brands, including Monroe, Rancho, Clevite Elastomers, Axios, Kinetic and Fric-Rot ride performance products and Walker, XNOx, Fonos, DynoMax and Thrush clean air products.
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