Gentherm (NASDAQ:THRM) vs. The Competition Head-To-Head Analysis

Gentherm (NASDAQ: THRM) is one of 32 public companies in the “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Gentherm to similar companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, valuation and risk.

Profitability

This table compares Gentherm and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Gentherm 8.34% 16.34% 9.44%
Gentherm Competitors -95.26% 3.31% -1.02%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Gentherm and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Gentherm 0 3 4 0 2.57
Gentherm Competitors 147 919 1446 39 2.54

Gentherm currently has a consensus target price of $40.43, suggesting a potential upside of 17.52%. As a group, “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies have a potential upside of 2.26%. Given Gentherm’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Gentherm is more favorable than its peers.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Gentherm and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Gentherm $961.81 million $157.43 million 15.78
Gentherm Competitors $5.85 billion $698.05 million 15.52

Gentherm’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Gentherm. Gentherm is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Risk and Volatility

Gentherm has a beta of 1.97, indicating that its share price is 97% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Gentherm’s peers have a beta of 1.40, indicating that their average share price is 40% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

96.7% of Gentherm shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.9% of shares of all “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies are owned by institutional investors. 2.3% of Gentherm shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 15.2% of shares of all “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Gentherm beats its peers on 9 of the 13 factors compared.

Gentherm Company Profile

Gentherm Incorporated (Gentherm) is a global technology company engaged in the design, development, and manufacturing of thermal management technologies. The Company has two segments: Automotive and Industrial. Its products provide solutions for automotive passenger comfort and convenience, battery thermal management, remote power generation, patient temperature management, environmental product testing and other consumer and industrial temperature control needs. Its automotive products can be found on the vehicles of all major automotive manufacturers operating in North America, Europe and Asia. The Automotive segment comprises the results from its global automotive businesses and individual convenience products. The Industrial segment represents the combined results from its remote power generation systems business, patient temperature management systems business, environmental testing equipment and services business, and advanced research and product development division.

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