Aptiv (APTV) & Its Peers Head-To-Head Survey

Aptiv (NYSE: APTV) 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 Aptiv to similar companies based on the strength of its profitability, dividends, risk, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations.

Risk and Volatility

Aptiv has a beta of 1.4, meaning that its stock price is 40% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Aptiv’s competitors have a beta of 1.28, meaning that their average stock price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

90.8% of Aptiv shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 66.9% of shares of all “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of Aptiv shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 19.2% of shares of all “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Aptiv $16.66 billion $1.26 billion 18.11
Aptiv Competitors $5.92 billion $324.12 million 124.20

Aptiv has higher revenue and earnings than its competitors. Aptiv 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.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Aptiv and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Aptiv 1 3 15 0 2.74
Aptiv Competitors 165 922 1486 39 2.54

Aptiv presently has a consensus price target of $93.44, suggesting a potential upside of 0.58%. As a group, “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies have a potential upside of 0.60%. Given Aptiv’s competitors higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Aptiv has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Profitability

This table compares Aptiv and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Aptiv 8.00% 57.92% 14.04%
Aptiv Competitors -120.64% 7.29% -2.13%

Dividends

Aptiv pays an annual dividend of $1.49 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. Aptiv pays out 29.0% 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 22.7% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Summary

Aptiv beats its competitors on 10 of the 15 factors compared.

Aptiv Company Profile

Aptiv PLC, formerly Delphi Automotive PLC, is a global technology company serving the automotive sector. The Company designs and manufactures vehicle components, and provides electrical and electronic and active safety technology solutions to the global automotive and commercial vehicle markets. The Company’s segments include Electrical/Electronic Architecture, and Electronics & Safety. The Electrical/Electronic Architecture segment provides complete design of the vehicle’s electrical architecture, including connectors, wiring assemblies and harnesses, electrical centers and hybrid high voltage and safety distribution systems. The Electronics and Safety segment offers a range of electronic and safety equipment and software in the areas of controls, security, infotainment, communications and safety systems.

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