Adient (NYSE: ADNT) is one of 45 public companies in the “Motor vehicle parts & accessories” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Adient to similar companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, risk, earnings, dividends, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Adient and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
Adient has higher revenue and earnings than its peers. Adient is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
Adient pays an annual dividend of $1.10 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. Adient pays out 11.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Motor vehicle parts & accessories” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.7% and pay out 21.3% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
This table compares Adient and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Risk and Volatility
Adient has a beta of -0.37, meaning that its stock price is 137% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Adient’s peers have a beta of 1.35, meaning that their average stock price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
91.9% of Adient shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 75.7% of shares of all “Motor vehicle parts & accessories” companies are owned by institutional investors. 0.7% of Adient shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 11.9% of shares of all “Motor vehicle parts & accessories” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Adient and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
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Adient presently has a consensus target price of $67.30, indicating a potential upside of 5.29%. As a group, “Motor vehicle parts & accessories” companies have a potential upside of 10.78%. Given Adient’s peers stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Adient has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
Adient peers beat Adient on 9 of the 15 factors compared.
Adient plc designs, manufactures, and markets a range of seating systems and components for passenger cars, commercial vehicles, and light trucks. The company operates through two segments, Seating and Interiors. The Seating segment produces automotive seat metal structures and mechanisms, foams, trims, fabrics, and seat systems. The Interiors segment produces instrument panels, floor consoles, door panels, overhead consoles, cockpit systems, decorative trims, and other products. The company operates in the Americas, Europe, China, and internationally. Adient plc was incorporated in 2016 and is based in Dublin, Ireland.
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