PASSUR Aerospace (PSSR) vs. Teledyne Technologies (TDY) Head-To-Head Review

PASSUR Aerospace (OTCMKTS:PSSR) and Teledyne Technologies (NYSE:TDY) are both aerospace companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends and analyst recommendations.


This table compares PASSUR Aerospace and Teledyne Technologies’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
PASSUR Aerospace -53.91% -115.50% -42.30%
Teledyne Technologies 10.86% 14.74% 7.88%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

84.9% of Teledyne Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. 67.6% of PASSUR Aerospace shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.7% of Teledyne Technologies shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares PASSUR Aerospace and Teledyne Technologies’ gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
PASSUR Aerospace $13.87 million 0.71 -$3.52 million N/A N/A
Teledyne Technologies $2.60 billion 2.98 $227.20 million $6.93 31.05

Teledyne Technologies has higher revenue and earnings than PASSUR Aerospace.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for PASSUR Aerospace and Teledyne Technologies, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
PASSUR Aerospace 0 0 0 0 N/A
Teledyne Technologies 0 1 1 0 2.50

Teledyne Technologies has a consensus target price of $231.00, indicating a potential upside of 7.37%. Given Teledyne Technologies’ higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Teledyne Technologies is more favorable than PASSUR Aerospace.

Risk and Volatility

PASSUR Aerospace has a beta of 0.63, suggesting that its stock price is 37% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Teledyne Technologies has a beta of 1.11, suggesting that its stock price is 11% more volatile than the S&P 500.


Teledyne Technologies beats PASSUR Aerospace on 10 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About PASSUR Aerospace

PASSUR Aerospace, Inc. is a business intelligence company, which engages in the provision of predictive analytics and decision support technology for the aviation industry. It also involves in owning and operating the commercial passive radar network which updates flight tracks. The company was founded by John R. Keller in 1967 and is headquartered in Stamford, CT.

About Teledyne Technologies

Teledyne Technologies Incorporated provides instrumentation, digital imaging, aerospace and defense electronics, and engineered systems in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, France, and internationally. The company's Instrumentation segment offers monitoring and control instruments for marine, environmental, industrial, and other applications, as well as electronic test and measurement equipment; and power and communications connectivity devices for distributed instrumentation systems and sensor networks deployed in mission critical and harsh environments. Its Digital Imaging segment provides image sensors and digital cameras for use in industrial, scientific, medical, and photogrammetry applications; and hardware and software for image processing and automatic data collection in industrial and medical applications, as well as manufacturing services for micro electro-mechanical systems. This segment also offers light detection and ranging systems; focal plane arrays, sensors, and subsystems; and image processing algorithms and infrared camera systems. The company's Aerospace and Defense Electronics segment provides electronic components and subsystems, as well as communications products, such as defense electronics; environment interconnects; data acquisition and communications equipment for aircraft; components and subsystems for wireless and satellite communications; and general aviation batteries. Its Engineered Systems segment offers systems engineering and integration, technology development, and manufacturing solutions for defense, space, environmental, and energy applications; and designs and manufactures hydrogen/oxygen gas generators, electrochemical energy systems, and small turbine engines. The company markets and sells its products and services through sales forces, third-party distributors, and commissioned sales representatives. Teledyne Technologies Incorporated was founded in 1960 and is headquartered in Thousand Oaks, California.

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