Analyzing TPI Composites (TPIC) and Coates International (COTE)

TPI Composites (NASDAQ:TPIC) and Coates International (OTCMKTS:COTE) are both small-cap industrial products companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and valuation.

Risk and Volatility

TPI Composites has a beta of 0.16, suggesting that its stock price is 84% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Coates International has a beta of 0.39, suggesting that its stock price is 61% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

61.4% of TPI Composites shares are held by institutional investors. 58.2% of TPI Composites shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


This table compares TPI Composites and Coates International’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
TPI Composites 2.03% 5.74% 2.16%
Coates International N/A N/A -246.71%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for TPI Composites and Coates International, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
TPI Composites 0 0 7 0 3.00
Coates International 0 0 0 0 N/A

TPI Composites presently has a consensus price target of $37.36, indicating a potential upside of 39.76%. Given TPI Composites’ higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe TPI Composites is more favorable than Coates International.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares TPI Composites and Coates International’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
TPI Composites $930.28 million 0.99 $43.69 million $1.25 21.38
Coates International $10,000.00 18.31 -$8.38 million N/A N/A

TPI Composites has higher revenue and earnings than Coates International.


TPI Composites beats Coates International on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About TPI Composites

TPI Composites, Inc. manufactures and sells composite wind blades, and related precision molding and assembly systems to original equipment manufacturers. The company also provides composite solutions for the transportation industry. It operates in the United States, Asia, Mexico, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. The company was formerly known as LCSI Holding, Inc. and changed its name to TPI Composites, Inc. in 2008. TPI Composites, Inc. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona.

About Coates International

Coates International, Ltd. develops and sells Coates Spherical Rotary Valve (CSRV) system technology for use in various piston-driven internal combustion engines in the United States and internationally. The company's CSRV system technology replaces the intake and exhausts conventional poppet valves used in various piston-driven stationary, automotive, motorcycle, and marine engines. Its CSRV system technology is used in various applications, including engines for electric power generators for home use, industrial complexes, and grid installations; and engines to power motorcycles, automobiles, light and heavy trucks, machinery, railroads, marine engines, military equipment, light aircraft, helicopters, lawn mowers, snowmobiles and jet skis, etc. Coates International, Ltd. was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Wall Township, New Jersey.

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