Reviewing Tetra Tech (TTEK) & WORLEYPARSONS L/ADR (WYGPY)

Tetra Tech (NASDAQ:TTEK) and WORLEYPARSONS L/ADR (OTCMKTS:WYGPY) are both mid-cap industrial products companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends and valuation.

Dividends

Tetra Tech pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. WORLEYPARSONS L/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.18 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. Tetra Tech pays out 18.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Tetra Tech has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Tetra Tech and WORLEYPARSONS L/ADR’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Tetra Tech $2.96 billion 1.02 $136.88 million $2.64 20.63
WORLEYPARSONS L/ADR $3.75 billion 0.66 $48.22 million N/A N/A

Tetra Tech has higher earnings, but lower revenue than WORLEYPARSONS L/ADR.

Profitability

This table compares Tetra Tech and WORLEYPARSONS L/ADR’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Tetra Tech 4.62% 15.80% 7.44%
WORLEYPARSONS L/ADR N/A N/A N/A

Risk & Volatility

Tetra Tech has a beta of 0.93, meaning that its stock price is 7% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, WORLEYPARSONS L/ADR has a beta of 2.19, meaning that its stock price is 119% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

84.6% of Tetra Tech shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.4% of Tetra Tech 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.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Tetra Tech and WORLEYPARSONS L/ADR, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Tetra Tech 0 2 4 0 2.67
WORLEYPARSONS L/ADR 0 0 1 0 3.00

Tetra Tech presently has a consensus target price of $72.67, suggesting a potential upside of 33.44%. Given Tetra Tech’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Tetra Tech is more favorable than WORLEYPARSONS L/ADR.

Summary

Tetra Tech beats WORLEYPARSONS L/ADR on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Tetra Tech Company Profile

Tetra Tech, Inc. provides consulting and engineering services worldwide. It operates through Government Services Group (GSG) and Commercial/International Services Group (CIG) segments. The GSG segment offers early data collection and monitoring, data analysis and information technology, science and engineering applied research, engineering design, construction management, and operations and maintenance services; and climate change and energy management consulting, as well as greenhouse gas inventory assessment, certification, reduction, and management services. This segment serves federal, state, and local governments, and development agencies in water resources analysis and water management, environmental monitoring, data analytics, government consulting, waste management, and a range of civil infrastructure master planning and engineering design markets. The CIG segment provides early data collection and monitoring, data analysis and information management, feasibility studies and assessments, science and engineering applied research, engineering design, construction management, and operations and maintenance services. This segment serves natural resources, energy, and utilities markets, as well as civil infrastructure master planning and engineering design markets. Tetra Tech, Inc. was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Pasadena, California.

WORLEYPARSONS L/ADR Company Profile

WorleyParsons Limited provides professional services to resources and energy sectors comprising hydrocarbons, minerals, metals, chemicals, and infrastructure. It operates through Advisian, Major Projects and Integrated Solutions, and Services segments. The company provides engineering design and project delivery services, including maintenance, reliability support, and advisory services. WorleyParsons Limited offers engineering and project management services to full lifecycle asset management in offshore environment; consulting and advisory services to oil and gas field development, production assurance, subsea, and topsides; engineering design and data management systems; and supply chain and logistics management services for small and large projects. It also provides construction management services; and module fabrication and field construction for conventional oil and gas facilities, oil sands and heavy oil facilities, pipeline terminals, pipeline pump and compressor stations, petrochemical plants, and thermal power facilities. In addition, the company offers dimensional control, laser scanning, and lean engineering services; and develops data collation, integrity, and remediation platforms, as well as sensor integration and machine learning, and global marketplace procurement platforms. WorleyParsons Limited was founded in 1971 and is based in North Sydney, Australia.

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