Analyzing Commercial Vehicle Group (NASDAQ:CVGI) and IOCHPE MAXION S/S (NASDAQ:IOCJY)

Commercial Vehicle Group (NASDAQ:CVGI) and IOCHPE MAXION S/S (OTCMKTS:IOCJY) are both small-cap auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, risk and earnings.

Dividends

IOCHPE MAXION S/S pays an annual dividend of $0.05 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.2%. Commercial Vehicle Group does not pay a dividend.

Risk & Volatility

Commercial Vehicle Group has a beta of 2.56, meaning that its share price is 156% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, IOCHPE MAXION S/S has a beta of 0.88, meaning that its share price is 12% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

80.8% of Commercial Vehicle Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.7% of Commercial Vehicle Group shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Commercial Vehicle Group and IOCHPE MAXION S/S’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Commercial Vehicle Group $897.74 million 0.24 $44.51 million $1.46 4.80
IOCHPE MAXION S/S $2.35 billion 0.30 $2.00 million N/A N/A

Commercial Vehicle Group has higher earnings, but lower revenue than IOCHPE MAXION S/S.

Profitability

This table compares Commercial Vehicle Group and IOCHPE MAXION S/S’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Commercial Vehicle Group 4.95% 38.85% 10.16%
IOCHPE MAXION S/S 1.38% 5.74% 1.91%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Commercial Vehicle Group and IOCHPE MAXION S/S, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Commercial Vehicle Group 0 0 1 0 3.00
IOCHPE MAXION S/S 0 0 0 0 N/A

Commercial Vehicle Group presently has a consensus target price of $9.00, suggesting a potential upside of 28.39%. Given Commercial Vehicle Group’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Commercial Vehicle Group is more favorable than IOCHPE MAXION S/S.

Summary

Commercial Vehicle Group beats IOCHPE MAXION S/S on 9 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Commercial Vehicle Group

Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, engineers, produces, and sells a range of cab related products and systems in North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific regions. It operates through two segments, Electrical Systems and Global Seating. The Electrical Systems segment electronic provides wire harness assemblies that function as current carrying devices used to provide electrical interconnections for gauges, lights, control functions, power circuits, powertrain and transmission sensors, emissions systems, and other electronic applications on commercial vehicles; and panel assemblies and cabinets. It also offers trim systems and components for the interior cabs of commercial vehicles, including vinyl or cloth-covered appliqués, armrests, map pocket compartments, carpets, and sound-reducing insulations; instrument panels; headliners/wall panels; storage systems; floor covering systems; sleeper bunks; grab handles and armrests; privacy curtains; and plastics decorating and finishing products. In addition, this segment provides cab structures, sleeper boxes; and mirrors, wipers, and controls. The Global Seating segment provides seats and seating systems, such as mechanical and air suspension, static, bus, and military seats, as well as seats for medium-and heavy-duty trucks (MD/HD trucks); and aftermarket seats and components. The company supplies its products and systems for the commercial vehicle market comprising the MD/HD truck market; the medium-and heavy-construction vehicle market; and the military, bus, agriculture, specialty transportation, mining, industrial equipment, and off-road recreational markets. Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in New Albany, Ohio.

About IOCHPE MAXION S/S

Iochpe-Maxion S.A. produces and sells automotive wheels and structural components for light and commercial vehicles in North America, South America, Europe, and internationally. It operates through two segments, Wheels and Structural Components. The company offers heavy steel wheels; light steel wheels for automobiles, pick-up trucks, and SUVs, as well as light and medium-sized commercial vehicles; and light aluminum wheels for vehicles. It also provides heavy structural components, including frames, sidebars, and crossbars; and metal stampings for commercial vehicles, as well as agricultural machinery and aluminum wheels for light vehicles. In addition, the company offers light structural and automotive components, such as metal stampings for passenger vehicles, brake levers, pedal sets, welded assemblies, structural parts, and other automotive components. Further, it produces freight cars, railway wheels, and castings, as well as industrial castings and freight cars. Iochpe-Maxion S.A. was founded in 1918 and is headquartered in Cruzeiro, Brazil.

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