Stevanato Group (NYSE:STVN) & Ardagh Group (NYSE:ARD) Head to Head Analysis

Ardagh Group (NYSE:ARD) and Stevanato Group (NYSE:STVN) are both industrial products companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Ardagh Group and Stevanato Group, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Ardagh Group 0 2 4 0 2.67
Stevanato Group 0 1 7 0 2.88

Ardagh Group presently has a consensus price target of $27.71, indicating a potential upside of 10.42%. Stevanato Group has a consensus price target of $25.57, indicating a potential downside of 5.29%. Given Ardagh Group’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Ardagh Group is more favorable than Stevanato Group.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Ardagh Group and Stevanato Group’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Ardagh Group $6.73 billion 0.07 $35.00 million $1.44 17.43
Stevanato Group N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Ardagh Group has higher revenue and earnings than Stevanato Group.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

82.6% of Ardagh Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Ardagh Group and Stevanato Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Ardagh Group -0.08% -120.19% 3.42%
Stevanato Group N/A N/A N/A

Ardagh Group Company Profile

Ardagh Group SA engages in the provision of packaging solutions for food and beverage markets. It operates through the following segments: Metal Beverage Packaging Europe, Metal Beverage Packaging Americas, Glass Packaging Europe, and Glass Packaging North America. The firm’s products include metal beverage cans and glass containers. The company was founded in 1932 and is headquartered in Luxembourg.

Stevanato Group Company Profile

Stevanato Group S.p.A. is a provider of drug containment, drug delivery and diagnostic solutions to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and life sciences industries. Stevanato Group S.p.A. is based in PIOMBINO DESE, Italy.

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