Cooper-Standard Holdings (NYSE: CPS) is one of 32 publicly-traded companies in the “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Cooper-Standard Holdings to related companies based on the strength of its profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, risk and earnings.

Risk and Volatility

Cooper-Standard Holdings has a beta of 0.77, meaning that its share price is 23% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cooper-Standard Holdings’ rivals have a beta of 1.40, meaning that their average share price is 40% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Cooper-Standard Holdings and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Cooper-Standard Holdings $3.54 billion $431.14 million 14.81
Cooper-Standard Holdings Competitors $5.85 billion $698.05 million 15.53

Cooper-Standard Holdings’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Cooper-Standard Holdings. Cooper-Standard Holdings is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

95.8% of Cooper-Standard Holdings shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 71.2% of shares of all “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies are held by institutional investors. 1.1% of Cooper-Standard Holdings shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 12.3% of shares of all “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Cooper-Standard Holdings and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Cooper-Standard Holdings 4.22% 26.90% 8.12%
Cooper-Standard Holdings Competitors -95.50% 3.11% -1.09%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Cooper-Standard Holdings and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Cooper-Standard Holdings 1 1 2 0 2.25
Cooper-Standard Holdings Competitors 216 1042 1491 48 2.49

Cooper-Standard Holdings currently has a consensus target price of $106.75, indicating a potential downside of 9.08%. As a group, “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies have a potential upside of 0.46%. Given Cooper-Standard Holdings’ rivals stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Cooper-Standard Holdings has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Summary

Cooper-Standard Holdings rivals beat Cooper-Standard Holdings on 9 of the 13 factors compared.

Cooper-Standard Holdings Company Profile

Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. is a holding company. The Company designs, manufactures and sells sealing, fuel and brake delivery, fluid transfer and anti-vibration systems for use in passenger vehicles and light trucks manufactured by global original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). The Company operates through four segments: North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and South America. The Company’s products are used in passenger vehicles and light trucks. As of December 31, 2016, the Company’s operations were conducted through 123 leased and joint venture facilities in 20 countries (North America: Canada, Mexico and the United States; Asia Pacific: China, India, Japan, South Korea and Thailand; Europe: Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom, and South America: Brazil), of which 90 are manufacturing facilities and 33 have design, engineering, administrative or logistics designations.

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