Delphi Automotive (NYSE: APTV) is one of 27 publicly-traded companies in the “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Delphi Automotive to related businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations and risk.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Delphi Automotive and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Delphi Automotive $16.66 billion $1.26 billion 16.74
Delphi Automotive Competitors $5.80 billion $324.32 million 122.21

Delphi Automotive has higher revenue and earnings than its competitors. Delphi Automotive is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

90.8% of Delphi Automotive shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 68.3% of shares of all “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of Delphi Automotive shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 18.4% of shares of all “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies 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.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Delphi Automotive and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Delphi Automotive 1 3 14 0 2.72
Delphi Automotive Competitors 156 966 1497 39 2.53

Delphi Automotive currently has a consensus price target of $86.59, indicating a potential upside of 0.84%. As a group, “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies have a potential upside of 9.47%. Given Delphi Automotive’s competitors higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Delphi Automotive has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Volatility and Risk

Delphi Automotive has a beta of 1.39, suggesting that its share price is 39% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Delphi Automotive’s competitors have a beta of 1.34, suggesting that their average share price is 34% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Delphi Automotive pays an annual dividend of $1.49 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. Delphi Automotive pays out 29.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.5% and pay out 22.9% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Profitability

This table compares Delphi Automotive and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Delphi Automotive 8.00% 57.92% 14.04%
Delphi Automotive Competitors -112.46% -38.22% -2.98%

Summary

Delphi Automotive beats its competitors on 10 of the 15 factors compared.

About Delphi Automotive

Aptiv PLC, formerly Delphi Automotive PLC, is a global technology company serving the automotive sector. The Company designs and manufactures vehicle components, and provides electrical and electronic and active safety technology solutions to the global automotive and commercial vehicle markets. The Company’s segments include Electrical/Electronic Architecture, and Electronics & Safety. The Electrical/Electronic Architecture segment provides complete design of the vehicle’s electrical architecture, including connectors, wiring assemblies and harnesses, electrical centers and hybrid high voltage and safety distribution systems. The Electronics and Safety segment offers a range of electronic and safety equipment and software in the areas of controls, security, infotainment, communications and safety systems.

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