OmniTek Engineering (OTCMKTS:OMTK) and Cooper-Standard (NYSE:CPS) are both small-cap industrial products companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares OmniTek Engineering and Cooper-Standard’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
OmniTek Engineering -36.44% -179.18% -30.50%
Cooper-Standard 1.34% 12.38% 4.03%

Volatility and Risk

OmniTek Engineering has a beta of 2.91, meaning that its share price is 191% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cooper-Standard has a beta of 1.34, meaning that its share price is 34% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares OmniTek Engineering and Cooper-Standard’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
OmniTek Engineering $1.29 million 0.97 -$470,000.00 N/A N/A
Cooper-Standard $3.63 billion 0.23 $107.77 million $8.79 5.50

Cooper-Standard has higher revenue and earnings than OmniTek Engineering.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

0.0% of OmniTek Engineering shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 96.0% of Cooper-Standard shares are owned by institutional investors. 54.0% of OmniTek Engineering shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.3% of Cooper-Standard shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for OmniTek Engineering and Cooper-Standard, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
OmniTek Engineering 0 0 0 0 N/A
Cooper-Standard 1 1 2 0 2.25

Cooper-Standard has a consensus price target of $61.00, indicating a potential upside of 26.16%. Given Cooper-Standard’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Cooper-Standard is more favorable than OmniTek Engineering.

Summary

Cooper-Standard beats OmniTek Engineering on 8 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About OmniTek Engineering

Omnitek Engineering Corp. develops and sells proprietary diesel-to-natural gas conversion systems and other products worldwide. The company offers conversion kits for converting diesel engines to run on an alternative fuels, including compressed natural gas, liquefied natural gas, renewable natural gas, and liquid petroleum gas; and natural gas engines and components, as well as high-pressure natural gas coalescing filters. Its products are used for stationary applications; and the transportation market, such as light commercial vehicles, minibuses, heavy-duty trucks, and municipal buses, as well as rail and marine applications. The company sells and delivers its products through its products through its distributors, engine manufacturers, system integrators, fleet operators, and engine conversion companies, as well as directly to end-users. Omnitek Engineering Corp. was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Vista, California.

About Cooper-Standard

Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc., through its subsidiary, Cooper-Standard Automotive Inc., designs, manufactures, and sells sealing, fuel and brake delivery, fluid transfer, and anti-vibration systems worldwide. It operates in four segments: North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and South America. The company's sealing systems include dynamic and static seals, encapsulated glasses, stainless steel trims, flush glass systems, variable extrusions, and specialty sealing products. Its fuel and brake delivery systems comprise chassis and tank fuel lines and bundles, metallic brake lines and bundles, quick connects, direct injection and port fuel rails, and tube coatings. The company's fluid transfer systems consist of heater/coolant hoses, DPF and SCR emission lines, degas tanks, air intake and charge products, and transmission oil cooling hoses, as well as turbo charger, secondary air, and brake and clutch hoses. It also provides anti-vibration systems, such as powertrain mount systems that include multi-state vacuum switchable hydraulic engine, bi-state electric switchable hydraulic engine, conventional hydraulic, and elastomeric mounts; and chassis suspension components, which comprise conventional and hydraulic body mounts and bushings, as well as strut mounts, spring seats and bumpers, mass dampers, and dual durometer bushings. The company's products are primarily used in passenger vehicles and light trucks that are manufactured by automotive original equipment manufacturers and replacement markets. Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. was founded in 1960 and is headquartered in Novi, Michigan.

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