(CITY) (OTCMKTS:CITY) and Vectrus (NYSE:VEC) are both industrial products companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, risk, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Profitability

This table compares (CITY) and Vectrus’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
(CITY) N/A N/A N/A
Vectrus 2.11% 14.85% 5.79%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for (CITY) and Vectrus, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
(CITY) 0 0 0 0 N/A
Vectrus 0 0 3 0 3.00

Vectrus has a consensus price target of $62.33, indicating a potential upside of 53.72%. Given Vectrus’ higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Vectrus is more favorable than (CITY).

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares (CITY) and Vectrus’ revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
(CITY) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Vectrus $1.38 billion 0.34 $34.72 million $3.21 12.63

Vectrus has higher revenue and earnings than (CITY).

Institutional and Insider Ownership

93.2% of Vectrus shares are owned by institutional investors. 59.6% of (CITY) shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.9% of Vectrus shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Vectrus beats (CITY) on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

Vectrus Company Profile

Vectrus, Inc. provides facility and logistics, and information technology and network communication services to the U.S. government worldwide. The company offers facility and logistics services, such as airfield management, ammunition management, civil engineering, communications, emergency services, life support activities, public works, security, transportation operations, warehouse management and distribution, and equipment maintenance, repair, and services for U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy, and Marines. It also provides information technology and network communication services, including sustainment of communications systems, network security, systems installation, and full life cycle management of information technology systems, system-of-systems engineering and software development, and mission support for the Department of Defense. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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