Park-Ohio (NASDAQ: PKOH) and Pall (NYSE:PLL) are both industrial products companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership and dividends.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Park-Ohio and Pall’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Park-Ohio||$1.28 billion||0.45||$31.70 million||$2.36||19.43|
This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Park-Ohio and Pall, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Park-Ohio currently has a consensus target price of $37.00, indicating a potential downside of 19.30%. Given Park-Ohio’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Park-Ohio is more favorable than Pall.
Park-Ohio pays an annual dividend of $0.50 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. Pall does not pay a dividend. Park-Ohio pays out 21.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
This table compares Park-Ohio and Pall’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Institutional and Insider Ownership
55.9% of Park-Ohio shares are held by institutional investors. 31.0% of Park-Ohio shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Pall beats Park-Ohio on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
Park-Ohio Holdings Corp. is a diversified international company providing supply chain management outsourcing services, capital equipment used on their production lines and manufactured components used to assemble its products. The Company operates in three segments: Supply Technologies, Assembly Components and Engineered Products. Supply Technologies provides its customers with Total Supply Management, which manages every aspect of supplying production parts and materials to its customers’ manufacturing floor, from strategic planning to program implementation. Assembly Components manufactures products oriented towards fuel efficiency and reduced emission standards. Engineered Products segment operates a group of manufacturing businesses that design and manufacture a range of products, including induction heating and melting systems, pipe threading systems, and forged and machined products. It operates through the subsidiaries of its direct subsidiary, Park-Ohio Industries, Inc.
Pall Corporation is a filtration, separation and purification company. The Company is a supplier of filtration, separation and purification technologies, principally made by the Company using its engineering capability and fluid management, filter media, and other fluid clarification and separations equipment for the removal of solid, liquid and gaseous contaminants from a variety of liquids and gases. The Company serves customers through two businesses globally: Life Sciences and Industrial. The Life Sciences business group is focused on developing, manufacturing and selling products to customers in the Medical, BioPharmaceuticals and Food & Beverage markets. The Industrial business group is focused on developing, manufacturing and selling products to customers in the Process Technologies, Aerospace and Microelectronics markets.
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