Delphi Technologies (NYSE: DLPH) and Westport Fuel Systems (NASDAQ:WPRT) are both business services companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations and earnings.
This table compares Delphi Technologies and Westport Fuel Systems’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Westport Fuel Systems||-14.85%||-64.05%||-19.69%|
This table compares Delphi Technologies and Westport Fuel Systems’ revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Delphi Technologies||$4.85 billion||0.87||$285.00 million||N/A||N/A|
|Westport Fuel Systems||$224.90 million||1.55||-$97.57 million||($1.18)||-2.26|
Delphi Technologies has higher revenue and earnings than Westport Fuel Systems.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
46.3% of Delphi Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 21.1% of Westport Fuel Systems shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This is a breakdown of current ratings for Delphi Technologies and Westport Fuel Systems, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Westport Fuel Systems||0||1||5||0||2.83|
Delphi Technologies presently has a consensus target price of $61.80, indicating a potential upside of 29.42%. Westport Fuel Systems has a consensus target price of $3.48, indicating a potential upside of 30.44%. Given Westport Fuel Systems’ stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Westport Fuel Systems is more favorable than Delphi Technologies.
Delphi Technologies pays an annual dividend of $0.17 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Westport Fuel Systems does not pay a dividend.
Delphi Technologies beats Westport Fuel Systems on 7 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
Delphi Technologies Company Profile
Delphi Technologies PLC is a develops, designs and manufactures powertrain technologies for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). The Company’s segments is Products & Service Solutions (PSS). PSS segment sells aftermarket products to independent aftermarket and original equipment service customers. It supplies a full suite of aftermarket products, including engine control modules, pumps, injectors, fuel modules, exhaust gas recirculation valves, brakes, steering and suspension. The Company operates 20 manufacturing facilities and 12 technical centers in 24 countries.
Westport Fuel Systems Company Profile
Westport Fuel Systems Inc, formerly Westport Innovations Inc, is a Canada-based provider of low-emission engine and fuel system technologies utilizing gaseous fuels. It operates through the Westport Operations segment. The Westport Operations segment designs, manufactures and sells compressed natural gas, liquefied natural gas, and liquefied petroleum gas components and systems to original equipment manufacturers and to aftermarket customers. Its subsidiaries design and manufacture a range of components, including pressure regulators, injectors, electronic control units, valves and filters; sell mono-fuel, bi-fuel and dual-fuel diesel blend conversion kits, and also offer full engine management systems and solutions. The Westport Operations segment has a customer base in Europe and North America, as well as in Asia, South America, and Africa.
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