Sun Hydraulics (NASDAQ: SNHY) is one of 99 publicly-traded companies in the “MACHINERY” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Sun Hydraulics to similar companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, valuation, dividends and profitability.
This table compares Sun Hydraulics and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Sun Hydraulics Competitors||3.77%||14.07%||4.35%|
This table compares Sun Hydraulics and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Sun Hydraulics||$342.84 million||$31.55 million||45.82|
|Sun Hydraulics Competitors||$3.86 billion||$259.43 million||2.29|
Sun Hydraulics’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Sun Hydraulics. Sun Hydraulics is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
70.1% of Sun Hydraulics shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.2% of shares of all “MACHINERY” companies are held by institutional investors. 10.0% of Sun Hydraulics shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 9.0% of shares of all “MACHINERY” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Sun Hydraulics and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Sun Hydraulics Competitors||583||2996||2919||82||2.38|
Sun Hydraulics currently has a consensus price target of $63.50, indicating a potential upside of 18.45%. As a group, “MACHINERY” companies have a potential upside of 10.98%. Given Sun Hydraulics’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Sun Hydraulics is more favorable than its rivals.
Volatility and Risk
Sun Hydraulics has a beta of 1.79, suggesting that its stock price is 79% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sun Hydraulics’ rivals have a beta of 1.73, suggesting that their average stock price is 73% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Sun Hydraulics pays an annual dividend of $0.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Sun Hydraulics pays out 30.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “MACHINERY” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.3% and pay out 34.7% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
Sun Hydraulics beats its rivals on 11 of the 15 factors compared.
Sun Hydraulics Company Profile
Sun Hydraulics Corporation (Sun) develops and manufactures solutions for the hydraulics and electronics markets. It is engaged in power controls and vehicle technologies lines of business. The Company operates through two segments including hydraulics and electronics. Hydraulics market segment is engaged in manufacturing of screw-in hydraulic cartridge valves, electro-hydraulics, manifolds, and integrated package solutions for the worldwide industrial and mobile hydraulics markets operating under the brand Sun Hydraulics. Electronics market segment provides electronic control, display and instrumentation solutions for both recreational and off-highway vehicles, as well as stationary and power generation equipment and that offered under the brands of Enovation Controls, Murphy and Zero Off.
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