AAON (NASDAQ: AAON) is one of 82 publicly-traded companies in the “BUILDING PRODS” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare AAON to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, profitability, risk, earnings and analyst recommendations.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares AAON and its competitors revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|AAON||$405.23 million||$54.49 million||36.12|
|AAON Competitors||$3.38 billion||$212.39 million||2.73|
AAON pays an annual dividend of $0.26 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. AAON pays out 25.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “BUILDING PRODS” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.6% and pay out 32.4% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for AAON and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
As a group, “BUILDING PRODS” companies have a potential upside of 14.63%. Given AAON’s competitors higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe AAON has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
69.5% of AAON shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 61.2% of shares of all “BUILDING PRODS” companies are owned by institutional investors. 22.3% of AAON shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 12.1% of shares of all “BUILDING PRODS” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Volatility and Risk
AAON has a beta of 0.87, suggesting that its share price is 13% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AAON’s competitors have a beta of 1.30, suggesting that their average share price is 30% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares AAON and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
AAON, Inc. is engaged in the engineering, manufacturing, marketing and sale of air conditioning and heating equipment consisting of standard, semi-custom and custom rooftop units, chillers, packaged outdoor mechanical rooms, air handling units, makeup air units, energy recovery units, condensing units, geothermal/water-source heat pumps and coils. Its products serve the commercial and industrial new construction and replacement markets. Its rooftop and condensing unit markets consist of units installed on commercial or industrial structures of less than 10 stories in height. Its air handling units, self-contained units, geothermal/water-source heat pumps, chillers, packaged outdoor mechanical rooms and coils are applicable to all sizes of commercial and industrial buildings. The replacement market consists of products installed to replace existing units/components that are worn or damaged.
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