Allison Transmission (NYSE:ALSN) and ATC Venture Group (OTCMKTS:ATCV) are both auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, dividends and analyst recommendations.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Allison Transmission and ATC Venture Group’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Allison Transmission||$2.71 billion||2.12||$639.00 million||$4.78||9.55|
|ATC Venture Group||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Allison Transmission pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. ATC Venture Group does not pay a dividend. Allison Transmission pays out 12.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Allison Transmission and ATC Venture Group, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|ATC Venture Group||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Allison Transmission presently has a consensus price target of $47.88, suggesting a potential upside of 4.87%. Given Allison Transmission’s higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Allison Transmission is more favorable than ATC Venture Group.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
95.9% of Allison Transmission shares are held by institutional investors. 8.4% of Allison Transmission shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 49.9% of ATC Venture Group shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares Allison Transmission and ATC Venture Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|ATC Venture Group||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Volatility & Risk
Allison Transmission has a beta of 1.38, meaning that its stock price is 38% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ATC Venture Group has a beta of 5.49, meaning that its stock price is 449% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Allison Transmission beats ATC Venture Group on 8 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Allison Transmission
Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and sells commercial and defense fully-automatic transmissions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, and medium- and heavy-tactical U.S. defense vehicles worldwide. It offers 12 transmission product lines for various applications, including distribution, refuse, construction, fire, and emergency on-highway trucks; school, transit, and hybrid-transit buses; motor homes; energy, mining, and construction off-highway vehicles and equipment; and wheeled and tracked defense vehicles. The company markets its transmissions under Allison Transmission brand name; and remanufactured transmissions under ReTran brand name. It also sells branded replacement parts, support equipment, and other products necessary to service the installed base of vehicles utilizing its transmissions, as well as defense kits, engineering services, and extended transmission coverage services to various original equipment manufacturers, distributors, and the U.S. government. As of February 28, 2019, the company served customers through an independent network of approximately 1,400 independent distributor and dealer locations. The company was formerly known as Clutch Holdings, Inc. Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1915 and is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana.
About ATC Venture Group
ATC Venture Group Inc., through its subsidiary, Simonsen Iron Works Inc., engages in the design, manufacture, and assembly of an array of parts for original equipment manufacturers and other customers. The company was formerly known as Cycle Country Accessories Corp. and changed its name to ATC Venture Group Inc. in January 2012. ATC Venture Group Inc. is based in Minnetonka, Minnesota.
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