ALSTOM/ADR (OTCMKTS:ALSMY) and Bank Of Princeton (NASDAQ:BPRN) are both transportation companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation and institutional ownership.
This table compares ALSTOM/ADR and Bank Of Princeton’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Bank Of Princeton||N/A||N/A||N/A|
This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for ALSTOM/ADR and Bank Of Princeton, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Bank Of Princeton||0||3||0||0||2.00|
Bank Of Princeton has a consensus target price of $33.33, indicating a potential upside of 19.43%. Given Bank Of Princeton’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Bank Of Princeton is more favorable than ALSTOM/ADR.
ALSTOM/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.03 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Bank Of Princeton pays an annual dividend of $0.12 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Bank Of Princeton pays out 5.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares ALSTOM/ADR and Bank Of Princeton’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|ALSTOM/ADR||$9.30 billion||1.04||$556.13 million||N/A||N/A|
|Bank Of Princeton||$57.03 million||3.23||$14.12 million||$2.14||13.04|
ALSTOM/ADR has higher revenue and earnings than Bank Of Princeton.
Risk and Volatility
ALSTOM/ADR has a beta of 0.48, meaning that its stock price is 52% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Bank Of Princeton has a beta of 0.42, meaning that its stock price is 58% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
36.5% of Bank Of Princeton shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
ALSTOM/ADR beats Bank Of Princeton on 7 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
Alstom SA develops and markets systems, equipment, and services for the transport sector in Europe, the Americas, Asia and Pacific, the Middle-East, and Africa. The company offers metros, tramways, tram-trains, suburban trains, regional trains, high-speed trains, and passengers and freight locomotives; and signaling products, such as rail control systems, security and control, trackside, and interlocking products. It is also involved in the design and installation solutions for track laying; the electrification of and power supply to lines; and supply and installation electromechanical equipment. In addition, the company provides urban and main-line rail systems to manage trains, signaling, infrastructure, and services; and maintenance, modernization, parts and repair, and support services. Further, it offers various components, including bogies, motors, traction systems, switchgears, auxiliary converters, traction transformers, feeding systems, and dampers. Alstom SA has a strategic partnership with Cosmotech to develop a new application to improve the efficiency of a rail system. Alstom SA was incorporated in 1992 and is headquartered in Saint-Ouen, France.
About Bank Of Princeton
The Bank of Princeton provides various banking products and services. The company accepts checking, savings, attorney trust, and money market accounts, as well as certificates of deposit. Its loan products include commercial real estate and multi-family, commercial and industrial, construction, residential first-lien mortgage, home equity, and consumer loans, as well as lines of credit. The company also provides debit and credit cards; and money orders, direct deposit, automated teller machines, cashier's checks, safe deposit boxes, wire transfers, night depository, remote deposit capture, savings bonds redemption, bank-by-mail, online and automated telephone banking, Internet banking, payroll-related services, and merchant credit card processing services. It operates 13 branches in Princeton, including parts of Mercer, Somerset, Hunterdon, Monmouth, and Middlesex counties in central New Jersey; and portions of Philadelphia, Montgomery, and Bucks counties in Pennsylvania. The Bank of Princeton was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey.
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