Superior Industries International (NYSE: SUP) and OmniTek Engineering (OTCMKTS:OMTK) are both small-cap auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability, earnings, risk and analyst recommendations.
Superior Industries International pays an annual dividend of $0.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. OmniTek Engineering does not pay a dividend. Superior Industries International pays out 32.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Superior Industries International and OmniTek Engineering’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Superior Industries International||$1.11 billion||0.44||-$6.20 million||$1.10||17.59|
|OmniTek Engineering||$1.07 million||2.75||-$1.03 million||N/A||N/A|
OmniTek Engineering has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Superior Industries International.
This is a summary of recent recommendations for Superior Industries International and OmniTek Engineering, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Superior Industries International||0||1||3||0||2.75|
Superior Industries International presently has a consensus price target of $23.75, indicating a potential upside of 22.74%. Given Superior Industries International’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Superior Industries International is more favorable than OmniTek Engineering.
This table compares Superior Industries International and OmniTek Engineering’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Superior Industries International||0.08%||10.40%||3.11%|
Institutional & Insider Ownership
90.7% of Superior Industries International shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.0% of OmniTek Engineering shares are held by institutional investors. 1.5% of Superior Industries International shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 54.0% of OmniTek Engineering shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Volatility and Risk
Superior Industries International has a beta of 1.25, meaning that its share price is 25% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, OmniTek Engineering has a beta of 0.95, meaning that its share price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Superior Industries International beats OmniTek Engineering on 9 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Superior Industries International
Superior Industries International, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells aluminum wheels to the original equipment manufacturers in North America. It supplies cast aluminum wheels to the automobile and light truck manufacturers. The company was founded in 1957 and is headquartered in Southfield, Michigan.
About OmniTek Engineering
Omnitek Engineering Corp. develops and supplies new natural gas engine and advanced engine management systems for gaseous fuels worldwide. It also manufactures a proprietary technology, which is used to convert old or new diesel engines to operate on natural gas, propane, or hydrogen. The company offers conversion kits for converting diesel engines to operate on natural gas; conversion kits for converting rich-burn natural gas engines to lean-burn natural gas engines; and natural gas engines and components. Its products are used for stationary applications, including generator sets; and transportation industry, such as light commercial vehicles, minibuses, heavy-duty trucks, and municipal buses, as well as rail and marine applications. The company sells and delivers its products through its distributors, engine manufacturers, system integrators, fleet operators, and engine conversion companies, as well as directly to end-users. Omnitek Engineering Corp. was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Vista, California.
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