Arotech (NASDAQ: ARTX) is one of 25 public companies in the “Miscellaneous electrical machinery, equipment, & supplies” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Arotech to similar companies based on the strength of its risk, dividends, earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability and institutional ownership.
This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Arotech and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
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Volatility and Risk
Arotech has a beta of 1.39, meaning that its share price is 39% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Arotech’s competitors have a beta of 0.76, meaning that their average share price is 24% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
22.3% of Arotech shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 44.3% of shares of all “Miscellaneous electrical machinery, equipment, & supplies” companies are owned by institutional investors. 9.4% of Arotech shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 16.3% of shares of all “Miscellaneous electrical machinery, equipment, & supplies” 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.
This table compares Arotech and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Arotech and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Arotech||$98.72 million||$3.83 million||20.63|
|Arotech Competitors||$793.44 million||$37.86 million||4.67|
Arotech’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Arotech. Arotech is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
Arotech beats its competitors on 7 of the 13 factors compared.
Arotech Corporation is a defense and security products and services company, engaged in providing interactive simulation for military, law enforcement and commercial markets, and batteries and charging systems for the military, commercial and medical markets. The Company operates through two segments: Training and Simulation Division, and Power Systems Division. The Company’s Training and Simulation Division develops, manufactures and markets multimedia and interactive digital solutions for engineering, use-of-force training and operator training of military, law enforcement, security, emergency services and other personnel. The Company’s Power Systems Division provides battery solutions, energy management and power distribution technologies and product design and manufacturing services for the aerospace, defense, law enforcement, homeland security markets, and it manufactures and sells rechargeable batteries for defense and security products and medical and industrial applications.
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