Stoneridge (NYSE:SRI) and Regency Affiliates (OTCMKTS:RAFI) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and earnings.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Stoneridge and Regency Affiliates’ gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Stoneridge||$866.20 million||0.98||$53.85 million||$1.99||15.58|
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Stoneridge and Regency Affiliates, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Stoneridge presently has a consensus target price of $33.67, suggesting a potential upside of 8.60%. Given Stoneridge’s higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Stoneridge is more favorable than Regency Affiliates.
This table compares Stoneridge and Regency Affiliates’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Risk and Volatility
Stoneridge has a beta of 1.33, indicating that its stock price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Regency Affiliates has a beta of 0.58, indicating that its stock price is 42% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Regency Affiliates pays an annual dividend of $0.26 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.0%. Stoneridge does not pay a dividend.
Stoneridge beats Regency Affiliates on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
Stoneridge, Inc. designs and manufactures engineered electrical and electronic components, modules, and systems for the automotive, commercial, off-highway, motorcycle, and agricultural vehicle markets. The company operates in three segments: Control Devices, Electronics, and PST. The Control Devices segment offers sensors, switches, valves, and actuators that monitor, measure, or activate specific functions within a vehicle. The Electronics segment provides electronic instrument clusters, electronic control units, and driver information systems, camera-based vision systems, monitors, and related products. Its products collect, store, and display vehicle information, such as speed, pressure, maintenance data, trip information, operator performance, temperature, distance traveled, and driver messages related to vehicle performance. This segment's power distribution modules and systems regulate, coordinate, monitor, and direct the operation of the electrical system within a vehicle. The PST segment offers in-vehicle audio and video devices, electronic vehicle security alarms, convenience accessories, vehicle monitoring and tracking devices, and infotainment systems. It provides its products and systems to various original equipment manufacturers and tier 1 customers, as well as aftermarket distributors and mass merchandisers for use in various vehicle platforms in North America, South America, Europe, and internationally. Stoneridge, Inc. was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Novi, Michigan.
About Regency Affiliates
Regency Affiliates, Inc., through its interest in MESC Capital, LLC, owns an on-site energy facility that supplies approximately 61 megawatts of steam and electricity to a Kimberly-Clark tissue mill in Mobile, Alabama. It also owns and operates 34.3 acres of land and rental property of approximately 717,000 square feet comprising a 2-story office building and a connected 6-story office tower in Woodlawn, Maryland through a limited partnership interest. The company is based in New York, New York.
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