Financial Survey: VaporBrands International (OTCMKTS:VAPR) & Owens Corning (NYSE:OC)

VaporBrands International (OTCMKTS:VAPR) and Owens Corning (NYSE:OC) are both business services companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability and risk.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for VaporBrands International and Owens Corning, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
VaporBrands International 0 0 0 0 N/A
Owens Corning 0 13 8 0 2.38

Owens Corning has a consensus target price of $65.43, suggesting a potential downside of 7.56%. Given Owens Corning’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Owens Corning is more favorable than VaporBrands International.

Profitability

This table compares VaporBrands International and Owens Corning’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
VaporBrands International N/A N/A N/A
Owens Corning -7.94% 11.99% 4.98%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares VaporBrands International and Owens Corning’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
VaporBrands International N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Owens Corning $7.16 billion 1.07 $405.00 million $4.54 15.59

Owens Corning has higher revenue and earnings than VaporBrands International.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

94.6% of Owens Corning shares are owned by institutional investors. 49.1% of VaporBrands International shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.5% of Owens Corning shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility and Risk

VaporBrands International has a beta of 0.86, meaning that its stock price is 14% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Owens Corning has a beta of 1.58, meaning that its stock price is 58% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Owens Corning beats VaporBrands International on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About VaporBrands International

VaporBrands International Inc. operates as a distributor of specialty CBD oil products. The company is based in Spring Hill, Florida.

About Owens Corning

Owens Corning, together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells glass fiber reinforcements and other materials for composites; and residential, commercial, and industrial building materials worldwide. It operates in three segments: Composites, Insulation, and Roofing. The Composites segment manufactures, fabricates, and sells glass reinforcements in the form of fiber; and manufactures and sells glass fiber products in the form of fabrics, non-wovens, and other specialized products. Its products are used in pipe, roofing shingles, sporting goods, consumer electronics, telecommunications cables, boats, aviation, defense, automotive, industrial containers, and wind-energy applications in the building and construction, transportation, consumer, industrial, and power and energy markets. The Insulation segment manufactures and sells fiberglass insulation into residential, commercial, industrial, and other markets for thermal and acoustical applications; and manufactures and sells glass fiber pipe insulation, flexible duct media, bonded and granulated mineral fiber insulation, cellular glass insulation, and foam insulation used in above- and below-grade construction applications. This segment sells its products primarily to the insulation installers, home centers, lumberyards, retailers, and distributors under the Thermafiber, FOAMGLAS, Paroc, Owens Corning PINK, and FIBERGLAS Insulation brand names. The Roofing segment manufactures and sells residential roofing shingles, oxidized asphalt materials, and roofing components used in residential and commercial construction, and specialty applications, as well as synthetic packaging materials. This segment sells its products through distributors, home centers, lumberyards, retailers, and contractors, as well as to roofing contractors for built-up roofing asphalt systems and to manufacturers in automotive, chemical, rubber, and construction industries. Owens Corning was founded in 1938 and is headquartered in Toledo, Ohio.

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