Michael Baker Corp (NYSE: BKR) and Tutor Perini Corporation (NYSE:TPC) are both industrials companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, dividends, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Michael Baker Corp and Tutor Perini Corporation’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||NetIncome||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Michael Baker Corp||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Tutor Perini Corporation||$4.97 billion||0.28||$95.82 million||$2.03||13.55|
Tutor Perini Corporation has higher revenue and earnings than Michael Baker Corp.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Michael Baker Corp and Tutor Perini Corporation, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Michael Baker Corp||0||0||0||0||N/A|
|Tutor Perini Corporation||0||2||5||0||2.71|
Tutor Perini Corporation has a consensus target price of $34.50, indicating a potential upside of 25.45%.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
81.2% of Tutor Perini Corporation shares are held by institutional investors. 24.5% of Tutor Perini Corporation shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares Michael Baker Corp and Tutor Perini Corporation’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Michael Baker Corp||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Tutor Perini Corporation||2.08%||6.60%||2.51%|
Tutor Perini Corporation beats Michael Baker Corp on 7 of the 7 factors compared between the two stocks.
Michael Baker Corp Company Profile
Michael Baker Corporation (Baker), through its operating subsidiaries, is engaged in providing engineering services for public and private sector clients worldwide. The Company’s business is principally in the United States of America. The Company’s operates in two segments: Transportation and Federal. The Transportation segment provides services for surface transportation, aviation and rail and transit markets. The Company also partners with construction contractors to pursue selected design-build contracts. In October 2013, the Company and Integrated Mission Solutions, LLC (IMS), an affiliate of DC Capital Partners, LLC, announced the merger of IMS’s wholly owned subsidiary, CDL Acquisition Co. Inc. (Merger Sub), with and into Baker. In connection with the merger, IMS is changing its name to Michael Baker International, LLC (Michael Baker International). As a result of the merger, Baker is a wholly owned subsidiary of Michael Baker International.
Tutor Perini Corporation Company Profile
Tutor Perini Corporation is a construction company offering general contracting, construction management and design-build services to private customers and public agencies across the world. The Company operates through three segments: Civil, Building and Specialty Contractors. Its Civil segment specializes in public works construction and the repair, replacement and reconstruction of infrastructure across various geographic regions of the United States. Its Building segment provides services to various specialized building markets for private and public works customers, including the hospitality and gaming, transportation, healthcare, corporate and municipal offices, sports and entertainment, education, correctional facilities, biotech, pharmaceutical and industrial markets. Its Specialty Contractors segment specializes in electrical, mechanical, plumbing, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), fire protection systems, and pneumatically placed concrete.
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