Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) (MTW) & Its Rivals Head-To-Head Survey

Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) (NYSE: MTW) is one of 15 publicly-traded companies in the “Heavy Machinery & Vehicles” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) to similar businesses based on the strength of its profitability, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation and earnings.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) 0 5 4 0 2.44
Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) Competitors 167 871 942 17 2.41

Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) currently has a consensus target price of $9.07, indicating a potential downside of 9.65%. As a group, “Heavy Machinery & Vehicles” companies have a potential upside of 3.39%. Given Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The)’s competitors higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) $1.61 billion -$375.80 million -6.65
Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) Competitors $4.89 billion $73.89 million 166.30

Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The)’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The). Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

This table compares Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) -14.63% -14.85% -5.70%
Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) Competitors 3.71% 14.28% 4.26%

Volatility and Risk

Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) has a beta of 1.44, indicating that its share price is 44% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The)’s competitors have a beta of 1.43, indicating that their average share price is 43% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

81.0% of Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 82.4% of shares of all “Heavy Machinery & Vehicles” companies are held by institutional investors. 2.8% of Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 8.3% of shares of all “Heavy Machinery & Vehicles” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) competitors beat Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) on 10 of the 12 factors compared.

Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) Company Profile

The Manitowoc Company, Inc. is a provider of engineered lifting equipment for the construction industry. The Company operates through the Crane business segment. It designs, manufactures and distributes a line of crawler-mounted lattice-boom cranes, which it sells under the Manitowoc brand name. It also designs and manufactures a line of top-slewing and self-erecting tower cranes, which it sells under the Potain brand name. It designs and manufactures mobile telescopic cranes, which it sells under the Grove brand name and a line of hydraulically powered telescopic boom trucks, which it sells under the National Crane brand name. It also provides crane product parts and services and crane rebuilding, remanufacturing and training services, which are delivered under the Manitowoc Crane Care brand name. Its crane products are used in a range of applications, including energy production/distribution and utilities, petrochemical and industrial projects, and infrastructure applications.

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