PEUGEOT SA/ADR (OTCMKTS:PUGOY) and Federal Signal (NYSE:FSS) are both auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations and profitability.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares PEUGEOT SA/ADR and Federal Signal’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|PEUGEOT SA/ADR||$73.66 billion||0.31||$2.18 billion||$2.33||10.91|
|Federal Signal||$1.09 billion||1.41||$94.00 million||$1.43||17.89|
PEUGEOT SA/ADR has higher revenue and earnings than Federal Signal. PEUGEOT SA/ADR is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Federal Signal, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for PEUGEOT SA/ADR and Federal Signal, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
This table compares PEUGEOT SA/ADR and Federal Signal’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Institutional & Insider Ownership
0.0% of PEUGEOT SA/ADR shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 88.3% of Federal Signal shares are held by institutional investors. 4.3% of Federal Signal shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Volatility and Risk
PEUGEOT SA/ADR has a beta of 1.18, suggesting that its stock price is 18% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Federal Signal has a beta of 1.43, suggesting that its stock price is 43% more volatile than the S&P 500.
PEUGEOT SA/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Federal Signal pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. PEUGEOT SA/ADR pays out 20.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Federal Signal pays out 22.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. PEUGEOT SA/ADR is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.
Federal Signal beats PEUGEOT SA/ADR on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
PEUGEOT SA/ADR Company Profile
Peugeot S.A. engages in automotive, automotive equipment, and finance businesses in Europe, Eurasia, China and South-Asia, India Pacific, Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, and North America. The company's Automotive segment designs, manufactures, and sells passenger cars and light commercial vehicles under the Peugeot, Citroën, Opel, Vauxhall, and DS brands. Its Automotive Equipment segment offers interior systems, automotive seating products, and clean mobility products. The company's Finance segment provides retail financing to customers of the Peugeot, Citroën, and DS brands; and wholesale financing to dealer networks. The company is based in Rueil-Malmaison, France.
Federal Signal Company Profile
Federal Signal Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and supplies a suite of products and integrated solutions for municipal, governmental, industrial, and commercial customers in the United States, Canada, Europe, and internationally. It operates through two segments, Environmental Solutions Group and Safety and Security Systems Group. The Environmental Solutions Group segment offers a range of street sweeper vehicles, sewer cleaner and vacuum loader trucks, hydro-excavation trucks, and water blasting equipment under the Elgin, Vactor, Guzzler, Westech, and Jetstream brand names. Is also manufactures dump truck bodies and trailers for maintenance and infrastructure end-markets under the Ox Bodies, Crysteel, J-Craft, Duraclass, Rugby, and Travis brand names. In addition, this segment engages in the sale of parts, service and repair, equipment rental, and training activities under the FS Solutions brand. The Safety and Security Systems Group segment provides systems and products for campus and community alerting, emergency vehicles, first responder interoperable communications, and industrial communications, as well as command and municipal networked security. Its products include vehicle lightbars and sirens, public warning sirens, general alarm systems, public address systems, and public safety software. This segment sells its products under the Federal Signal, Federal Signal VAMA, and Victor brand names. The company sells its products through wholesaler, distributor, independent manufacturer representative, original equipment manufacturer, and direct sales force, as well as independent foreign distributor. Federal Signal Corporation was founded in 1901 and is headquartered in Oak Brook, Illinois.
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