Delphi Technologies (NYSE: DLPH) and Strattec Security (NASDAQ:STRT) are both business services companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability and earnings.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Delphi Technologies and Strattec Security, as provided by MarketBeat.
Delphi Technologies presently has a consensus price target of $63.17, suggesting a potential upside of 32.56%. Given Delphi Technologies’ higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Delphi Technologies is more favorable than Strattec Security.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
84.8% of Delphi Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.2% of Strattec Security shares are held by institutional investors. 7.1% of Strattec Security shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Delphi Technologies pays an annual dividend of $0.17 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Strattec Security pays an annual dividend of $0.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. Strattec Security pays out 19.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
This table compares Delphi Technologies and Strattec Security’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Delphi Technologies and Strattec Security’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
Delphi Technologies has higher revenue and earnings than Strattec Security.
Delphi Technologies beats Strattec Security on 7 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
Delphi Technologies Company Profile
Delphi Technologies PLC is a develops, designs and manufactures powertrain technologies for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). The Company’s segments is Products & Service Solutions (PSS). PSS segment sells aftermarket products to independent aftermarket and original equipment service customers. It supplies a full suite of aftermarket products, including engine control modules, pumps, injectors, fuel modules, exhaust gas recirculation valves, brakes, steering and suspension. The Company operates 20 manufacturing facilities and 12 technical centers in 24 countries.
Strattec Security Company Profile
Strattec Security Corporation designs, develops, manufactures and markets automotive access control products. The Company offers access control products, including mechanical locks and keys, electronically enhanced locks and keys, steering column and instrument panel ignition lock housings, latches, power sliding side door systems, power lift gate systems, power deck lid systems, door handles and related products for North American automotive customers. The Company supplies its products under the VAST brand name. The Company’s products are shipped to customer locations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, South America, Korea and China, and it also provides full service and aftermarket support. The Company provides its customers with engineered access control products, including locksets, fobs, push button ignition systems, steering column lock housings, seatback and secondary power liftgate systems, power decklids, door handles, and trim and other access products.