Sypris Solutions (NASDAQ: SYPR) is one of 22 public companies in the “Process control instruments” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Sypris Solutions to related companies based on the strength of its dividends, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Sypris Solutions and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Sypris Solutions 0 1 0 0 2.00
Sypris Solutions Competitors 107 548 956 24 2.55

As a group, “Process control instruments” companies have a potential upside of 12.03%. Given Sypris Solutions’ competitors stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Sypris Solutions has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Profitability

This table compares Sypris Solutions and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Sypris Solutions -5.32% -38.12% -10.19%
Sypris Solutions Competitors 7.53% -5.61% 6.65%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

10.9% of Sypris Solutions shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.9% of shares of all “Process control instruments” companies are held by institutional investors. 50.9% of Sypris Solutions shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 9.5% of shares of all “Process control instruments” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Sypris Solutions and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Sypris Solutions $82.29 million -$10.82 million N/A
Sypris Solutions Competitors $2.54 billion $342.80 million 24.31

Sypris Solutions’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Sypris Solutions.

Risk & Volatility

Sypris Solutions has a beta of 0.63, meaning that its share price is 37% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sypris Solutions’ competitors have a beta of 0.59, meaning that their average share price is 41% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Sypris Solutions competitors beat Sypris Solutions on 10 of the 12 factors compared.

About Sypris Solutions

Sypris Solutions, Inc. provides truck components, oil and gas pipeline components, and aerospace and defense electronics in the United States and Mexico. It operates through two segments, Sypris Technologies and Sypris Electronics. The Sypris Technologies segment supplies forged and machined components for the commercial vehicle, off highway vehicle, light truck, automotive, and energy markets. This segment produces drive train components, including axle shafts, transmission shafts, gear sets, steer axle forgings, and other components for automotive and truck manufacturers. It also provides value added operations for drive train assemblies; and manufactures energy-related products, such as pressurized closures, insulated joints, and other specialty products primarily for oil and gas pipelines and related energy markets. The Sypris Electronics segment offers electronic manufacturing services, including circuit card and full box build manufacturing, high reliability manufacturing, systems assembly and integration, design for manufacturability, and design to specification work for customers in the aerospace and defense electronics market. This segment provides circuit card assembly services for electronic sensors and systems, such as radar and targeting systems, tactical ground stations, navigation systems, weapons systems, and targeting and warning systems, as well as offers solutions for identity management, cryptographic key distribution, cyber analytics, and manufactured complex data storage systems. It also offers value added solutions, such as low-volume prototype assembly and high-volume turnkey manufacturing. In addition, the company provides engineering design and repair or inspection services. Sypris Solutions, Inc. sells engineered product lines under the Tube Turns brand name. The company was founded in 1954 and is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky.

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