Triton International (NYSE:TRTN) and Black Diamond Group (OTCMKTS:BDIMF) are both transportation companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation and risk.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Triton International and Black Diamond Group’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Triton International $1.16 billion 2.25 $344.59 million $2.78 11.81
Black Diamond Group $120.79 million 0.80 -$73.59 million N/A N/A

Triton International has higher revenue and earnings than Black Diamond Group.

Profitability

This table compares Triton International and Black Diamond Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Triton International 37.41% 14.44% 3.34%
Black Diamond Group -53.71% -6.11% -3.36%

Dividends

Triton International pays an annual dividend of $2.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.3%. Black Diamond Group does not pay a dividend. Triton International pays out 74.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Triton International and Black Diamond Group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Triton International 0 1 4 0 2.80
Black Diamond Group 0 0 0 0 N/A

Triton International currently has a consensus price target of $40.40, suggesting a potential upside of 23.02%. Given Triton International’s higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Triton International is more favorable than Black Diamond Group.

Volatility & Risk

Triton International has a beta of 2.84, suggesting that its stock price is 184% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Black Diamond Group has a beta of 2.11, suggesting that its stock price is 111% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

64.3% of Triton International shares are held by institutional investors. 1.4% of Triton International shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Triton International beats Black Diamond Group on 12 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Triton International Company Profile

Triton International Limited engages in the acquisition, leasing, re-leasing, and sale of various types of intermodal transportation equipment to shipping lines, and freight forwarding companies and manufacturers. It operates in two segments, Equipment Leasing and Equipment Trading. The company primarily leases dry freight, refrigerated, special, and tank containers; and chassis used for the transportation of containers, as well as manages containers owned by third parties. As of December 31, 2017, its total fleet consisted of 3,429,796 containers and chassis representing 5,648,987 twenty-foot equivalent units. The company also purchases containers from shipping line customers and other sellers, and resells these containers to container retailers and users. It operates in Asia, Europe, the Americas, Bermuda, and internationally. The company was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda.

Black Diamond Group Company Profile

Black Diamond Group Limited rents and sells workspace and modular workforce accommodation solutions. It operates through four segments: BOXX Modular, Black Diamond Camps & Lodging, Black Diamond Energy Services, and Black Diamond International. The BOXX Modular segment provides modular space rentals to customers in construction, real estate development, manufacturing, education, financial institutions, resource industries, and government agencies in North America. Its products include office units, lavatories, storage units, large multi-unit office complexes, classroom facilities, high security modular buildings, custom manufactured modular facilities, and blast resistant structures. This segment also sells new and used space rentals units; and provides delivery, installation, project management, and ancillary products and services. The Camps & Lodging segment provides workforce accommodation solutions, such as camps with on-site management of catering, housekeeping, front desk services, as well as fresh water and waste water management, electricity, television, telephone, Internet, and the provision of consumables, such as diesel and propane. The Energy Services segment provides equipment rentals and accommodations to customers in the oil and gas industry throughout western Canada and the Midwest and western United States. This segment offers accommodations, which consist of single and multi-unit complexes; and surface rentals, including various types of equipment that support drilling, completion, and production activities. The segment also provides installation, delivery, maintenance, and catering services. The International segment rents and sells remote workforce housing and modular space rental solutions primarily in Australia. This segment serves customers in resources, oil and gas, construction, general industry, government, and education sectors. The company was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.

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