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 related businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, risk, valuation, earnings, profitability, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Risk & Volatility

Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) has a beta of 1.44, suggesting 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, suggesting that their average share price is 43% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) 0 5 5 0 2.50
Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) Competitors 169 874 949 17 2.41

Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) currently has a consensus price target of $9.40, suggesting a potential downside of 5.47%. As a group, “Heavy Machinery & Vehicles” companies have a potential upside of 7.33%. Given Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The)’s competitors higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Earnings & Valuation

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

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) $1.61 billion -$375.80 million -23.12
Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) Competitors $4.89 billion $80.18 million 169.18

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.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

80.5% 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 large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

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) -4.01% -6.17% -2.38%
Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) Competitors 4.32% 13.60% 4.34%

Summary

Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) competitors beat Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The) on 9 of the 12 factors compared.

About Manitowoc Company, Inc. (The)

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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