Robbins & Myers (RBN) and Omega Flex (OFLX) Critical Survey
Omega Flex (NASDAQ: OFLX) and Robbins & Myers (NYSE:RBN) are both industrial products companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership and earnings.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
24.2% of Omega Flex shares are owned by institutional investors. 44.9% of Omega Flex shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Omega Flex pays an annual dividend of $0.88 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. Robbins & Myers does not pay a dividend. Omega Flex pays out 57.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Omega Flex and Robbins & Myers, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Robbins & Myers||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Omega Flex and Robbins & Myers’ top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Omega Flex||$94.05 million||6.47||$14.37 million||$1.52||39.70|
|Robbins & Myers||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Omega Flex has higher revenue and earnings than Robbins & Myers.
This table compares Omega Flex and Robbins & Myers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Robbins & Myers||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Omega Flex beats Robbins & Myers on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Omega Flex
Omega Flex, Inc. is a manufacturer of flexible metal hose. The Company is engaged in a range of different markets, including construction, manufacturing, transportation, petrochemical, pharmaceutical and other industries. It operates through manufacture and sale of flexible metal hose and accessories segment. Its products are concentrated in residential and commercial construction, and general industrial markets. Its primary product, flexible gas piping, is used for gas piping within residential and commercial buildings. Its TracPipe and TracPipe CounterStrike flexible gas piping, along with its fittings, which are distributed under AutoSnap and AutoFlare names. Its products are manufactured at its Exton, Pennsylvania facilities in the United States, and in Banbury, Oxfordshire in the United Kingdom. It has sales across all industries are generated through independent outside sales organizations, such as sales representatives, wholesalers and distributors or a combination of both.
About Robbins & Myers
Robbins & Myers, Inc. is a supplier of engineered equipment and systems for critical applications in global energy, industrial, chemical and pharmaceutical markets. The Company operates in two segments: Energy Services and Process & Flow Control. Its Energy Services business segment, which includes T-3, designs, manufactures, markets, repairs and services equipment and systems used in upstream oil and gas exploration and recovery, production and completion, pipeline transmission infrastructure and a variety of other industrial applications. Its Process and Flow Control business segment designs, manufactures and services glass-lined reactors and storage vessels, industrial progressing cavity pumps, mixing equipment, and related products such as grinders for applications involving the flow of viscous, abrasive and solid-laden slurries and sludge, standard and customized fluid-agitation equipment and systems. In February 2013, National Oilwell Varco Inc acquired Robbins & Myers Inc.
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