OSI Systems (NASDAQ: OSIS) and Teledyne Technologies (NYSE:TDY) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitabiliy, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation and risk.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares OSI Systems and Teledyne Technologies’ gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||EBITDA||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|OSI Systems||$930.02 million||1.57||$117.25 million||$1.30||60.02|
|Teledyne Technologies||$2.19 billion||2.19||$372.10 million||$5.09||26.66|
Teledyne Technologies has higher revenue and earnings than OSI Systems. Teledyne Technologies is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than OSI Systems, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
This is a breakdown of current ratings for OSI Systems and Teledyne Technologies, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
OSI Systems presently has a consensus target price of $87.20, indicating a potential upside of 11.75%. Teledyne Technologies has a consensus target price of $146.50, indicating a potential upside of 7.97%. Given OSI Systems’ stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe OSI Systems is more favorable than Teledyne Technologies.
This table compares OSI Systems and Teledyne Technologies’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Institutional & Insider Ownership
83.6% of Teledyne Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.5% of OSI Systems shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.3% of Teledyne Technologies shares are owned 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.
Volatility and Risk
OSI Systems has a beta of 0.78, meaning that its share price is 22% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Teledyne Technologies has a beta of 0.98, meaning that its share price is 2% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Teledyne Technologies beats OSI Systems on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.
About OSI Systems
OSI Systems, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is a vertically integrated designer and manufacturer of specialized electronic systems and components for critical applications. The Company sells its products and provides related services in diversified markets, including homeland security, healthcare, defense and aerospace. The Company operates in three segments, which include Security, which provides security and inspection systems, turnkey security screening solutions and related services; Healthcare, which provides patient monitoring, diagnostic cardiology, anesthesia delivery and ventilation systems and defibrillators, and Optoelectronics and Manufacturing, which provides electronic components and electronic manufacturing services for the Security and Healthcare divisions, as well as to external original equipment manufacturer (OEM) customers and end users for applications in the defense, aerospace, medical and industrial markets, among others.
About Teledyne Technologies
Teledyne Technologies Incorporated provides enabling technologies for industrial growth markets. The Company’s segments include Instrumentation, Digital Imaging, Aerospace and Defense Electronics, and Engineered Systems. Instrumentation segment provides monitoring and control instruments for marine, environmental, industrial and other applications, as well as electronic test and measurement equipment. Digital Imaging segment includes sensors, cameras and systems, within the visible, infrared, ultraviolet and X-ray spectra. Aerospace and Defense Electronics segment provides electronic components and subsystems and communications products, including defense electronics. Engineered Systems segment provides systems engineering and integration and technology development, as well as manufacturing solutions.
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