Goodrich (NYSE: GR) and TASER International (NASDAQ:AAXN) are both industrials companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations and risk.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Goodrich and TASER International, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
TASER International has a consensus target price of $29.33, indicating a potential upside of 21.92%. Given TASER International’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe TASER International is more favorable than Goodrich.
This table compares Goodrich and TASER International’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Goodrich and TASER International’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||NetIncome||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|TASER International||$268.24 million||4.75||$17.29 million||$0.26||92.54|
TASER International has higher revenue and earnings than Goodrich. Goodrich is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than TASER International, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Risk & Volatility
Goodrich has a beta of 0.87, indicating that its stock price is 13% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, TASER International has a beta of 1.17, indicating that its stock price is 17% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
96.4% of TASER International shares are held by institutional investors. 3.9% of TASER International shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
TASER International beats Goodrich on 9 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
Goodrich Company Profile
Goodrich Corporation (Goodrich) is a supplier of aerospace components, systems and services to the commercial and general aviation airplane markets. Goodrich also is a supplier of systems and products to the defense and space markets. Its business is conducted globally with manufacturing, service and sales undertaken in various locations worldwide. Goodrich’s operates in three business segments: the Actuation and Landing Systems segment, the Nacelles and Interior Systems segment and the Electronic Systems segment. Its key products include actuation systems, landing gear, aircraft wheels and brakes, nacelles, interiors, engine control systems, intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance systems, sensor systems and power systems. On May 12, 2011, it acquired Microtecnica S.r.l. On September 30, 2011, the Company acquired Winslow Marine Products Corporation. In July 2012, United Technologies Corporation acquired Goodrich.
TASER International Company Profile
Axon Enterprise, Inc., formerly TASER International, Inc., is engaged in development, manufacture and sale of conducted electrical weapons (CEWs) for use by law enforcement, military, corrections and private security personnel, and by private individuals for personal defense. It is also engaged in development of connected wearable on-officer cameras. It operates through two segments: the sale of CEWs, accessories, and other related products and services (the TASER Weapons segment), and the Axon business, focused on devices, wearables, applications, cloud and mobile products (the Axon segment). Its TASER Weapons product line includes TASER X26P, TASER X2, TASER C2, TASER Pulse and Replacement Cartridges. Its hardware products include Axon Body 2, Axon Flex, Axon Fleet, Axon Interview, Axon Signal and Axon Dock. Its Axon software and mobile technologies include Evidence.com, Evidence.com for Prosecutors, Evidence Sync, Axon Capture, Axon View, Axon Five, Axon Convert and Axon Detect.
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