Masonite International Corp (NYSE: DOOR) and Tecnoglass (NASDAQ:TGLS) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, dividends, profitability and analyst recommendations.
Risk and Volatility
Masonite International Corp has a beta of 1.29, indicating that its stock price is 29% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Tecnoglass has a beta of 0.5, indicating that its stock price is 50% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Masonite International Corp and Tecnoglass’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||EBITDA||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Masonite International Corp||$1.98 billion||0.98||$225.38 million||$3.19||20.58|
|Tecnoglass||$308.14 million||0.75||$57.67 million||($0.27)||-25.41|
Masonite International Corp has higher revenue and earnings than Tecnoglass. Tecnoglass is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Masonite International Corp, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Tecnoglass pays an annual dividend of $0.13 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Masonite International Corp does not pay a dividend. Tecnoglass pays out -48.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Masonite International Corp and Tecnoglass, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Masonite International Corp||0||2||6||0||2.75|
Masonite International Corp presently has a consensus target price of $75.00, indicating a potential upside of 14.24%. Tecnoglass has a consensus target price of $17.00, indicating a potential upside of 147.81%. Given Tecnoglass’ higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Tecnoglass is more favorable than Masonite International Corp.
This table compares Masonite International Corp and Tecnoglass’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Masonite International Corp||4.95%||14.01%||6.36%|
Institutional and Insider Ownership
98.1% of Masonite International Corp shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 3.8% of Tecnoglass shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.2% of Masonite International Corp shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 67.2% of Tecnoglass shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Masonite International Corp beats Tecnoglass on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.
Masonite International Corp Company Profile
Masonite International Corporation is designer and manufacturer of interior and exterior doors for the residential new construction; the residential repair, renovation and remodeling, and the non-residential building construction markets. The Company principally operates in North America; Europe, Asia and Latin America, and Africa. The Company markets and sells its products to remodeling contractors, builders, homeowners, retailers, dealers, lumberyards, commercial and general contractors and architects through wholesale and retail distribution channels. Its portfolio of brands includes Masonite, Marshfield, Premdor, Mohawk, Megantic, Algoma, Baillargeon, Birchwood Best and Lemieux. In February 2014, Masonite International Corporation completed the acquisition of Door-Stop International Limited.
Tecnoglass Company Profile
Tecnoglass Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells architectural glass and windows for residential and commercial construction industries in North, Central, and South America. The company offers soft coat, laminated/thermo-laminated, thermo-acoustic, tempered, silk-screened, curved, and digital print glass. It also produces, exports, imports, and markets aluminum products, including profiles, rods, bars, plates, tubes, and other hardware used in the manufacture of architectural glass settings, such as windows, doors, spatial separators, and similar products. In addition, the company provides floating facades, windows and doors, commercial display windows, hurricane-proof windows, automatic doors, bathroom dividers, polyvinyl structures, and other components of architectural systems. It markets and sells its products under the Tecnoglass, ES Windows, and Alutions brands through internal and independent sales representatives, as wells as directly to distributors. The company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Barranquilla, Colombia. Tecnoglass Inc. is a subsidiary of Energy Holding Corporation.
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