Masonite International Corp (NYSE: DOOR) and Andina Acquisition Corp (NASDAQ:TGLS) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, dividends, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and valuation.
This table compares Masonite International Corp and Andina Acquisition Corp’s 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%|
|Andina Acquisition Corp||-2.45%||16.94%||4.36%|
Andina Acquisition Corp 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. Andina Acquisition Corp pays out -48.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
Risk & Volatility
Masonite International Corp has a beta of 1.29, suggesting that its stock price is 29% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Andina Acquisition Corp has a beta of 0.5, suggesting that its stock price is 50% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Masonite International Corp and Andina Acquisition Corp’s top-line 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|
|Andina Acquisition Corp||$308.14 million||0.75||$57.67 million||($0.27)||-25.41|
Masonite International Corp has higher revenue and earnings than Andina Acquisition Corp. Andina Acquisition Corp 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.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
98.1% of Masonite International Corp shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 3.8% of Andina Acquisition Corp shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.2% of Masonite International Corp shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 67.2% of Andina Acquisition Corp shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Masonite International Corp and Andina Acquisition Corp, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Masonite International Corp||0||2||6||0||2.75|
|Andina Acquisition Corp||0||1||1||0||2.50|
Masonite International Corp currently has a consensus target price of $75.00, suggesting a potential upside of 14.24%. Andina Acquisition Corp has a consensus target price of $17.00, suggesting a potential upside of 147.81%. Given Andina Acquisition Corp’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Andina Acquisition Corp is more favorable than Masonite International Corp.
Masonite International Corp beats Andina Acquisition Corp on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Masonite International Corp
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.
About Andina Acquisition Corp
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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