Andina Acquisition Corp (NASDAQ: TGLS) and Masonite International Corporation (NYSE:DOOR) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, earnings and risk.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Andina Acquisition Corp and Masonite International Corporation’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||EBITDA||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Andina Acquisition Corp||$308.14 million||0.75||$57.67 million||($0.27)||-25.41|
|Masonite International Corporation||$1.98 billion||0.98||$225.38 million||$3.19||20.58|
Masonite International Corporation has higher revenue and earnings than Andina Acquisition Corp. Andina Acquisition Corp is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Masonite International Corporation, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
3.8% of Andina Acquisition Corp shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 98.1% of Masonite International Corporation shares are held by institutional investors. 67.2% of Andina Acquisition Corp shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.2% of Masonite International Corporation shares are held 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.
This table compares Andina Acquisition Corp and Masonite International Corporation’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Andina Acquisition Corp||-2.45%||16.94%||4.36%|
|Masonite International Corporation||4.95%||14.01%||6.36%|
Andina Acquisition Corp pays an annual dividend of $0.13 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Masonite International Corporation does not pay a dividend. Andina Acquisition Corp pays out -48.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
Risk and Volatility
Andina Acquisition Corp has a beta of 0.5, indicating that its share price is 50% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Masonite International Corporation has a beta of 1.29, indicating that its share price is 29% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of current ratings for Andina Acquisition Corp and Masonite International Corporation, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Andina Acquisition Corp||0||1||1||0||2.50|
|Masonite International Corporation||0||2||6||0||2.75|
Andina Acquisition Corp currently has a consensus price target of $17.00, suggesting a potential upside of 147.81%. Masonite International Corporation has a consensus price target of $75.00, suggesting a potential upside of 14.24%. Given Andina Acquisition Corp’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Andina Acquisition Corp is more favorable than Masonite International Corporation.
Masonite International Corporation beats Andina Acquisition Corp on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.
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.
About Masonite International Corporation
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.
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