Critical Survey: American Biltrite (OTCMKTS:ABLT) & Tupperware Brands (OTCMKTS:TUP)

American Biltrite (OTCMKTS:ABLT) and Tupperware Brands (NYSE:TUP) are both construction companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, earnings, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for American Biltrite and Tupperware Brands, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
American Biltrite 0 0 0 0 N/A
Tupperware Brands 0 2 2 0 2.50

Tupperware Brands has a consensus target price of $23.67, suggesting a potential downside of 9.98%. Given Tupperware Brands’ higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Tupperware Brands is more favorable than American Biltrite.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

74.7% of Tupperware Brands shares are owned by institutional investors. 5.0% of Tupperware Brands shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares American Biltrite and Tupperware Brands’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
American Biltrite $202.59 million N/A $8.30 million N/A N/A
Tupperware Brands $1.80 billion 0.72 $12.40 million $1.46 18.01

Tupperware Brands has higher revenue and earnings than American Biltrite.

Risk & Volatility

American Biltrite has a beta of 0.69, suggesting that its share price is 31% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Tupperware Brands has a beta of 3.62, suggesting that its share price is 262% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares American Biltrite and Tupperware Brands’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
American Biltrite N/A N/A N/A
Tupperware Brands -0.49% -9.52% 2.07%

Summary

Tupperware Brands beats American Biltrite on 8 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

American Biltrite Company Profile

American Biltrite Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides tape, jewelry, flooring, and rubber products worldwide. The company produces and offers pressure sensitive tapes, films, and protective sheeting under the American Biltrite and Ideal brands, which are used in various markets, such as automotive and transportation; construction; shoe/footwear; graphic arts, print, and signage; and various other industrial and consumer applications. It also manufactures and distributes commercial flooring primarily for healthcare, educational, and institutional sectors; and performance sheet rubber in North America, as well as designs and supplies fashion jewelry to department stores under the brands of Guess, T Tahari, Robert Rose, Berry, and Jessica McClintock. The company sells its tape products through sales organizations, distributors, and select manufacturers' representatives. American Biltrite Inc. was founded in 1908 and is based in Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts.

Tupperware Brands Company Profile

Tupperware Brands Corporation operates as a direct-to-consumer marketer of various products across a range of brands and categories in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, the Asia Pacific, North America, and South America. The company engages in the manufacture and sale of design-centric preparation, storage, and serving solutions for the kitchen and home, as well as a line of cookware, knives, microwave products, microfiber textiles, water-filtration related items, and an array of products for on-the-go consumers under the Tupperware brand name. It also manufactures and distributes skin and hair care products, cosmetics, bath and body care, toiletries, fragrances, jewelry, and nutritional products under the Avroy Shlain, Fuller, NaturCare, Nutrimetics, and Nuvo brands. The company sells its products directly to distributors, directors, managers, and dealers. The company was formerly known as Tupperware Corporation and changed its name to Tupperware Brands Corporation in December 2005. Tupperware Brands Corporation was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Orlando, Florida.

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