Financial Contrast: Concrete Pumping (BBCP) versus China Advanced Constructn Mtrls Grp (NASDAQ:CADC)

Concrete Pumping (NASDAQ:BBCP) and China Advanced Constructn Mtrls Grp (NASDAQ:CADC) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership and dividends.

Volatility and Risk

Concrete Pumping has a beta of 0.63, suggesting that its stock price is 37% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, China Advanced Constructn Mtrls Grp has a beta of 2.33, suggesting that its stock price is 133% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Concrete Pumping and China Advanced Constructn Mtrls Grp’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Concrete Pumping $243.22 million 0.81 -$7.11 million $2.47 2.78
China Advanced Constructn Mtrls Grp $45.74 million 0.37 -$7.39 million N/A N/A

Concrete Pumping has higher revenue and earnings than China Advanced Constructn Mtrls Grp.

Profitability

This table compares Concrete Pumping and China Advanced Constructn Mtrls Grp’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Concrete Pumping N/A -0.98% -0.18%
China Advanced Constructn Mtrls Grp -17.28% -82.25% -13.15%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Concrete Pumping and China Advanced Constructn Mtrls Grp, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Concrete Pumping 0 0 1 0 3.00
China Advanced Constructn Mtrls Grp 0 0 0 0 N/A

Concrete Pumping currently has a consensus price target of $12.00, suggesting a potential upside of 74.67%. Given Concrete Pumping’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Concrete Pumping is more favorable than China Advanced Constructn Mtrls Grp.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

8.3% of Concrete Pumping shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.3% of China Advanced Constructn Mtrls Grp shares are owned by institutional investors. 38.9% of China Advanced Constructn Mtrls Grp shares are owned 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.

Summary

Concrete Pumping beats China Advanced Constructn Mtrls Grp on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

Concrete Pumping Company Profile

Concrete Pumping Holdings, Inc. provides concrete pumping and concrete waste management services. The company offers concrete pumping services under the Brundage-Bone brand and concrete waste management services under the Eco-Pan brand in the United States; and concrete pumping services under the Camfaud brand in the United Kingdom. Its customers include commercial, infrastructure, and residential construction markets. The company is based in Denver, Colorado.

China Advanced Constructn Mtrls Grp Company Profile

China Advanced Construction Materials Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, produces and sells construction materials for large scale infrastructure, commercial, and residential developments primarily in the People's Republic of China. Its products include ready-mixed concrete blends, controlled low-strength materials, high-strength concrete products with customized fibers, and soil cement and foundation concretes; and compound admixture, lightweight aggregate, thermostat, and C100 high performance concrete products. The company sells its products to construction companies. It serves subcontractors, general contractors, property owners and developers, governmental agencies, and home builders. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in Beijing, China.

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