Head to Head Comparison: ISUZU MOTORS LT/ADR (OTCMKTS:ISUZY) versus Strattec Security (STRT)

ISUZU MOTORS LT/ADR (OTCMKTS:ISUZY) and Strattec Security (NASDAQ:STRT) are both auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability and risk.

Volatility & Risk

ISUZU MOTORS LT/ADR has a beta of 1.22, indicating that its stock price is 22% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Strattec Security has a beta of 1.3, indicating that its stock price is 30% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares ISUZU MOTORS LT/ADR and Strattec Security’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
ISUZU MOTORS LT/ADR 5.26% 10.43% 5.52%
Strattec Security -2.53% 7.08% 4.26%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

77.8% of Strattec Security shares are held by institutional investors. 7.1% of Strattec Security shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares ISUZU MOTORS LT/ADR and Strattec Security’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
ISUZU MOTORS LT/ADR $18.70 billion N/A $994.57 million N/A N/A
Strattec Security $439.20 million 0.25 $12.28 million N/A N/A

ISUZU MOTORS LT/ADR has higher revenue and earnings than Strattec Security.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for ISUZU MOTORS LT/ADR and Strattec Security, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
ISUZU MOTORS LT/ADR 0 0 1 0 3.00
Strattec Security 0 0 0 0 N/A

Dividends

ISUZU MOTORS LT/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.22 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. Strattec Security pays an annual dividend of $0.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%.

Summary

ISUZU MOTORS LT/ADR beats Strattec Security on 7 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About ISUZU MOTORS LT/ADR

Isuzu Motors Limited manufactures and sells commercial vehicles, light commercial vehicles, and engine components worldwide. Its products include heavy and medium duty trucks and busses, and light-duty trucks; pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles; and marine and industrial engines. The company was formerly known as Diesel Automobile Industry Co., Ltd. and changed its name to Isuzu Motors Limited in July 1949. Isuzu Motors Limited was founded in 1916 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

About Strattec Security

Strattec Security Corporation engages in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of automotive access control products under the VAST brand primarily in the United States. The company offers mechanical locks and keys, electronically enhanced locks and keys, steering column and instrument panel ignition lock housings, latches, power sliding side door systems, power lift gate systems, power deck lid systems, door handles, and related products. It also provides full service and aftermarket support services for its products. The company markets its products to automotive and light truck original equipment manufacturers, as well as other transportation-related manufacturers; and through wholesale distributors, other marketers, and users of component parts, as well as certain products to non-automotive commercial customers. It also exports its products Canada, Mexico, Europe, South America, Korea, China, and India. Strattec Security Corporation was founded in 1908 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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