AAON (NASDAQ:AAON) and Notis Global (OTCMKTS:NGBL) are both construction companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, valuation and institutional ownership.
Risk & Volatility
AAON has a beta of 0.96, meaning that its share price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Notis Global has a beta of -0.93, meaning that its share price is 193% less volatile than the S&P 500.
AAON pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Notis Global does not pay a dividend. AAON pays out 33.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. AAON has increased its dividend for 4 consecutive years.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares AAON and Notis Global’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|AAON||$405.23 million||5.56||$54.49 million||$0.95||45.54|
|Notis Global||$630,000.00||3.17||-$50.44 million||N/A||N/A|
AAON has higher revenue and earnings than Notis Global.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
72.4% of AAON shares are held by institutional investors. 22.2% of AAON shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 4.1% of Notis Global shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares AAON and Notis Global’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for AAON and Notis Global, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
AAON presently has a consensus target price of $32.00, suggesting a potential downside of 26.03%. Given AAON’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe AAON is more favorable than Notis Global.
AAON beats Notis Global on 12 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
AAON, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in engineering, manufacturing, marketing, and selling air conditioning and heating equipment in the United States and Canada. It offers rooftop units, chillers, packaged outdoor mechanical rooms, air handling units, makeup air units, energy recovery units, condensing units, geothermal/water-source heat pumps, self-contained units, and coils. The company markets and sells its products to retail, manufacturing, educational, lodging, supermarket, medical, and other commercial industries. AAON, Inc. sells its products through a network of manufacturers' representatives and internal sales force. AAON, Inc. was founded in 1987 and is based in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
About Notis Global
Notis Global, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides specialized consulting services to the hemp and marijuana industry primarily in Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, Illinois, Oregon, and Washington. The company provides Notis Global dispensing system for the control and dispensing of medical marijuana industry. It also engages in the real property acquisitions and leases for dispensaries and cultivation centers. In addition, the company assists clients with site selection, zoning compliance, building and tenant improvement design, and licensing and on-going compliance services. Further, it acts as a distributor of hemp products. The company was formerly known as Medbox, Inc. and changed its name to Notis Global, Inc. in January 2016. Notis Global, Inc. was incorporated in 1977 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.
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