Mobile Mini (NASDAQ:MINI) and THT Heat Transfer Technology (OTCMKTS:THTI) are both small-cap industrial products companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations and valuation.
This table compares Mobile Mini and THT Heat Transfer Technology’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|THT Heat Transfer Technology||-1.59%||-1.84%||-1.06%|
This table compares Mobile Mini and THT Heat Transfer Technology’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Mobile Mini||$533.55 million||3.42||$122.22 million||$1.16||35.21|
|THT Heat Transfer Technology||$65.22 million||0.01||-$2.87 million||N/A||N/A|
Mobile Mini has higher revenue and earnings than THT Heat Transfer Technology.
Mobile Mini pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. THT Heat Transfer Technology does not pay a dividend. Mobile Mini pays out 86.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Mobile Mini has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years.
This is a summary of recent recommendations for Mobile Mini and THT Heat Transfer Technology, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|THT Heat Transfer Technology||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Mobile Mini currently has a consensus price target of $47.13, suggesting a potential upside of 15.39%. Given Mobile Mini’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Mobile Mini is more favorable than THT Heat Transfer Technology.
Risk & Volatility
Mobile Mini has a beta of 1.72, suggesting that its share price is 72% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, THT Heat Transfer Technology has a beta of 1.78, suggesting that its share price is 78% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
99.6% of Mobile Mini shares are owned by institutional investors. 6.3% of Mobile Mini shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 22.4% of THT Heat Transfer Technology shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Mobile Mini beats THT Heat Transfer Technology on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.
Mobile Mini Company Profile
Mobile Mini, Inc. provides portable storage and specialty containment solutions. It operates through three segments: Storage Solutions North America, Storage Solutions United Kingdom, and Tank and Pump Solutions. The company offers various portable storage and office products, such as steel storage containers and steel ground level offices serving retailers, construction companies, medical centers, schools, utilities, distributors, the military, hotels, restaurants, entertainment complexes, and households for use in a range of applications, including storage of construction materials and equipment, retail and manufacturing inventory, maintenance supplies, documents and records, and household goods. It also provides a range of specialty containment equipment comprising steel tanks, stainless steel tank trailers, and pumps and filtration equipment, as well as roll-off, vacuum, and dewatering boxes. In addition, the company offers specialty containment services consisting of transportation of containers for waste management; provision of waste management oversight and services; system design, including the assessment of pumping, filtration, and temporary storage needs; and field services to install and connect customer containment equipment. It primarily leases its specialty products for chemical, refinery, oil and natural gas drilling, mining, and environmental service customers. As of February 2, 2018, the company operated a rental fleet of approximately 215,000 storage solutions containers and office units; and 12,100 specialty containment units in the United State. Its network also consisted of 154 locations in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada. Mobile Mini, Inc. was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.
THT Heat Transfer Technology Company Profile
THT Heat Transfer Technology, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and trades in plate heat exchangers and various related products in China and internationally. The company offers heat exchanger units, air-cooled heat exchangers, shell-and-tube heat exchangers, welded plate heat exchangers, and plate-and-shell heat exchangers. Its products are used for various applications in iron, steel, and aluminum manufacturing; chemical manufacturing; electric and nuclear power generation; central building air-conditioning; pharmaceutical production; thermal power plants and residential heating systems; high-pressure liquids; refining, chemical, fertilizer production, and metallurgy equipment; and food and beverage, heat and power, petrochemical, and shipbuilding industry. The company markets its products through its sales force. THT Heat Transfer Technology, Inc. is headquartered in Siping, the People's Republic of China.
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