Federal-Mogul (NASDAQ: FDML) is one of 27 publicly-traded companies in the “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Federal-Mogul to similar businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, risk, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings and valuation.

Analyst Ratings

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This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Federal-Mogul and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Federal-Mogul 0 0 0 0 N/A
Federal-Mogul Competitors 169 997 1540 44 2.53

As a group, “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies have a potential upside of 2.79%. Given Federal-Mogul’s peers higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Federal-Mogul has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Federal-Mogul and its peers revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Federal-Mogul N/A N/A 20.37
Federal-Mogul Competitors $5.89 billion $340.22 million 129.29

Federal-Mogul’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Federal-Mogul. Federal-Mogul is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

This table compares Federal-Mogul and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Federal-Mogul 0.31% 16.56% 2.17%
Federal-Mogul Competitors -115.61% -37.33% -1.80%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

98.5% of Federal-Mogul shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 71.7% of shares of all “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies are owned by institutional investors. 82.1% of Federal-Mogul shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 15.1% of shares of all “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Federal-Mogul beats its peers on 5 of the 8 factors compared.

About Federal-Mogul

Federal-Mogul Holdings Corp, formerly Federal-Mogul Corporation, is a global supplier of technology and innovation in vehicle and industrial products for fuel economy, emissions reduction and safety systems. The Company serves original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and servicers (OES) (collectively OE) of automotive, light, medium and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, off-road, agricultural, marine, rail, aerospace, power generation and industrial equipment, as well as the worldwide aftermarket. As of December 31, 2012, the Company had OEM products included on more than 300 global vehicle platforms and more than 700 global powertrains used in light, medium and heavy-duty vehicles. The Company offers brands, OE replacement and premium products for all aftermarket customers.

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