Analyzing Aptiv (NYSE:APTV) & Sense Technologies (OTCMKTS:SNSGF)

Aptiv (NYSE:APTVGet Rating) and Sense Technologies (OTCMKTS:SNSGFGet Rating) are both business services companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation and risk.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Aptiv and Sense Technologies, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Aptiv 1 1 14 0 2.81
Sense Technologies 0 0 0 0 N/A

Aptiv presently has a consensus target price of $151.11, indicating a potential upside of 66.32%. Given Aptiv’s higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Aptiv is more favorable than Sense Technologies.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Aptiv and Sense Technologies’ revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Aptiv $15.62 billion 1.58 $590.00 million $0.42 216.31
Sense Technologies N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Aptiv has higher revenue and earnings than Sense Technologies.

Risk and Volatility

Aptiv has a beta of 2.01, meaning that its share price is 101% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sense Technologies has a beta of -5.66, meaning that its share price is 666% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Aptiv and Sense Technologies’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Aptiv 1.10% 6.01% 2.69%
Sense Technologies N/A N/A N/A

Institutional & Insider Ownership

90.0% of Aptiv shares are held by institutional investors. 0.4% of Aptiv shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Aptiv beats Sense Technologies on 9 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Aptiv

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Aptiv PLC designs, manufacturers, and sells vehicle components worldwide. The company provides electrical, electronic, and safety technology solutions to the automotive and commercial vehicle markets. It operates in two segment, Signal and Power Solutions, and Advanced Safety and User Experience. The Signal and Power Solutions segment designs, manufactures, and assembles vehicle's electrical architecture, including engineered component products, connectors, wiring assemblies and harnesses, cable management products, electrical centers, and hybrid high voltage and safety distribution systems. The Advanced Safety and User Experience segment provides critical components, systems integration, and software development for vehicle safety, security, comfort, and convenience, such as sensing and perception systems, electronic control units, multi-domain controllers, vehicle connectivity systems, application software, and autonomous driving technologies. The company was formerly known as Delphi Automotive PLC and changed its name to Aptiv PLC in December 2017. Aptiv PLC was founded in 2011 and is based in Dublin, Ireland.

About Sense Technologies

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Sense Technologies, Inc. develops and markets automotive safety devices that enhance driver awareness of people or obstacles located in vehicle blind spots in the United States. It offers Guardian Alert Doppler awareness system, which warns vehicle drivers of the presence of people or obstacles in blind spots that exist behind their vehicles when backing up. The company markets its Guardian Alert product primarily to automobile and truck dealers, fleet operators, and other after-market automotive industry participants. It also offers ScopeOut, a system of specially designed mirrors that are placed at specific points on automobiles, trucks, sport utility vehicles, or commercial vehicles to provide drivers a complete view behind the vehicle. The company markets its ScopeOut product to department stores and other retailers as an after-market automotive safety product, as well as sells online at sensetech.com. The company was formerly known as Graham Gold Mining Corporation and changed its name to Sense Technologies, Inc. in October 1997. Sense Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1988 and is based in Grand Island, Nebraska.

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