Head-To-Head Review: Curtiss Motorcycles (OTCMKTS:CMOT) versus Marine Products (NYSE:MPX)

Curtiss Motorcycles (OTCMKTS:CMOTGet Free Report) and Marine Products (NYSE:MPXGet Free Report) are both small-cap auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, profitability and institutional ownership.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

13.3% of Marine Products shares are owned by institutional investors. 75.8% of Marine Products shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


This table compares Curtiss Motorcycles and Marine Products’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Curtiss Motorcycles N/A N/A N/A
Marine Products 11.09% 38.06% 28.12%

Risk & Volatility

Curtiss Motorcycles has a beta of -6.08, meaning that its share price is 708% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Marine Products has a beta of 1.2, meaning that its share price is 20% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Curtiss Motorcycles and Marine Products’ top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Curtiss Motorcycles N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Marine Products $380.99 million 1.31 $40.35 million $1.45 9.96

Marine Products has higher revenue and earnings than Curtiss Motorcycles.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Curtiss Motorcycles and Marine Products, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Curtiss Motorcycles 0 0 0 0 N/A
Marine Products 0 1 0 0 2.00

Marine Products has a consensus price target of $16.00, suggesting a potential upside of 10.80%. Given Marine Products’ higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Marine Products is more favorable than Curtiss Motorcycles.


Marine Products beats Curtiss Motorcycles on 8 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Curtiss Motorcycles

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Curtiss Motorcycles Company, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, assembly, and sale of handcrafted street motorcycles for high net worth customers in the United States. The company offers the X132 Hellcat Speedster, as well as preproduction models, such as the P51 Combat Fighter and the Wraith Tandem Lusso motorcycles. It also provides motorcycle related products, including various wearing apparel and other related accessories displaying the Confederate name through its Website. The company was formerly known as Confederate Motors, Inc. and changed its name to Curtiss Motorcycles Company, Inc. in January 2018. Curtiss Motorcycles Company, Inc. was founded in 1991 and is based in Birmingham, Alabama.

About Marine Products

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Marine Products Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells recreational fiberglass powerboats for the sportboat, sport fishing boat markets worldwide. The company offers Chaparral sterndrive pleasure boats, including SSi Sport Boats, SSX Sport Boats, and the Surf Series; Chaparral outboard pleasure boats, which include OSX Luxury Sportboats and SSi outboard models; and Robalo outboard sport fishing boats. It also provides center and dual consoles, and Cayman Bay Boats under the Robalo brand name. The company sells its products to a network of domestic and international independent authorized dealers. Marine Products Corporation was founded in 1965 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

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