Comparing Allient (ALNT) and The Competition

Allient (NASDAQ:ALNTGet Free Report) is one of 17 publicly-traded companies in the “Instruments to measure electricity” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Allient to similar companies based on the strength of its profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, risk and dividends.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Allient and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Allient $557.80 million $17.39 million 22.32
Allient Competitors $558.63 million $64.34 million 14.43

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


Allient pays an annual dividend of $0.12 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Allient pays out 8.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Instruments to measure electricity” companies pay a dividend yield of 0.5% and pay out 10.6% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Volatility and Risk

Allient has a beta of 1.55, meaning that its stock price is 55% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Allient’s peers have a beta of 1.33, meaning that their average stock price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

61.2% of Allient shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 68.9% of shares of all “Instruments to measure electricity” companies are held by institutional investors. 16.5% of Allient shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 9.0% of shares of all “Instruments to measure electricity” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


This table compares Allient and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Allient 4.19% 15.85% 5.99%
Allient Competitors 0.25% -10.76% 1.80%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Allient and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Allient 0 0 0 0 N/A
Allient Competitors 42 382 699 17 2.61

As a group, “Instruments to measure electricity” companies have a potential upside of 11.25%. Given Allient’s peers higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Allient has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.


Allient beats its peers on 7 of the 12 factors compared.

About Allient

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Allient Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and sells precision and specialty controlled motion components and systems for various industries worldwide. It offers brush and brushless DC motors, brushless servo and torque motors, coreless DC motors, integrated brushless motor-drives, gearmotors, gearing, modular digital servo drives, motion controllers, optical encoders, active and passive filters, input/output modules, industrial communications gateways, light-weighting technologies, and other controlled motion-related products. The company sells its products to end customers and original equipment manufacturers in vehicle, medical, aerospace and defense, and industrial markets through direct sales force, authorized manufacturers' representatives, and distributors. The company was formerly known as Allied Motion Technologies Inc. and changed its name to Allient Inc. in August 2023. Allient Inc. was incorporated in 1962 and is headquartered in Amherst, New York.

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