George Risk Industries (OTCMKTS:RSKIA – Get Free Report) is one of 34 publicly-traded companies in the “Communications equipment, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare George Risk Industries to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership and risk.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares George Risk Industries and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|George Risk Industries||$19.98 million||$4.76 million||11.98|
|George Risk Industries Competitors||$484.62 million||-$32.35 million||-12.16|
George Risk Industries’ competitors have higher revenue, but lower earnings than George Risk Industries. George Risk Industries is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
Volatility and Risk
George Risk Industries pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.2%. George Risk Industries pays out 62.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Communications equipment, not elsewhere classified” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.4% and pay out 46.4% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
0.1% of George Risk Industries shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 35.6% of shares of all “Communications equipment, not elsewhere classified” companies are held by institutional investors. 59.8% of George Risk Industries shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 16.1% of shares of all “Communications equipment, not elsewhere classified” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for George Risk Industries and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|George Risk Industries||0||0||0||0||N/A|
|George Risk Industries Competitors||108||361||753||38||2.57|
As a group, “Communications equipment, not elsewhere classified” companies have a potential upside of 29.58%. Given George Risk Industries’ competitors higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe George Risk Industries has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
This table compares George Risk Industries and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|George Risk Industries||23.81%||9.65%||8.71%|
|George Risk Industries Competitors||-11.76%||-22.58%||-2.78%|
George Risk Industries beats its competitors on 8 of the 12 factors compared.
About George Risk Industries
George Risk Industries, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells various electronic components worldwide. The company offers computer keyboards, proximity switches, security alarm components and systems, pool access alarms, EZ Duct wire covers, water sensors, electronic switching devices, security switches, and wire and cable installation tools, as well as door and window contact switches, environmental products, liquid detection sensors, and raceway wire covers. Its products are used for residential, commercial, industrial, and government installations. The company serves security alarm distributors, alarm installers, original equipment manufacturers, and distributors of off-the-shelf keyboards. George Risk Industries, Inc. was founded in 1965 and is based in Kimball, Nebraska.
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