Head to Head Review: Héroux-Devtek (HERXF) vs. The Competition

Héroux-Devtek (OTCMKTS:HERXFGet Free Report) is one of 103 public companies in the “Aerospace & Defense” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Héroux-Devtek to similar businesses based on the strength of its risk, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Héroux-Devtek and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Héroux-Devtek 0 1 1 0 2.50
Héroux-Devtek Competitors 512 2754 3610 53 2.46

Héroux-Devtek presently has a consensus price target of $17.00, suggesting a potential upside of 42.26%. As a group, “Aerospace & Defense” companies have a potential upside of 20.47%. Given Héroux-Devtek’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Héroux-Devtek is more favorable than its competitors.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

54.4% of Héroux-Devtek shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 40.2% of shares of all “Aerospace & Defense” companies are held by institutional investors. 20.8% of shares of all “Aerospace & Defense” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


This table compares Héroux-Devtek and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Héroux-Devtek N/A N/A N/A
Héroux-Devtek Competitors -142.61% -59.92% -12.21%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Héroux-Devtek and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Héroux-Devtek N/A N/A 36.96
Héroux-Devtek Competitors $5.47 billion $158.00 million 740.85

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


Héroux-Devtek beats its competitors on 6 of the 11 factors compared.

Héroux-Devtek Company Profile

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Héroux-Devtek Inc. engages in the design, development, manufacture, finishing, assembling, and repair and overhaul of aircraft landing gears, hydraulic and electromechanical flight control actuators, custom ball screws, and fracture-critical components. The company serves commercial and defence sectors of the aerospace market. It operates in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Rest of Europe, Spain, and internationally. The company was formerly known as Heroux Inc. and changed its name to Héroux-Devtek Inc. in 2000. Héroux-Devtek Inc. was incorporated in 1942 and is headquartered in Longueuil, Canada.

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