George Risk Industries (OTCMKTS:RSKIA – Get Free Report) is one of 38 public companies in the “Communications equipment, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare George Risk Industries to related businesses based on the strength of its profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings and valuation.
George Risk Industries pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.1%. 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 0.9% and pay out 33.1% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
Risk & Volatility
George Risk Industries has a beta of 0.35, suggesting that its stock price is 65% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, George Risk Industries’ peers have a beta of -8.56, suggesting that their average stock price is 956% less volatile than the S&P 500.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|George Risk Industries||0||0||0||0||N/A|
|George Risk Industries Competitors||107||408||841||39||2.58|
As a group, “Communications equipment, not elsewhere classified” companies have a potential upside of 30.67%. Given George Risk Industries’ peers higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe George Risk Industries has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
0.1% of George Risk Industries shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 37.2% 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, 15.2% of shares of all “Communications equipment, not elsewhere classified” companies are held 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 George Risk Industries and its peers’ 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||-28.55%||-29.52%||-9.35%|
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares George Risk Industries and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|George Risk Industries||$19.98 million||$4.76 million||12.19|
|George Risk Industries Competitors||$293.35 million||-$36.52 million||-13.42|
George Risk Industries’ peers have higher revenue, but lower earnings than George Risk Industries. George Risk Industries 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.
George Risk Industries beats its peers on 8 of the 12 factors compared.
George Risk Industries Company Profile
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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