Blue Line Protection Group (OTCMKTS:BLPG – Get Free Report) and NL Industries (NYSE:NL – Get Free Report) are both industrials companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership and valuation.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Blue Line Protection Group and NL Industries’ top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Blue Line Protection Group||N/A||N/A||N/A||($0.02)||-3.78|
|NL Industries||$166.60 million||1.52||$33.84 million||($0.33)||-15.74|
NL Industries has higher revenue and earnings than Blue Line Protection Group. NL Industries is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Blue Line Protection Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
This table compares Blue Line Protection Group and NL Industries’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Blue Line Protection Group||N/A||N/A||N/A|
This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Blue Line Protection Group and NL Industries, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Blue Line Protection Group||0||0||0||0||N/A|
NL Industries has a consensus target price of $5.00, suggesting a potential downside of 3.75%. Given NL Industries’ higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe NL Industries is more favorable than Blue Line Protection Group.
Blue Line Protection Group beats NL Industries on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Blue Line Protection Group
Blue Line Protection Group, Inc. provides armed protection and transportation, banking, compliance, and training services for businesses engaged in the legal cannabis industry in the United States. It offers asset logistic services comprising armed transportation services, including shipment protection, money escort, and asset vaulting; and financial services, such as handling transportation and storage of currency. The company was formerly known as The Engraving Masters, Inc. and changed its name to Blue Line Protection Group, Inc. in May 2014. The company was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.
About NL Industries
NL Industries, Inc., through its subsidiary, CompX International Inc., operates in the component products industry in the United States and internationally. The company manufactures and sells mechanical and electronic cabinet locks and other locking mechanisms, including disc tumbler locks; pin tumbler locking mechanisms under KeSet, System 64, TuBar, and Turbine brands; and electronic locks under CompX eLock and StealthLock brands for use in various applications, such as mailboxes, ignition systems, file cabinets, desk drawers, tool storage cabinets, high security medical cabinetry, integrated inventory and access control secured narcotics boxes, electronic circuit panels, storage compartments, gas station security, vending and cash containment machines. It also offers original equipment and aftermarket stainless steel exhaust headers, exhaust pipes, mufflers, and other exhaust components; gauges, such as GPS speedometers and tachometers; mechanical and electronic controls and throttles; wake enhancement devices, trim tabs, steering wheels, and other billet aluminum accessories; dash panels, LED indicators, wire harnesses, and other accessories; and grab handles, pin cleats, and other accessories; primarily for performance and ski/wakeboard and performance boats. The company sells its component products directly to original equipment manufacturers, as well as through distributors. NL Industries, Inc. was founded in 1891 and is based in Dallas, Texas. NL Industries, Inc. is a subsidiary of Valhi, Inc.
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