WORLEYPARSONS L/ADR (OTCMKTS:WYGPY) and Tetra Tech (NASDAQ:TTEK) are both mid-cap business services companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, risk and analyst recommendations.
WORLEYPARSONS L/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.18 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. Tetra Tech pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Tetra Tech pays out 18.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Tetra Tech has increased its dividend for 3 consecutive years.
Volatility and Risk
WORLEYPARSONS L/ADR has a beta of 2.19, meaning that its share price is 119% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Tetra Tech has a beta of 0.93, meaning that its share price is 7% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
84.5% of Tetra Tech shares are held by institutional investors. 3.4% of Tetra Tech shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for WORLEYPARSONS L/ADR and Tetra Tech, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Tetra Tech has a consensus price target of $72.67, suggesting a potential upside of 45.68%. Given Tetra Tech’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Tetra Tech is more favorable than WORLEYPARSONS L/ADR.
This table compares WORLEYPARSONS L/ADR and Tetra Tech’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Valuation & Earnings
This table compares WORLEYPARSONS L/ADR and Tetra Tech’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|WORLEYPARSONS L/ADR||$3.75 billion||0.55||$48.22 million||N/A||N/A|
|Tetra Tech||$2.96 billion||0.93||$136.88 million||$2.64||18.89|
Tetra Tech has lower revenue, but higher earnings than WORLEYPARSONS L/ADR.
Tetra Tech beats WORLEYPARSONS L/ADR on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.
WORLEYPARSONS L/ADR Company Profile
WorleyParsons Limited provides professional services to resources and energy sectors comprising hydrocarbons, minerals, metals, chemicals, and infrastructure. It operates through Advisian, Major Projects and Integrated Solutions, and Services segments. The company provides engineering design and project delivery services, including maintenance, reliability support, and advisory services. WorleyParsons Limited offers engineering and project management services to full lifecycle asset management in offshore environment; consulting and advisory services to oil and gas field development, production assurance, subsea, and topsides; engineering design and data management systems; and supply chain and logistics management services for small and large projects. It also provides construction management services; and module fabrication and field construction for conventional oil and gas facilities, oil sands and heavy oil facilities, pipeline terminals, pipeline pump and compressor stations, petrochemical plants, and thermal power facilities. In addition, the company offers dimensional control, laser scanning, and lean engineering services; and develops data collation, integrity, and remediation platforms, as well as sensor integration and machine learning, and global marketplace procurement platforms. WorleyParsons Limited was founded in 1971 and is based in North Sydney, Australia.
Tetra Tech Company Profile
Tetra Tech, Inc. provides consulting and engineering services worldwide. It operates through Government Services Group (GSG) and Commercial/International Services Group (CIG) segments. The GSG segment offers early data collection and monitoring, data analysis and information technology, science and engineering applied research, engineering design, construction management, and operations and maintenance services; and climate change and energy management consulting, as well as greenhouse gas inventory assessment, certification, reduction, and management services. This segment serves federal, state, and local governments, and development agencies in water resources analysis and water management, environmental monitoring, data analytics, government consulting, waste management, and a range of civil infrastructure master planning and engineering design markets. The CIG segment provides early data collection and monitoring, data analysis and information management, feasibility studies and assessments, science and engineering applied research, engineering design, construction management, and operations and maintenance services. This segment serves natural resources, energy, and utilities markets, as well as civil infrastructure master planning and engineering design markets. Tetra Tech, Inc. was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Pasadena, California.
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