Reviewing Tenneco Inc. (TEN)’s and Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. (NYSE:CPS)’s results

This is therefore a comparing of the analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation in Tenneco Inc. (NYSE:TEN) and Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. (NYSE:CPS). The two are both Auto Parts companies that compete with one another.

Valuation and Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Tenneco Inc. 9.87B 0.22 230.00M 6.19 5.63
Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. 3.63B 0.26 107.77M 5.86 10.73

Demonstrates Tenneco Inc. and Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. earnings per share (EPS), gross revenue and valuation. Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. has lower revenue and earnings than Tenneco Inc. The company that is more affordable between the two has a lower price-to-earnings ratio. Tenneco Inc.’s presently lower price-to-earnings ratio makes it the more affordable of the two businesses.


Table 2 shows us the return on equity, net margins and return on assets of both businesses.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Tenneco Inc. 2.33% 31.6% 4.6%
Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. 2.97% 12.4% 4%

Risk & Volatility

Tenneco Inc. is 106.00% more volatile than S&P 500 because the company has a beta of 2.06. Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. has a 1.35 beta and it is 35.00% more volatile than S&P 500.


The Current Ratio of Tenneco Inc. is 1.2 while its Quick Ratio stands at 0.8. The Current Ratio of rival Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. is 1.5 and its Quick Ratio is has 1.3. Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. is better equipped to clear short and long-term obligations than Tenneco Inc.


The annual dividend that Tenneco Inc. pay is $1 per share with a dividend yield of 3.56%. Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. does not offer a dividend.

Analyst Ratings

Tenneco Inc. and Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. Ratings and Recommendations are available on the next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Tenneco Inc. 1 3 0 2.75
Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. 1 2 1 2.25

Tenneco Inc.’s upside potential currently stands at 31.38% and an $35.5 consensus price target. Competitively the consensus price target of Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. is $76.5, which is potential 44.09% upside. Based on the analysts opinion we can conclude, Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. is looking more favorable than Tenneco Inc.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

Institutional investors held 90% of Tenneco Inc. shares and 96.8% of Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. shares. About 1.3% of Tenneco Inc.’s share are held by insiders. On the other hand, insiders held about 1.4% of Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc.’s shares.


In this table we show the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Tenneco Inc. -4.29% 0.37% 0.06% -22.07% -33.77% 27.09%
Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. -0.57% -17.79% -15.41% -55.99% -46.52% 1.19%

For the past year Tenneco Inc. was more bullish than Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc.


On 10 of the 16 factors Tenneco Inc. beats Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc.

Tenneco Inc. designs, manufactures, and distributes clean air and ride performance products and systems for light vehicle, commercial truck, off-highway, and other vehicle applications worldwide. The company offers various vehicle emission control products and systems, including catalytic converters and diesel oxidation catalysts, diesel particulate filters, burner systems, lean nitrogen oxide (NOx) traps, hydrocarbon vaporizers and injectors, selective catalytic reduction (SCR)systems, SCR-coated diesel particulate filters (SDPF) systems, urea dosing systems, four-way catalysts, alternative NOx reduction technologies, mufflers and resonators, fabricated exhaust manifolds, pipes, hydroformed assemblies, elastomeric hangers and isolators, and after treatment control units. It also provides ride performance products and systems, such as shock absorbers; struts; vibration control components; kinetic suspension technology systems, dual-mode suspension solutions, semi-active and active suspension systems, and kinetic H2/CVSA continuously variable semi active suspension systems; and other ride performance products comprising load assist products, springs, steering stabilizers, adjustable suspension systems, suspension kits, and modular assemblies. The company sells its products to original equipment vehicle designers and manufacturers, repair and replacement markets, and aftermarket under the Monroe, Kinetic, Fric-Rot, Gas-Matic, Sensa-Trac, OESpectrum, Quick-Strut, Walker, Fonos, XNOx, Mega-Flow, Quiet-Flow, Tru-Fit, DynoMax, Thrush, Rancho, Clevite Elastomers, and Axios brand names. The company was formerly known as Tenneco Automotive Inc. and changed its name to Tenneco Inc. in 2005. Tenneco Inc. was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Lake Forest, Illinois.

Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc., through its subsidiary, Cooper-Standard Automotive Inc., designs, manufactures, and sells sealing, fuel and brake delivery, fluid transfer, and anti-vibration systems worldwide. The company operates in North America, Europe, the Asia Pacific, and South America segments. Its sealing systems include dynamic and static seals, encapsulated glasses, stainless steel trims, flush glass systems, variable extrusions, and specialty sealing products. The company's fuel and brake delivery systems comprise chassis and tank fuel lines and bundles, metallic brake lines and bundles, direct injection and port fuel rails, and quick connects. Its fluid transfer systems consist of heater/coolant hoses, DPF and SCR emission lines, degas tanks, air intake and charge products, and transmission oil cooling hoses, as well as turbo charger, secondary air, and brake and clutch hoses. The company also offers anti vibration systems, including powertrain mount systems that comprise multi-state vacuum switchable hydraulic engine, Bi-state electric switchable hydraulic engine, conventional hydraulic, and elastomeric mounts; and suspension mounts, such as conventional and hydraulic bushings, strut mounts, spring seats and bumpers, mass dampers, and dual durometer bushings. Its products are primarily used in passenger vehicles and light trucks that are manufactured by automotive original equipment manufacturers and replacement markets. Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. was founded in 1960 and is headquartered in Novi, Michigan.


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