Latch (NASDAQ:LTCH) and Resideo Technologies (NYSE:REZI) are both auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, earnings and dividends.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
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33.7% of Latch shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.0% of Resideo Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.1% of Resideo Technologies shares are owned by 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 Latch and Resideo Technologies’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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This is a breakdown of current ratings for Latch and Resideo Technologies, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Latch currently has a consensus price target of $15.86, indicating a potential upside of 14.00%. Resideo Technologies has a consensus price target of $29.00, indicating a potential downside of 6.18%. Given Latch’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Latch is more favorable than Resideo Technologies.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Latch and Resideo Technologies’ revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Resideo Technologies||$5.07 billion||0.88||$37.00 million||$1.45||21.32|
Resideo Technologies has higher revenue and earnings than Latch.
Resideo Technologies beats Latch on 7 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
Latch, Inc. makes spaces better places to live, work, and visit through a system of software, devices, and services in the United States. Its products include LatchOS for Commercial Office, a commercial solution that would extend smart access, visitor and delivery management, smart device and sensor control, connectivity, and identity and personalization solutions to meet the needs of modern office spaces; Latch Visitor Express, a contactless visitor entry system; The Latch Lens Partner Program that enables access device partners to leverage Latch's software and Latch Lens; LatchID, an identification system that creates a network of users, across spaces, and devices; and Latch C2, a smart access solution for retrofits and new construction. The company is headquartered in New York City, with additional offices in San Francisco and Taipei.
About Resideo Technologies
Resideo Technologies, Inc. engages in the provision of critical comfort, residential thermal solutions and security solutions primarily in residential environments. It operates through the following segments: Products & Solutions and ADI Global Distribution. The Products & Solutions Segment offers solutions in Comfort, Residential Thermal Solutions, and Security categories and include temperature and humidity control, thermal, water, and air solutions as well as security panels, sensors, peripherals, wire and cable, communications devices, video cameras, awareness solutions, cloud infrastructure, installation and maintenance tools, and related software. The ADI Global Distribution segment distributes low-voltage electronic and security products such as intrusion and smart home, fire, video surveillance, access control, power, audio and video, networking, communications, wire and cable, enterprise connectivity, and structured wiring. The company was founded on April 24, 2018 and is headquartered in Austin, TX.