Comparing DIRTT Environmental Solutions (NASDAQ:DRTT) and Larsen & Toubro (OTCMKTS:LTOUF)

DIRTT Environmental Solutions (NASDAQ:DRTTGet Free Report) and Larsen & Toubro (OTCMKTS:LTOUFGet Free Report) are both industrials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends and profitability.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

58.7% of DIRTT Environmental Solutions shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 1.1% of Larsen & Toubro shares are held by institutional investors. 40.5% of DIRTT Environmental Solutions shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for DIRTT Environmental Solutions and Larsen & Toubro, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
DIRTT Environmental Solutions 0 0 0 0 N/A
Larsen & Toubro 0 0 0 0 N/A

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares DIRTT Environmental Solutions and Larsen & Toubro’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
DIRTT Environmental Solutions $170.64 million 0.24 -$54.96 million ($0.25) -1.60
Larsen & Toubro N/A N/A N/A $58.73 0.70

Larsen & Toubro has lower revenue, but higher earnings than DIRTT Environmental Solutions. DIRTT Environmental Solutions is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Larsen & Toubro, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares DIRTT Environmental Solutions and Larsen & Toubro’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
DIRTT Environmental Solutions -12.81% -150.32% -15.10%
Larsen & Toubro N/A N/A N/A

Summary

Larsen & Toubro beats DIRTT Environmental Solutions on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About DIRTT Environmental Solutions

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DIRTT Environmental Solutions Ltd. operates as a interior construction company in Canada. Its ICE software provides the industrialized construction system to design, visualize, organize, configure, and install the job. The company offers interior solutions to doors, casework, timber, electrical, networks, access floors, solid, glass, combination, leaf folding, and headwalls. It serves retail, technology, hospitality, manufacturing, energy, healthcare, education, government, military, professional, and financial service sectors. DIRTT Environmental Solutions Ltd. was incorporated in 2003 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.

About Larsen & Toubro

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Larsen & Toubro Limited engages in engineering, construction, and manufacturing operations worldwide. The Infrastructure segment engineers and constructs building and factories, transportation infrastructure, heavy civil infrastructure, power transmission and distribution, water and effluent treatment, and minerals, and metals. The Hydrocarbon segment provides front-end design, modular fabrication, procurement, project management, construction, installation, and commissioning for the oil and gas industry. The Power segment offers coal-based and gas-based thermal power plants, including power generation equipment with associated systems and balance-of-plant packages. The Heavy Engineering segment manufactures and supplies custom designed, engineered critical equipment and systems to the fertilizer, refinery, petrochemical, chemical, oil and gas, and thermal and nuclear power industries. The Defence Engineering segment designs, develops, produces, and supports equipment, systems, and platforms for the defense and aerospace sectors. This segment also designs, constructs, and repairs/refits defense vessels. The Others segment engages in the realty, smart world, and communication businesses, including military communications; marketing and servicing of construction and mining machinery and parts; and manufacturing and sale of rubber processing machinery. This segment also operates digital platforms, such as SuFin for B2B e-commerce; and EduTech offers engineering and technology related content. Larsen & Toubro Limited was founded in 1938 and is headquartered in Mumbai, India.

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