Alamo Group (ALG) and CNH Global (CNH) Head to Head Analysis

Alamo Group (NYSE: ALG) and CNH Global (NYSE:CNH) are both industrials companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings and valuation.


This table compares Alamo Group and CNH Global’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Alamo Group 5.56% 12.11% 7.87%
CNH Global N/A N/A N/A

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Alamo Group and CNH Global’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Alamo Group $844.75 million 1.55 $40.04 million $4.17 27.01
CNH Global N/A N/A N/A $5.40 N/A

Alamo Group has higher revenue and earnings than CNH Global. CNH Global is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Alamo Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

91.9% of Alamo Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.0% of Alamo Group shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


Alamo Group pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. CNH Global does not pay a dividend. Alamo Group pays out 9.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Alamo Group has increased its dividend for 2 consecutive years.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Alamo Group and CNH Global, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Alamo Group 0 1 1 0 2.50
CNH Global 0 0 0 0 N/A

Alamo Group presently has a consensus price target of $92.00, suggesting a potential downside of 18.33%.


Alamo Group beats CNH Global on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

Alamo Group Company Profile

Alamo Group Inc. is engaged in the design and manufacture of agricultural equipment and infrastructure maintenance equipment for governmental and industrial use. The Company operates in Industrial, Agricultural and European segments. The Company’s products include tractor-mounted mowing and other vegetation maintenance equipment, street sweepers, excavators, vacuum trucks, snow removal equipment, pothole patchers, zero turn radius mowers, agricultural implements and related aftermarket. As of December 31, 2016, the Company operated 24 plants in North America, Europe, Australia and Brazil. The Company sells its products through a network of independent dealers and distributors to Governmental end users, related independent contractors, as well as to the agricultural and commercial turf markets. It also offers replacement parts for each of its wholegoods lines. The Company’s products are sold through various marketing organizations, and dealer and distributor networks.

CNH Global Company Profile

CNH Global N.V. (CNH) is a global, full-line company in both the agricultural and construction equipment industries. The Company organizes its operations into three business segments: agricultural equipment, construction equipment and financial services. The Company markets its products globally through its two brand families, Case and New Holland. Case IH (along with Steyr in Europe) and New Holland make up its agricultural brand family. Case and New Holland Construction (along with Kobelco in North America) make up its construction equipment brand family. During the year ended December 31, 2012, the Company was manufacturing its products in 37 facilities globally and distributing its products in approximately 170 countries through a network of approximately 11,500 dealers and distributors.

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