Reviewing Strattec Security (NASDAQ:STRT) and Delphi Technologies (DLPH)

Strattec Security (NASDAQ: STRT) and Delphi Technologies (NYSE:DLPH) are both cyclical consumer goods & services companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability and dividends.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

81.2% of Strattec Security shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.5% of Delphi Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. 7.1% of Strattec Security shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Strattec Security and Delphi Technologies’ top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Strattec Security $417.33 million 0.31 $7.19 million $2.73 12.75
Delphi Technologies $4.85 billion 0.87 $285.00 million N/A N/A

Delphi Technologies has higher revenue and earnings than Strattec Security.


This table compares Strattec Security and Delphi Technologies’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Strattec Security 2.50% 6.48% 4.02%
Delphi Technologies N/A N/A N/A

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Strattec Security and Delphi Technologies, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Strattec Security 0 0 0 0 N/A
Delphi Technologies 0 2 4 0 2.67

Delphi Technologies has a consensus target price of $63.17, indicating a potential upside of 32.26%. Given Delphi Technologies’ higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Delphi Technologies is more favorable than Strattec Security.


Strattec Security pays an annual dividend of $0.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. Delphi Technologies pays an annual dividend of $0.17 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Strattec Security pays out 20.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.


Delphi Technologies beats Strattec Security on 7 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

Strattec Security Company Profile

Strattec Security Corporation designs, develops, manufactures and markets automotive access control products. The Company offers access control products, including mechanical locks and keys, electronically enhanced locks and keys, steering column and instrument panel ignition lock housings, latches, power sliding side door systems, power lift gate systems, power deck lid systems, door handles and related products for North American automotive customers. The Company supplies its products under the VAST brand name. The Company’s products are shipped to customer locations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, South America, Korea and China, and it also provides full service and aftermarket support. The Company provides its customers with engineered access control products, including locksets, fobs, push button ignition systems, steering column lock housings, seatback and secondary power liftgate systems, power decklids, door handles, and trim and other access products.

Delphi Technologies Company Profile

Delphi Technologies PLC is a develops, designs and manufactures powertrain technologies for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). The Company’s segments is Products & Service Solutions (PSS). PSS segment sells aftermarket products to independent aftermarket and original equipment service customers. It supplies a full suite of aftermarket products, including engine control modules, pumps, injectors, fuel modules, exhaust gas recirculation valves, brakes, steering and suspension. The Company operates 20 manufacturing facilities and 12 technical centers in 24 countries.

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