Hill International (HIL) & Babcock International (BCKIY) Head-To-Head Comparison

Hill International (NYSE: HIL) and Babcock International (OTCMKTS:BCKIY) are both business services companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, valuation, earnings, profitability and institutional ownership.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

59.3% of Hill International shares are held by institutional investors. 13.6% of Hill International shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.



Volatility and Risk

Hill International has a beta of 0.92, indicating that its stock price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Babcock International has a beta of 0.83, indicating that its stock price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Babcock International pays an annual dividend of $0.33 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. Hill International does not pay a dividend. Babcock International pays out 30.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Hill International and Babcock International, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Hill International 0 0 0 0 N/A
Babcock International 0 0 0 0 N/A

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Hill International and Babcock International’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Hill International $520.85 million 0.60 -$33.81 million N/A N/A
Babcock International $6.17 billion 0.82 $407.61 million $1.09 9.17

Babcock International has higher revenue and earnings than Hill International.

Profitability

This table compares Hill International and Babcock International’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Hill International N/A N/A N/A
Babcock International N/A N/A N/A

Hill International Company Profile

Hill International, Inc. provides project and construction management, and other consulting services primarily for the buildings, transportation, environmental, energy, and industrial markets. The company offers program management, project management, construction management, project management oversight, troubled project turnaround, staff augmentation, project labor agreement consulting, commissioning, estimating and cost management, and labor compliance and facilities management services. It also manages various phases of the construction process for construction owners, which include cost and budget controls, scheduling, estimating, expediting, inspection, contract administration, and management of contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers. The company primarily serves the United States and other national governments, state and local governments, foreign governments, and the private sector customers. Hill International, Inc. operates in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. The company was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Babcock International Company Profile

Babcock International Group PLC, together with its subsidiaries, provides engineering support services for defense, marine, aviation, and nuclear sectors. It operates through Marine and Technology, Defence and Security, Support Services, and International divisions. The company delivers through-life marine engineering services ranging from supporting naval fleets, commercial marine, engineering consultancy, weapons handling, equipment support, intelligence and cyber-security, and technical training to defense and civil customers. It also provides fleet management and training for customer-owned defense, emergency services, and global airport and commercial vehicle fleets, as well as engineering services and technical training for customers. In addition, the company delivers engineering services to defense and civil customers, including technical training of fixed and rotary wing pilots, engineering, equipment support and maintenance, and airbase management and logistics to the operation of owned and customer-owned aviation fleets, as well as emergency and offshore services. Further, it offers nuclear engineering on nuclear decommissioning programs and projects; and nuclear engineering services in training, operation support, new-build program management, design and installation, and critical safety to public and private customers. Babcock International Group PLC was founded in 1891 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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