Resolute Forest Products (NYSE: RFP) and (NYSE:ABH) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, earnings, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Resolute Forest Products and ‘s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||NetIncome||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Resolute Forest Products||$3.55 billion||0.23||-$81.00 million||($1.58)||-5.66|
has higher revenue, but lower earnings than Resolute Forest Products.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
87.5% of Resolute Forest Products shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.1% of Resolute Forest Products shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares Resolute Forest Products and ‘s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Resolute Forest Products||-4.05%||-0.30%||-0.12%|
This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Resolute Forest Products and , as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Resolute Forest Products||1||2||1||0||2.00|
Resolute Forest Products presently has a consensus target price of $7.58, suggesting a potential downside of 15.27%.
Resolute Forest Products beats on 4 of the 7 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Resolute Forest Products
Resolute Forest Products Inc. operates in the forest products industry. It offers a range of forest products, including market pulp, tissue, wood products, newsprint and specialty papers. As of December 31, 2016, it owned or operated over 40 pulp, paper, tissue and wood products facilities in the United States and Canada. Its segments include market pulp, tissue, wood products, newsprint and specialty papers. As of December 31, 2016, it produced market pulp at seven facilities in North America, with total capacity of approximately 1.7 million metric tons. As of December 31, 2016, it produced tissue products at two facilities in North America, both located in Florida. As of December 31, 2016, it operated 16 sawmills in Canada that produces construction-grade lumber sold in North America, on the east coast. As of December 31, 2016, it produced newsprint at 10 facilities in North America. As of December 31, 2016, it produced specialty papers at five facilities in North America.
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