BorgWarner Inc. (BWA) and Sypris Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:SYPR) Contrasting side by side

Both BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE:BWA) and Sypris Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:SYPR) compete on a level playing field in the Auto Parts industry. We will evaluate their performance with regards to institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Valuation and Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
BorgWarner Inc. 10.53B 0.81 930.70M 3.85 9.06
Sypris Solutions Inc. 85.50M 0.27 4.55M 0.74 1.49

We can see in table 1 the earnings per share (EPS), top-line revenue and valuation of BorgWarner Inc. and Sypris Solutions Inc. Sypris Solutions Inc. appears to has lower revenue and earnings than BorgWarner Inc. The business that is presently more expensive of the two stocks is the one that has a higher price-to-earnings ratio. BorgWarner Inc.’s current price-to-earnings ratio is higher than that of Sypris Solutions Inc., which means that it is the expensive of the two.


Table 2 hightlights the net margins, return on assets and return on equity of the two companies.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
BorgWarner Inc. 8.84% 14.2% 5.6%
Sypris Solutions Inc. -5.32% -28.7% -7.7%

Risk & Volatility

A 1.8 beta indicates that BorgWarner Inc. is 80.00% more volatile compared to S&P 500. In other hand, Sypris Solutions Inc. has beta of 0.06 which is 94.00% less volatile than S&P 500.


The current Quick Ratio of BorgWarner Inc. is 1.3 while its Current Ratio is 1.7. Meanwhile, Sypris Solutions Inc. has a Current Ratio of 1.6 while its Quick Ratio is 0.9. BorgWarner Inc. is better positioned to pay off its short-term and long-term debts than Sypris Solutions Inc.


BorgWarner Inc. pays out a $0.68 per share dividend on a yearly basis and it also offers 1.67% dividend yield. No dividend is paid out for Sypris Solutions Inc.

Analyst Recommendations

Recommendations and Ratings for BorgWarner Inc. and Sypris Solutions Inc. can be find in next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
BorgWarner Inc. 0 5 3 2.38
Sypris Solutions Inc. 0 0 0 0.00

$48.4 is BorgWarner Inc.’s average price target while its potential upside is 18.34%.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

The shares of both BorgWarner Inc. and Sypris Solutions Inc. are owned by institutional investors at 96% and 11% respectively. Insiders held 0.1% of BorgWarner Inc. shares. On the other hand, insiders held about 47.1% of Sypris Solutions Inc.’s shares.


Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
BorgWarner Inc. -11.87% -13.28% -21.23% -30.63% -35.02% -31.73%
Sypris Solutions Inc. 0% -9.84% -26.48% -30.82% -29.94% -20.28%

For the past year BorgWarner Inc.’s stock price has bigger decline than Sypris Solutions Inc.


On 15 of the 15 factors BorgWarner Inc. beats Sypris Solutions Inc.

BorgWarner Inc. provides solutions for combustion, hybrid, and electric vehicles worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Engine and Drivetrain. The Engine segment develops and manufactures turbochargers; and timing systems, such as timing chains, variable cam timing products, crankshaft and camshaft sprockets, tensioners, guides and snubbers, HY-VO front-wheel drive transmission chains, and four-wheel drive chains for light vehicles. It also provides emissions systems, including electric air pumps and exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) modules, EGR coolers, EGR tubes, and EGR valves; thermal systems products comprising viscous fan drives, polymer fans, and coolant pumps; and glow plugs, diesel cold start systems, and other gasoline ignition technologies. The Drivetrain segment develops and manufactures friction and mechanical products, including dual and friction clutch modules, friction and steel plates, transmission bands, torque converter clutches, one-way clutches, and torsional vibration dampers. This segment also offers control products comprising electro-hydraulic solenoids, transmission solenoid modules, and dual clutch control modules; torque management products, such as rear-wheel drive/all-wheel drive (AWD) transfer case systems, front wheel drive-AWD coupling systems, and cross-axle coupling systems; and starter motors, alternators, and hybrid electric motors. The company sells its products to original equipment manufacturers of light vehicles consisting of passenger cars, sport-utility vehicles, vans, and light trucks; commercial vehicles, such as medium-duty and heavy duty trucks, and buses; and off-highway vehicles, including agricultural and construction machinery, and marine applications, as well as to tier one vehicle systems suppliers and the aftermarket for light, commercial, and off-highway vehicles. BorgWarner Inc. was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan.

Sypris Solutions, Inc. provides outsourced services and specialty products in the United States and Mexico. It operates through two segments, Sypris Technologies and Sypris Electronics. The Sypris Technologies segment supplies forged and machined components for the commercial vehicle, off highway vehicle, light truck, and energy markets. This segment produces drive train components, including axle shafts, gear sets, steer axle forgings, and other components for truck manufacturers; axle shafts and drive train components for medium and heavy-duty trucks; transmission shafts for heavy-duty trucks; and specialty closures for oil and gas pipelines. The Sypris Electronics segment offers electronic manufacturing services, including circuit card and full box build manufacturing, high reliability manufacturing, integrated design and engineering services, systems assembly and integration, design for manufacturability, and design to specification work for customers in the aerospace and defense electronics markets. This segment provides circuit card assembly and sub-assembly design and building services for electronic sensors and systems, such as radar and targeting systems, tactical ground stations, navigation systems, and integrated avionics; complex circuit cards for use in various space programs; and complex circuit cards and subassemblies for use in weapons systems, targeting and warning systems, and various space programs. The company also offers specialized products comprising light weight axle components, and specialty closures and joints used in pipeline and chemical systems. Sypris Solutions, Inc. was founded in 1954 and is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky.

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