Critical Review: Intertape Polymer Group (OTCMKTS:ITPOF) & Bontex (OTCMKTS:BOTX)

Intertape Polymer Group (OTCMKTS:ITPOF) and Bontex (OTCMKTS:BOTX) are both industrial products companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Profitability

This table compares Intertape Polymer Group and Bontex’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Intertape Polymer Group 5.56% 35.22% 9.91%
Bontex N/A N/A N/A

Institutional and Insider Ownership

0.1% of Intertape Polymer Group shares are held by institutional investors. 55.0% of Bontex shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Intertape Polymer Group and Bontex’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Intertape Polymer Group $1.21 billion 1.10 $72.67 million N/A N/A
Bontex N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Intertape Polymer Group has higher revenue and earnings than Bontex.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Intertape Polymer Group and Bontex, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Intertape Polymer Group 0 0 6 0 3.00
Bontex 0 0 0 0 N/A

Intertape Polymer Group currently has a consensus price target of $39.00, indicating a potential upside of 73.95%. Given Intertape Polymer Group’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Intertape Polymer Group is more favorable than Bontex.

Risk and Volatility

Intertape Polymer Group has a beta of 1.96, suggesting that its share price is 96% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Bontex has a beta of 55.54, suggesting that its share price is 5,454% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Intertape Polymer Group beats Bontex on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Intertape Polymer Group

Intertape Polymer Group, Inc. engages in the provision of packaging and protective solutions for industrial markets. It offers paper-and-film based pressure sensitive and water-activated tapes, polyethylene and specialized polyolefin films, protective packaging, engineered coated products and packaging machinery for industrial and retail use. The company was founded by Melbourne F. Yull in 1981 and is headquartered in Saint-Laurent, Canada.

About Bontex

Bontex Inc. manufactures and supplies specialty composite materials to customers worldwide. It offers cellulose board and light gauge products comprising cellulose fibers for products, such as visors, brims, and size bands for headwear, as well as insoles for footwear products; and treated elastomeric wet web impregnated substrates to resist mold type growth that causes odor in luggage. The company also provides non woven boards; and Strobel products. Its cellulose board and light gauge products are PVC, PU, or special size coated as per custom needs. The company's products are used in hiking/performance, work/safety, sport performance, men's dress, casual men's, casual women's, women's fashion, kids, and luggage/visor board/handbag applications. Bontex Inc. was formerly known as Georgia Bonded Fibers, Inc. and changed its name to Bontex Inc. in 1996. The company was founded in 1946 and is based in Buena Vista, Virginia with research and development, manufacturing, converting, and warehousing facilities primarily in the Asia-Pacific, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, India, and the Americas.

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