Comparing CNH Industrial NV (CNHI) & Hyster-Yale Materials Handling (HY)

CNH Industrial NV (NASDAQ: CNHI) and Hyster-Yale Materials Handling (NYSE:HY) are both industrials companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations and valuation.


Hyster-Yale Materials Handling pays an annual dividend of $1.21 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. CNH Industrial NV does not pay a dividend. Hyster-Yale Materials Handling pays out 33.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. CNH Industrial NV has increased its dividend for 4 consecutive years.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for CNH Industrial NV and Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
CNH Industrial NV 1 4 2 0 2.14
Hyster-Yale Materials Handling 0 1 2 0 2.67

CNH Industrial NV currently has a consensus target price of $10.97, suggesting a potential downside of 8.44%. Hyster-Yale Materials Handling has a consensus target price of $74.00, suggesting a potential upside of 1.41%. Given Hyster-Yale Materials Handling’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Hyster-Yale Materials Handling is more favorable than CNH Industrial NV.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

51.4% of Hyster-Yale Materials Handling shares are held by institutional investors. 26.3% of Hyster-Yale Materials Handling shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares CNH Industrial NV and Hyster-Yale Materials Handling’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
CNH Industrial NV 3.17% 21.59% 1.91%
Hyster-Yale Materials Handling 2.17% 11.73% 4.33%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares CNH Industrial NV and Hyster-Yale Materials Handling’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
CNH Industrial NV $24.18 billion 0.68 $2.44 billion N/A N/A
Hyster-Yale Materials Handling $2.72 billion 0.34 $101.90 million $3.58 20.38

CNH Industrial NV has higher revenue and earnings than Hyster-Yale Materials Handling.


CNH Industrial NV beats Hyster-Yale Materials Handling on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

CNH Industrial NV Company Profile

CNH Industrial N.V. is a capital goods company. The Company is engaged in the design, production, marketing, sale and financing of agricultural and construction equipment, trucks, commercial vehicles, buses and specialty vehicles for firefighting, defense and other uses, as well as engines, transmissions and axles for vehicles and engines under marine and power generation applications. Its segments include Agricultural Equipment, which designs, manufactures and distributes farm machinery and implements; Construction Equipment, which designs, manufactures and distributes construction equipment; Commercial Vehicles, which designs, produces and sells a range of light, medium and heavy vehicles for the transportation and distribution of goods; Powertrain, which designs, manufactures and offers a range of propulsion and transmission systems, and axles for on- and off-road applications, and Financial Services, which offers a range of financial services to dealers and customers.

Hyster-Yale Materials Handling Company Profile

Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. is a lift truck manufacturer. The Company designs, engineers, manufactures, sells and services a line of lift trucks, attachments and aftermarket parts marketed globally under the Hyster and Yale brand names, mainly to independent Hyster and Yale retail dealerships. The Company operates through five segments: the Americas, EMEA, JAPIC, Bolzoni and Nuvera. The Company offers a range of solutions, including attachments and hydrogen fuel cell power products, telematics, automation and fleet management services, as well as an array of other power options for its lift trucks. The Company’s segments for the lift truck business include three management units: the Americas, EMEA and JAPIC. Americas includes operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Latin America and its corporate headquarters. EMEA includes operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. JAPIC includes operations in the Asia and Pacific regions including China.

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