Twin Disc Incorporated (TWIN) and Flowserve Corporation (NYSE:FLS) Contrasting side by side

As Diversified Machinery businesses, Twin Disc Incorporated (NASDAQ:TWIN) and Flowserve Corporation (NYSE:FLS), are affected by compare. This especially applies to their dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, earnings and valuation.

Earnings and Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Twin Disc Incorporated 291.92M 0.77 16.86M 1.11 14.03
Flowserve Corporation 3.88B 1.57 49.31M 0.50 88.61

In table 1 we can see Twin Disc Incorporated and Flowserve Corporation’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation. Flowserve Corporation appears to has lower earnings, but higher revenue than Twin Disc Incorporated. The company that is presently more affordable of the two stocks is the one that has a lower P/E ratio. Twin Disc Incorporated is presently more affordable than Flowserve Corporation, because it’s trading at a lower P/E ratio.


Table 2 has Twin Disc Incorporated and Flowserve Corporation’s return on equity, net margins and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Twin Disc Incorporated 5.78% 6.2% 3.5%
Flowserve Corporation -1.27% -3% -1%

Risk and Volatility

Twin Disc Incorporated’s 2 beta indicates that its volatility is 100.00% more volatile than that of Standard and Poor’s 500. Flowserve Corporation’s 54.00% more volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500 which is a result of the 1.54 beta.


The Current Ratio of Twin Disc Incorporated is 2.6 while its Quick Ratio stands at 1. The Current Ratio of rival Flowserve Corporation is 2.2 and its Quick Ratio is has 1.6. Twin Disc Incorporated is better equipped to clear short and long-term obligations than Flowserve Corporation.


On the other side, $0.76 per share with a dividend yield of 1.66% for Flowserve Corporation. Twin Disc Incorporated does not pay a dividend.

Analyst Ratings

Twin Disc Incorporated and Flowserve Corporation Recommendations and Ratings are available in the next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Twin Disc Incorporated 0 0 1 3.00
Flowserve Corporation 2 3 1 2.17

Twin Disc Incorporated’s consensus target price is $20, while its potential upside is 16.41%. Flowserve Corporation on the other hand boasts of a $50.4 consensus target price and a 8.41% potential upside. The results provided earlier shows that Twin Disc Incorporated appears more favorable than Flowserve Corporation, based on analyst belief.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

Roughly 62.3% of Twin Disc Incorporated shares are owned by institutional investors while 0% of Flowserve Corporation are owned by institutional investors. About 4.4% of Twin Disc Incorporated’s share are owned by insiders. Insiders Competitively, owned 0.41% of Flowserve Corporation 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)
Twin Disc Incorporated -11% -20.2% -42.03% -44.1% -41.81% -41.55%
Flowserve Corporation -8.12% -9.32% -16.27% 5.32% 4.5% 5.79%

For the past year Twin Disc Incorporated has -41.55% weaker performance while Flowserve Corporation has 5.79% stronger performance.


Twin Disc Incorporated beats on 10 of the 16 factors Flowserve Corporation.

Twin Disc, Incorporated designs, manufactures, and sells marine and heavy duty off-highway power transmission equipment worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Manufacturing and Distribution. It offers marine transmissions, surface drives, propellers, and boat management systems; and power-shift transmissions, hydraulic torque converters, power take-offs, industrial clutches, and controls systems. The company also provides non-twin disc manufactured products. It serves customers primarily in the commercial, pleasure craft, and military marine markets, as well as in the energy and natural resources, government, and industrial markets through a direct sales force and distributor network. Twin Disc, Incorporated was founded in 1918 and is headquartered in Racine, Wisconsin.

Flowserve Corporation designs, manufactures, distributes, and services industrial flow management equipment worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Engineered Product Division (EPD), Industrial Product Division (IPD), and Flow Control Division (FCD). The EPD segment offers custom and other engineered pumps and pump systems, mechanical seals, auxiliary systems, replacement parts, and related services, as well as manufactures gas-lubricated mechanical seal that is used in high-speed compressors. The IPD segment provides pre-configured engineered pumps and pump systems, and related products and services, including submersible motors and specialty products. The FCD segment offers industrial valve and automation solutions comprising isolation and control valves, actuation, controls, and related equipment; and energy management products, such as steam traps, boiler controls and condensate, and energy recovery systems. The FCD segmentÂ’s products are used to control, direct, and manage the flow of liquids and gases. The company also offers aftermarket equipment services consisting of installation, advanced diagnostics, repair, and retrofitting. It primarily serves oil and gas, chemical, power generation, and water management markets, as well as general industries that include mining and ore processing, pharmaceuticals, pulp and paper, food and beverage, and other smaller applications. The company distributes its products through direct sales, distributors, and sales representatives. Flowserve Corporation was founded in 1912 and is headquartered in Irving, Texas.