Comparing Carrier Global (NYSE:CARR) & AAON (NYSE:AAON)

Carrier Global (NYSE:CARR) and AAON (NASDAQ:AAON) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, profitability, dividends, risk, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

0.0% of Carrier Global shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.3% of AAON shares are held by institutional investors. 22.4% of AAON shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Carrier Global and AAON’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Carrier Global $18.61 billion 0.89 $2.12 billion N/A N/A
AAON $469.33 million 5.73 $53.71 million $1.02 50.69

Carrier Global has higher revenue and earnings than AAON.


This table compares Carrier Global and AAON’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Carrier Global N/A N/A N/A
AAON 13.37% 23.12% 18.04%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Carrier Global and AAON, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Carrier Global 0 6 4 0 2.40
AAON 1 0 0 0 1.00

Carrier Global currently has a consensus target price of $18.71, indicating a potential downside of 1.76%. Given Carrier Global’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Carrier Global is more favorable than AAON.


AAON beats Carrier Global on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

Carrier Global Company Profile

There is no company description available for Carrier Global Corp.

AAON Company Profile

AAON, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in engineering, manufacturing, marketing, and selling air conditioning and heating equipment in the United States and Canada. It offers rooftop units, chillers, packaged outdoor mechanical rooms, air handling units, makeup air units, energy recovery units, condensing units, geothermal/water-source heat pumps, self-contained units, and coils. The company markets and sells its products to retail, manufacturing, educational, lodging, supermarket, medical, and other commercial industries. AAON, Inc. sells its products through a network of manufacturers' representatives and internal sales force. AAON, Inc. was founded in 1987 and is based in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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