Both TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE:TDG) and Esterline Technologies Corporation (:) are each other’s competitor in the Aerospace/Defense Products & Services industry. Thus the contrast of their dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, earnings and valuation. Table 1 shows gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation of the two companies. The company with a higher price-to-earnings ratio is currently more expensive of the two stocks. TransDigm Group Incorporated is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than Esterline Technologies Corporation, indicating that it is currently more expensive of the two stocks. TransDigm Group Incorporated is 0.00% less volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500 because the stock has a beta of 1. Competitively, Esterline Technologies Corporation is 59.00% less volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500, because of the 0.41 beta. The Current Ratio and a Quick Ratio of TransDigm Group Incorporated are 4.1 and 3.2. Competitively, Esterline Technologies Corporation has 3.5 and 2.3 for Current and Quick Ratio. TransDigm Group Incorporated’s better ability to pay short and long-term obligations than Est...