We will be contrasting the differences between Manitex International Inc. (NASDAQ:MNTX) and SPX FLOW Inc. (NYSE:FLOW) as far as profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation are concerned. The two businesses are rivals in the Diversified Machinery industry. We can see in table 1 the earnings per share (EPS), gross revenue and valuation of Manitex International Inc. and SPX FLOW Inc. Table 2 represents Manitex International Inc. (NASDAQ:MNTX) and SPX FLOW Inc. (NYSE:FLOW)’s return on assets, net margins and return on equity. Manitex International Inc. is 53.00% more volatile than S&P 500 because the company has a beta of 1.53. Competitively, SPX FLOW Inc.’s 118.00% volatility makes it more volatile than S&P 500, because of the 2.18 beta. 1.9 and 1 are the respective Current Ratio and a Quick Ratio of Manitex International Inc. Its rival SPX FLOW Inc.’s Current and Quick Ratios are 1.6 and 1.1 respectively. Manitex International Inc. has a better chance of clearing its pay short and long-term debts than SPX FLOW Inc. Manitex International Inc. and SPX FLOW Inc. has shares owned by institutional investors as follow...