Fenix Parts (NASDAQ: FENX) is one of 32 public companies in the “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Fenix Parts to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability and risk.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Fenix Parts and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Fenix Parts 0 1 0 0 2.00
Fenix Parts Competitors 216 1032 1482 48 2.49

As a group, “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies have a potential upside of 0.55%. Given Fenix Parts’ competitors stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Fenix Parts has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

52.3% of Fenix Parts shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 71.2% of shares of all “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies are held by institutional investors. 16.6% of Fenix Parts shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 12.3% of shares of all “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Fenix Parts and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Fenix Parts $132.10 million -$4.71 million -0.25
Fenix Parts Competitors $5.85 billion $698.05 million 14.98

Fenix Parts’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Fenix Parts. Fenix Parts is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Volatility & Risk

Fenix Parts has a beta of 1.06, suggesting that its share price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Fenix Parts’ competitors have a beta of 1.37, suggesting that their average share price is 37% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Fenix Parts and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Fenix Parts -3.40% -6.88% -3.58%
Fenix Parts Competitors -95.27% 3.29% -1.03%

Summary

Fenix Parts competitors beat Fenix Parts on 10 of the 12 factors compared.

About Fenix Parts

Fenix Parts, Inc. is engaged in auto recycling business. The Company recovers and resells original equipment manufacturer (OEM) parts, components and systems, such as engines, transmissions, radiators, trunks, lamps and seats reclaimed from damaged, totaled or low value vehicles. The Company operates through Automobile Recycling segment. The Company purchases its vehicles primarily at auto salvage auctions. Upon receipt of vehicles, the Company inventories and then dismantles the vehicles and sells the recycled components. Its customers include collision repair shops (body shops), mechanical repair shops, auto dealerships and individual retail customers. The Company also generates a portion of its revenue from the sale as scrap of the unusable parts and materials, from the sale of used cars and motorcycles, the sale of aftermarket parts, and from the sale of extended warranty contracts.

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