Fenix Parts (OTCMKTS: FENX) is one of 27 public companies in the “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Fenix Parts to related businesses based on the strength of its profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

4.7% of Fenix Parts shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 68.4% 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, 18.4% of shares of all “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Fenix Parts and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Fenix Parts 0 0 0 0 N/A
Fenix Parts Competitors 156 961 1495 39 2.53

As a group, “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies have a potential upside of 11.89%. Given Fenix Parts’ peers higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Fenix Parts has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Fenix Parts and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Fenix Parts $132.10 million -$42.86 million -0.12
Fenix Parts Competitors $5.80 billion $324.32 million 119.20

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

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Fenix Parts -30.56% -66.11% -34.71%
Fenix Parts Competitors -112.45% -38.71% -3.08%

Risk & Volatility

Fenix Parts has a beta of 0.46, suggesting that its stock price is 54% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Fenix Parts’ peers have a beta of 1.33, suggesting that their average stock price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Fenix Parts peers beat Fenix Parts on 8 of the 9 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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