Mazda Motor (OTCMKTS: MZDAY) is one of 30 publicly-traded companies in the “Motor vehicles & car bodies” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Mazda Motor to related companies based on the strength of its profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, risk and earnings.

Dividends

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Mazda Motor pays an annual dividend of $0.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Mazda Motor pays out 4.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.4% and pay out 20.2% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Mazda Motor and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Mazda Motor 0 0 0 0 N/A
Mazda Motor Competitors 440 1275 1634 110 2.41

As a group, “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies have a potential upside of 8.00%. Given Mazda Motor’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Mazda Motor has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Volatility & Risk

Mazda Motor has a beta of 0.19, suggesting that its share price is 81% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Mazda Motor’s rivals have a beta of 1.00, suggesting that their average share price is 0% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

0.1% of Mazda Motor shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 65.8% of shares of all “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies are held by institutional investors. 8.1% of shares of all “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Mazda Motor and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Mazda Motor 2.90% 10.01% 4.33%
Mazda Motor Competitors -14.14% -0.31% -3.84%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Mazda Motor and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Mazda Motor $29.73 billion $837.32 million 8.27
Mazda Motor Competitors $62.83 billion $2.64 billion 16.92

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

Summary

Mazda Motor rivals beat Mazda Motor on 8 of the 12 factors compared.

Mazda Motor Company Profile

Mazda Motor Corporation manufactures and sells passenger cars and commercial vehicles in Japan, North America, Europe, China, and internationally. Its principal products include four-wheeled vehicles, gasoline reciprocating engines, diesel engines, and automatic and manual transmissions for vehicles. The company was formerly known as Toyo Kogyo Co., Ltd. and changed its name to Mazda Motor Corporation in May 1984. Mazda Motor Corporation was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in Hiroshima, Japan.

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