Workhorse Group (NASDAQ: WKHS) is one of 33 publicly-traded companies in the “Motor vehicles & car bodies” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Workhorse Group to related businesses based on the strength of its profitability, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends and risk.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Workhorse Group and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Workhorse Group $10.85 million -$41.21 million -1.04
Workhorse Group Competitors $62.45 billion $3.07 billion 14.15

Workhorse Group’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Workhorse Group. Workhorse Group 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.

Volatility and Risk

Workhorse Group has a beta of -0.48, indicating that its stock price is 148% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Workhorse Group’s peers have a beta of 0.98, indicating that their average stock price is 2% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Workhorse Group and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Workhorse Group 0 0 3 0 3.00
Workhorse Group Competitors 532 1440 1752 114 2.38

Workhorse Group presently has a consensus target price of $4.67, indicating a potential upside of 312.98%. As a group, “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies have a potential upside of 14.62%. Given Workhorse Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Workhorse Group is more favorable than its peers.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

8.0% of Workhorse Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 58.3% of shares of all “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies are owned by institutional investors. 9.4% of Workhorse Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 9.7% of shares of all “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Workhorse Group and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Workhorse Group -403.52% -1,564.64% -234.42%
Workhorse Group Competitors -12.99% -53.51% -5.15%

Summary

Workhorse Group peers beat Workhorse Group on 9 of the 12 factors compared.

About Workhorse Group

Workhorse Group Inc. designs, manufactures, builds, sells, and leases battery-electric vehicles and aircraft in the United States. It operates through two divisions, Automotive and Aviation. The company also develops cloud-based and real-time telematics performance monitoring system that enables fleet operators to optimize energy and route efficiency. Its products include electric cargo vans, and medium and light-duty pickup trucks, as well as HorseFly delivery drones and truck systems. The company was formerly known as AMP Holding Inc. and changed its name to Workhorse Group Inc. in April 2015. Workhorse Group Inc. was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Loveland, Ohio.

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