Phoenix Motor (NASDAQ:PEV – Get Rating) and GreenPower Motor (NASDAQ:GP – Get Rating) are both small-cap auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings and valuation.
This is a summary of recent ratings for Phoenix Motor and GreenPower Motor, as provided by MarketBeat.com.Get Phoenix Motor alerts:
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
GreenPower Motor has a consensus price target of $11.50, indicating a potential upside of 226.70%. Given GreenPower Motor's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe GreenPower Motor is more favorable than Phoenix Motor.
ProfitabilityThis table compares Phoenix Motor and GreenPower Motor's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Phoenix Motor and GreenPower Motor's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|GreenPower Motor||$17.24 million||4.82||-$14.40 million||($0.79)||-4.46|
Phoenix Motor has higher earnings, but lower revenue than GreenPower Motor.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
11.5% of Phoenix Motor shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 4.6% of GreenPower Motor shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.9% of Phoenix Motor shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 28.1% of GreenPower Motor shares 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.
About Phoenix Motor
Phoenix Motor Inc. designs, assembles, and integrates electric drive systems and light and medium duty electric vehicles. The company offers buses and trucks. It focuses on developing light and medium duty commercial electric vehicles for various service and government fleet markets, including city fleets, campuses, municipalities, and transit agencies; and serves a spectrum of commercial fleet customers, such as airport shuttle operators, hotel chains, transit fleet operators, seaports, last-mile delivery fleets, and large corporations. The company also markets and sells electric vehicle chargers for the commercial and residential markets; and operates a sales and leasing dealership in the United States. In addition, it sells various L2 and DC fast-charging solutions to its fleet customers at the point of sale for fleet vehicles. The company was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Anaheim, California. Phoenix Motor Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Edisonfuture Inc.
About GreenPower Motor
GreenPower Motor Co., Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and distribution of electric powered vehicles for commercial markets. It offers electric-powered school buses, vans, charter buses, and double-deckers. The company was founded by Fraser Atkinson and Phillip W. Oldridge on March 30, 2010 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.
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