Volcon (NASDAQ:VLCN – Get Rating) and REE Automotive (NASDAQ:REE – Get Rating) are both small-cap auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends and profitability.
Risk and Volatility
Volcon has a beta of -0.44, indicating that its stock price is 144% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, REE Automotive has a beta of 1.52, indicating that its stock price is 52% more volatile than the S&P 500.Get Volcon alerts:
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Volcon and REE Automotive's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|REE Automotive||$10,000.00||16,325.81||-$505.33 million||($0.44)||-1.15|
Insider & Institutional Ownership
4.2% of Volcon shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 23.5% of REE Automotive shares are held by institutional investors. 41.1% of Volcon shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 6.0% of REE Automotive shares are held by 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.
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Volcon and REE Automotive, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Volcon presently has a consensus price target of $6.00, suggesting a potential upside of 259.28%. REE Automotive has a consensus price target of $3.75, suggesting a potential upside of 644.20%. Given REE Automotive's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe REE Automotive is more favorable than Volcon.
This table compares Volcon and REE Automotive's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
REE Automotive beats Volcon on 8 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
Volcon, Inc. develops, manufactures, and sells electric off road powersport vehicles in the United States and Latin America. It provides electric two and four-wheel motorcycles, and utility terrain vehicles through its dealers. The company also offers a line of upgrades and accessories. Its products are designed for family off-road adventures, and work on the farm and fun transport around private land applications. The company was formerly known as Frog ePowersports, Inc. and changed its name to Volcon, Inc. in October 2020. Volcon, Inc. was incorporated in 2020 and is headquartered in Round Rock, Texas.
About REE Automotive
REE Automotive Ltd. operates in the e-mobility business. The company develops REEcorner technology, which integrates vehicle drive components, including steering, braking, suspension, powertrain, and control into the arch of the wheel. The company also develops REEboard, a flat and modular EV chassis. The company is headquartered in Herzliya, Israel.
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