Head-To-Head Review: Fisker (FSR) and The Competition

Fisker (NYSE: FSR) is one of 51 publicly-traded companies in the “Motor vehicles & car bodies” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Fisker to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, earnings and risk.

Volatility & Risk

Fisker has a beta of 0.95, meaning that its stock price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Fisker’s competitors have a beta of 1.47, meaning that their average stock price is 47% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Fisker and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Fisker N/A -$130.00 million -44.00
Fisker Competitors $52.36 billion $1.86 billion 36.76

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for Fisker and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Fisker 1 2 8 0 2.64
Fisker Competitors 917 2285 2602 147 2.33

Fisker presently has a consensus target price of $26.36, suggesting a potential upside of 49.79%. As a group, “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies have a potential downside of 1.88%. Given Fisker’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Fisker is more favorable than its competitors.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

24.1% of Fisker shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 60.7% of shares of all “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies are owned by institutional investors. 46.6% of Fisker shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 10.3% of shares of all “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Fisker and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Fisker N/A -9.62% -5.76%
Fisker Competitors -421.80% 2.25% -0.20%

Summary

Fisker competitors beat Fisker on 8 of the 13 factors compared.

About Fisker

Fisker, Inc. focuses on design, development, manufacture, and sale of electric vehicles. The company was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in Manhattan Beach, California.

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