EVI Industries (EVI) and Its Rivals Critical Contrast

EVI Industries (NYSE:EVIGet Rating) is one of 63 public companies in the “Personal services” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare EVI Industries to related companies based on the strength of its profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, institutional ownership and risk.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

33.7% of EVI Industries shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 55.9% of shares of all “Personal services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 53.7% of EVI Industries shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 21.7% of shares of all “Personal services” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares EVI Industries and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
EVI Industries 3.76% 8.49% 4.97%
EVI Industries Competitors -24.45% 342.01% -3.95%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares EVI Industries and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
EVI Industries $242.01 million $8.38 million 14.19
EVI Industries Competitors $686.58 million $58.98 million 20.78

EVI Industries’ peers have higher revenue and earnings than EVI Industries. EVI Industries 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

EVI Industries has a beta of 0.88, meaning that its stock price is 12% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, EVI Industries’ peers have a beta of 1.14, meaning that their average stock price is 14% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for EVI Industries and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
EVI Industries 0 0 0 0 N/A
EVI Industries Competitors 181 800 1446 63 2.56

As a group, “Personal services” companies have a potential upside of 38.73%. Given EVI Industries’ peers higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe EVI Industries has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.


EVI Industries peers beat EVI Industries on 7 of the 10 factors compared.

EVI Industries Company Profile (Get Rating)

EVI Industries, Inc., through its subsidiaries, distributes, sells, rents, and leases commercial, industrial, and vended laundry and dry cleaning equipment, and steam and hot water boilers in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, Latin America, and Asia. The company sells and/or leases its customers commercial laundry equipment specializing in washing, drying, finishing, material handling, water heating, power generation, and water reuse applications. It also supplies related replacement parts and accessories; and provides installation, maintenance, and repair services to government, institutional, industrial, commercial, and retail customers. The company was formerly known as EnviroStar, Inc. and changed its name to EVI Industries, Inc. in December 2018. EVI Industries, Inc. was founded in 1959 and is based in Miami, Florida.

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