Analyzing Curtiss Motorcycles (OTCMKTS:CMOT) and LiveWire Group (NYSE:LVWR)

Curtiss Motorcycles (OTCMKTS:CMOTGet Free Report) and LiveWire Group (NYSE:LVWRGet Free Report) are both auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership and profitability.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Curtiss Motorcycles and LiveWire Group’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Curtiss Motorcycles N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
LiveWire Group $46.83 million 43.68 -$78.94 million N/A N/A

Curtiss Motorcycles has higher earnings, but lower revenue than LiveWire Group.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Curtiss Motorcycles and LiveWire Group, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Curtiss Motorcycles 0 0 0 0 N/A
LiveWire Group 0 1 0 0 2.00

LiveWire Group has a consensus price target of $9.00, suggesting a potential downside of 10.71%. Given LiveWire Group’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe LiveWire Group is more favorable than Curtiss Motorcycles.


This table compares Curtiss Motorcycles and LiveWire Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Curtiss Motorcycles N/A N/A N/A
LiveWire Group -307.58% -35.30% -29.75%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.5% of LiveWire Group shares are held by institutional investors. 1.8% of LiveWire Group shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk and Volatility

Curtiss Motorcycles has a beta of -6.18, suggesting that its stock price is 718% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, LiveWire Group has a beta of 1.16, suggesting that its stock price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500.


LiveWire Group beats Curtiss Motorcycles on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Curtiss Motorcycles

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Curtiss Motorcycles Company, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, assembly, and sale of handcrafted street motorcycles for high net worth customers in the United States. The company offers the X132 Hellcat Speedster, as well as preproduction models, such as the P51 Combat Fighter and the Wraith Tandem Lusso motorcycles. It also provides motorcycle related products, including various wearing apparel and other related accessories displaying the Confederate name through its Website. The company was formerly known as Confederate Motors, Inc. and changed its name to Curtiss Motorcycles Company, Inc. in January 2018. Curtiss Motorcycles Company, Inc. was founded in 1991 and is based in Birmingham, Alabama.

About LiveWire Group

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LiveWire Group, Inc. manufactures electric motorcycles in the United States and internationally. It operates in two segments Electric Motorcycles and STACYC. The company offers electric motorcycles and parts, accessories, and apparel. It serves wholesalers, independent dealers, retailers, and through online. The company strategic partnerships with Harley-Davidson, Inc. and the KYMCO Group. LiveWire Group, Inc. was founded in 2010 and is based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The company operates as a subsidiary of Harley-Davidson, Inc.

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