Contrasting Subaru (OTCMKTS:FUJHY) & Fisker (NYSE:FSRN)

Subaru (OTCMKTS:FUJHYGet Free Report) and Fisker (NYSE:FSRNGet Free Report) are both auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, profitability, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Subaru and Fisker, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Subaru 0 1 0 0 2.00
Fisker 0 0 0 0 N/A

Risk & Volatility

Subaru has a beta of 0.64, meaning that its stock price is 36% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Fisker has a beta of 0.13, meaning that its stock price is 87% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Subaru and Fisker’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Subaru $27.94 billion 0.57 $1.48 billion $1.60 6.60
Fisker $272.89 million 0.33 -$939.95 million ($2.22) -0.03

Subaru has higher revenue and earnings than Fisker. Fisker is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Subaru, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

0.0% of Subaru shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 33.6% of Fisker shares are held by institutional investors. 26.3% of Fisker shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares Subaru and Fisker’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Subaru 7.63% 15.18% 8.14%
Fisker -278.72% -161.43% -23.26%


Subaru beats Fisker on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Subaru

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Subaru Corporation manufactures and sells automobiles and aerospace products in Japan, rest of Asia, North America, Europe, and internationally. It operates through three segments: Automotive, Aerospace, and Others. The company manufactures, sells, and repairs passenger cars and their components, aircrafts, aerospace-related machinery, and related components; and rents and manages real estate properties. It is also involved in the shipping, land freight, and warehousing of vehicles; leasing and rental of vehicles; credit and financing of vehicles; inspection, service, and maintenance of aircrafts; and IT system development and operation services. The company was formerly known as Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. and changed its name to Subaru Corporation in April 2017. The company was founded in 1917 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

About Fisker

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Fisker Inc. develops, manufactures, markets, leases, or sells electric vehicles. It operates through three segments: The White Space, The Value Segment, and The Conservative Premium segments. The company is also involved in asset-light automotive business. In addition, it offers fisker flexible platform agnostic design, a process that develops and designs electric vehicles in specific segment size. The company was incorporated in 2016 and is headquartered in Manhattan Beach, California.

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