PowerFleet (NASDAQ: PWFL) is one of 27 publicly-traded companies in the “Communications equipment, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare PowerFleet to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, dividends, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability and institutional ownership.
Volatility and Risk
PowerFleet has a beta of 1.26, suggesting that its stock price is 26% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PowerFleet’s rivals have a beta of 1.65, suggesting that their average stock price is 65% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares PowerFleet and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for PowerFleet and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
PowerFleet currently has a consensus price target of $12.00, suggesting a potential upside of 99.34%. As a group, “Communications equipment, not elsewhere classified” companies have a potential upside of 17.36%. Given PowerFleet’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe PowerFleet is more favorable than its rivals.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
60.2% of PowerFleet shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 41.6% of shares of all “Communications equipment, not elsewhere classified” companies are owned by institutional investors. 8.6% of PowerFleet shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 14.2% of shares of all “Communications equipment, not elsewhere classified” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares PowerFleet and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|PowerFleet||$53.06 million||-$5.81 million||-27.36|
|PowerFleet Competitors||$354.32 million||$28.73 million||-23.30|
PowerFleet’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than PowerFleet. PowerFleet is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
PowerFleet rivals beat PowerFleet on 8 of the 13 factors compared.
PowerFleet Company Profile
There is no company description available for PowerFleet Inc.
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