Rivian Automotive (NASDAQ:RIVN) and Lordstown Motors (NASDAQ:RIDE) Head to Head Survey

Rivian Automotive (NASDAQ:RIVNGet Rating) and Lordstown Motors (NASDAQ:RIDEGet Rating) are both auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, profitability, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Rivian Automotive and Lordstown Motors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Rivian Automotive N/A N/A N/A
Lordstown Motors N/A -69.13% -59.07%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

50.1% of Rivian Automotive shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 48.3% of Lordstown Motors shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.2% of Lordstown Motors shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Rivian Automotive and Lordstown Motors’ gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Rivian Automotive $55.00 million 664.61 -$4.69 billion N/A N/A
Lordstown Motors N/A N/A -$410.37 million ($2.29) -1.10

Lordstown Motors has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Rivian Automotive.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Rivian Automotive and Lordstown Motors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Rivian Automotive 2 4 12 0 2.56
Lordstown Motors 5 3 0 0 1.38

Rivian Automotive presently has a consensus target price of 85.94, indicating a potential upside of 111.72%. Lordstown Motors has a consensus target price of $3.93, indicating a potential upside of 56.52%. Given Rivian Automotive’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Rivian Automotive is more favorable than Lordstown Motors.

Summary

Rivian Automotive beats Lordstown Motors on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Rivian Automotive (Get Rating)

Rivian Automotive, Inc. develops and manufactures electric adventure vehicles. It offers five-passenger pickup trucks and sports utility vehicles. The company provides electric SUVs and electric pickup vehicles. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in San Jose, California. It has additional facilities in Irvine, Carson, and Palo Alto, California; Normal, Illinois; Woking, United Kingdom; Plymouth, Michigan; Vancouver, Canada; and Wittman, Arizona.

About Lordstown Motors (Get Rating)

Lordstown Motors Corp. develops, manufactures, and sells Endurance, an electric full-size pickup truck for fleet customers. The company was founded in 2019 and is based in Lordstown, Ohio.

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