ADS-TEC Energy (NASDAQ:ADSE) versus BRP (NASDAQ:DOOO) Critical Review

BRP (NASDAQ:DOOOGet Rating) and ADS-TEC Energy (NASDAQ:ADSEGet Rating) are both auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and profitability.

Risk & Volatility

BRP has a beta of 2.52, meaning that its stock price is 152% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ADS-TEC Energy has a beta of 0.81, meaning that its stock price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares BRP and ADS-TEC Energy’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
BRP $6.11 billion 1.09 $633.93 million $7.39 11.13
ADS-TEC Energy $39.08 million 8.09 -$103.69 million N/A N/A

BRP has higher revenue and earnings than ADS-TEC Energy.

Profitability

This table compares BRP and ADS-TEC Energy’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
BRP 10.39% -326.52% 18.42%
ADS-TEC Energy N/A N/A -6.37%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

54.4% of BRP shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for BRP and ADS-TEC Energy, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
BRP 0 0 12 1 3.08
ADS-TEC Energy 0 0 1 1 3.50

BRP currently has a consensus price target of $136.15, indicating a potential upside of 65.48%. ADS-TEC Energy has a consensus price target of $15.50, indicating a potential upside of 139.20%. Given ADS-TEC Energy’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe ADS-TEC Energy is more favorable than BRP.

Summary

BRP beats ADS-TEC Energy on 7 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About BRP (Get Rating)

BRP Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, distributes, and markets powersports vehicles and marine products in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Asia Pacific, Mexico, Austria, and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Powersports and Marine. It offers all-terrain, side-by-side, and three-wheeled vehicles; seasonal products, such as snowmobiles and personal watercraft; and engines for jet boats, outboards, karts, motorcycles, and recreational aircraft. The company also provides parts, accessories, and apparel, as well as other services. It sells its products through a network of independent dealers and distributors, as well as to original equipment manufacturers. The company was formerly known as J.A. Bombardier (J.A.B.) Inc. and changed its name to BRP Inc. in April 2013. BRP Inc. was founded in 1937 and is headquartered in Valcourt, Canada.

About ADS-TEC Energy (Get Rating)

ADS-TEC Energy PLC, a B2B technology company, develops, manufactures, and services intelligent battery buffered energy systems. The company offers ChargeBox, a battery storage system that integrates inverter, climate control, energy management, security/firewall, and communication units; and ChargeTrailer, a mobile high power charging system in the form of a truck trailer. It also provides PowerBooster, a battery system that delivers high levels of power for the charging process; Storage Rack System, a scalable battery system; and Storage Container System, a custom battery system for large-scale applications as 20- or 40-foot container solutions. The company was founded in 1980 and is based in Dublin, Ireland.

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