Financial Comparison: Vicinity Motor (VEV) and Its Rivals

Vicinity Motor (NASDAQ:VEVGet Rating) is one of 63 publicly-traded companies in the “Motor vehicles & car bodies” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Vicinity Motor to related companies based on the strength of its valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Vicinity Motor and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Vicinity Motor -50.44% -36.45% -24.50%
Vicinity Motor Competitors -12,601.68% -7.44% -1.32%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.5% of Vicinity Motor shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.7% of shares of all “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies are owned by institutional investors. 9.5% of shares of all “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Vicinity Motor and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Vicinity Motor $41.71 million -$7.32 million -4.33
Vicinity Motor Competitors $44.91 billion $3.11 billion 71.54

Vicinity Motor’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Vicinity Motor. Vicinity Motor 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.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Vicinity Motor and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Vicinity Motor 0 0 0 0 N/A
Vicinity Motor Competitors 1069 2616 3020 164 2.33

As a group, “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies have a potential upside of 53.76%. Given Vicinity Motor’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Vicinity Motor has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Summary

Vicinity Motor rivals beat Vicinity Motor on 8 of the 9 factors compared.

About Vicinity Motor (Get Rating)

Vicinity Motor Corp. designs, builds, and distributes a suite of transit buses for public and commercial use under the Vicinity brand in the United States and Canada. It offers electric, CNG, and clean diesel buses, as well as electric trucks and spare parts. The company was formerly known as Grande West Transportation Group Inc. and changed its name to Vicinity Motor Corp. in March 2021. Vicinity Motor Corp. founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Aldergrove, Canada.

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