Reviewing Bird Global (NYSE:BRDS) & AEA-Bridges Impact (NYSE:IMPX)

Bird Global (NYSE:BRDSGet Rating) and AEA-Bridges Impact (NYSE:IMPXGet Rating) are both small-cap auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings and risk.

Profitability

This table compares Bird Global and AEA-Bridges Impact’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Bird Global N/A N/A -24.46%
AEA-Bridges Impact N/A -24.88% -1.37%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

53.0% of Bird Global shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 96.0% of AEA-Bridges Impact shares are held by institutional investors. 2.7% of AEA-Bridges Impact shares are held by insiders. 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 Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Bird Global and AEA-Bridges Impact, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Bird Global 0 1 1 0 2.50
AEA-Bridges Impact 0 0 0 0 N/A

Bird Global presently has a consensus price target of $5.75, suggesting a potential upside of 607.34%. Given Bird Global’s higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Bird Global is more favorable than AEA-Bridges Impact.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Bird Global and AEA-Bridges Impact’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Bird Global $205.14 million 1.09 -$196.33 million N/A N/A
AEA-Bridges Impact N/A N/A $4.82 million N/A N/A

AEA-Bridges Impact has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Bird Global.

Volatility and Risk

Bird Global has a beta of 1.82, suggesting that its stock price is 82% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AEA-Bridges Impact has a beta of -0.06, suggesting that its stock price is 106% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Bird Global beats AEA-Bridges Impact on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Bird Global (Get Rating)

Bird Global, Inc., a micro mobility company, engages in delivering electric transportation solutions for short distances. The company’s transportation solutions include e-scooters and e-bikes. It offers a fleet of shared electric vehicles to riders through bird.co, as well as sells products through retailers and distributors. The company was incorporated in 2017 and is based in Santa Monica, California.

About AEA-Bridges Impact (Get Rating)

AEA-Bridges Impact Corp. does not have significant operations. It intends to effect a merger, amalgamation, share exchange, asset acquisition, share purchase, reorganization, or similar business combination with one or more businesses. The company intends to focus on value-added industrials, including sustainable energy and energy efficiency, education, circular economy, consumer, healthcare, and business services. AEA-Bridges Impact Corp. was incorporated in 2020 and is based in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands.

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