Patrick Industries (NASDAQ:PATK – Get Rating) and Envirotech Vehicles (NASDAQ:EVTV – Get Rating) are both small-cap construction companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, risk, profitability, earnings and institutional ownership.
This table compares Patrick Industries and Envirotech Vehicles’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Patrick Industries and Envirotech Vehicles’ gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Patrick Industries||$4.88 billion||0.30||$328.20 million||$10.25||6.30|
|Envirotech Vehicles||$7.75 million||4.82||-$7.65 million||($0.46)||-5.41|
Insider & Institutional Ownership
89.5% of Patrick Industries shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 5.2% of Envirotech Vehicles shares are held by institutional investors. 6.8% of Patrick Industries shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 5.8% of Envirotech Vehicles shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Patrick Industries and Envirotech Vehicles, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Patrick Industries currently has a consensus price target of $73.83, indicating a potential upside of 14.33%. Given Patrick Industries’ higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Patrick Industries is more favorable than Envirotech Vehicles.
Risk & Volatility
Patrick Industries has a beta of 1.88, meaning that its share price is 88% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Envirotech Vehicles has a beta of 2.86, meaning that its share price is 186% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Patrick Industries beats Envirotech Vehicles on 11 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Patrick Industries
Patrick Industries, Inc. engages in the manufacture of components products and distribution of building products for industrial markets. It operates through the following segments: Manufacturing and Distribution. The Manufacturing segment includes laminated products what are utilized to produce furniture, shelving, walls, countertops, cabinet products, cabinet doors, fiberglass bat fixtures, hardwood furniture, vinyl printing, solid surface, granite, quartz countertop fabrication, RV painting, fabricated aluminum products, fiberglass and plastic components, softwoods lumber, custom cabinetry, polymer-based flooring, electrical systems components, and other products. The Distribution segment distributes pre-finished wall and ceiling panels, drywall and drywall finishing products, electronics and audio systems components, wiring, electrical and plumbing products, fiber reinforced polyester products, cement siding, interior passage doors, roofing products, laminate and ceramic flooring, shower doors, furniture, fireplaces and surrounds, interior and exterior lightning products, and other miscellaneous products. The company was founded in 1959 and is headquartered in Elkhart, IN.
About Envirotech Vehicles
Envirotech Vehicles is a provider and manufacturer of purpose-built, all-electric, zero-emission vehicles and zero-emission drive trains for integration in medium to heavy-duty commercial fleet vehicles. The company serves commercial and last-mile delivery fleets, school districts, public and private transportation service companies, colleges, and universities and meet the increasing demand for heavy-duty electric vehicles. The company was founded by Edward Riggs Monfort on August 6, 2012 and is headquartered in Osceloa, AR.
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