Analyzing GreenPower Motor (NASDAQ:GP) and Toyota Industries (OTCMKTS:TYIDY)

Toyota Industries (OTCMKTS:TYIDYGet Free Report) and GreenPower Motor (NASDAQ:GPGet Free Report) are both industrials companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Toyota Industries and GreenPower Motor, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Toyota Industries 0 3 0 0 2.00
GreenPower Motor 0 0 2 0 3.00

GreenPower Motor has a consensus price target of $6.50, suggesting a potential upside of 78.08%. Given GreenPower Motor’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe GreenPower Motor is more favorable than Toyota Industries.


This table compares Toyota Industries and GreenPower Motor’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Toyota Industries N/A N/A N/A
GreenPower Motor -25.25% -48.86% -22.01%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Toyota Industries and GreenPower Motor’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Toyota Industries N/A N/A N/A $347.86 0.22
GreenPower Motor $53.43 million 1.70 -$15.04 million ($0.56) -6.52

Toyota Industries has higher earnings, but lower revenue than GreenPower Motor. GreenPower Motor is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Toyota Industries, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

0.5% of Toyota Industries shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 1.3% of GreenPower Motor shares are held by institutional investors. 28.1% of GreenPower Motor shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


GreenPower Motor beats Toyota Industries on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Toyota Industries

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Toyota Industries Corporation manufactures and sells textile machinery, materials handling equipment, automobiles, and automobile parts in Japan and internationally. The company operates through Automobile, Materials Handling Equipment, and Textile Machinery segments. It provides vehicles; gasoline and diesel engines for automobiles and industrial equipment; turbochargers and foundry parts; car air-conditioning compressors; car electronics comprising DC-DC converters, rear inverters, on-board chargers, DC-AC inverters, and charging and discharging systems; batteries; and stamping dies, including automotive and lift truck stamping dies. The company also offers counterbalanced lift trucks, electric reach trucks, skid steer loaders, tow tractors, and electric tow tractors; stationary/fixed type racks, nesting pallets, mobile racks, and automated storage and retrieval systems; and automatic guided vehicle systems, high speed rail guided vehicle systems, and automatic guided lift and pallet trucks. It provides spinning machines, such as ring spinning and roving frames; weaving machinery; and cotton classing and yarn testing instruments, as well as leases materials handling systems and industrial equipment. The company also offers aerial work platforms; in-house transporters; software; and funding, loan, and other financial services. It is involved in the operation of sports facility and nursing homes; real estate leasing; trucking, warehousing, distribution consulting; building management, construction, and real estate; travel agency, renovation, sale of tube amplifiers, and organizing and running of events; personnel placement, contract office staffing, and patent investigation; management and operation of employee clubs and restaurant management; administrative processing for payroll accounting; and contract manufacturing of electronic devices, as well as sale of hardware. Toyota Industries Corporation was incorporated in 1926 and is headquartered in Kariya, Japan.

About GreenPower Motor

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GreenPower Motor Company Inc. designs, manufactures, and distributes electric vehicles for commercial markets in the United States and Canada. The company offers commercial vehicles for delivery, public transit, schools, vanpools, micro-transit, shuttles, and other; and passenger, student, low floor transit, and cargo transportation. It leases its vehicles to customers. GreenPower Motor Company Inc. was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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