Financial Comparison: Nauticus Robotics (KITT) and Its Peers

Nauticus Robotics (NASDAQ:KITTGet Free Report) is one of 100 public companies in the “Aerospace & Defense” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Nauticus Robotics to similar companies based on the strength of its profitability, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, risk, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

2.4% of Nauticus Robotics shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 37.9% of shares of all “Aerospace & Defense” companies are held by institutional investors. 47.9% of Nauticus Robotics shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 20.5% of shares of all “Aerospace & Defense” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Nauticus Robotics and its rivals, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Nauticus Robotics 0 1 1 0 2.50
Nauticus Robotics Competitors 503 2407 3252 49 2.46

Nauticus Robotics currently has a consensus price target of $3.63, suggesting a potential upside of 118.37%. As a group, “Aerospace & Defense” companies have a potential upside of 21.51%. Given Nauticus Robotics’ stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Nauticus Robotics is more favorable than its rivals.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Nauticus Robotics and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Nauticus Robotics $8.77 million -$28.26 million -4.05
Nauticus Robotics Competitors $4.83 billion $87.55 million 947.15

Nauticus Robotics’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Nauticus Robotics. Nauticus Robotics 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.

Risk & Volatility

Nauticus Robotics has a beta of 0.68, meaning that its stock price is 32% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Nauticus Robotics’ rivals have a beta of 1.17, meaning that their average stock price is 17% more volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares Nauticus Robotics and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Nauticus Robotics -175.68% -2,774.34% -61.02%
Nauticus Robotics Competitors -471.49% -120.06% -6.61%


Nauticus Robotics rivals beat Nauticus Robotics on 9 of the 13 factors compared.

Nauticus Robotics Company Profile

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Nauticus Robotics, Inc. develops and provides ocean robots, software, and services to the ocean industry. The company offers Aquanaut, an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) with sensor suite, which provides capability to observe and inspect subsea assets or other subsea features; and Argonaut, a derivative product of the Aquanaut that is used for non-industrial and government applications. It also provides Olympic Arm, a subsea tool; ToolKITT, a cloud software platform, which consists of interrelated products for ocean sensing, manipulation, autonomous behaviors, survey, search and recovery, and manual intervention; and Hydronaut, an optionally crewed vessel that will support the real-time operations of Aquanaut in commercial applications. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Webster, Texas.

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