Head to Head Analysis: Mullen Automotive (NASDAQ:MULN) and Rivian Automotive (NASDAQ:RIVN)

Mullen Automotive (NASDAQ:MULNGet Free Report) and Rivian Automotive (NASDAQ:RIVNGet Free Report) are both auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings and valuation.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

11.7% of Mullen Automotive shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 66.3% of Rivian Automotive shares are held by institutional investors. 1.9% of Mullen Automotive shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 2.3% of Rivian Automotive shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Mullen Automotive and Rivian Automotive’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Mullen Automotive $370,000.00 139.70 -$972.26 million N/A N/A
Rivian Automotive $4.43 billion 2.45 -$5.43 billion ($5.77) -1.89

Mullen Automotive has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Rivian Automotive.

Risk & Volatility

Mullen Automotive has a beta of 1.95, meaning that its stock price is 95% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Rivian Automotive has a beta of 1.91, meaning that its stock price is 91% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Mullen Automotive and Rivian Automotive, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Mullen Automotive 0 0 0 0 N/A
Rivian Automotive 1 10 13 0 2.50

Rivian Automotive has a consensus price target of $19.00, suggesting a potential upside of 73.99%. Given Rivian Automotive’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Rivian Automotive is more favorable than Mullen Automotive.


This table compares Mullen Automotive and Rivian Automotive’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Mullen Automotive N/A N/A N/A
Rivian Automotive -111.09% -53.55% -31.94%


Mullen Automotive beats Rivian Automotive on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Mullen Automotive

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Mullen Automotive, Inc., an electric vehicle company, manufactures, sells, and distributes electric vehicles. Its products include passenger electric vehicles and commercial vehicles; and provides solid-state polymer battery technology. The company is headquartered in Brea, California.

About Rivian Automotive

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Rivian Automotive, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, and sells electric vehicles and accessories. The company offers consumer vehicles, including a two-row, five-passenger pickup truck under the R1T brand, a three-row, seven-passenger sport utility vehicle under the R1S name. It provides consumer services, such as digital financing and leasing, telematics-based insurance, vehicle maintenance and repair services, software services, and charging solutions. In addition, the company designs, develops, manufactures, and operates the Rivian Adventure Network Direct Current fast chargers, and offers access to Combined Charging Standard, as well as FleetOS, a proprietary, end-to-end centralized fleet management subscription platform. Further, it offers Rivian Commercial Van platform for Electric Delivery Van with collaboration with Amazon.com, Inc. The company sells its products directly to customers in the consumer and commercial markets. Rivian Automotive, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is based in Irvine, California.

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