Head to Head Contrast: Nissan Motor (OTCMKTS:NSANY) versus Volcon (NASDAQ:VLCN)

Nissan Motor (OTCMKTS:NSANYGet Rating) and Volcon (NASDAQ:VLCNGet Rating) are both auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, profitability, valuation and earnings.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Nissan Motor and Volcon, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Nissan Motor 1 0 3 0 2.50
Volcon 0 0 1 0 3.00

Volcon has a consensus target price of $6.00, indicating a potential upside of 417.24%. Given Volcon’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Volcon is more favorable than Nissan Motor.

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Nissan Motor $75.04 billion 0.22 $1.92 billion $0.99 7.96
Volcon $450,000.00 62.40 -$40.13 million N/A N/A

Nissan Motor has higher revenue and earnings than Volcon.


This table compares Nissan Motor and Volcon’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Nissan Motor 2.59% 3.03% 0.88%
Volcon N/A N/A N/A

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.5% of Volcon shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


Nissan Motor beats Volcon on 6 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

Nissan Motor Company Profile (Get Rating)

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. manufactures and sells vehicles and automotive parts worldwide. It sells vehicles under the Nissan, Infiniti, Datsun, Heritage, and Motorsports brands. The company offers vehicle and vehicle parts; engines, manual transmissions, and multiplier/reducer units; automotive parts; axles; specially equipped vehicles; and motorsports engines. It also provides financial services, auto credit and car leasing, card business, insurance agency, and inventory finance, as well as engages in exterior and interior design for automobiles, and operations and consulting related to the analysis and assay of raw materials. In addition, the company engages in the provision of travel, environmental and engineering, production technology center, and facility services; ground and vehicle management, and information and logistics businesses; design, vehicle drawings and experiments, other engineering, electronic devices, and electronic equipment businesses; export and import of auto components and materials; and real estate businesses. Further, it is involved in promotion of motorsports, including race and motorsports event planning, and vehicle remodeling; sale of car parts and accessories for motorsports; and demonstration test and commercialization study for second-life use of lithium-ion batteries for automotive use. Additionally, the company imports and sells Renault vehicles and parts; and manages and plans professional soccer team and soccer schools. The company was founded in 1933 and is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan.

Volcon Company Profile (Get Rating)

Volcon, Inc. develops, manufactures, and sells electric off road powersport vehicles in the United States and Latin America. It provides electric two and four-wheel motorcycles, and utility terrain vehicles through its dealers. The company also offers a line of upgrades and accessories. Its products are designed for family off-road adventures, and work on the farm and fun transport around private land applications. The company was formerly known as Frog ePowersports, Inc. and changed its name to Volcon, Inc. in October 2020. Volcon, Inc. was incorporated in 2020 and is headquartered in Round Rock, Texas.

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