Reviewing AB Volvo (publ) (OTCMKTS:VLVLY) and Fisker (NYSE:FSRN)

AB Volvo (publ) (OTCMKTS:VLVLYGet Free Report) and Fisker (NYSE:FSRNGet Free Report) are both auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, risk, dividends and earnings.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares AB Volvo (publ) and Fisker’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
AB Volvo (publ) $52.11 billion 1.08 $4.70 billion $2.37 11.64
Fisker $272.89 million 0.26 -$939.95 million ($2.22) -0.02

AB Volvo (publ) has higher revenue and earnings than Fisker. Fisker is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than AB Volvo (publ), indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk and Volatility

AB Volvo (publ) has a beta of 1.37, indicating that its stock price is 37% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Fisker has a beta of 0.16, indicating that its stock price is 84% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

0.0% of AB Volvo (publ) shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 33.6% of Fisker shares are owned by institutional investors. 26.3% of Fisker shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares AB Volvo (publ) and Fisker’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
AB Volvo (publ) 9.23% 29.66% 7.40%
Fisker -278.72% -161.43% -23.26%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for AB Volvo (publ) and Fisker, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
AB Volvo (publ) 0 3 2 0 2.40
Fisker 0 0 0 0 N/A

Summary

AB Volvo (publ) beats Fisker on 10 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

About AB Volvo (publ)

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AB Volvo (publ), together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells trucks, buses, construction equipment, and marine and industrial engines in Europe, the United States, Asia, Africa, and Oceania. The company provides heavy-duty trucks for long-haulage and construction work and light-duty trucks for distribution purposes under the Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, Eicher, and Dongfeng Trucks brands; and city and intercity buses, coaches, and chassis under the Prevost and Volvo Bus brands. It offers road construction machine, haulers, wheel loaders, excavators, and compact equipment. In addition, the company offers engines and power solutions for leisure and commercial vessels, as well as for power generation, industrial, and off-highway applications under the Volvo Penta brand name. Further, it provides financing, insurance, rental, spare parts, repairs, preventive maintenance, service agreement, and assistance services. The company offers its products and services through a network of dealerships and workshops. It has a strategic alliance with Isuzu Motors within commercial vehicles; a partnership with Samsung SDI Co to develop batteries for its electric products; and an agreement with Aurora to develop autonomous trucks. AB Volvo (publ) was incorporated in 1915 and is headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden.

About Fisker

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Fisker Inc. develops, manufactures, markets, leases, or sells electric vehicles. It operates through three segments: The White Space, The Value Segment, and The Conservative Premium segments. The company is also involved in asset-light automotive business. In addition, it offers fisker flexible platform agnostic design, a process that develops and designs electric vehicles in specific segment size. The company was incorporated in 2016 and is headquartered in Manhattan Beach, California.

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