Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) and Workhorse Group (NASDAQ:WKHS) are both auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends and profitability.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Ferrari and Workhorse Group’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Ferrari||$3.86 billion||5.47||$605.15 million||$3.19||35.01|
|Workhorse Group||$10.85 million||5.42||-$41.21 million||($1.09)||-0.93|
Ferrari has higher revenue and earnings than Workhorse Group. Workhorse Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Ferrari, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
This table compares Ferrari and Workhorse Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
This is a summary of current ratings for Ferrari and Workhorse Group, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Ferrari currently has a consensus target price of $140.46, suggesting a potential upside of 25.76%. Workhorse Group has a consensus target price of $4.67, suggesting a potential upside of 362.05%. Given Workhorse Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Workhorse Group is more favorable than Ferrari.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
34.5% of Ferrari shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 8.8% of Workhorse Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.8% of Workhorse Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Risk & Volatility
Ferrari has a beta of 1.34, suggesting that its stock price is 34% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Workhorse Group has a beta of 0.57, suggesting that its stock price is 43% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Ferrari beats Workhorse Group on 10 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
Ferrari N.V., through with its subsidiaries, designs, engineers, produces, and sells luxury performance sports cars. The company offers sports cars, GT cars, special series cars, limited edition supercars, limited editions series, and one-off cars; and open air roadsters and two-seater mid-rear-engined roadsters. It also provides non-registered racing cars; and parts, as well as after sales, repair, maintenance, and restoration services for cars. In addition, the company licenses its Ferrari brand to various producers and retailers of luxury and lifestyle goods; and Ferrari World, a theme park in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates. Further, it offers non-registered racing cars; and parts, as well as after sales, repair, maintenance, and restoration services for cars. Additionally, the company provides direct or indirect finance and leasing services to retail clients and dealers; and manages race tracks, as well as owns and manages two museums in Maranello and Modena, Italy. As of December 31, 2017, it had a total of 48 retail Ferrari stores, including 30 franchised stores and 18 owned stores. The company also sells its products through a network of 164 authorized dealers operating 185 points of sale worldwide, as well as through its Website, store.ferrari.com. The company was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Maranello, Italy.
About Workhorse Group
Workhorse Group Inc. designs, manufactures, builds, sells, and leases battery-electric vehicles and aircraft in the United States. It operates through two divisions, Automotive and Aviation. The company also develops cloud-based and real-time telematics performance monitoring systems that enable fleet operators to optimize energy and route efficiency. Its products include electric cargo vans, and medium and light-duty pickup trucks, as well as HorseFly delivery drones and truck systems. The company was formerly known as AMP Holding Inc. and changed its name to Workhorse Group Inc. in April 2015. Workhorse Group Inc. was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Loveland, Ohio.
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