Mazda Motor (OTCMKTS: MZDAY) is one of 97 publicly-traded companies in the “AUTOS/TIRES/TRUCKS” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Mazda Motor to related businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, valuation, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends and risk.
This table compares Mazda Motor and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Mazda Motor Competitors||-1.61%||13.70%||3.21%|
Mazda Motor pays an annual dividend of $0.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Mazda Motor pays out 5.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “AUTOS/TIRES/TRUCKS” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.9% and pay out 29.1% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
Volatility & Risk
Mazda Motor has a beta of 0.07, indicating that its share price is 93% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Mazda Motor’s peers have a beta of 2.80, indicating that their average share price is 180% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
0.1% of Mazda Motor shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 71.7% of shares of all “AUTOS/TIRES/TRUCKS” companies are held by institutional investors. 11.7% of shares of all “AUTOS/TIRES/TRUCKS” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Mazda Motor and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Mazda Motor Competitors||840||3138||3768||208||2.42|
As a group, “AUTOS/TIRES/TRUCKS” companies have a potential upside of 13.63%. Given Mazda Motor’s peers higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Mazda Motor has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Mazda Motor and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Mazda Motor||$29.73 billion||$837.32 million||8.57|
|Mazda Motor Competitors||$27.55 billion||$1.27 billion||14.44|
Mazda Motor has higher revenue, but lower earnings than its peers. Mazda Motor is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
Mazda Motor peers beat Mazda Motor on 8 of the 12 factors compared.
About Mazda Motor
Mazda Motor Corporation manufactures and sells passenger cars and commercial vehicles in Japan, North America, Europe, China, and internationally. Its principal products include four-wheeled vehicles, gasoline reciprocating engines, diesel engines, and automatic and manual transmissions for vehicles. The company was formerly known as Toyo Kogyo Co., Ltd. and changed its name to Mazda Motor Corporation in May 1984. Mazda Motor Corporation was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in Hiroshima, Japan.
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