Nissan Motor (OTCMKTS: NSANY) is one of 30 public companies in the “Motor vehicles & car bodies” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Nissan Motor to similar businesses based on the strength of its earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, profitability and valuation.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
0.1% of Nissan Motor shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 65.7% of shares of all “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies are owned by institutional investors. 8.5% of shares of all “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares Nissan Motor and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Nissan Motor Competitors||-14.13%||-0.28%||-3.83%|
Nissan Motor pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Nissan Motor pays out 15.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.4% and pay out 19.9% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. Nissan Motor is clearly a better dividend stock than its rivals, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Nissan Motor and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Nissan Motor Competitors||441||1264||1626||110||2.41|
As a group, “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies have a potential upside of 7.34%. Given Nissan Motor’s rivals higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Nissan Motor has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
Volatility & Risk
Nissan Motor has a beta of 0.85, meaning that its stock price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Nissan Motor’s rivals have a beta of 1.00, meaning that their average stock price is 0% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Nissan Motor and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Nissan Motor||$108.41 billion||$6.17 billion||7.97|
|Nissan Motor Competitors||$62.83 billion||$2.64 billion||16.36|
Nissan Motor has higher revenue and earnings than its rivals. Nissan Motor is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
Nissan Motor beats its rivals on 9 of the 15 factors compared.
Nissan Motor Company Profile
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. is engaged in manufacturing, sales and related business of automotive products and marine equipment. The Company’s segments include Automobile and Sales Financing. The Automobile business includes manufacturing and sales of vehicles and parts. The Sales financing business provides sales finance service and leasing to support sales activities of the automobile business. The Company manufactures vehicles in approximately 20 countries and areas around the world, including Japan. The Company offers products and services in over 160 countries and areas across the world. The Company sells approximately 60 models under the Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun brands. The Company has geographic operations in various countries, which include North America, Europe, Asia and Other overseas countries.
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