Contrasting LMP Automotive (LMPX) and The Competition

LMP Automotive (NASDAQ: LMPX) is one of 31 public companies in the “Automotive dealers & gasoline service stations” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare LMP Automotive to related companies based on the strength of its earnings, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for LMP Automotive and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
LMP Automotive 0 0 0 0 N/A
LMP Automotive Competitors 240 1186 1440 50 2.45

As a group, “Automotive dealers & gasoline service stations” companies have a potential upside of 20.16%. Given LMP Automotive’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe LMP Automotive has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares LMP Automotive and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
LMP Automotive $30.44 million -$4.82 million -10.66
LMP Automotive Competitors $6.23 billion $178.15 million 65.50

LMP Automotive’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than LMP Automotive. LMP Automotive 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.

Profitability

This table compares LMP Automotive and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
LMP Automotive -1.30% 94.23% 13.58%
LMP Automotive Competitors 2.96% 32.89% 4.87%

Risk and Volatility

LMP Automotive has a beta of 1.94, suggesting that its stock price is 94% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, LMP Automotive’s rivals have a beta of 1.08, suggesting that their average stock price is 8% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

6.1% of LMP Automotive shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 59.1% of shares of all “Automotive dealers & gasoline service stations” companies are owned by institutional investors. 40.9% of LMP Automotive shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 18.1% of shares of all “Automotive dealers & gasoline service stations” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

LMP Automotive rivals beat LMP Automotive on 6 of the 10 factors compared.

About LMP Automotive

LMP Automotive Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, buys, sells, rents and subscribes for, and obtains financing for automobiles online and in person in the United States. It primarily buys pre-owned automobiles primarily through auctions or directly from other automobile dealers, as well as new automobiles from manufacturers and manufacturer distributors at fleet rates. The company was incorporated in 2017 and is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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