Fenix Parts (OTCMKTS: FENX) is one of 28 publicly-traded companies in the “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Fenix Parts to related companies based on the strength of its dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, valuation and risk.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

4.7% of Fenix Parts shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 71.5% of shares of all “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies are owned by institutional investors. 16.6% of Fenix Parts shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 15.8% of shares of all “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” 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.

Profitability

This table compares Fenix Parts and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Fenix Parts -30.56% -66.11% -34.71%
Fenix Parts Competitors -108.13% -35.02% -2.46%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Fenix Parts and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Fenix Parts $132.10 million -$42.86 million -0.15
Fenix Parts Competitors $5.80 billion $324.32 million 125.16

Fenix Parts’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Fenix Parts. Fenix Parts 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.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Fenix Parts and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Fenix Parts 0 0 0 0 N/A
Fenix Parts Competitors 153 958 1486 39 2.54

As a group, “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies have a potential upside of 9.89%. Given Fenix Parts’ rivals higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Fenix Parts has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Risk and Volatility

Fenix Parts has a beta of 0.46, indicating that its stock price is 54% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Fenix Parts’ rivals have a beta of 1.34, indicating that their average stock price is 34% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Fenix Parts rivals beat Fenix Parts on 7 of the 9 factors compared.

Fenix Parts Company Profile

Fenix Parts, Inc. is engaged in auto recycling business. The Company recovers and resells original equipment manufacturer (OEM) parts, components and systems, such as engines, transmissions, radiators, trunks, lamps and seats reclaimed from damaged, totaled or low value vehicles. The Company operates through Automobile Recycling segment. The Company purchases its vehicles primarily at auto salvage auctions. Upon receipt of vehicles, the Company inventories and then dismantles the vehicles and sells the recycled components. Its customers include collision repair shops (body shops), mechanical repair shops, auto dealerships and individual retail customers. The Company also generates a portion of its revenue from the sale as scrap of the unusable parts and materials, from the sale of used cars and motorcycles, the sale of aftermarket parts, and from the sale of extended warranty contracts.

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