Daimler (OTCMKTS: DDAIF) is one of 30 public companies in the “Motor vehicles & car bodies” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Daimler to similar businesses based on the strength of its dividends, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, valuation, earnings and analyst recommendations.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
0.0% of Daimler shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 65.8% of shares of all “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies are held by institutional investors. 8.1% of shares of all “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Daimler and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
As a group, “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies have a potential upside of 8.00%. Given Daimler’s peers higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Daimler has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Daimler and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Daimler||$185.63 billion||$11.89 billion||7.28|
|Daimler Competitors||$62.83 billion||$2.64 billion||16.92|
Daimler has higher revenue and earnings than its peers. Daimler 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.
Volatility & Risk
Daimler has a beta of 1.67, meaning that its share price is 67% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Daimler’s peers have a beta of 1.00, meaning that their average share price is 0% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Daimler and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Daimler beats its peers on 8 of the 13 factors compared.
Daimler Company Profile
Daimler AG, together its subsidiaries, develops and manufactures passenger cars, trucks, vans, and buses in Germany and internationally. It operates through Mercedes-Benz Cars, Daimler Trucks, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Daimler Buses, and Daimler Financial Services segments. The Mercedes-Benz Cars segment offers premium vehicles of the Mercedes-Benz brand, including the Mercedes-AMG and Mercedes-Maybach brands; and small cars under the smart and Mercedes me brands, as well as electric mobility products under the EQ brand. The Daimler Trucks segment distributes its trucks under the Mercedes-Benz, Freightliner, Western Star, FUSO, and BharatBenz brands; and buses under the Thomas Built Buses and FUSO brands. The Mercedes-Benz Vans segment primarily sells vans under the MercedesBenz and Freightliner brands. The Daimler Buses segment sells completely built-up buses under the MercedesBenz and Setra brands, as well as produces and sells bus chassis. The Daimler Financial Services segment offers tailored financing and leasing packages for end-customers and dealers; and automotive insurance brokerage, banking, and fleet management services, as well as mobility services primarily under the moovel, mytaxi, and car2go brands. The company also sells vehicle related spare parts and accessories. Daimler AG was founded in 1886 and is headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany.
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