VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR (VWAGY) versus Its Competitors Head-To-Head Review

VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR (OTCMKTS: VWAGY) is one of 38 public companies in the “Motor vehicles & car bodies” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR to similar businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, profitability and dividends.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR 0 0 0 0 N/A
VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR Competitors 631 1645 1879 123 2.35

As a group, “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies have a potential upside of 11.68%. Given VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR’s peers higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR $260.74 billion $11.63 billion 6.45
VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR Competitors $67.05 billion $3.40 billion 7.45

VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR has higher revenue and earnings than its peers. VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR 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.

Dividends

VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.34 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR pays out 13.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies pay a dividend yield of 2.4% and pay out 20.9% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

0.0% of VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 59.0% of shares of all “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies are owned by institutional investors. 7.3% of shares of all “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR 4.85% 12.49% 3.20%
VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR Competitors -16.25% -53.52% -5.89%

Summary

VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR beats its peers on 6 of the 11 factors compared.

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