Head-To-Head Analysis: PowerFleet (PWFL) and Its Rivals

PowerFleet (NASDAQ: PWFL) is one of 27 publicly-traded companies in the “Communications equipment, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare PowerFleet to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability and valuation.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

60.2% of PowerFleet shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 41.6% of shares of all “Communications equipment, not elsewhere classified” companies are owned by institutional investors. 8.6% of PowerFleet shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 14.2% of shares of all “Communications equipment, not elsewhere classified” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
PowerFleet $53.06 million -$5.81 million -27.23
PowerFleet Competitors $354.32 million $28.73 million -23.59

PowerFleet’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than PowerFleet. PowerFleet 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.

Risk & Volatility

PowerFleet has a beta of 1.26, meaning that its stock price is 26% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PowerFleet’s rivals have a beta of 1.65, meaning that their average stock price is 65% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
PowerFleet -15.49% -13.05% -6.64%
PowerFleet Competitors -19.93% 52.43% -4.70%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for PowerFleet and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
PowerFleet 0 0 1 0 3.00
PowerFleet Competitors 115 410 733 71 2.57

PowerFleet presently has a consensus price target of $12.00, indicating a potential upside of 100.33%. As a group, “Communications equipment, not elsewhere classified” companies have a potential upside of 17.10%. Given PowerFleet’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe PowerFleet is more favorable than its rivals.

Summary

PowerFleet rivals beat PowerFleet on 8 of the 13 factors compared.

PowerFleet Company Profile

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