Ford Motor (NYSE: F) and REV Group (NYSE:REVG) are both cyclical consumer goods & services companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings and risk.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Ford Motor and REV Group’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||NetIncome||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Ford Motor||$141.55 billion||0.34||$4.60 billion||$1.10||10.95|
|REV Group||$1.93 billion||0.84||$30.19 million||$0.32||78.47|
This table compares Ford Motor and REV Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
This is a summary of current recommendations for Ford Motor and REV Group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Ford Motor presently has a consensus target price of $12.42, suggesting a potential upside of 3.15%. REV Group has a consensus target price of $32.44, suggesting a potential upside of 29.21%. Given REV Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe REV Group is more favorable than Ford Motor.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
53.4% of Ford Motor shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 24.3% of REV Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.1% of Ford Motor shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Ford Motor pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.0%. REV Group pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. Ford Motor pays out 54.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. REV Group pays out 187.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Ford Motor is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.
Ford Motor beats REV Group on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.
Ford Motor Company Profile
Ford Motor Company is a global automotive and mobility company. The Company’s business includes designing, manufacturing, marketing, and servicing a full line of Ford cars, trucks, and sport utility vehicles (SUVs), as well as Lincoln luxury vehicles. The Company operates in four segments: Automotive, Financial Services, Ford Smart Mobility LLC, and Central Treasury Operations. The Automotive segment primarily includes the sale of Ford and Lincoln brand vehicles, service parts, and accessories across the world. The Financial Services segment primarily includes its vehicle-related financing and leasing activities at Ford Motor Credit Company LLC. Ford Smart Mobility LLC is a subsidiary formed to design, build, grow, and invest in emerging mobility services. The Central Treasury Operations segment is primarily engaged in decision making for investments, risk management activities, and providing financing for the Automotive segment.
REV Group Company Profile
REV Group, Inc. is a designer, manufacturer and distributor of specialty vehicles and related aftermarket parts and services. The Company operates through three segments: Fire & Emergency, Commercial and Recreation. The Company provides customized vehicle solutions for applications, including essential needs (ambulances, fire apparatus, school buses, mobility vans and municipal transit buses), industrial and commercial (terminal trucks, cut-away buses and street sweepers) and consumer leisure (recreational vehicles (RVs) and luxury buses). The Fire & Emergency segment manufactures a range of fire apparatus and ambulance products. The Commercial segment manufactures transit and shuttle buses, Type A school buses, mobility vans, and other specialty vehicles, including sweepers and terminal trucks distributed both through dealers and direct. The Recreation segment manufactures motorized RV products sold to brand-loyal, repeat customers who purchase through dealers.
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