VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR (VWAGY) and Its Peers Head to Head Analysis

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 rivals? We will compare VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR to similar companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, profitability, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends and earnings.

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 20.7% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR 0 0 0 0 N/A
VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR Competitors 630 1640 1877 123 2.35

As a group, “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies have a potential upside of 13.08%. Given VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR’s rivals higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

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 insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR and its rivals’ 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%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR $260.74 billion $11.63 billion 6.31
VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR Competitors $67.05 billion $3.40 billion 7.14

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

Summary

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

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