Head to Head Review: PowerFleet (PWFL) and The Competition

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 analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, valuation, dividends and profitability.

Valuation and 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 -27.73
PowerFleet Competitors $354.32 million $28.73 million -22.70

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.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations 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 115 409 729 71 2.57

PowerFleet currently has a consensus price target of $12.00, indicating a potential upside of 96.72%. As a group, “Communications equipment, not elsewhere classified” companies have a potential upside of 19.45%. Given PowerFleet’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe PowerFleet is more favorable than its rivals.

Volatility & Risk

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

Insider & Institutional 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, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

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

PowerFleet Company Profile

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