Head-To-Head Analysis: VivoPower International (VVPR) versus Its Peers

VivoPower International (NASDAQ: VVPR) is one of 28 public companies in the “Electric & other services combined” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare VivoPower International to related businesses based on the strength of its earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations and risk.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

5.7% of VivoPower International shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 72.0% of shares of all “Electric & other services combined” companies are held by institutional investors. 4.6% of shares of all “Electric & other services combined” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk & Volatility

VivoPower International has a beta of 4.6, suggesting that its stock price is 360% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, VivoPower International’s competitors have a beta of 0.33, suggesting that their average stock price is 67% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for VivoPower International and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
VivoPower International 0 0 0 0 N/A
VivoPower International Competitors 463 2127 1577 9 2.27

As a group, “Electric & other services combined” companies have a potential upside of 4.02%. Given VivoPower International’s competitors higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe VivoPower International has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares VivoPower International and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
VivoPower International $48.70 million -$5.10 million -62.00
VivoPower International Competitors $8.94 billion $479.87 million 13.69

VivoPower International’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than VivoPower International. VivoPower International is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

This table compares VivoPower International and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
VivoPower International N/A N/A N/A
VivoPower International Competitors 1.32% 8.91% 2.20%

Summary

VivoPower International competitors beat VivoPower International on 9 of the 10 factors compared.

About VivoPower International

VivoPower International PLC, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a solar and critical power services company in the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom. It operates through Critical Power Services and Solar Development segments. The Critical Power Services segment offers energy infrastructure generation and distribution solutions, including the design, supply, installation, and maintenance of power and control systems to a range of government, and commercial and industrial customers. The Solar Development segment engages in the origination, development, construction, financing, operation, optimization, and sale of photovoltaic solar projects. The company was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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