Comparing PowerFleet (PWFL) and Its Rivals

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

Earnings and Valuation

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
PowerFleet $53.06 million -$5.81 million -27.36
PowerFleet Competitors $354.32 million $28.73 million -23.30

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

Risk and Volatility

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

Profitability

This table compares PowerFleet and its competitors’ 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 Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for PowerFleet and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
PowerFleet 0 0 1 0 3.00
PowerFleet Competitors 115 410 731 71 2.57

PowerFleet currently has a consensus target price of $12.00, indicating a potential upside of 99.34%. As a group, “Communications equipment, not elsewhere classified” companies have a potential upside of 17.36%. Given PowerFleet’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe PowerFleet is more favorable than its competitors.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

60.2% of PowerFleet shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 41.6% of shares of all “Communications equipment, not elsewhere classified” companies are held by institutional investors. 8.6% of PowerFleet shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 14.2% of shares of all “Communications equipment, not elsewhere classified” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

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

About PowerFleet

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