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Financial Scorecard: Mercedes-Benz Group (OTCMKTS: DDAIF) vs. Fisker (NYSE: FSR)


Mercedes-Benz Group (OTCMKTS:DDAIF – Get Rating) and Fisker (NYSE:FSR – Get Rating) are both car/tire/truck companies, but which company is better? We’ll compare the two companies based on earnings strength, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, valuation, profitability and institutional ownership.

Analyst Notes

This is a summary of current ratings and recommendations for Mercedes-Benz Group and Fisker, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Mercedes-Benz Group 0 2 13 0 2.87
Fisker 0 4 seven 0 2.64

Mercedes-Benz Group currently has a consensus price target of $89.72, indicating a potential upside of 37.88%. Fisker has a consensus price target of $18.80, indicating a potential upside of 120.14%. Given Fisker’s possible higher upside, analysts clearly believe that Fisker is more favorable than the Mercedes-Benz Group.

Volatility and risk

Mercedes-Benz Group has a beta of 1.28, indicating that its stock price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500. In comparison, Fisker has a beta of 1, indicating that its stock price has a volatility profile similar to that of the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Mercedes-Benz Group and Fisker.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Mercedes-Benz Group 14.24% 19.67% 4.99%
Fisker -438,496.81% -48.47% -28.61%

Valuation and benefits

This chart compares revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of Mercedes-Benz Group and Fisker.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Mercedes-Benz Group $198.74 billion N / A $27.22 billion $25.12 2.59
Fisker $110,000.00 23,041.70 -$471.34 million ($1.41) -6.06

Mercedes-Benz Group has higher revenue and profit than Fisker. Fisker trades at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Mercedes-Benz Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

28.8% of Fisker shares are held by institutional investors. 25.0% of Fisker shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that hedge funds, large fund managers, and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Mercedes-Benz Group beats Fisker on 10 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Mercedes-Benz Group Company Profile (Get a rating)

Mercedes-Benz Group AG operates as an automotive company in Germany and abroad. The company develops, manufactures and sells passenger cars comprising premium and luxury vehicles of the Mercedes-Benz brand, including the Mercedes-AMG, G-Class, Mercedes-Maybach and Mercedes-EQ brands, as well as small cars under the brand smart brand; the Mercedes-Benz ecosystem under the Mercedes me brand; and vans under the Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner brands, as well as related spare parts and accessories. It also offers financing and leasing formulas for end customers and dealers; automobile insurance brokerage and banking services; car subscription and rental, and fleet management, as well as digital charging and payment services; and mobility services. The company was previously known as Daimler AG and changed its name to Mercedes-Benz Group AG in February 2022. Mercedes-Benz Group AG was founded in 1886 and is headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany.

Fisker Company Profile (Get a rating)

Fisker logoFisker Inc. develops, manufactures, markets, leases or sells electric vehicles. The company is also involved in the asset-light automotive sector. It operates through The White Space, The Value Segment and The Conservative Premium segments. Additionally, the company offers independent fisker flexible platform design, a process that develops and designs electric vehicles in a specific segment size. The company was incorporated in 2016 and is headquartered in Manhattan Beach, California.



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