Reviewing Fenix Parts (FENX) & Its Competitors

Fenix Parts (OTCMKTS: FENX) is one of 28 publicly-traded companies in the “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Fenix Parts to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability and valuation.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Fenix Parts and its peers revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Fenix Parts $132.10 million -$42.86 million -0.15
Fenix Parts Competitors $5.80 billion $324.32 million 125.38

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Fenix Parts and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Fenix Parts 0 0 0 0 N/A
Fenix Parts Competitors 153 955 1485 39 2.54

As a group, “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies have a potential upside of 9.79%. Given Fenix Parts’ peers higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Fenix Parts has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

4.7% of Fenix Parts shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 71.5% of shares of all “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies are owned by institutional investors. 16.6% of Fenix Parts shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 15.8% of shares of all “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility and Risk

Fenix Parts has a beta of 0.46, meaning that its share price is 54% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Fenix Parts’ peers have a beta of 1.34, meaning that their average share price is 34% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Fenix Parts and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Fenix Parts -30.56% -66.11% -34.71%
Fenix Parts Competitors -108.13% -35.02% -2.46%

Summary

Fenix Parts peers beat Fenix Parts on 7 of the 9 factors compared.

About Fenix Parts

Fenix Parts, Inc. is engaged in auto recycling business. The Company recovers and resells original equipment manufacturer (OEM) parts, components and systems, such as engines, transmissions, radiators, trunks, lamps and seats reclaimed from damaged, totaled or low value vehicles. The Company operates through Automobile Recycling segment. The Company purchases its vehicles primarily at auto salvage auctions. Upon receipt of vehicles, the Company inventories and then dismantles the vehicles and sells the recycled components. Its customers include collision repair shops (body shops), mechanical repair shops, auto dealerships and individual retail customers. The Company also generates a portion of its revenue from the sale as scrap of the unusable parts and materials, from the sale of used cars and motorcycles, the sale of aftermarket parts, and from the sale of extended warranty contracts.

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