Financial Survey: Ferrari (RACE) vs. Its Peers

Ferrari (NYSE: RACE) is one of 97 publicly-traded companies in the “AUTOS/TIRES/TRUCKS” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Ferrari to similar companies based on the strength of its risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Ferrari and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Ferrari 1 4 5 0 2.40
Ferrari Competitors 836 3125 3758 208 2.42

Ferrari currently has a consensus price target of $120.17, suggesting a potential downside of 0.90%. As a group, “AUTOS/TIRES/TRUCKS” companies have a potential upside of 9.36%. Given Ferrari’s rivals stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Ferrari has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Volatility and Risk

Ferrari has a beta of 1.35, indicating that its share price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ferrari’s rivals have a beta of 2.80, indicating that their average share price is 180% more volatile than the S&P 500.


Ferrari pays an annual dividend of $0.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Ferrari pays out 21.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “AUTOS/TIRES/TRUCKS” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.8% and pay out 29.6% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.


This table compares Ferrari and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Ferrari 15.74% 88.98% 13.43%
Ferrari Competitors -1.61% 13.70% 3.21%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

32.5% of Ferrari shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.2% of shares of all “AUTOS/TIRES/TRUCKS” companies are owned by institutional investors. 9.8% of shares of all “AUTOS/TIRES/TRUCKS” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Ferrari and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Ferrari $3.86 billion $605.15 million 38.01
Ferrari Competitors $27.48 billion $1.27 billion 15.03

Ferrari’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Ferrari. Ferrari is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.


Ferrari rivals beat Ferrari on 9 of the 15 factors compared.

About Ferrari

Ferrari NV, known as New Business Netherlands NV, is an Italy-based company, incorporated in the Netherlands, that is engaged in designing, manufacturing and selling sports cars under the Ferrari brand. Its products include nine sports car models, including seven sports cars: 458 Italia, 488 GTB, 458 Spider, 488 Spider, F12 Berlinetta, 458 Speciale and 458 Speciale A; as well as two grand tourer (GT) cars: California T and FF. In addition, the Company produces a limited edition supercar, LaFerrari, and limited series and one-off cars. It licenses its Ferrari brand to various produces and retailers of goods. The Company divides its regional markets in EMEA (Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa), Americas, Greater China and Rest of APAC (Asia-Pacific region, excluding Greater China). The Company is active in over 60 markets worldwide through a network of 182 authorized dealers operating 204 points of sale. The Company operates as a subsidiary of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV.

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