Head to Head Comparison: Fenix Parts (FENX) vs. Its Peers

Fenix Parts (OTCMKTS: FENX) is one of 26 publicly-traded companies in the “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Fenix Parts to similar businesses based on the strength of its earnings, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares Fenix Parts and its competitors’ 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 -116.96% -40.82% -3.27%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Fenix Parts and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Fenix Parts $132.10 million -$42.86 million -0.17
Fenix Parts Competitors $5.80 billion $324.32 million 48.08

Fenix Parts’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Fenix Parts. Fenix Parts 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

Fenix Parts has a beta of 0.49, indicating that its share price is 51% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Fenix Parts’ competitors have a beta of 1.34, indicating that their average share price is 34% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

4.7% of Fenix Parts shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 68.3% of shares of all “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies are held by institutional investors. 16.6% of Fenix Parts shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 18.4% of shares of all “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Fenix Parts and its competitors, 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 152 953 1478 39 2.54

As a group, “Auto, Truck & Motorcycle Parts” companies have a potential upside of 4.22%. Given Fenix Parts’ competitors higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Fenix Parts has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Summary

Fenix Parts competitors beat Fenix Parts on 8 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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