Mazda Motor (OTCMKTS: MZDAY) is one of 30 public companies in the “Motor vehicles & car bodies” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Mazda Motor to related companies based on the strength of its dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, risk, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

0.1% of Mazda Motor shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 65.8% of shares of all “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies are held by institutional investors. 8.5% of shares of all “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

Mazda Motor has a beta of 0.19, indicating that its share price is 81% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Mazda Motor’s competitors have a beta of 1.00, indicating that their average share price is 0% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Mazda Motor $29.73 billion $837.32 million 8.30
Mazda Motor Competitors $62.83 billion $2.64 billion 16.64

Mazda Motor’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Mazda Motor. Mazda Motor 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.

Dividends

Mazda Motor pays an annual dividend of $0.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Mazda Motor pays out 4.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.4% and pay out 20.2% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Mazda Motor and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Mazda Motor 0 0 0 0 N/A
Mazda Motor Competitors 441 1280 1638 110 2.41

As a group, “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies have a potential upside of 7.30%. Given Mazda Motor’s competitors higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Mazda Motor has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Profitability

This table compares Mazda Motor and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Mazda Motor 2.90% 10.01% 4.33%
Mazda Motor Competitors -14.14% -0.31% -3.84%

Summary

Mazda Motor competitors beat Mazda Motor on 8 of the 12 factors compared.

Mazda Motor Company Profile

Mazda Motor Corporation manufactures and sells passenger cars and commercial vehicles in Japan, North America, Europe, China, and internationally. Its principal products include four-wheeled vehicles, gasoline reciprocating engines, diesel engines, and automatic and manual transmissions for vehicles. The company was formerly known as Toyo Kogyo Co., Ltd. and changed its name to Mazda Motor Corporation in May 1984. Mazda Motor Corporation was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in Hiroshima, Japan.

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