REE Automotive (NASDAQ:REE – Get Rating) and Icahn Enterprises (NASDAQ:IEP – Get Rating) are both auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, dividends and profitability.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
15.0% of REE Automotive shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 90.0% of Icahn Enterprises shares are owned by institutional investors. 6.0% of REE Automotive shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 90.1% of Icahn Enterprises shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Volatility and Risk
REE Automotive has a beta of 2.25, meaning that its share price is 125% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Icahn Enterprises has a beta of 0.84, meaning that its share price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares REE Automotive and Icahn Enterprises’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares REE Automotive and Icahn Enterprises’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|REE Automotive||$10,000.00||63,853.68||-$505.33 million||N/A||N/A|
|Icahn Enterprises||$11.33 billion||1.37||-$518.00 million||($2.15)||-24.51|
REE Automotive has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Icahn Enterprises.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings for REE Automotive and Icahn Enterprises, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
REE Automotive presently has a consensus price target of $9.40, suggesting a potential upside of 367.66%. Given REE Automotive’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe REE Automotive is more favorable than Icahn Enterprises.
REE Automotive beats Icahn Enterprises on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
About REE Automotive (Get Rating)
REE Automotive Ltd. operates in the e-mobility business. The company develops REEcorner technology, which integrates vehicle drive components, including steering, braking, suspension, powertrain, and control into the arch of the wheel. The company also develops REEboard, a flat and modular EV chassis. The company is headquartered in Herzliya, Israel.
About Icahn Enterprises (Get Rating)
Icahn Enterprises L.P., through its subsidiaries, operates in investment, energy, automotive, food packaging, real estate, home fashion, and pharma businesses in the United States and Internationally. Its Investment segment invests its proprietary capital through various private investment funds. The company’s Energy segment refines and markets transportation fuels; and produces and markets nitrogen fertilizers in the form of urea ammonium nitrate and ammonia. Its Automotive segment is involved in the retail and wholesale distribution of automotive parts; and offers automotive repair and maintenance services. The company’s Food Packaging segment produces and sells cellulosic, fibrous, and plastic casings that are used for preparing processed meat products. Its Real Estate segment is involved in the rental of retail, office, and industrial properties; construction and sale of single-family homes and residential units; and golf and club operations. This segment also engages in hotel and timeshare resort operations. The company’s Home Fashion segment manufactures, sources, markets, distributes, and sells home fashion consumer products. Its Pharma segment offers pharmaceutical products and services. The company was incorporated in 1987 and is headquartered in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida.
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