Polar Power (NASDAQ: POLA) is one of 48 public companies in the “Electrical Components & Equipment” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Polar Power to similar companies based on the strength of its valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, dividends and earnings.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Polar Power N/A 19.35% 16.54%
Polar Power Competitors -3.38% 6.54% 2.29%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

8.7% of Polar Power shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 66.7% of shares of all “Electrical Components & Equipment” companies are held by institutional investors. 6.4% of shares of all “Electrical Components & Equipment” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

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

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Polar Power $22.80 million $4.40 million 13.26
Polar Power Competitors $3.40 billion $243.09 million 45.71

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Polar Power and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Polar Power 0 0 1 0 3.00
Polar Power Competitors 192 946 1236 7 2.44

Polar Power presently has a consensus price target of $7.00, suggesting a potential upside of 35.40%. As a group, “Electrical Components & Equipment” companies have a potential downside of 0.84%. Given Polar Power’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Polar Power is more favorable than its rivals.

Summary

Polar Power beats its rivals on 6 of the 11 factors compared.

About Polar Power

Polar Power, Inc. is engaged in designing, manufacturing and selling direct current (DC) power systems for applications primarily in the telecommunications, military, electric vehicle charging, cogeneration, distributed power and uninterruptable power supply markets. Within the telecommunications market, the Company’s DC power systems provide DC power to service applications that do not have access to the utility grid (such as off-grid applications) or have critical power needs and cannot be without power in the event of utility grid failure (such as back-up power applications). Its product offerings include DC base power systems, DC hybrid power systems and DC solar hybrid power systems. The Company’s technologies include Permanent Magnet Homopolar Hybrid (PMHH) Technology and Supra Controller Technology. Its power and control system architecture is controlled by its digital control system, Supra Controller, which contains software configured to meet specific application needs.

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