Ford Motor (NYSE:F) versus Stellantis (NASDAQ:STLA) Head-To-Head Survey

Ford Motor (NYSE:F) and Stellantis (NASDAQ:STLA) are both large-cap auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, profitability and risk.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Ford Motor and Stellantis’ top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Ford Motor $127.14 billion 0.40 -$1.28 billion $0.41 30.93
Stellantis $99.00 billion 0.40 $33.13 million $1.36 14.43

Stellantis has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Ford Motor. Stellantis is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Ford Motor, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

Ford Motor has a beta of 1.14, indicating that its share price is 14% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Stellantis has a beta of 1.68, indicating that its share price is 68% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Ford Motor and Stellantis, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Ford Motor 1 4 10 0 2.60
Stellantis 0 0 9 0 3.00

Ford Motor currently has a consensus price target of $14.81, indicating a potential upside of 16.82%. Stellantis has a consensus price target of $23.50, indicating a potential upside of 19.71%. Given Stellantis’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Stellantis is more favorable than Ford Motor.

Profitability

This table compares Ford Motor and Stellantis’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Ford Motor 2.50% 24.26% 3.11%
Stellantis 0.25% 8.03% 2.09%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

50.9% of Ford Motor shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 42.0% of Stellantis shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.9% of Ford Motor shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Ford Motor Company Profile

Ford Motor Co. engages in the manufacture, distribution, and sale of automobiles. It operates through the following three segments: Automotive, Mobility, and Ford Credit. The Automotive segment engages in developing, manufacturing, marketing and servicing of Ford cars, Lincoln vehicles. The Mobility segment includes Ford Smart Mobility LLC and autonomous vehicles business. The Ford Credit segment comprises Ford Credit business on a consolidated basis, which is primarily vehicle-related financing and leasing activities. The company was founded by Henry Ford on June 16, 1903 and is headquartered in Dearborn, MI.

Stellantis Company Profile

Stellantis NV is an automobile company, which engages in the manufacture of automobiles and provision of mobility solutions. It designs, engineers, manufactures, distributes, and sells vehicles under the brands Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Fiat Professional, Jeep, Lancia, Moper, Opel, Peugeot, Leasys, Free2move, Vauxhall, and Ram. The company is headquartered in Lijnden, the Netherlands.

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