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Avis Budget Group (CAR) Competitors

$111.24
-0.67 (-0.60%)
(As of 05/28/2024 ET)

CAR vs. SP, UHAL, SAIA, KNX, LSTR, R, WERN, HTZ, MRTN, and HTLD

Should you be buying Avis Budget Group stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Avis Budget Group include SP Plus (SP), U-Haul (UHAL), Saia (SAIA), Knight-Swift Transportation (KNX), Landstar System (LSTR), Ryder System (R), Werner Enterprises (WERN), Hertz Global (HTZ), Marten Transport (MRTN), and Heartland Express (HTLD).

Avis Budget Group vs.

SP Plus (NASDAQ:SP) and Avis Budget Group (NASDAQ:CAR) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, profitability, earnings, community ranking, media sentiment, valuation and institutional ownership.

SP Plus presently has a consensus target price of $52.00, suggesting a potential downside of 3.69%. Avis Budget Group has a consensus target price of $164.57, suggesting a potential upside of 46.39%. Given SP Plus' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Avis Budget Group is more favorable than SP Plus.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
SP Plus
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.00
Avis Budget Group
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.71

Avis Budget Group received 5 more outperform votes than SP Plus when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 59.65% of users gave SP Plus an outperform vote while only 54.10% of users gave Avis Budget Group an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
SP PlusOutperform Votes
272
59.65%
Underperform Votes
184
40.35%
Avis Budget GroupOutperform Votes
277
54.10%
Underperform Votes
235
45.90%

In the previous week, Avis Budget Group had 4 more articles in the media than SP Plus. MarketBeat recorded 12 mentions for Avis Budget Group and 8 mentions for SP Plus. Avis Budget Group's average media sentiment score of 1.36 beat SP Plus' score of 0.05 indicating that SP Plus is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
SP Plus
1 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Avis Budget Group
2 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

SP Plus has a beta of 1.22, suggesting that its stock price is 22% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Avis Budget Group has a beta of 2.28, suggesting that its stock price is 128% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Avis Budget Group has a net margin of 10.05% compared to Avis Budget Group's net margin of 1.68%. Avis Budget Group's return on equity of 21.93% beat SP Plus' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
SP Plus1.68% 21.93% 4.78%
Avis Budget Group 10.05%-480.48%3.72%

94.0% of SP Plus shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 96.3% of Avis Budget Group shares are held by institutional investors. 1.4% of SP Plus shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 52.0% of Avis Budget Group shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Avis Budget Group has higher revenue and earnings than SP Plus. Avis Budget Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than SP Plus, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
SP Plus$1.81B0.59$31.10M$1.5235.52
Avis Budget Group$12.37B0.32$1.63B$31.683.52

Summary

Avis Budget Group beats SP Plus on 12 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding CAR and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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CAR vs. The Competition

MetricAvis Budget GroupAutomotive rental & leasing, without drivers IndustryTransportation SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$3.97B$2.96B$10.09B$8.08B
Dividend YieldN/A2.34%3.61%3.96%
P/E Ratio3.5210.6620.1815.01
Price / Sales0.320.6523.3272.77
Price / Cash0.794.528.5528.77
Price / Book-11.762.832.104.39
Net Income$1.63B$435.86M$642.00M$213.15M
7 Day Performance-2.16%-7.38%-0.41%-0.80%
1 Month Performance10.56%-3.96%5.17%3.27%
1 Year Performance-31.65%-25.85%18.82%7.56%

Avis Budget Group Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
SP
SP Plus
0.6531 of 5 stars
$53.99
+0.0%
$52.00
-3.7%
+46.6%$1.07B$1.81B35.5219,900News Coverage
High Trading Volume
UHAL
U-Haul
0 of 5 stars
$64.22
-1.0%
N/A+1.6%$12.59B$5.86B19.7635,100Upcoming Earnings
SAIA
Saia
3.4041 of 5 stars
$400.00
+5.2%
$494.39
+23.6%
+40.7%$10.64B$2.88B28.9914,000Positive News
KNX
Knight-Swift Transportation
4.145 of 5 stars
$47.70
+1.6%
$57.38
+20.3%
-14.8%$7.71B$7.14B71.2034,800Positive News
LSTR
Landstar System
3.6844 of 5 stars
$180.08
+0.5%
$183.00
+1.6%
+2.3%$6.44B$5.30B27.701,468Positive News
R
Ryder System
2.879 of 5 stars
$121.60
+1.0%
$126.83
+4.3%
+52.5%$5.33B$11.78B15.8347,500Insider Selling
Short Interest ↑
WERN
Werner Enterprises
4.1329 of 5 stars
$37.17
+0.3%
$40.83
+9.9%
-16.9%$2.36B$3.28B28.379,929Analyst Downgrade
Short Interest ↑
HTZ
Hertz Global
3.3928 of 5 stars
$4.78
flat
$10.56
+120.8%
-69.8%$1.46B$9.37B-12.2627,000
MRTN
Marten Transport
3.8473 of 5 stars
$17.65
+0.2%
$22.00
+24.6%
-18.4%$1.44B$1.13B24.864,213Positive News
HTLD
Heartland Express
2.7393 of 5 stars
$11.52
+1.7%
$13.25
+15.0%
-26.9%$910.66M$1.21B-67.766,320

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This page (NASDAQ:CAR) was last updated on 5/28/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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