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S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69
S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69
S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69
NASDAQ:NKLA

Nikola Stock Competitors

$7.30
-0.69 (-8.64%)
(As of 01/21/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$7.28
$7.91
50-Day Range
$7.30
$13.73
52-Week Range
$7.28
$30.40
Volume
33.90 million shs
Average Volume
22.72 million shs
Market Capitalization
$2.95 billion
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Beta
0.67

Nikola (NASDAQ:NKLA) Vs. OSK, FSR, FSS, PTRA, SHYF, NIU, REVG, ELMS, IDEX, and WKHS

Should you be buying Nikola stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Nikola include Oshkosh (OSK), Fisker (FSR), Federal Signal (FSS), Proterra (PTRA), The Shyft Group (SHYF), Niu Technologies (NIU), REV Group (REVG), Electric Last Mile Solutions (ELMS), Ideanomics (IDEX), and Workhorse Group (WKHS). These companies are all part of the "automobile manufacturers" industry.These companies are all part of the "motor vehicles & car bodies" industry.

Nikola vs.

Fisker (NYSE:FSR) and Nikola (NASDAQ:NKLA) are both mid-cap auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, media sentiment, dividends, valuation, profitability and community ranking.

25.3% of Fisker shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 43.7% of Nikola shares are held by institutional investors. 25.0% of Fisker shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 22.8% of Nikola shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Fisker has a beta of 0.73, suggesting that its stock price is 27% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Nikola has a beta of 0.67, suggesting that its stock price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Fisker presently has a consensus target price of $24.83, indicating a potential upside of 106.60%. Nikola has a consensus target price of $14.71, indicating a potential upside of 101.57%. Given Fisker's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Fisker is more favorable than Nikola.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Fisker
1 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.55
Nikola
0 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.14

Nikola received 20 more outperform votes than Fisker when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 70.59% of users gave Fisker an outperform vote while only 66.67% of users gave Nikola an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
FiskerOutperform Votes
36
70.59%
Underperform Votes
15
29.41%
NikolaOutperform Votes
56
66.67%
Underperform Votes
28
33.33%

In the previous week, Fisker had 3 more articles in the media than Nikola. MarketBeat recorded 9 mentions for Fisker and 6 mentions for Nikola. Fisker's average media sentiment score of 0.34 beat Nikola's score of -0.12 indicating that Fisker is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Fisker
2 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Nikola
1 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
FiskerN/AN/A-$130 million-$1.21-9.93
Nikola$90 thousand32,799.55-$384.31 million-$1.73-4.22

Fisker's return on equity of -20.82% beat Nikola's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Fisker N/A -20.82% -16.51%
Nikola N/A -78.57% -67.43%

Summary

Fisker beats Nikola on 12 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.


New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding NKLA 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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Nikola (NASDAQ:NKLA) vs. Its Competitors

TypeNikolaMotor vehicles & car bodies IndustryAuto SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$2.95B$50.38B$18.21B$6.90B
Dividend YieldN/A2.35%2.26%2.91%
P/E Ratio-4.2222.6913.9518.31
Price / Sales32,799.551,053.09305.69225.01
Price / CashN/A37.3421.7068.48
Price / Book2.8457.2222.818.87
Net Income-$384.31M$1.20B$382.49M$156.27M
7 Day Performance-27.58%-10.04%-9.58%-6.56%
1 Month Performance-22.34%-7.81%-10.36%-10.43%
1 Year Performance-63.72%-13.62%-13.58%-12.14%

Nikola Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
OSK
Oshkosh
3.2481 of 5 stars
$115.61
-1.8%
$129.93
-12.4%
+22.3%$7.72B$7.74B16.9514,400
FSR
Fisker
2.3793 of 5 stars
$12.02
-5.7%
$24.83
-106.6%
-19.8%$3.57BN/A-9.93101
FSS
Federal Signal
2.5415 of 5 stars
$39.41
-0.2%
$51.00
-29.4%
+12.3%$2.41B$1.13B22.783,500
PTRA
Proterra
1.4965 of 5 stars
$7.57
-10.6%
$14.00
-84.9%
N/A$1.65BN/A0.00709Short Interest ↑
SHYF
The Shyft Group
2.8115 of 5 stars
$42.40
-1.1%
$50.50
-19.1%
+33.8%$1.50B$675.97M27.363,000Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
NIU
Niu Technologies
2.1115 of 5 stars
$14.29
-7.0%
$34.50
-141.4%
-69.6%$1.09B$374.61M31.072,020Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
REVG
REV Group
2.4681 of 5 stars
$12.86
-0.2%
$15.65
-21.7%
+10.5%$836.17M$2.38B19.196,800
ELMS
Electric Last Mile Solutions
1.8448 of 5 stars
$5.63
-5.0%
$16.00
-184.2%
N/A$746.58MN/A0.001Analyst Downgrade
Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
IDEX
Ideanomics
2.0914 of 5 stars
$0.98
-4.1%
$7.00
-612.1%
-69.1%$489.22M$26.76M-2.89110
WKHS
Workhorse Group
2.1167 of 5 stars
$3.10
-7.7%
$9.38
-202.4%
-86.4%$483.56M$1.39M2.92130
RIDE
Lordstown Motors
1.2474 of 5 stars
$2.47
-6.5%
$8.50
-244.8%
-89.7%$473.85MN/A-1.17320Analyst Downgrade
ZEV
Lightning eMotors
1.9583 of 5 stars
$4.64
-5.0%
$15.00
-223.3%
-71.0%$347.80MN/A0.002
KNDI
Kandi Technologies Group
2.0381 of 5 stars
$3.00
-3.7%
$5.00
-66.7%
-63.9%$232.16M$76.92M18.75638
SOLO
Electrameccanica Vehicles
1.5798 of 5 stars
$1.97
-2.0%
$7.00
-255.3%
-76.2%$222.59M$570K-2.32128Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
FFIE
Faraday Future Intelligent Electric
1.2665 of 5 stars
$4.71
-6.2%
$10.00
-112.3%
N/A$139.03MN/A0.00N/APositive News
Gap Up
VLCN
Volcon
0.3333 of 5 stars
$7.22
-0.1%
N/AN/A$81.86MN/A0.002,021
This page was last updated on 1/22/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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