S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
Tens of thousands of Colombians protest against the leftist president's reform agenda
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
Tens of thousands of Colombians protest against the leftist president's reform agenda
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
Tens of thousands of Colombians protest against the leftist president's reform agenda
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Autoworkers union celebrates breakthrough win in Tennessee and takes aim at more plants in the South
Tens of thousands of Colombians protest against the leftist president's reform agenda

AutoCanada (ACQ) Competitors

C$24.15
-0.16 (-0.66%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)

ACQ vs. PLC, RAY.B, GBT, GOOS, AW.UN, TWC, RAY.A, CTC, RPI.UN, and BPF.UN

Should you be buying AutoCanada stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of AutoCanada include Park Lawn (PLC), Stingray Group (RAY.B), BMTC Group (GBT), Canada Goose (GOOS), A and W Revenue Royalties Income Fund (AW.UN), TWC Enterprises (TWC), Stingray Group (RAY.A), Canadian Tire (CTC), Richards Packaging Income Fund (RPI.UN), and Boston Pizza Royalties Income Fund (BPF.UN). These companies are all part of the "consumer cyclical" sector.

AutoCanada vs.

AutoCanada (TSE:ACQ) and Park Lawn (TSE:PLC) are both small-cap consumer cyclical companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, community ranking, risk, media sentiment and institutional ownership.

AutoCanada received 198 more outperform votes than Park Lawn when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 70.41% of users gave Park Lawn an outperform vote while only 51.59% of users gave AutoCanada an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
AutoCanadaOutperform Votes
405
51.59%
Underperform Votes
380
48.41%
Park LawnOutperform Votes
207
70.41%
Underperform Votes
87
29.59%

AutoCanada currently has a consensus target price of C$27.95, suggesting a potential upside of 15.73%. Park Lawn has a consensus target price of C$22.63, suggesting a potential upside of 39.92%. Given Park Lawn's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Park Lawn is more favorable than AutoCanada.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
AutoCanada
0 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.29
Park Lawn
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
6 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.86

AutoCanada pays an annual dividend of C$0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. Park Lawn pays an annual dividend of C$0.46 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. AutoCanada pays out 19.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Park Lawn pays out -153.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Park Lawn is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

AutoCanada has a net margin of 0.78% compared to Park Lawn's net margin of -2.23%. AutoCanada's return on equity of 10.23% beat Park Lawn's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
AutoCanada0.78% 10.23% 4.56%
Park Lawn -2.23%-1.40%2.00%

AutoCanada has a beta of 2.6, suggesting that its share price is 160% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Park Lawn has a beta of 1.22, suggesting that its share price is 22% more volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, AutoCanada had 5 more articles in the media than Park Lawn. MarketBeat recorded 7 mentions for AutoCanada and 2 mentions for Park Lawn. AutoCanada's average media sentiment score of 1.19 beat Park Lawn's score of 0.28 indicating that AutoCanada is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
AutoCanada
3 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Park Lawn
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

49.5% of AutoCanada shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 25.1% of Park Lawn shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.7% of AutoCanada shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.4% of Park Lawn shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

AutoCanada has higher revenue and earnings than Park Lawn. Park Lawn is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than AutoCanada, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
AutoCanadaC$6.44B0.09C$50.49MC$2.0611.72
Park LawnC$342.02M1.61-C$7.61M-C$0.30-53.90

Summary

AutoCanada beats Park Lawn on 13 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding ACQ 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 TSE 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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ACQ vs. The Competition

MetricAutoCanadaAuto & Truck Dealerships IndustryCyclical SectorTSE Exchange
Market CapC$570.18MC$668.84MC$2.71BC$5.31B
Dividend Yield6.34%3.44%4.11%5.53%
P/E Ratio11.72180.99348.4723.94
Price / Sales0.0911.55279.041,446.83
Price / Cash6.348.8827.6179.33
Price / Book1.071.412.333.06
Net IncomeC$50.49MC$64.62MC$201.44MC$300.10M
7 Day Performance1.51%-0.12%-1.74%-1.35%
1 Month Performance-7.01%4.06%-1.98%14.37%
1 Year Performance18.38%-15.70%7.40%19.56%

AutoCanada Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
PLC
Park Lawn
0.7577 of 5 stars
C$16.00
+2.2%
C$22.63
+41.4%
-41.2%C$543.20MC$342.02M-53.332,178News Coverage
RAY.B
Stingray Group
0 of 5 stars
C$7.37
-4.4%
N/AN/AC$512.97MC$340.69M13.901,200
GBT
BMTC Group
0 of 5 stars
C$14.03
-1.9%
N/A-2.7%C$459.06MC$592.07M10.32389
GOOS
Canada Goose
2.3421 of 5 stars
C$15.48
+2.9%
C$20.00
+29.2%
-36.9%C$711.00MC$1.27B31.594,760News Coverage
AW.UN
A and W Revenue Royalties Income Fund
0 of 5 stars
C$29.84
+1.7%
N/A-23.4%C$435.37MC$54.96M14.85N/A
TWC
TWC Enterprises
0 of 5 stars
C$17.60
flat
N/A-7.1%C$431.20MC$230.47M19.56550Upcoming Earnings
RAY.A
Stingray Group
1.2318 of 5 stars
C$7.60
-1.0%
C$9.17
+20.6%
+26.7%C$383.72MC$340.69M14.341,200Gap Down
CTC
Canadian Tire
0 of 5 stars
C$230.25
flat
N/AN/AC$787.46MC$16.66B60.9114,322Gap Up
RPI.UN
Richards Packaging Income Fund
0 of 5 stars
C$32.69
+1.4%
N/A-16.5%C$358.28MC$425.93M10.48505News Coverage
BPF.UN
Boston Pizza Royalties Income Fund
0 of 5 stars
C$15.76
+0.4%
N/A+0.3%C$335.37MC$49.19M11.76N/ADividend Announcement

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This page (TSE:ACQ) was last updated on 4/21/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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