PEUGEOT SA/ADR (OTCMKTS:PUGOY) vs. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (OTCMKTS:FCAU) Financial Comparison

PEUGEOT SA/ADR (OTCMKTS:PUGOY) and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (NYSE:FCAU) are both large-cap auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings and profitability.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

0.1% of PEUGEOT SA/ADR shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 25.5% of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles shares are owned by institutional investors. 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.

Volatility and Risk

PEUGEOT SA/ADR has a beta of 1.35, suggesting that its stock price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has a beta of 1.73, suggesting that its stock price is 73% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for PEUGEOT SA/ADR and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
PEUGEOT SA/ADR 1 0 1 0 2.00
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles 1 7 4 0 2.25

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has a consensus price target of $16.47, suggesting a potential upside of 33.14%. Given Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is more favorable than PEUGEOT SA/ADR.

Profitability

This table compares PEUGEOT SA/ADR and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
PEUGEOT SA/ADR N/A N/A N/A
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles 2.95% 17.07% 4.38%

Dividends

PEUGEOT SA/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles does not pay a dividend. PEUGEOT SA/ADR pays out 19.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares PEUGEOT SA/ADR and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
PEUGEOT SA/ADR $87.43 billion 0.22 $3.34 billion $3.55 5.86
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles $136.30 billion 0.18 $4.26 billion $3.78 3.27

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has higher revenue and earnings than PEUGEOT SA/ADR. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than PEUGEOT SA/ADR, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles beats PEUGEOT SA/ADR on 12 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

PEUGEOT SA/ADR Company Profile

Peugeot SA manufactures automobiles and light commercial vehicles. It produces motorbikes, scooters, hydraulic engines, vehicle components and provides after sales service. The Peugeot operates through the following business segments: Peugeot Citroen DS Automotive, Opel Vauxhall Automotive, Automotive Equipment and Finance. The Peugeot Citroen DS Automotive Segment engages in the designing, manufacturing and selling of cars and light commercial vehicles under the Peugeot and Citroen brands. The Opel Vauxhall Automotive segment engages in covering the design, manufacture and sale of passenger cars and light commercial vehicles under the Opel and Vauxhall brands. The Automotive Equipment segment comprises of interior systems, automotive seating, automotive exteriors and emissions control technologies. The Finance segment provides retail and wholesale financing to Peugeot and Citroen customers and dealers. Peugeot was founded in 1896 and is headquartered in Paris, France.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Company Profile

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V., together with its subsidiaries, designs, engineers, manufactures, distributes, and sells vehicles, components, and production systems. The company operates through five segments: NAFTA, LATAM, APAC, EMEA, and Maserati. It provides passenger cars, SUV vehicles, trucks, and light commercial vehicles under the Jeep, Ram, Dodge, Chrysler, Fiat, Fiat Professional, Alfa Romeo, and Abarth brands; and luxury vehicles under the Maserati brand, as well as related service parts and accessories, and service contracts under the Mopar brand. The company also provides cast iron components for engines, gearboxes, transmissions and suspension systems, aluminum cylinder heads, and engine blocks under the Teksid brand; and designs and produces industrial automation systems and related products for the automotive industry under the Comau brand name. In addition, it provides retail and dealer financings, and leasing and rental services; and factoring services. The company sells its products directly, or through distributors and dealers in approximately 135 countries. The company was formerly known as Fiat S.p.A. and changed its name to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. in October 2014. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. was founded in 1899 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

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