Comparing Isuzu Motors (OTCMKTS:ISUZY) & XOS (NASDAQ:XOS)

Defense World ·  Mar 16, 2023 05:24

Isuzu Motors (OTCMKTS:ISUZY – Get Rating) and XOS (NASDAQ:XOS – Get Rating) are both auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends and profitability.

Risk and Volatility

Isuzu Motors has a beta of 1.12, suggesting that its stock price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, XOS has a beta of 2.15, suggesting that its stock price is 115% more volatile than the S&P 500.

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Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Isuzu Motors and XOS, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Isuzu Motors 1 0 0 0 1.00
XOS 0 1 2 0 2.67

XOS has a consensus price target of $3.33, indicating a potential upside of 491.22%. Given XOS's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe XOS is more favorable than Isuzu Motors.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Isuzu Motors and XOS's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Isuzu Motors $22.40 billion 0.40 $1.12 billion $1.43 8.08
XOS $31.11 million 3.04 $23.40 million ($0.26) -2.16

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

Insider and Institutional Ownership

12.1% of XOS shares are owned by institutional investors. 54.6% of XOS shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


This table compares Isuzu Motors and XOS's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Isuzu Motors 4.71% 9.90% 4.85%
XOS -136.53% -55.56% -38.83%

About Isuzu Motors

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Isuzu Motors Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of heavy-medium and light-duty trucks, buses, passenger vehicle engines, industrial-use diesel engines. Its products include ELF (Extremely Low Frequency) light-duty trucks, forward medium-duty trucks, giga heavy-duty trucks and tractors, gala sightseeing bus, erga route bus, diesel engines for passenger vehicles and industrial use, N-series light-duty trucks, F-series medium-duty trucks, C&E-series heavy-duty trucks and tractors, pick up trucks and others. The company was founded in 1916 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

About XOS

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Xos, Inc., a mobility solutions company, manufactures and sells battery-electric commercial vehicles. It offers a range of services to facilitate the transition of fleets to electric vehicles, including charging infrastructure, vehicle maintenance, financing, and service. The company was founded in 2020 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

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