Bird Global (NYSE:BRDS) and Arcimoto (NASDAQ:FUV) Head-To-Head Review

Bird Global (NYSE:BRDS) and Arcimoto (NASDAQ:FUV) are both small-cap auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Bird Global and Arcimoto’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Bird Global N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Arcimoto $2.18 million 125.84 -$18.12 million ($0.86) -8.49

Bird Global has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Arcimoto.


This table compares Bird Global and Arcimoto’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Bird Global N/A N/A N/A
Arcimoto -727.70% -44.88% -40.65%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

66.4% of Bird Global shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 23.5% of Arcimoto shares are owned by institutional investors. 23.6% of Arcimoto shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Bird Global and Arcimoto, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Bird Global 0 1 0 0 2.00
Arcimoto 0 1 3 0 2.75

Bird Global presently has a consensus target price of $6.00, suggesting a potential upside of 55.84%. Arcimoto has a consensus target price of $18.50, suggesting a potential upside of 153.42%. Given Arcimoto’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Arcimoto is more favorable than Bird Global.


Arcimoto beats Bird Global on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Bird Global

Bird Global, Inc., a micro mobility company, engages in delivering electric transportation solutions for short distances. The company’s transportation solutions include e-scooters and e-bikes. It offers a fleet of shared electric vehicles to riders through, as well as sells products through retailers and distributors. The company was incorporated in 2017 and is based in Santa Monica, California.

About Arcimoto

Arcimoto, Inc. develops and manufactures electric vehicles to help the world shift to a transportation system. The firm’s vehicle products include Fun Utility Vehicle, Rapid Responder, Deliverator, Cameo and Arcimoto Roadster. The product Fun Utility Vehicle is for everyday consumer trips. The Rapid Responder is for emergency services and security. The Deliverator is for last-mile delivery and general fleet utility. The Cameo is for film, sports and influencers; and the Arcimoto Roadster is an unparalleled pure-electric on-road thrill machine. The company was founded by Mark D. Frohnmayer on November 21, 2007 and is headquartered in Eugene, OR.

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