Dorman Products (NASDAQ:DORM) and Aeva Technologies (NYSE:AEVA) Critical Analysis

Dorman Products (NASDAQ:DORM) and Aeva Technologies (NYSE:AEVA) are both auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, profitability and valuation.

Volatility and Risk

Dorman Products has a beta of 0.75, indicating that its stock price is 25% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Aeva Technologies has a beta of 0.33, indicating that its stock price is 67% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Dorman Products and Aeva Technologies’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Dorman Products 11.21% 16.61% 11.70%
Aeva Technologies N/A -13.41% -8.98%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Dorman Products and Aeva Technologies’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Dorman Products $1.09 billion 2.73 $106.87 million $3.45 27.19
Aeva Technologies N/A N/A -$2.93 million N/A N/A

Dorman Products has higher revenue and earnings than Aeva Technologies.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

76.0% of Dorman Products shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 25.9% of Aeva Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. 10.3% of Dorman Products shares are owned by company insiders. 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.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Dorman Products and Aeva Technologies, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Dorman Products 0 0 0 0 N/A
Aeva Technologies 0 1 6 0 2.86

Aeva Technologies has a consensus target price of $18.33, indicating a potential upside of 109.52%. Given Aeva Technologies’ higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Aeva Technologies is more favorable than Dorman Products.

Summary

Dorman Products beats Aeva Technologies on 8 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

Dorman Products Company Profile

Dorman Products, Inc. engages in the supply of automotive replacement parts, fasteners, and service line products for the automotive aftermarket. Its products comprise of power-train, automotive body, chassis, and hardware. The company was founded by Steven L. Berman and Richard N. Berman in October 1978 and is headquartered in Colmar, PA.

Aeva Technologies Company Profile

Aeva Technologies, Inc., through its frequency modulated continuous wave (FMCW) sensing technology, designs a 4D LiDAR-on-chip that enables the adoption of LiDAR across various applications. The company is based in Mountain View, California.

Receive News & Ratings for Dorman Products Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Dorman Products and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.