Head to Head Survey: Nissan Motor (OTCMKTS:NSANY) versus Greenkraft (OTCMKTS:GKIT)

Nissan Motor (OTCMKTS:NSANY) and Greenkraft (OTCMKTS:GKIT) are both auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, earnings, risk, institutional ownership, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Dividends

Nissan Motor pays an annual dividend of $0.83 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.8%. Greenkraft does not pay a dividend. Nissan Motor pays out 46.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.1% of Nissan Motor shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Nissan Motor and Greenkraft’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Nissan Motor 1.86% 5.08% 1.52%
Greenkraft -30.77% N/A -13.30%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Nissan Motor and Greenkraft’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Nissan Motor $105.07 billion 0.23 $2.87 billion $1.80 6.79
Greenkraft $430,000.00 5.99 -$690,000.00 N/A N/A

Nissan Motor has higher revenue and earnings than Greenkraft.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Nissan Motor and Greenkraft, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Nissan Motor 1 1 1 0 2.00
Greenkraft 0 0 0 0 N/A

Volatility & Risk

Nissan Motor has a beta of 0.92, indicating that its stock price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Greenkraft has a beta of 3.49, indicating that its stock price is 249% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Nissan Motor beats Greenkraft on 8 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

Nissan Motor Company Profile

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. manufactures and sells vehicles and automotive parts worldwide. It sells vehicles under the Nissan, Infiniti, and Datsun brands. The company offers vehicle and vehicle parts; engines, manual transmissions, and other related component parts; automotive parts; industrial equipment engines and other related component parts, and axles; specially equipped vehicles; motorsports engines; and rechargeable lithium-ion batteries. It also provides financial services, auto credit and car leasing, card business, insurance agency, and inventory finance, as well as engages in exterior and interior design for automobiles, and operations and consulting related to the analysis and assay of raw materials. In addition, the company engages in the provision of travel, environmental and engineering, production technology center, and facility services; ground and vehicle management, and information and logistics businesses; design, vehicle drawings and experiments, other engineering, electronic devices, and electronic equipment businesses; export and import of auto components and materials; and real estate businesses. Further, it is involved in promotion of motorsports, including race and motorsports event planning, and vehicle remodeling; sale of car parts and accessories for motorsports; and demonstration test and commercialization study for second-life use of lithium-ion batteries for automotive use. Additionally, the company imports and sells Renault vehicles and parts; and manages and plans professional soccer team and soccer schools. The company was founded in 1933 and is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan.

Greenkraft Company Profile

Greenkraft, Inc. manufactures and distributes automotive products for distribution companies, dealers, and others in the United States. The company offers commercial forward cabin trucks that run on alternative fuels, such as compressed natural gas or liquefied propane gas. It also manufactures and sells alternative fuel systems; and converts petroleum-based fuel vehicles to run on alternative fuels, such as CNG or LPG. The company has strategic partnership with CEE, LLC and G&K Automotive Conversion Inc. for research and development activities, as well as to test its engines prior to applying for the CARB and EPA certifications. Greenkraft, Inc. is headquartered in Santa Ana, California.

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