Rev Group (REVG) versus Its Rivals Critical Contrast

Rev Group (NYSE: REVG) is one of 30 public companies in the “Motor vehicles & car bodies” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Rev Group to similar businesses based on the strength of its valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Ratings

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This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Rev Group and its peers, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Rev Group 0 2 4 0 2.67
Rev Group Competitors 439 1265 1628 110 2.41

Rev Group presently has a consensus price target of $31.00, suggesting a potential upside of 53.77%. As a group, “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies have a potential upside of 9.26%. Given Rev Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Rev Group is more favorable than its peers.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

95.4% of Rev Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 65.7% of shares of all “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies are owned by institutional investors. 4.0% of Rev Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 8.5% of shares of all “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


This table compares Rev Group and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Rev Group 2.31% 13.93% 6.23%
Rev Group Competitors -14.13% -0.28% -3.83%

Volatility & Risk

Rev Group has a beta of 1.71, suggesting that its share price is 71% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Rev Group’s peers have a beta of 1.00, suggesting that their average share price is 0% more volatile than the S&P 500.


Rev Group pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.0%. Rev Group pays out 63.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.4% and pay out 19.8% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Rev Group and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Rev Group $2.27 billion $31.37 million 21.45
Rev Group Competitors $62.83 billion $2.64 billion 15.98

Rev Group’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Rev Group. Rev Group is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.


Rev Group beats its peers on 10 of the 15 factors compared.

About Rev Group

REV Group, Inc. is a designer, manufacturer and distributor of specialty vehicles and related aftermarket parts and services. The Company operates through three segments: Fire & Emergency, Commercial and Recreation. The Company provides customized vehicle solutions for applications, including essential needs (ambulances, fire apparatus, school buses, mobility vans and municipal transit buses), industrial and commercial (terminal trucks, cut-away buses and street sweepers) and consumer leisure (recreational vehicles (RVs) and luxury buses). The Fire & Emergency segment manufactures a range of fire apparatus and ambulance products. The Commercial segment manufactures transit and shuttle buses, Type A school buses, mobility vans, and other specialty vehicles, including sweepers and terminal trucks distributed both through dealers and direct. The Recreation segment manufactures motorized RV products sold to brand-loyal, repeat customers who purchase through dealers.

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