Critical Analysis: PEUGEOT SA/ADR (PUGOY) versus Its Rivals

PEUGEOT SA/ADR (OTCMKTS: PUGOY) is one of 36 public companies in the “Motor vehicles & car bodies” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare PEUGEOT SA/ADR to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, risk, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation and institutional ownership.

Volatility and Risk

PEUGEOT SA/ADR has a beta of 1.19, indicating that its stock price is 19% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PEUGEOT SA/ADR’s peers have a beta of 1.14, indicating that their average stock price is 14% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

0.1% of PEUGEOT SA/ADR shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 57.9% of shares of all “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies are owned by institutional investors. 7.6% of shares of all “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for PEUGEOT SA/ADR and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
PEUGEOT SA/ADR Competitors 592 1557 1830 121 2.36

As a group, “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies have a potential upside of 14.56%. Given PEUGEOT SA/ADR’s peers higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe PEUGEOT SA/ADR has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.


PEUGEOT SA/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. PEUGEOT SA/ADR pays out 20.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies pay a dividend yield of 2.6% and pay out 22.1% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares PEUGEOT SA/ADR and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
PEUGEOT SA/ADR $73.66 billion $2.18 billion 8.70
PEUGEOT SA/ADR Competitors $60.72 billion $2.94 billion 10.35

PEUGEOT SA/ADR has higher revenue, but lower earnings than its peers. PEUGEOT SA/ADR is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.


This table compares PEUGEOT SA/ADR and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
PEUGEOT SA/ADR Competitors -16.89% -54.23% -5.66%


PEUGEOT SA/ADR beats its peers on 6 of the 11 factors compared.


Peugeot S.A. engages in automotive, automotive equipment, and finance businesses in Europe, Eurasia, China and South-Asia, India Pacific, Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, and North America. The company's Automotive segment designs, manufactures, and sells passenger cars and light commercial vehicles under the Peugeot, Citroën, Opel, Vauxhall, and DS brands. Its Automotive Equipment segment offers interior systems, automotive seating products, and clean mobility products. The company's Finance segment provides retail financing to customers of the Peugeot, Citroën, and DS brands; and wholesale financing to dealer networks. The company is based in Rueil-Malmaison, France.

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