Head to Head Analysis: Flux Power (FLUX) versus Its Rivals

Flux Power (NASDAQ: FLUX) is one of 42 publicly-traded companies in the “Miscellaneous electrical machinery, equipment, & supplies” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Flux Power to similar businesses based on the strength of its risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends and earnings.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Flux Power and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Flux Power $16.84 million -$14.34 million -3.75
Flux Power Competitors $688.62 million $10.63 million 0.88

Flux Power’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Flux Power. Flux Power is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Flux Power and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Flux Power 0 0 2 0 3.00
Flux Power Competitors 59 478 692 11 2.53

Flux Power presently has a consensus price target of $13.00, suggesting a potential upside of 23.93%. As a group, “Miscellaneous electrical machinery, equipment, & supplies” companies have a potential upside of 8.05%. Given Flux Power’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Flux Power is more favorable than its competitors.

Volatility and Risk

Flux Power has a beta of 0.74, meaning that its stock price is 26% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Flux Power’s competitors have a beta of -0.40, meaning that their average stock price is 140% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Flux Power and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Flux Power -63.78% -439.98% -81.66%
Flux Power Competitors -7.32% -16.50% -4.07%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

24.9% of Flux Power shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.5% of shares of all “Miscellaneous electrical machinery, equipment, & supplies” companies are owned by institutional investors. 38.3% of Flux Power shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 15.2% of shares of all “Miscellaneous electrical machinery, equipment, & supplies” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Flux Power competitors beat Flux Power on 8 of the 13 factors compared.

About Flux Power

Flux Power Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiary Flux Power, Inc., designs, develops, manufactures, and sells rechargeable lithium-ion energy storage systems for electric forklifts, airport ground support equipment, and other industrial motive applications in the United States. It offers battery management system (BMS) that provides cell balancing, monitoring, and error reporting functions for battery systems. The company also provides 24-volt onboard chargers for its Class 3 Walkie LiFT packs; and smart wall mounted chargers to interface with its BMS. The company sells its products directly to small companies, end-users, and Fortune 500 companies, as well as through original equipment manufacturers, lift equipment dealers, and battery distributors. Flux Power Holdings, Inc. was incorporated in 1998 and is based in Vista, California.

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