Analyzing Valeo (OTCMKTS:VLEEY) & Holley (NYSE:HLLY)

Valeo (OTCMKTS:VLEEYGet Rating) and Holley (NYSE:HLLYGet Rating) are both auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership and risk.

Volatility and Risk

Valeo has a beta of 1.83, indicating that its stock price is 83% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Holley has a beta of 0.77, indicating that its stock price is 23% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

0.1% of Valeo shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 81.4% of Holley shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares Valeo and Holley’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Valeo N/A N/A N/A
Holley N/A 4.76% 0.93%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Valeo and Holley, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Valeo 1 2 7 0 2.60
Holley 0 0 5 0 3.00

Valeo currently has a consensus price target of $22.71, indicating a potential upside of 149.74%. Holley has a consensus price target of $15.05, indicating a potential upside of 64.66%. Given Valeo’s higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Valeo is more favorable than Holley.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Valeo and Holley’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Valeo $20.42 billion 0.22 $207.04 million N/A N/A
Holley $692.85 million 1.55 -$27.14 million N/A N/A

Valeo has higher revenue and earnings than Holley.

Valeo Company Profile (Get Rating)

Valeo SE designs, produces, and sells components, systems, and services for automakers in France, North America, South America, Asia, Africa, and other European countries. The company operates through four segments: Comfort & Driving Assistance Systems, Powertrain Systems, Thermal Systems, and Visibility Systems. It offers parking and driving assistance products, such as ultrasonic sensors, radars, and cameras to detect obstacles around vehicles; intuitive control products; and a range of connectivity solutions from short-range to long-range connectivity, as well as develops systems that enable the integration of applications, such as car sharing services and remote parking systems. The company also provides powertrain systems, including electric powertrain systems for electric cars; products, such as torque converters, dual dry and wet clutches, and actuators that enable the automation of transmissions to reduce fuel consumption and enhance driving comfort; and clean engines for vehicles. In addition, it designs and manufactures systems, modules, and components to optimize thermal management of vehicles and passenger comfort in the cabin, including heating ventilation and air conditioning systems. Further, the company designs and produces lighting and wiper systems for drivers in all weather conditions. In addition, it offers original equipment spares to auto manufacturers; and replacement parts and accessories to independent aftermarket for passenger cars and commercial vehicles. Valeo SE was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in Paris, France.

Holley Company Profile (Get Rating)

Holley Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets automotive aftermarket products for car and truck enthusiasts in the United States, Canada, Europe, and China. The company’s products include carburetors, fuel pumps, fuel injection systems, nitrous oxide injection systems, superchargers, exhaust headers, mufflers, distributors, ignition components, engine tuners, automotive performance plumbing products, and exhaust products as well as shifters, converters, transmission kits, transmissions, tuners, and automotive software. It also offers wheels, chassis and suspension products, helmets, head and neck restraints, seat belts, firesuits, and electronic control and monitoring systems. The company sells its products under the Holley, Holley EFI, APR, MSD, Flowmaster, Powerteq, Accel, and Simpson brands to retailers directly, as well as through distributors and online channel. The company was founded in 1903 and is headquartered in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

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