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Workhorse Group (Workhorse Group) PE Ratio

: At Loss (As of Today)
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The PE Ratio, or Price-to-Earnings ratio, or P/E Ratio, is a financial ratio used to compare a company's market price to its Earnings per Share (Diluted). As of today (2024-04-22), Workhorse Group's share price is $0.1618. Workhorse Group's Earnings per Share (Diluted) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2023 was $-0.60. Therefore, Workhorse Group's PE Ratio for today is At Loss.

During the past 13 years, Workhorse Group's highest PE Ratio was 54.88. The lowest was 0.00. And the median was 9.13.

Workhorse Group's EPS (Diluted) for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 was $-0.19. Its EPS (Diluted) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2023 was $-0.60.

As of today (2024-04-22), Workhorse Group's share price is $0.1618. Workhorse Group's EPS without NRI for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2023 was $-0.60. Therefore, Workhorse Group's PE Ratio without NRI ratio for today is At Loss.

During the past 13 years, Workhorse Group's highest PE Ratio without NRI was 459.12. The lowest was 0.00. And the median was 12.62.

Workhorse Group's EPS without NRI for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 was $-0.19. Its EPS without NRI for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2023 was $-0.60.

During the past 13 years, Workhorse Group's highest 3-Year average EPS without NRI Growth Rate was 76.70% per year. The lowest was -61.70% per year. And the median was 18.00% per year.

Workhorse Group's EPS (Basic) for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 was $-0.19. Its EPS (Basic) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2023 was $-0.60.

Back to Basics: PE Ratio


Workhorse Group PE Ratio Historical Data

The historical data trend for Workhorse Group's PE Ratio can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Workhorse Group Annual Data
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PE Ratio
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Workhorse Group Quarterly Data
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Competitive Comparison

For the Auto Manufacturers subindustry, Workhorse Group's PE Ratio, along with its competitors' market caps and PE Ratio data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.


Workhorse Group PE Ratio Distribution

For the Vehicles & Parts industry and Consumer Cyclical sector, Workhorse Group's PE Ratio distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Workhorse Group's PE Ratio falls into.



Workhorse Group PE Ratio Calculation

The PE Ratio, or Price-to-Earnings ratio, or P/E Ratio, is a financial ratio used to compare a company's market price to its Earnings per Share (Diluted). It is the most widely used ratio in the valuation of stocks.

Workhorse Group's PE Ratio for today is calculated as

PE Ratio=Share Price/Earnings per Share (Diluted) (TTM)
=0.1618/-0.600
=-0.27(At Loss)

Workhorse Group's Share Price of today is $0.1618.
Workhorse Group's Earnings per Share (Diluted) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2023 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $-0.60.


* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:


There are at least three kinds of PE Ratios used by different investors. They are Trailing Twelve Month PE Ratio, Forward PE Ratio, or PE Ratio without NRI. A new PE Ratio based on inflation-adjusted normalized PE Ratio is called Shiller PE Ratio, after Yale professor Robert Shiller.

In the calculation of PE Ratio, the earnings per share used are the earnings per share over the past 12 months. For Forward PE Ratio, the earnings are the expected earnings for the next twelve months. In the case of PE Ratio without NRI, the reported earnings less the non-recurring items are used.

For Shiller PE Ratio, the earnings of the past 10 years are inflation-adjusted and averaged. Since it looks at the average over the last 10 years, Shiller PE Ratio is also called PE10.


Workhorse Group  (NAS:WKHS) PE Ratio Explanation

The PE Ratio can be viewed as the number of years it takes for the company to earn back the price you pay for the stock. For example, if a company earns $2 a share per year, and the stock is traded at $30, the PE Ratio is 15. Therefore it takes 15 years for the company to earn back the $30 you paid for its stock, assuming the earnings stays constant over the next 15 years.

In real business, earnings never stay constant. If a company can grow its earnings, it takes fewer years for the company to earn back the price you pay for the stock. If a company's earnings decline it takes more years. As a shareholder, you want the company to earn back the price you pay as soon as possible. Therefore, lower P/E stocks are more attractive than higher P/E stocks so long as the PE Ratio is positive. Also for stocks with the same PE Ratio, the one with faster growth business is more attractive.

If a company loses money, the PE Ratio becomes meaningless.

To compare stocks with different growth rates, Peter Lynch invented a ratio called PEG Ratio. PEG Ratio is defined as the PE Ratio divided by the growth ratio. He thinks a company with a PE Ratio equal to its growth rate is fairly valued. Still he said he would rather buy a company growing 20% a year with a PE Ratio of 20, instead of a company growing 10% a year with a PE Ratio of 10.

Because the PE Ratio measures how long it takes to earn back the price you pay, the PE Ratio can be applied to the stocks across different industries. That is why it is the one of the most important and widely used indicators for the valuation of stocks.

Similar to the PE Ratio without NRI or PS Ratio or Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow or Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow , the PE Ratio measures the valuation based on the earning power of the company. This is where it is different from the PB Ratio , which measures the valuation based on the company's balance sheet.


Be Aware

Investors need to be aware that the PE Ratio can be misleading a lot of times, especially when the underlying business is cyclical and unpredictable. As Peter Lynch pointed out, cyclical businesses have higher profit margins at the peaks of the business cycles. Their earnings are high and PE Ratios are artificially low. It is usually a bad idea to buy a cyclical business when the PE Ratio is low. A better ratio to identify the time to buy a cyclical businesses is the PS Ratio.

PE Ratio can also be affected by non-recurring-items such as the sale of part of businesses. This may increase for the current year or quarter dramatically. But it cannot be repeated over and over. Therefore PE Ratio without NRI is a more accurate indication of valuation than PE Ratio.


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Workhorse Group (Workhorse Group) Business Description

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Address
3600 Park 42 Drive, Suite 160E, Sharonville, OH, USA, 45241
Workhorse Group Inc is a technology company. It designs, develops, manufactures, and sells high-performance, medium-duty trucks with powertrain components under the Workhorse chassis brand. The company's products include trucks comprising powertrain and chassis. Its powertrain products include E-GEN and E-100. E-GEN is an electric drive, transmission-free system, which has a gasoline/propane or compressed natural gas (CNG) engine that functions as an auxiliary generator. E-100, an all-electric, medium-duty truck, is an electric power train. The company generates key revenue from the Automotive Revenue which consists of sales of any of its E-GEN or E-100 platforms.
Executives
Jean Botti director 3600 PARK 42 DRIVE, SUITE 160E, SHARONVILLE OH 45241
Brandon Torres Declet director C/O MEASURE GLOBAL INC., 1701 RHODE ISLAND AVENUE NW, STE 05-103, WASHINGTON DC 20036
Stanley Raymond March officer: VP, Business Development 100 COMMERCE DRIVE, LOVELAND OH 45140
Michael Laurence Clark director 828 PRESIDENT STREET, BROOKLYN NY 11215
Jacqueline A Dedo director 3939 TECHNOLOGY DRIVE, MAUMEE OH 43537
Raymond Joseph Chess director 1084 ANDANTE CT, OXFORD MI 48370
Richard F Dauch director, officer: Chief Executive Officer C/O SPARTAN MOTORS INC, 1541 REYNOLDS ROAD, CHARLOTTE MI 48813
Harry Demott director C/O WORKHORSE GROUP INC.,, 100 COMMERCE DRIVE, LOVELAND OH 45140
Austin Scott Miller director 100 COMMERCE STREET, LOVELAND OH 45140
James Peters officer: VP, Supply Chain Management 100 COMMERCE STREET, LOVELAND OH 45140
Pamela S. Mader director 2522 N 600 E, CRAIGVILLE IN 46731
Quigley William G Iii director
Joshua Joseph Anderson officer: Chief Technology Officer 100 COMMERCE DRIVE, LOVELAND OH 45140
Ryan Wesley Gaul officer: President, Commercial Vehicles 21680 HAGGERTY ROAD, NORTHVILLE MI 48167
John Wesley Graber officer: President, Aerospace C/O ABX AIR, INC., 145 HUNTER DRIVE, WILMINGTON OH 45039