Critical Investigation: Bird Global (NYSE:BRDS) vs. Leatt (OTCMKTS:LEAT)

Bird Global (NYSE: BRDS – Get Rating) and Leatt (OTCMKTS: LEAT – Get Rating) are both small cap auto/tire/truck companies, but which is the better investment? We’ll compare the two companies based on their dividend strength, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Valuation and benefits

This chart compares revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of Bird Global and Leatt.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
world bird $205.14 million 2.41 -$196.33 million N / A N / A
Leatt $72.48 million 1.81 $12.57 million $2.04 11.08

Leatt has lower earnings, but higher earnings than Bird Global.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Bird Global and Leatt.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
world bird N / A N / A -49.48%
Leatt 17.35% 55.85% 34.48%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of the current ratings of Bird Global and Leatt, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
world bird 0 1 0 0 2.00
Leatt 0 0 0 0 N / A

Bird Global currently has a consensus target price of $6.00, indicating a potential upside of 233.33%. Given Bird Global’s likely higher upside, stock analysts clearly believe Bird Global is more favorable than Leatt.

Institutional and insider ownership

66.5% of Bird Global shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.5% of Leatt shares are held by institutional investors. 43.3% of Leatt shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that hedge funds, endowments, and large fund managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


Leatt beats Bird Global on 5 out of 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Bird Global (Get an assessment)

Bird Global, Inc., a micro-mobility company, is committed to providing short-haul electric transportation solutions. The company’s transportation solutions include electric scooters and electric bicycles. It offers a fleet of shared electric vehicles to passengers through, as well as selling products through retailers and distributors. The company was incorporated in 2017 and is based in Santa Monica, California.

About Leatt (Get an assessment)

Leatt Corporation designs, develops, markets and distributes personal protective equipment for participants in motor sports and recreational activities worldwide. The company offers the Leatt-Brace System, an injection molded neck brace system designed to prevent cervical spine and neck injuries. It also provides helmets for head and brain protection; and a range of body armor including chest protectors, full upper body protectors, upper body protectors, back protectors, knee pads, knee and elbow pads, impact shorts and vests cooling gear, dirt bike boots and mountain bike shoes. Additionally, the Company offers other products, parts and accessories, such as glasses; tool belt, duffel bag, gear, helmet and hydration packs; casual wear and caps; hats; and apparel which includes jackets, jerseys, pants, shorts, socks and gloves, as well as aftermarket support products. Additionally, it acts as an original equipment manufacturer for neck braces sold by other brands. The company’s products are used by riders of motorcycles, bicycles, snowmobiles and ATVs, as well as race cars and other helmet sports. It sells its products to customers through a network of distributors and retailers; and through its online store at The company was formerly known as Treadzone, Inc. and changed its name to Leatt Corporation in May 2005. The company was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Durbanville, South Africa.

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