Critical Comparison: Nabtesco (OTCMKTS:NCTKF) & Nuvve (NASDAQ:NVVE)

Nabtesco (OTCMKTS:NCTKF) and Nuvve (NASDAQ:NVVE) are both transportation companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, valuation and risk.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

47.0% of Nuvve shares are held by institutional investors. 22.9% of Nuvve shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares Nabtesco and Nuvve’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Nabtesco N/A N/A N/A
Nuvve N/A -28.99% -11.09%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for Nabtesco and Nuvve, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Nabtesco 0 0 0 0 N/A
Nuvve 0 0 1 0 3.00

Nuvve has a consensus target price of $19.00, suggesting a potential upside of 53.47%. Given Nuvve’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Nuvve is more favorable than Nabtesco.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Nabtesco and Nuvve’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Nabtesco $2.62 billion N/A $192.74 million $1.55 29.68
Nuvve N/A N/A -$1.04 million N/A N/A

Nabtesco has higher revenue and earnings than Nuvve.


Nabtesco beats Nuvve on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Nabtesco Company Profile

Nabtesco Corporation manufactures and sells equipment in the industrial, daily life, and environmental fields in Japan and internationally. It operates through Component Solutions, Transport Solutions, Accessibility Solutions, and Manufacturing Solutions segments. The company offers precision reduction gears for industrial robots' joints; hydraulic equipment, such as traveling unit for crawlers, control valve for mini excavators, and swing unit for hydraulic excavators; railroad vehicle equipment, such as railroad vehicle brake systems, door operating units, test equipment, brake shoes, seat turning equipment, and snow removal devices; and aircraft equipment comprising flight control actuation systems and high voltage electric power distribution units. It also provides air dryers and wedge brake chambers for commercial vehicles, and hydraulic clutch master cylinders for passenger vehicles; engine remote control systems for vessels; automatic doors and platform doors for buildings; automatic filters/sealers for retort pouch foods; and intelligent prosthetic knee joints, electric wheelchairs, stair lift with a wheelchair, and rollator with a speed control system, as well as new energy equipment comprising yaw and pitch drives, and solar tracking equipment. Nabtesco Corporation was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Nuvve Company Profile

NUVVE Corporation develops vehicle-to-grid (V2G) software technology. The company's Grid Integrated Vehicle platform, GIVe, transforms electric vehicles into grid assets when charging and uses electric vehicles to store and resell energy to the electric grid. The company's technology is a cloud connected application that ensures each vehicle has sufficient charge for its next trip before calculating how much remaining capacity is available to sell to the grid. It serves public organizations, businesses, and homes by reducing the cost of electric infrastructure and reducing CO2 emissions through its programs of workplace vehicle charging and campus fleet vehicle charging, commercial delivery fleet charging, and multi-unit dwelling car sharing and charging. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

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