Comparing InterPrivate II Acquisition (NYSE:IPVA) & HyreCar (NASDAQ:HYRE)

InterPrivate II Acquisition (NYSE:IPVAGet Rating) and HyreCar (NASDAQ:HYREGet Rating) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings and dividends.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

66.1% of InterPrivate II Acquisition shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 55.1% of HyreCar shares are owned by institutional investors. 9.1% of HyreCar shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for InterPrivate II Acquisition and HyreCar, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
InterPrivate II Acquisition 0 0 0 0 N/A
HyreCar 0 0 2 0 3.00

HyreCar has a consensus target price of $6.88, indicating a potential upside of 409.26%. Given HyreCar’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe HyreCar is more favorable than InterPrivate II Acquisition.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares InterPrivate II Acquisition and HyreCar’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
InterPrivate II Acquisition N/A N/A -$2.62 million N/A N/A
HyreCar $35.72 million 0.83 -$25.95 million ($0.87) -1.55

InterPrivate II Acquisition has higher earnings, but lower revenue than HyreCar.

Profitability

This table compares InterPrivate II Acquisition and HyreCar’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
InterPrivate II Acquisition N/A -13,789.61% -0.01%
HyreCar -48.69% -598.93% -125.22%

Summary

HyreCar beats InterPrivate II Acquisition on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About InterPrivate II Acquisition

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InterPrivate II Acquisition Corp. does not have significant operations. The company focuses on effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, recapitalization, reorganization, or similar business combination with one or more businesses. It intends to focus on businesses in the auto-tech and mobility, business services, consumer, retail, e-commerce, industrial technology sectors. The company was incorporated in 2020 and is based in New York, New York.

About HyreCar

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HyreCar Inc., together with subsidiaries, operates a web-based car-sharing marketplace in the United States. Its marketplace allows car and fleet owners to rent their idle cars to ride-sharing service drivers, such as Uber and Lyft drivers. HyreCar Inc. was incorporated in 2014 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

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