Financial Analysis: Nauticus Robotics (KITT) & Its Competitors

Nauticus Robotics (NASDAQ:KITTGet Free Report) is one of 95 public companies in the “Aerospace & Defense” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Nauticus Robotics to related businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations and dividends.


This table compares Nauticus Robotics and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Nauticus Robotics -175.68% -2,774.34% -61.02%
Nauticus Robotics Competitors -424.46% -110.68% -3.52%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

2.4% of Nauticus Robotics shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 37.9% of shares of all “Aerospace & Defense” companies are owned by institutional investors. 47.9% of Nauticus Robotics shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 23.0% of shares of all “Aerospace & Defense” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Nauticus Robotics and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Nauticus Robotics $11.44 million -$28.26 million -3.95
Nauticus Robotics Competitors $5.39 billion $101.36 million 1,026.69

Nauticus Robotics’ peers have higher revenue and earnings than Nauticus Robotics. Nauticus Robotics is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Volatility and Risk

Nauticus Robotics has a beta of 0.68, indicating that its stock price is 32% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Nauticus Robotics’ peers have a beta of 1.17, indicating that their average stock price is 17% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for Nauticus Robotics and its peers, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Nauticus Robotics 0 1 1 0 2.50
Nauticus Robotics Competitors 487 2231 3026 36 2.45

Nauticus Robotics presently has a consensus price target of $3.63, suggesting a potential upside of 123.77%. As a group, “Aerospace & Defense” companies have a potential upside of 21.77%. Given Nauticus Robotics’ stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Nauticus Robotics is more favorable than its peers.


Nauticus Robotics peers beat Nauticus Robotics on 9 of the 13 factors compared.

About Nauticus Robotics

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Nauticus Robotics, Inc. develops and provides ocean robots, software, and services to the ocean industry. The company offers Aquanaut, an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) with sensor suite, which provides capability to observe and inspect subsea assets or other subsea features; and Argonaut, a derivative product of the Aquanaut that is used for non-industrial and government applications. It also provides Olympic Arm, a subsea tool; ToolKITT, a cloud software platform, which consists of interrelated products for ocean sensing, manipulation, autonomous behaviors, survey, search and recovery, and manual intervention; and Hydronaut, an optionally crewed vessel that will support the real-time operations of Aquanaut in commercial applications. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Webster, Texas.

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