Head-To-Head Review: Zanite Acquisition (NASDAQ:ZNTE) and Lilium (NASDAQ:LILM)

Lilium (NASDAQ:LILMGet Rating) and Zanite Acquisition (NASDAQ:ZNTEGet Rating) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, dividends and risk.

Volatility and Risk

Lilium has a beta of 1.3, meaning that its stock price is 30% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Zanite Acquisition has a beta of -0.13, meaning that its stock price is 113% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Lilium and Zanite Acquisition’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Lilium $60,000.00 13,075.47 -$486.29 million N/A N/A
Zanite Acquisition N/A N/A $14.52 million N/A N/A

Zanite Acquisition has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Lilium.


This table compares Lilium and Zanite Acquisition’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Lilium N/A N/A N/A
Zanite Acquisition N/A -24.66% 3.45%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for Lilium and Zanite Acquisition, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Lilium 0 4 2 0 2.33
Zanite Acquisition 0 0 0 0 N/A

Lilium currently has a consensus price target of $10.92, suggesting a potential upside of 297.09%. Given Lilium’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Lilium is more favorable than Zanite Acquisition.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

11.8% of Lilium shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.6% of Zanite Acquisition shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


Lilium beats Zanite Acquisition on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Lilium (Get Rating)

Lilium N.V., a transportation company, engages in the research and development of electric vertical takeoff and jet for use in high-speed air transport system for people and goods. The company has a strategic collaboration with Azul S.A. and Azul Linhas Aereas Brasileiras S.A. Lilium N.V. was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in Wessling, Germany.

About Zanite Acquisition (Get Rating)

Zanite Acquisition Corp. does not have significant operations. It intends to effect a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization, or similar business combination with one or more businesses in the aviation, aerospace and defense, urban mobility, and emerging technology industries. The company was incorporated in 2020 and is based in Cleveland, Ohio.

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