Reviewing Cenntro Electric Group (NASDAQ:CENN) and Li Auto (NASDAQ:LI)

Cenntro Electric Group (NASDAQ:CENNGet Rating) and Li Auto (NASDAQ:LIGet Rating) are both auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Risk and Volatility

Cenntro Electric Group has a beta of 1.19, meaning that its share price is 19% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Li Auto has a beta of 1.75, meaning that its share price is 75% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Cenntro Electric Group and Li Auto’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Cenntro Electric Group N/A N/A N/A
Li Auto 0.09% 0.08% 0.05%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Cenntro Electric Group and Li Auto’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Cenntro Electric Group $8.58 million 53.90 -$16.42 million N/A N/A
Li Auto $4.24 billion 5.81 -$50.44 million $0.01 2,399.00

Cenntro Electric Group has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Li Auto.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Cenntro Electric Group and Li Auto, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Cenntro Electric Group 0 0 0 0 N/A
Li Auto 0 0 11 1 3.08

Li Auto has a consensus price target of $42.05, indicating a potential upside of 75.30%. Given Li Auto’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Li Auto is more favorable than Cenntro Electric Group.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

35.9% of Cenntro Electric Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 21.7% of Li Auto shares are held by institutional investors. 30.9% of Cenntro Electric Group shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Li Auto beats Cenntro Electric Group on 8 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Cenntro Electric Group (Get Rating)

Cenntro Automotive Group, Inc. manufactures electric light and medium-duty commercial vehicles. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in Freehold, New Jersey.

About Li Auto (Get Rating)

Li Auto Inc., through its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, and sells smart electric sport utility vehicles (SUVs) in China. It offers Li ONE, a six-seat electric SUV that equipped with a range of extension system and smart vehicle solutions. The company was formerly known as Leading Ideal Inc. and changed its name to Li Auto Inc. in July 2020. Li Auto Inc. was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in Beijing, China.

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