Contrasting View (NASDAQ:VIEW) and Xinyi Glass (OTCMKTS:XYIGF)

View (NASDAQ:VIEWGet Rating) and Xinyi Glass (OTCMKTS:XYIGFGet Rating) are both industrial products companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, dividends, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

75.5% of View shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares View and Xinyi Glass’ revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
View $74.01 million 6.57 -$342.98 million N/A N/A
Xinyi Glass N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Xinyi Glass has lower revenue, but higher earnings than View.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for View and Xinyi Glass, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
View 0 2 0 0 2.00
Xinyi Glass 1 1 0 0 1.50

View currently has a consensus price target of $6.00, indicating a potential upside of 167.86%. Given View’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe View is more favorable than Xinyi Glass.

Volatility & Risk

View has a beta of 0.91, indicating that its stock price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Xinyi Glass has a beta of 1.01, indicating that its stock price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares View and Xinyi Glass’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
View -438.51% -57.67% -44.51%
Xinyi Glass N/A N/A N/A

About View (Get Rating)

View Operating Corporation, a technology company, develops, manufactures, and sells smart building products. Its product portfolio includes View Smart Glass that comprise electrochromic glass panels in the form of insulating glass units; View Net, a cloud-connected network infrastructure offering that can incorporate and power smart building devices; View Immersive Experiences, which transforms View Smart Glass windows into transparent, digital, and interactive surfaces; View Sense modules to measure and optimize light, humidity, temperature, air quality, dust, and noise; and View Smart Protect, an intrusion detection solution that can be deployed on View Smart Glass windows to improve the security of a building by detecting glass breakage. The company is headquartered in Milpitas, California.

About Xinyi Glass (Get Rating)

Xinyi Glass Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, produces and sells automobile, construction, float, and other glass products for commercial and industrial applications. The company operates through three segments: Float Glass, Automobile Glass, and Architectural Glass. It is also involved in the manufacturing and sale of automobile rubber and plastic components, as well as electronic glass; trading of automobile glass; and research and trading of glass. In addition, the company offers logistic and related services; supply chain services; operates a wind farm for electricity generation; and manufactures automatic machines for solar glass factory and other glass related industries, as well as holds properties and car parks. The company serves automobile glass manufacturing; wholesale and distribution; automobile repair; motor vehicle manufacturing; curtain wall engineering and installing; architectural and furniture glass manufacturing; electronic and household appliances manufacturing; and float glass wholesale and distribution companies. It sells its products in approximately 140 countries and territories, including the People's Republic of China, Hong Kong, the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, as well as countries in Asia, the Middle East, Europe, Africa, and the Americas. The company was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Kwun Tong, Hong Kong.

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