Lotus Technology (NASDAQ:LOT) & Stellantis (NYSE:STLA) Critical Contrast

Lotus Technology (NASDAQ:LOTGet Free Report) and Stellantis (NYSE:STLAGet Free Report) are both auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, earnings, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Lotus Technology and Stellantis’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Lotus Technology $679.01 million 0.40 -$742.00 million ($0.84) -11.05
Stellantis $189.54 billion 0.36 $20.13 billion $5.64 3.85

Stellantis has higher revenue and earnings than Lotus Technology. Lotus Technology is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Stellantis, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

Lotus Technology has a beta of 0.21, suggesting that its stock price is 79% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Stellantis has a beta of 1.65, suggesting that its stock price is 65% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

63.4% of Lotus Technology shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 59.5% of Stellantis shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of Lotus Technology shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.0% of Stellantis shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Lotus Technology and Stellantis’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Lotus Technology N/A -0.62% -41.65%
Stellantis N/A N/A N/A

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Lotus Technology and Stellantis, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Lotus Technology 0 1 0 0 2.00
Stellantis 1 5 7 0 2.46

Lotus Technology presently has a consensus price target of $7.00, indicating a potential downside of 24.57%. Stellantis has a consensus price target of $30.28, indicating a potential upside of 39.45%. Given Stellantis’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Stellantis is more favorable than Lotus Technology.

Summary

Stellantis beats Lotus Technology on 10 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Lotus Technology

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Lotus Technology Inc. engages in the design, development, and sale of battery electric lifestyle vehicles worldwide. It also distributes sports cars. The company sells its products under the Lotus brand. Lotus Technology Inc. is based in Shanghai, China.

About Stellantis

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Stellantis N.V. engages in the design, engineering, manufacturing, distribution, and sale of automobiles and light commercial vehicles, engines, transmission systems, metallurgical products, mobility services, and production systems worldwide. It provides luxury and premium vehicles; sport utility vehicles; American and European brand vehicles; and parts and services, as well as retail and dealer financing, leasing, and rental services. The company offers its products under the Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Citro├źn, DS, Dodge, Fiat, Jeep, Maserati, Ram, Opel, Lancia, Vauxhall, Peugeot, and Comau brand names through distributors and dealers. Stellantis N.V. was founded in 1899 and is based in Hoofddorp, the Netherlands.

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