VOLVO AB/ADR (OTCMKTS:VLVLY) and Niu Technologies (NASDAQ:NIU) are both auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, risk and analyst recommendations.
This table compares VOLVO AB/ADR and Niu Technologies’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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VOLVO AB/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.38 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. Niu Technologies does not pay a dividend. VOLVO AB/ADR pays out 30.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
This is a breakdown of current ratings for VOLVO AB/ADR and Niu Technologies, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Niu Technologies has a consensus price target of $12.57, suggesting a potential upside of 62.45%. Given Niu Technologies’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Niu Technologies is more favorable than VOLVO AB/ADR.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares VOLVO AB/ADR and Niu Technologies’ top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|VOLVO AB/ADR||$39.24 billion||0.70||$2.46 billion||$1.23||10.99|
|Niu Technologies||$116.27 million||4.95||-$27.90 million||N/A||N/A|
VOLVO AB/ADR has higher revenue and earnings than Niu Technologies.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
0.1% of VOLVO AB/ADR shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
VOLVO AB/ADR beats Niu Technologies on 7 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
About VOLVO AB/ADR
AB Volvo (publ), together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells trucks, buses, construction equipment, and marine and industrial engines in Europe, North America, South America, Asia, and internationally. The company offers trucks for long-haulage, construction, and distribution purposes under the Volvo, UD, Renault, Mack, Eicher, and Dongfeng Trucks brands; and city and intercity buses, coaches, and bus chassis under the Volvo, UD, Prevost, and Nova Bus brands. It also provides construction equipment, including excavators, wheel loaders and haulers, and road machinery under the brand names of Volvo, SDLG, and Terex Trucks. In addition, the company offers diesel engines for leisure boats; marine propulsion systems; drive systems and engines for propulsion and auxiliary equipment, and marine generator sets; and industrial engines for use in container terminals, mines, and other industrial applications under the Volvo Penta brand name. Further, it provides financial solutions, such as customer financing and leasing, dealer financing, and insurance; rental, preventive maintenance, assistance, and IT services; spare parts; and transport information systems. The company offers its products and services through a network of dealerships and workshops. AB Volvo (publ) was founded in 1915 and is headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden.
About Niu Technologies
Niu Technologies designs, manufactures, and sells smart e-scooters in the People's Republic of China. It offers N, M, and U series e-scooters with various models or specifications under the NIU brand name. The company sells and services its products through city partner system, as well as through own online store and third-party e-commerce platforms. As of June 30, 2018, it operated through 205 city partners with 571 franchised stores in approximately 150 cities in the People's Republic of China, as well as 18 distributors in 23 countries internationally. The company was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Beijing, the People's Republic of China.
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