Analyzing XPeng (XPEV) and The Competition

XPeng (NYSE: XPEV) is one of 51 public companies in the “Motor vehicles & car bodies” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare XPeng to similar companies based on the strength of its valuation, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends and institutional ownership.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for XPeng and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
XPeng 0 2 11 0 2.85
XPeng Competitors 917 2285 2602 147 2.33

XPeng presently has a consensus price target of $51.28, suggesting a potential upside of 32.82%. As a group, “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies have a potential downside of 2.17%. Given XPeng’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe XPeng is more favorable than its competitors.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares XPeng and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
XPeng $895.68 million -$418.70 million -23.83
XPeng Competitors $52.36 billion $1.86 billion 36.76

XPeng’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than XPeng. XPeng is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

This table compares XPeng and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
XPeng N/A N/A N/A
XPeng Competitors -421.80% 2.25% -0.20%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

21.4% of XPeng shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 60.7% of shares of all “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies are held by institutional investors. 10.3% of shares of all “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

XPeng competitors beat XPeng on 7 of the 12 factors compared.

About XPeng

XPeng Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets smart electric vehicles in the People's Republic of China. It offers SUVs under the G3 name; and four-door sports sedan under the P7 name. The company also provides sales contract, maintenance, super charging, vehicle leasing, and ride-hailing services. XPeng Inc. was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in Guangzhou, the People's Republic of China.

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