Adomani (NASDAQ:ADOM) and China Zenix Auto International (NYSE:ZX) are both utilities companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Adomani and China Zenix Auto International’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Adomani $430,000.00 65.96 -$21.89 million ($0.33) -1.18
China Zenix Auto International N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

China Zenix Auto International has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Adomani.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Adomani and China Zenix Auto International, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Adomani 0 0 3 0 3.00
China Zenix Auto International 0 0 0 0 N/A

Adomani currently has a consensus price target of $2.50, indicating a potential upside of 541.03%. Given Adomani’s higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Adomani is more favorable than China Zenix Auto International.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

3.3% of Adomani shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 5.3% of China Zenix Auto International shares are held by institutional investors. 30.5% of Adomani shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Adomani and China Zenix Auto International’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Adomani -235.98% -126.89% -93.86%
China Zenix Auto International N/A N/A N/A

About Adomani

ADOMANI, Inc. provides zero-emission electric and hybrid drivetrain systems for integration in new and existing school buses and medium to heavy-duty commercial fleet vehicles. Its products include traction motor/generator and motor controller, as well as power-flow set up for direct-drive configuration, which is a single speed gearbox, or a multi-gear ration transmission system. The company also offers lithium iron phosphate battery packs, inverters, chargers, electrically driven systems for power steering and brakes, wiring harnesses, flat screen user-interface, and fleet technician diagnostic tools. The company was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Corona, California.

About China Zenix Auto International

China Zenix Auto International Limited designs, manufactures, and sells commercial vehicle wheels to aftermarket and original equipment manufacturers in the People's Republic of China and internationally. The company offers tubed steel wheels, tubeless steel wheels, and off-road steel wheels; aluminum wheels; and wheel components, such as wheel discs. It sells its products directly and through a network of distributors under the Zhengxing, Zhengxing Prince, Haixia, Zhengchang, Lianxing, and CZX brands. The company was formerly known as Richwheel Limited and changed its name to China Zenix Auto International Limited in November 2010. China Zenix Auto International Limited was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Zhangzhou, the People's Republic of China. China Zenix Auto International Limited is a subsidiary of Newrace Limited.

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