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This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
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Dell, NetApp rise; Ginkgo Bioworks, New York Community Bancorp fall, Friday, 3/1/2024
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 3/1/2024
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
China pledges to increase opportunities for foreign companies as it seeks to boost its economy
Brazil's economy grows 2.9% in Lula's 1st year, beating expectations
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Stock market today: Another winning week for Wall Street ends with more records
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
Latest freight railroad layoffs and Wall Street pressure renew concerns about safety and service
One year after buying a failed bank, New York Community Bancorp is struggling
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
Dell, NetApp rise; Ginkgo Bioworks, New York Community Bancorp fall, Friday, 3/1/2024
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 3/1/2024
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
China pledges to increase opportunities for foreign companies as it seeks to boost its economy
Brazil's economy grows 2.9% in Lula's 1st year, beating expectations
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Stock market today: Another winning week for Wall Street ends with more records
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
Latest freight railroad layoffs and Wall Street pressure renew concerns about safety and service
One year after buying a failed bank, New York Community Bancorp is struggling
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
Dell, NetApp rise; Ginkgo Bioworks, New York Community Bancorp fall, Friday, 3/1/2024
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 3/1/2024
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
China pledges to increase opportunities for foreign companies as it seeks to boost its economy
Brazil's economy grows 2.9% in Lula's 1st year, beating expectations

Li Auto (LI) Competitors

$43.54
-2.34 (-5.10%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)

LI vs. F, GM, PCAR, HMC, STLA, CMI, GPC, MBLY, MGA, and LKQ

Should you be buying Li Auto stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Li Auto include Ford Motor (F), General Motors (GM), PACCAR (PCAR), Honda Motor (HMC), Stellantis (STLA), Cummins (CMI), Genuine Parts (GPC), Mobileye Global (MBLY), Magna International (MGA), and LKQ (LKQ). These companies are all part of the "auto/tires/trucks" sector.

Li Auto vs.

Li Auto (NASDAQ:LI) and Ford Motor (NYSE:F) are both large-cap auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, media sentiment, institutional ownership, dividends, community ranking, profitability and risk.

Ford Motor received 1702 more outperform votes than Li Auto when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 74.27% of users gave Ford Motor an outperform vote while only 58.33% of users gave Li Auto an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Li AutoOutperform Votes
56
58.33%
Underperform Votes
40
41.67%
Ford MotorOutperform Votes
1758
74.27%
Underperform Votes
609
25.73%

Li Auto has a beta of 0.9, indicating that its share price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ford Motor has a beta of 1.62, indicating that its share price is 62% more volatile than the S&P 500.

9.2% of Li Auto shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.7% of Ford Motor shares are owned by institutional investors. 48.5% of Li Auto shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.8% of Ford Motor shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Li Auto has a net margin of 9.44% compared to Ford Motor's net margin of 2.47%. Ford Motor's return on equity of 18.95% beat Li Auto's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Li Auto9.44% 18.37% 8.39%
Ford Motor 2.47%18.95%3.08%

Ford Motor has higher revenue and earnings than Li Auto. Ford Motor is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Li Auto, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Li Auto$17.44B2.65-$291.74M$1.5528.09
Ford Motor$176.19B0.28$4.35B$1.0811.52

Li Auto currently has a consensus price target of $81.72, suggesting a potential upside of 87.68%. Ford Motor has a consensus price target of $13.81, suggesting a potential upside of 10.95%. Given Li Auto's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Li Auto is more favorable than Ford Motor.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Li Auto
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00
Ford Motor
1 Sell rating(s)
7 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.25

In the previous week, Li Auto had 36 more articles in the media than Ford Motor. MarketBeat recorded 64 mentions for Li Auto and 28 mentions for Ford Motor. Ford Motor's average media sentiment score of 0.65 beat Li Auto's score of 0.50 indicating that Ford Motor is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Li Auto
28 Very Positive mention(s)
9 Positive mention(s)
15 Neutral mention(s)
7 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Ford Motor
16 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Summary

Li Auto beats Ford Motor on 10 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding LI and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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LI vs. The Competition

MetricLi AutoMotor vehicles & car bodies IndustryAuto SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$46.20B$38.26B$16.31B$7.61B
Dividend YieldN/A1.94%2.37%3.87%
P/E Ratio28.0912.2618.3318.95
Price / Sales2.65200.9572.1073.94
Price / Cash6.7335.299.8954.91
Price / Book5.422.352.254.72
Net Income-$291.74M$2.51B$1.21B$211.49M
7 Day Performance25.11%-0.09%3.23%3.36%
1 Month Performance53.63%1.60%2.32%6.69%
1 Year Performance71.96%-14.83%-14.49%8.87%

Li Auto Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
F
Ford Motor
4.7567 of 5 stars
$12.01
+0.5%
$13.81
+15.0%
+1.0%$47.70B$176.19B11.12177,000Analyst Revision
News Coverage
GM
General Motors
4.5669 of 5 stars
$40.18
+1.0%
$50.66
+26.1%
+5.8%$46.38B$171.84B5.50163,000Insider Selling
PCAR
PACCAR
4.0696 of 5 stars
$111.33
-0.8%
$103.13
-7.4%
+132.4%$58.32B$35.13B12.6932,400Analyst Revision
HMC
Honda Motor
4.5233 of 5 stars
$35.26
-1.1%
N/A+37.6%$60.32B$125.15B8.32197,039Short Interest ↓
STLA
Stellantis
2.5794 of 5 stars
$26.16
0.0%
$25.85
-1.2%
+45.1%$81.95B$205.13B0.00272,367Analyst Downgrade
CMI
Cummins
4.2504 of 5 stars
$268.56
+0.9%
$259.33
-3.4%
+8.4%$38.10B$34.07B51.8575,500Insider Buying
Short Interest ↑
Analyst Revision
High Trading Volume
GPC
Genuine Parts
4.5551 of 5 stars
$150.57
+1.4%
$168.33
+11.8%
-12.4%$20.99B$23.09B16.1460,000Short Interest ↑
Positive News
MBLY
Mobileye Global
3.1814 of 5 stars
$25.36
+4.0%
$45.10
+77.8%
-29.2%$20.43B$2.08B-633.843,500Gap Up
MGA
Magna International
4.58 of 5 stars
$54.73
+2.6%
$63.93
+16.8%
-3.7%$15.70B$42.80B12.97168,000Short Interest ↑
LKQ
LKQ
4.2777 of 5 stars
$52.93
+0.9%
$63.50
+20.0%
-9.5%$14.11B$13.87B15.1249,000Insider Selling
Analyst Revision

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This page (NASDAQ:LI) was last updated on 3/2/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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