NIO (NYSE:NIO) and Mullen Automotive (NASDAQ:MULN) Financial Analysis

NIO (NYSE:NIOGet Free Report) and Mullen Automotive (NASDAQ:MULNGet Free Report) are both auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, risk and valuation.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares NIO and Mullen Automotive’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
NIO $7.83 billion 1.06 -$2.94 billion ($1.75) -2.76
Mullen Automotive $370,000.00 134.45 -$972.26 million N/A N/A

Mullen Automotive has lower revenue, but higher earnings than NIO.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for NIO and Mullen Automotive, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
NIO 1 9 1 0 2.00
Mullen Automotive 0 0 0 0 N/A

NIO currently has a consensus target price of $8.48, indicating a potential upside of 75.47%. Given NIO’s higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe NIO is more favorable than Mullen Automotive.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

48.6% of NIO shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 11.7% of Mullen Automotive shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of NIO shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.9% of Mullen Automotive shares are held by company insiders. 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.

Volatility and Risk

NIO has a beta of 1.92, meaning that its share price is 92% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Mullen Automotive has a beta of 1.95, meaning that its share price is 95% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares NIO and Mullen Automotive’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
NIO -38.09% -110.72% -21.32%
Mullen Automotive N/A N/A N/A

Summary

Mullen Automotive beats NIO on 7 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About NIO

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NIO Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells electric vehicles in the People's Republic of China. The company is also involved in the manufacture of e-powertrain, battery packs, and components; and racing management, technology development, and sales and after-sales management activities. In addition, it offers power solutions for battery charging needs; and other value-added services. The company was formerly known as NextEV Inc. and changed its name to NIO Inc. in July 2017. NIO Inc. was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Shanghai, the People's Republic of China.

About Mullen Automotive

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Mullen Automotive, Inc., an electric vehicle company, manufactures, sells, and distributes electric vehicles. Its products include passenger electric vehicles and commercial vehicles; and provides solid-state polymer battery technology. The company is headquartered in Brea, California.

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