Critical Survey: Dongfeng Motor Group (DNFGY) versus Its Peers

Dongfeng Motor Group (OTCMKTS: DNFGY) is one of 46 public companies in the “Motor vehicle parts & accessories” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Dongfeng Motor Group to related businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, risk, valuation and earnings.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Dongfeng Motor Group and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Dongfeng Motor Group $18.50 billion $2.08 billion 4.10
Dongfeng Motor Group Competitors $7.32 billion $450.04 million 10.27

Dongfeng Motor Group has higher revenue and earnings than its peers. Dongfeng Motor Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

This table compares Dongfeng Motor Group and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Dongfeng Motor Group N/A N/A N/A
Dongfeng Motor Group Competitors -4.25% 14.44% 3.15%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

0.0% of Dongfeng Motor Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.6% of shares of all “Motor vehicle parts & accessories” companies are owned by institutional investors. 13.9% of shares of all “Motor vehicle parts & accessories” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Dongfeng Motor Group pays an annual dividend of $1.22 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.5%. Dongfeng Motor Group pays out 10.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Motor vehicle parts & accessories” companies pay a dividend yield of 2.3% and pay out 21.1% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. Dongfeng Motor Group is clearly a better dividend stock than its peers, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Dongfeng Motor Group and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Dongfeng Motor Group 0 0 0 0 N/A
Dongfeng Motor Group Competitors 363 1482 2019 88 2.46

As a group, “Motor vehicle parts & accessories” companies have a potential upside of 25.09%. Given Dongfeng Motor Group’s peers higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Dongfeng Motor Group has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Volatility & Risk

Dongfeng Motor Group has a beta of 1.34, suggesting that its stock price is 34% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Dongfeng Motor Group’s peers have a beta of 1.49, suggesting that their average stock price is 49% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Dongfeng Motor Group peers beat Dongfeng Motor Group on 7 of the 12 factors compared.

Dongfeng Motor Group Company Profile

Dongfeng Motor Group Company Limited manufactures and sells commercial vehicles, passenger vehicles, and auto engines and parts in the People's Republic of China. The company operates through four segments: Commercial Vehicles, Passenger Vehicles, Financing Service, and Corporate and Others. It provides commercial vehicles, including trucks and buses; passenger vehicles comprising basic passenger cars, MPVs, and SUVs; and electric vehicles, off-road vehicles, and special commercial vehicles. The company also engages in other automotive-related businesses, including the manufacture of vehicle manufacturing equipment; import/export businesses; and finance, insurance agency, and used car businesses. In addition, it is involved in the marketing and sale of automobiles; and key assembly other automotive-related businesses. The company was founded in 1969 and is based in Wuhan, the People's Republic of China. Dongfeng Motor Group Company Limited is a subsidiary of Dongfeng Motor Corporation.

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