Reviewing NIO (NIO) & The Competition

NIO (NYSE: NIO) is one of 13,358 publicly-traded companies in the “” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare NIO to related businesses based on the strength of its earnings, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation and dividends.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares NIO and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
NIO $720.12 million -$1.41 billion -0.59
NIO Competitors $7.20 billion $554.33 million 13.68

NIO’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than NIO. NIO 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.


This table compares NIO and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
NIO Competitors -184.02% 6.33% 1.84%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

18.0% of NIO shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 55.9% of shares of all “” companies are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of NIO shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 13.4% of shares of all “” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for NIO and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
NIO 3 1 5 0 2.22
NIO Competitors 62470 237199 310133 12870 2.44

NIO currently has a consensus target price of $8.25, indicating a potential upside of 36.82%. As a group, “” companies have a potential upside of 24.64%. Given NIO’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe NIO is more favorable than its peers.


NIO peers beat NIO on 9 of the 12 factors compared.

NIO Company Profile

NIO Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells electric vehicles in the People's Republic of China, the United States, Germany, and the United Kingdom. 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.

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