Contrasting Geely (GELYY) and Its Competitors

Geely (OTCMKTS: GELYY) is one of 30 publicly-traded companies in the “Motor vehicles & car bodies” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Geely to related companies based on the strength of its profitability, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation and risk.


Geely pays an annual dividend of $0.27 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Geely pays out 7.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.4% and pay out 20.2% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for Geely and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Geely 0 0 0 0 N/A
Geely Competitors 439 1274 1631 110 2.41

As a group, “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies have a potential upside of 8.38%. Given Geely’s peers higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Geely has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.


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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Geely N/A N/A N/A
Geely Competitors -14.13% -0.28% -3.83%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

0.1% of Geely shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 65.7% of shares of all “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies are held by institutional investors. 8.5% of shares of all “Motor vehicles & car bodies” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Geely and its peers revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Geely $13.73 billion $1.57 billion 17.69
Geely Competitors $62.83 billion $2.64 billion 16.57

Geely’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Geely. Geely is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Risk and Volatility

Geely has a beta of 0.48, suggesting that its stock price is 52% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Geely’s peers have a beta of 1.00, suggesting that their average stock price is 0% more volatile than the S&P 500.


Geely peers beat Geely on 7 of the 12 factors compared.

About Geely

Geely Automobile Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, operates as an automobile manufacturer primarily in the People's Republic of China. It engages in the research, development, production, marketing, and sale of automobiles, automobile parts, and related automobile components. The company primarily offers sedans, sport utility vehicles, and electric vehicle models. It is also involved in the research and development of automobile engines and electric hybrid engines; and provision of automobile services. The company also exports its products to Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Central and South America, and internationally. The company is headquartered in Wan Chai, Hong Kong. Geely Automobile Holdings Limited is a subsidiary of Proper Glory Holding Inc.

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