LAIX (LAIX) versus The Competition Head to Head Comparison

LAIX (NYSE: LAIX) is one of 48 public companies in the “Educational services” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare LAIX to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings and risk.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for LAIX and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
LAIX 0 2 0 0 2.00
LAIX Competitors 288 952 1045 46 2.36

LAIX presently has a consensus target price of $6.50, indicating a potential upside of 45.41%. As a group, “Educational services” companies have a potential upside of 26.64%. Given LAIX’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe LAIX is more favorable than its rivals.


This table compares LAIX and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
LAIX -49.16% -303.35% -42.85%
LAIX Competitors 768.26% -409.73% -5.18%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares LAIX and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
LAIX $92.68 million -$70.99 million -1.60
LAIX Competitors $558.94 million $35.85 million 7.74

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

Insider and Institutional Ownership

12.4% of LAIX shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 54.7% of shares of all “Educational services” companies are held by institutional investors. 22.0% of shares of all “Educational services” companies are held by 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.


LAIX rivals beat LAIX on 10 of the 12 factors compared.

LAIX Company Profile

LAIX Inc., an artificial intelligence company, provides online English learning services through Liulishuo mobile app in the People's Republic of China. It is also involved in the artificial intelligence lab operation; technology development; and loan arrangement activities. The company was formerly known as LingoChamp Inc. LAIX Inc. was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Shanghai, the People's Republic of China.

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