Highpower International (NASDAQ:HPJ) and CBAK Energy Technology (NASDAQ:CBAK) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, risk, dividends, profitability and analyst recommendations.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
10.6% of Highpower International shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 5.6% of CBAK Energy Technology shares are held by institutional investors. 30.8% of Highpower International shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 15.3% of CBAK Energy Technology shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This is a summary of current ratings for Highpower International and CBAK Energy Technology, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|CBAK Energy Technology||0||0||0||0||N/A|
This table compares Highpower International and CBAK Energy Technology’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|CBAK Energy Technology||-20.95%||-1,532.05%||-6.70%|
Volatility and Risk
Highpower International has a beta of 2.34, meaning that its share price is 134% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CBAK Energy Technology has a beta of 2.29, meaning that its share price is 129% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Highpower International and CBAK Energy Technology’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Highpower International||$244.17 million||0.19||$16.77 million||N/A||N/A|
|CBAK Energy Technology||$58.38 million||0.00||-$21.46 million||N/A||N/A|
Highpower International has higher revenue and earnings than CBAK Energy Technology.
Highpower International beats CBAK Energy Technology on 8 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Highpower International
Highpower International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells nickel-metal hydride (Ni-MH) rechargeable batteries. The company operates in three segments: Lithium Business, Ni-MH Batteries and Accessories, and New Material. It offers Ni-MH rechargeable batteries in AA, AAA, 9V, C, D, and SC sizes in blister packing, as well as chargers and battery packs. The company also provides lithium-ion cylindrical and polymer rechargeable batteries, and power source solutions. In addition, it is involved in the research, design, production, and sale of battery packs and systems, and lithium batteries. The company's products are used in various applications, such as electric toys, power tools, portable computers and other electronics, medical devices, and other consumer products. It serves in Mainland China, Asia, Europe, North America, South America, Africa, and internationally. The company was formerly known as Hong Kong Highpower Technology, Inc. and changed its name to Highpower International, Inc. in October 2010. Highpower International, Inc. was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Shenzhen, the People's Republic of China.
About CBAK Energy Technology
CBAK Energy Technology, Inc., through its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and sells lithium batteries in the People's Republic of China, Europe, South Korea, and Israel. Its products are used in various applications, including electric vehicles, such as electric cars, electric buses, and hybrid electric cars and buses; light electric vehicles that include electric bicycles, electric motors, and sight-seeing cars; and electric tools, energy storage, uninterruptible power supply, and other high power applications, as well as cordless power tools. The company was formerly known as China BAK Battery, Inc. and changed its name to CBAK Energy Technology, Inc. in January 2017. CBAK Energy Technology, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is based in Dalian, China.
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