MTECH ACQUISITI/SH CL A (MTEC) vs. Autohome (ATHM) Head to Head Analysis

MTECH ACQUISITI/SH CL A (NASDAQ:MTEC) and Autohome (NYSE:ATHM) are both unclassified companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Profitability

This table compares MTECH ACQUISITI/SH CL A and Autohome’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
MTECH ACQUISITI/SH CL A N/A -0.60% -0.05%
Autohome 40.12% 30.85% 22.23%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares MTECH ACQUISITI/SH CL A and Autohome’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
MTECH ACQUISITI/SH CL A N/A N/A -$30,000.00 N/A N/A
Autohome $1.05 billion 11.19 $417.57 million $3.75 26.58

Autohome has higher revenue and earnings than MTECH ACQUISITI/SH CL A.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for MTECH ACQUISITI/SH CL A and Autohome, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
MTECH ACQUISITI/SH CL A 0 0 0 0 N/A
Autohome 0 2 4 0 2.67

Autohome has a consensus target price of $94.06, indicating a potential downside of 5.63%. Given Autohome’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Autohome is more favorable than MTECH ACQUISITI/SH CL A.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

35.2% of MTECH ACQUISITI/SH CL A shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.4% of Autohome shares are held by institutional investors. 5.7% of Autohome shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

MTECH ACQUISITI/SH CL A has a beta of 0.07, indicating that its share price is 93% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Autohome has a beta of 1.39, indicating that its share price is 39% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Autohome beats MTECH ACQUISITI/SH CL A on 10 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About MTECH ACQUISITI/SH CL A

MTech Acquisition Corp. does not have significant business. It focuses on effecting a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, recapitalization, reorganization, or similar business combination with one or more businesses. The company intends to invest in businesses that are ancillary to the production, distribution, and sale of cannabis. MTech Acquisition Corp. was incorporated in 2017 and is based in Orlando, Florida.

About Autohome

Autohome Inc. operates as an online destination for automobile consumers in the People's Republic of China. The company, through its Websites, autohome.com.cn and che168.com, delivers comprehensive, independent, and interactive content to automobile buyers and owners, including company generated content, such as automobile-related articles and reviews, pricing trends in various local markets, photographs, video clips, and live streaming; automobile library, which comprises a range of specifications covering performance levels, dimensions, powertrains, vehicle bodies, interiors, safety, entertainment systems, and other features, as well as manufacturers' suggested retail prices; new and used automobile listings, and promotional information; and user generated content and forums. It also offers advertising services for automakers and dealers; dealer subscription services that allow dealers to market their inventory and services through its Websites and mobile applications; and used automobile listings services, which allow used automobile dealers and individuals to market their automobiles for sale on its Websites. In addition, Autohome Inc. operates Autohome Mall, an online transaction platform that facilitates direct vehicle sales and commission-based services; provides iOS- and Android-based applications to allow its users to access its content; and offers technical support and management consulting services. The company was formerly known as Sequel Limited and changed its name to Autohome Inc. in October 2011. Autohome Inc. was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Beijing, the People's Republic of China. Autohome Inc. is a subsidiary of Yun Chen Capital Cayman.

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