SORL Auto Parts, Inc.: Price momentum supported by strong fundamentals

SORL Auto Parts, Inc. relative valuation is NEUTRAL and it has a fundamental analysis score of 66.

Our analysis is based on comparing SORL Auto Parts, Inc. with the following peers – American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc., China Automotive Systems, Inc. and Puradyn Filter Technologies Incorporated (AXL-US, CAAS-US and PFTI-US).

SORL Auto Parts, Inc. has shown overwhelming performance over the last one year at 14.68%. But over the last month performance has declined by -1.31%. In fact, SORL Auto Parts, Inc.’s monthly share performance has also lagged its overall peer group (median share price performance was 8.00 last month).

Company Snapshot

  • Compared to peers, relative underperformance last month is down from a median performance last year.
  • It’s current Price/Book of 0.48 is about median in its peer group.
  • The market expects SORL-US to grow more slowly than its peers and for its median ROE to decline.
  • SORL-US has relatively high profit margins while operating with median asset turns.
  • The company’s year-on-year change in revenues and earnings are better than the median among its peer group.
  • Over the last five years, SORL-US’s return on assets has improved from median to better than the median among its peers, suggesting the company has found relative operating advantages.
  • The company’s relatively high gross and pre-tax margins suggest a differentiated product portfolio and tight control on operating costs relative to peers.
  • While SORL-US’s revenue growth in recent years has been above the peer median, the stock’s P/E ratio is less than the peer median suggesting that the company’s earnings may be peaking and the market expects a decline in its growth expectations.
  • The company’s capital investment program suggests it is under-investing in a business that is producing peer median returns.
  • SORL-US has additional debt capacity.
  • Our analysis rates SORL Auto Parts, Inc. as NEUTRAL relative to its peers.

Share Price Performance

Compared to peers, relative underperformance last month is down from a median performance last year.

While SORL-US’s change in share price of 14.68% for the last 12 months is in line with its peer median, its more recent 30-day share price performance of -1.31% is below peer median. This suggests that the company’s performance has deteriorated more recently relative to peers.

Share Price Performance

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Relative Valuation

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Fundamental Score

SORL Auto Parts, Inc. is currently neutrally valued, as its previous close of USD 4.53 lies within the CapitalCube estimate range of USD 3.98 to USD 7.81. Over the last 52 week period, SORL Auto Parts, Inc. has fluctuated between USD 2.68 and USD 9.74.

Valuation & Peer Metrics

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Company Profile

SORL Auto Parts, Inc. engages in the manufacturing, distribution, and development of automotive air brake systems and other key safety related auto parts. It operates through the following segments: Commercial Vehicles Brake Systems and Passenger Vehicles Brake Systems. The company was founded on January 17, 2004 and is headquartered in Ruian, China.

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