Cango (NYSE: CANG) is one of 197 public companies in the “Prepackaged software” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Cango to similar businesses based on the strength of its profitability, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings and institutional ownership.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

21.9% of Cango shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 60.5% of shares of all “Prepackaged software” companies are owned by institutional investors. 21.5% of shares of all “Prepackaged software” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Cango and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Cango $158.74 million $44.03 million 22.58
Cango Competitors $1.91 billion $226.94 million 38.82

Cango’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Cango. Cango 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.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Cango and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Cango 0 1 1 0 2.50
Cango Competitors 1695 7947 14601 727 2.58

Cango presently has a consensus price target of $11.90, indicating a potential upside of 70.00%. As a group, “Prepackaged software” companies have a potential upside of 5.19%. Given Cango’s higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Cango is more favorable than its rivals.


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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Cango 27.82% 14.26% 5.36%
Cango Competitors -38.92% -24.45% -3.63%


Cango rivals beat Cango on 8 of the 12 factors compared.

About Cango

Cango Inc. operates an automotive transaction service platform that connects dealers, financial institutions, car buyers, and other industry participants in the People's Republic of China. It facilitates automotive financing services that include facilitating financing transactions from financial institutions to car buyers; automotive transactions between automotive wholesalers, dealers, and car buyers; and after-market services to car buyers. The company was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Shanghai, the People's Republic of China.

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