Financial contrast: View (NASDAQ: VIEW) and Xinyi Glass (OTCMKTS: XYIGF)

See (NASDAQ: SHOWGet a rating) and Xinyi glass (OTCMKTS: XYIGFGet a rating) are both industrial products companies, but which company is better? We’ll compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends and valuation.

Volatility and risk

View has a beta of 0.03, suggesting its stock price is 97% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Xinyi Glass has a beta of 1.01, suggesting its stock price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of the current ratings and recommendations for View and Xinyi Glass, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
See 0 2 0 0 2.00
Xinyi glass 1 1 0 0 1.50

View currently has a consensus target price of $6.00, suggesting a potential upside of 222.58%. Given View’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe that View is more favorable than Xinyi Glass.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

75.5% of View shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership indicates that large money managers, endowments, and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of View and Xinyi Glass.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
See -432.39% -69.19% -51.23%
Xinyi glass N / A N / A N / A

Benefits and evaluation

This table compares gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation of View and Xinyi Glass.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
See $74.01 million 5.51 -$342.98 million N / A N / A
Xinyi glass N / A N / A N / A N / A N / A

Xinyi Glass has lower earnings, but higher earnings than View.

About the view

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View, Inc., a technology company, manufactures and sells smart building products. Its product portfolio includes View Smart Glass which includes electrochromic glass panels in the form of insulating glass units; and View Net, a cloud-connected network infrastructure offering that can integrate and power smart building devices. The company’s products also include View Immersive Experiences, which transforms View Smart Glass windows into transparent, digital and interactive surfaces; View Sense modules to measure and optimize light, humidity, temperature, air quality, dust and noise; View Smart Protect, an intrusion detection solution that can be deployed on View Smart Glass windows to improve building security by detecting glass breakage; View Secure Edge, a plug-and-play edge-to-cloud solution that enables IT and digital innovation teams to securely connect new and existing buildings to the cloud; View Remote Access, a secure access portal that enables IT teams to reduce the costs and cybersecurity risks of maintaining smart buildings; and View Building Performance, a configurable app and web-based tool that enables building managers to measure, optimize and automate building performance; and View Workplace Experience, a configurable app and web-based tool that enables enterprise facility managers to create productive workplaces. It sells its products to the real estate industry, including commercial offices, airports, hospitals and healthcare facilities, multi-family residential and educational buildings. The company is headquartered in Milpitas, California.

About Xinyi Glass

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Xinyi Glass Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, produces and sells automotive, construction, floatation and other glass products for commercial and industrial applications. The Company operates through three segments: float glass, automotive glass and architectural glass. It is also involved in the manufacture and sale of rubber and plastic automotive components, as well as electronic glass; car glass trade; and glass research and trade. In addition, the company offers logistics and related services; supply chain services; operates a wind farm for the production of electricity; and manufactures automatic machinery for solar glass factory and other glass-related industries, as well as owns properties and parking lots. The company serves automotive glass manufacturing; wholesale and distribution; car repair; manufacture of motor vehicles; engineering and installation of curtain walls; manufacture of architectural and furniture glass; manufacture of electronics and household appliances; and float glass wholesale and distribution businesses. It sells its products in approximately 140 countries and territories, including the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, as well as countries in Asia, the Middle East , Europe, Africa and the Americas. The company was founded in 1988 and is based in Kwun Tong, Hong Kong.

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