GATX Corporation (GATX)’s Financial Results Comparing With eHi Car Services Limited (NYSE:EHIC)

This is therefore a comparing of the analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation, institutional ownership in GATX Corporation (NYSE:GATX) and eHi Car Services Limited (NYSE:EHIC). The two are both Rental & Leasing Services companies that compete with one another.

Valuation & Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
GATX Corporation 1.36B 2.13 211.30M 5.52 14.04
eHi Car Services Limited N/A 0.00 N/A 0.16 78.21

Table 1 highlights GATX Corporation and eHi Car Services Limited’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation. The company with a lower P/E ratio is currently more affordable of the two stocks. GATX Corporation is currently more affordable than eHi Car Services Limited, because it’s trading at a lower P/E ratio.


Table 2 represents GATX Corporation (NYSE:GATX) and eHi Car Services Limited (NYSE:EHIC)’s return on assets, return on equity and net margins.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
GATX Corporation 15.54% 11.6% 2.8%
eHi Car Services Limited 0.00% 0% 0%

Volatility and Risk

A 1.53 beta means GATX Corporation’s volatility is 53.00% more than Standard and Poor’s 500’s volatility. eHi Car Services Limited’s 83.00% less volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500 volatility due to the stock’s 0.17 beta.


GATX Corporation pays out its dividends annually at $1.76 per share and 2.28% dividend yield. No dividend is paid out for eHi Car Services Limited.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

Institutional investors held 0% of GATX Corporation shares and 47.1% of eHi Car Services Limited shares. About 1.6% of GATX Corporation’s share are held by insiders. Comparatively, insiders own roughly 25.84% of eHi Car Services Limited’s shares.


In this table we provide the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
GATX Corporation -1.36% 2.38% -7.93% -9.15% 13.62% 9.42%
eHi Car Services Limited 2.01% 16.3% 14.99% -2.4% 4.99% 16.19%

For the past year GATX Corporation has weaker performance than eHi Car Services Limited


On 8 of the 12 factors GATX Corporation beats eHi Car Services Limited.

GATX Corporation leases, operates, manages, and remarkets assets in the rail and marine markets in North America and internationally. The company operates in four segments: Rail North America, Rail International, American Steamship Company (ASC), and Portfolio Management. The Rail North America segment primarily leases railcars and locomotive. This segment also offers services, including interior cleaning of railcars, routine maintenance and repairs to car body and safety appliances, regulatory compliance work, wheelset replacements, exterior blast and painting, and car stenciling. The Rail International segment leases railcars, as well as offers repair, regulatory compliance, and modernization work for railcars. The ASC segment operates a fleet of vessels that provide waterborne transportation of dry bulk commodities, such as iron ore, coal, limestone aggregates, and metallurgical limestone for the steel makers, automobile manufacturing, electricity generation, and non-residential construction markets. The Portfolio Management segment is involved in leasing, marine, and asset remarketing operations, as well as manages portfolios of assets for third parties. As of December 31, 2016, it operated a fleet of 148,941 railcars; 660 locomotives; 17 vessels; and 18,500 boxcars. GATX Corporation was founded in 1898 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

eHi Car Services Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides car rentals and car services to individuals, and corporate and institutional clients in the People's Republic of China. The company offers self-driven car rental services; and chauffeured car services, including airport pickup and drop-off, inter-office transfers, and other business transportation services, as well as services for event-driven activities, such as conventions, promotional tours, and special events. As of December 31, 2016, the company had a car rental fleet of 53,658 vehicles; and car services fleet of 3,258 vehicles. eHi Car Services Limited was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Shanghai, the People's Republic of China.