China Auto Logistics (OTCMKTS:CALI) and Acacia Diversified (OTCMKTS:ACCA) are both small-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, risk, dividends and earnings.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares China Auto Logistics and Acacia Diversified’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
China Auto Logistics $467.06 million 0.00 $3.98 million N/A N/A
Acacia Diversified $410,000.00 7.50 -$1.71 million N/A N/A

China Auto Logistics has higher revenue and earnings than Acacia Diversified.

Profitability

This table compares China Auto Logistics and Acacia Diversified’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
China Auto Logistics N/A N/A N/A
Acacia Diversified -216.81% N/A -187.35%

Volatility & Risk

China Auto Logistics has a beta of 1.59, indicating that its share price is 59% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Acacia Diversified has a beta of -1.35, indicating that its share price is 235% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for China Auto Logistics and Acacia Diversified, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
China Auto Logistics 0 0 1 0 3.00
Acacia Diversified 0 0 0 0 N/A

China Auto Logistics currently has a consensus target price of $0.34, suggesting a potential upside of 1,260.00%. Given China Auto Logistics’ higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe China Auto Logistics is more favorable than Acacia Diversified.

Summary

China Auto Logistics beats Acacia Diversified on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

China Auto Logistics Company Profile

China Auto Logistics Inc., together with its subsidiaries, sells and trades in imported automobiles in the People's Republic of China. It operates through Sales of Automobiles, Financing Services, and Other Services segments. The company also offers financing services, including letter of credit issuance, purchase deposit financing, and import duty advances services, as well as automobile value-added services comprising assistance related to customs clearance, storage, and delivery services. In addition, it provides Web-based advertising services through its Websites, such as at188.com that provides sales and trading information related to imported automobiles, as well as parts and components information; and at160.com, which offers real-time price comparison, and sales and trading information. It primarily serves authorized dealers and agents, free traders or wholesalers, and individual customers. The company is headquartered in Tianjin, the People's Republic of China.

Acacia Diversified Company Profile

Acacia Diversified Holdings, Inc. engages in the extraction and processing of high-CBD/low-THC content medical grade cannabis oils from medical hemp plants in the United States. It also intends to engage in the research and development activities, as well as retail and wholesale distribution of medical hemp products and dietary supplements. The company was formerly known as Acacia Automotive, Inc. and changed its name to Acacia Diversified Holdings, Inc. in October 2012. Acacia Diversified Holdings, Inc. was incorporated in 1984 and is based in Clearwater, Florida.

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