Li Auto Past Earnings Performance

Past criteria checks 3/6

Li Auto has been growing earnings at an average annual rate of 84.1%, while the Auto industry saw earnings growing at 19.1% annually. Revenues have been growing at an average rate of 70.9% per year. Li Auto's return on equity is 18.6%, and it has net margins of 8.7%.

Key information

84.1%

Earnings growth rate

97.3%

EPS growth rate

Auto Industry Growth23.9%
Revenue growth rate70.9%
Return on equity18.6%
Net Margin8.7%
Last Earnings Update31 Mar 2024

Recent past performance updates

Recent updates

Li Auto Lost The Price War - More Pain Ahead

Jun 18

Li Auto Inc. (NASDAQ:LI) Might Not Be As Mispriced As It Looks After Plunging 27%

Jun 11
Li Auto Inc. (NASDAQ:LI) Might Not Be As Mispriced As It Looks After Plunging 27%

Li Auto: Deep Value For EV Investors

May 28

Li Auto's Strategic Pivot: From Setbacks To Solutions

May 16

Li Auto: My Pick For The EV Market Will Likely Survive A Price War

May 08

We Think Li Auto (NASDAQ:LI) Can Manage Its Debt With Ease

Apr 28
We Think Li Auto (NASDAQ:LI) Can Manage Its Debt With Ease

Li Auto: The Stock Is Dirt Cheap

Apr 22

Should You Investigate Li Auto Inc. (NASDAQ:LI) At US$30.84?

Apr 12
Should You Investigate Li Auto Inc. (NASDAQ:LI) At US$30.84?

Buy Li Auto's Dip - Electrification Is Here To Stay

Mar 31

Returns At Li Auto (NASDAQ:LI) Are On The Way Up

Mar 28
Returns At Li Auto (NASDAQ:LI) Are On The Way Up

Li Auto Charges Ahead In Fourth Quarter As Slowdown Looms

Feb 27

Why We Are Still Not Convinced With Li Auto

Feb 20

Li Auto Inc. (NASDAQ:LI) Might Not Be As Mispriced As It Looks

Feb 19
Li Auto Inc. (NASDAQ:LI) Might Not Be As Mispriced As It Looks

Li Auto: Value Investment Buried In The Chaos

Feb 07

Estimating The Fair Value Of Li Auto Inc. (NASDAQ:LI)

Feb 04
Estimating The Fair Value Of Li Auto Inc. (NASDAQ:LI)

We Think Li Auto (NASDAQ:LI) Can Manage Its Debt With Ease

Jan 19
We Think Li Auto (NASDAQ:LI) Can Manage Its Debt With Ease

Should You Investigate Li Auto Inc. (NASDAQ:LI) At US$35.27?

Dec 20
Should You Investigate Li Auto Inc. (NASDAQ:LI) At US$35.27?

We Like These Underlying Return On Capital Trends At Li Auto (NASDAQ:LI)

Dec 02
We Like These Underlying Return On Capital Trends At Li Auto (NASDAQ:LI)

Party Time: Brokers Just Made Major Increases To Their Li Auto Inc. (NASDAQ:LI) Earnings Forecasts

Aug 09
Party Time: Brokers Just Made Major Increases To Their Li Auto Inc. (NASDAQ:LI) Earnings Forecasts

Benign Growth For Li Auto Inc. (NASDAQ:LI) Underpins Its Share Price

Apr 17
Benign Growth For Li Auto Inc. (NASDAQ:LI) Underpins Its Share Price

Is There An Opportunity With Li Auto Inc.'s (NASDAQ:LI) 45% Undervaluation?

Dec 28
Is There An Opportunity With Li Auto Inc.'s (NASDAQ:LI) 45% Undervaluation?

Li Auto September deliveries up 62.5% Y/Y, 10.6% M/M

Oct 01

Li Auto stock gains on early launch of highly-anticipated Li L8 SUV

Sep 22

Li Auto At Risk Of Market Cannibalization

Sep 16

Li Auto August deliveries down 52% Y/Y, second lowest delivery in this year

Sep 01

Some Li Auto Inc. (NASDAQ:LI) Analysts Just Made A Major Cut To Next Year's Estimates

Aug 20
Some Li Auto Inc. (NASDAQ:LI) Analysts Just Made A Major Cut To Next Year's Estimates

Li Auto Q2 2022 Earnings Preview

Aug 12

NaaS Technology partners with Li Auto for providing new smart charging services

Jul 29

Li Auto June deliveries rise 68.9% Y/Y to 13,024; Q2 deliveries of 28,687 exceeds guidance

Jul 01

We Are Avoiding Li Auto Right Now

May 28

Statutory Profit Doesn't Reflect How Good Li Auto's (NASDAQ:LI) Earnings Are

May 18
Statutory Profit Doesn't Reflect How Good Li Auto's (NASDAQ:LI) Earnings Are

Revenue & Expenses Breakdown

How Li Auto makes and spends money. Based on latest reported earnings, on an LTM basis.


Earnings and Revenue History

NasdaqGS:LI Revenue, expenses and earnings (CNY Millions)
DateRevenueEarningsG+A ExpensesR&D Expenses
31 Mar 24130,69811,36711,10011,783
31 Dec 23123,85111,7049,76810,586
30 Sep 2399,7696,3038,2279,066
30 Jun 2374,4321,8397,1918,053
31 Mar 2354,512-1,0726,1087,258
31 Dec 2245,287-2,0125,6656,780
30 Sep 2238,257-1,9745,1805,921
30 Jun 2236,690-3554,7054,995
31 Mar 2232,997284,2294,102
31 Dec 2127,010-3213,5453,233
30 Sep 2120,536-5092,8422,385
30 Jun 2115,272-8092,1521,841
31 Mar 2112,180-9181,5101,400
31 Dec 209,457-8061,1071,081
30 Sep 205,594-1,9828971,065
31 Mar 201,136-3,0346851,136
31 Dec 19284-3,2616861,155
30 Sep 190-2,7025901,020

Quality Earnings: LI has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: LI became profitable in the past.


Free Cash Flow vs Earnings Analysis


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: LI has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 84.1% per year.

Accelerating Growth: LI has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: LI has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Auto industry (11.7%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: LI's Return on Equity (18.6%) is considered low.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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