H&E Equipment Services Inc. (HEES) and eHi Car Services Limited (NYSE:EHIC) Comparison side by side

H&E Equipment Services Inc. (NASDAQ:HEES) and eHi Car Services Limited (NYSE:EHIC), both competing one another are Rental & Leasing Services companies. We will contrast their analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation, institutional ownership.

Earnings & Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
H&E Equipment Services Inc. 1.19B 0.79 137.49M 5.70 3.23
eHi Car Services Limited N/A 0.00 N/A 0.25 39.88

Table 1 highlights H&E Equipment Services Inc. and eHi Car Services Limited’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation. Currently more affordable of the two stocks is the company with a lower P/E ratio. H&E Equipment Services Inc. is trading at a lower P/E ratio than eHi Car Services Limited, indicating that it is currently more affordable of the two stocks.


Table 2 hightlights the return on assets, return on equity and net margins of the two companies.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
H&E Equipment Services Inc. 11.55% 60.8% 8.6%
eHi Car Services Limited 0.00% 3% 1.4%

Risk and Volatility

A beta of 2.86 shows that H&E Equipment Services Inc. is 186.00% more volatile than S&P 500. eHi Car Services Limited on the other hand, has 0.18 beta which makes it 82.00% less volatile compared to S&P 500.


H&E Equipment Services Inc. pays out its dividends annually at $1.1 per share and 4.13% dividend yield. No dividend is paid out for eHi Car Services Limited.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

Institutional investors owned 80.2% of H&E Equipment Services Inc. shares and 47.6% of eHi Car Services Limited shares. About 9.8% of H&E Equipment Services Inc.’s share are owned by insiders. Comparatively, insiders own roughly 25.84% of eHi Car Services Limited’s shares.


Here are 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)
H&E Equipment Services Inc. -16.93% -26.98% -44.53% -51.95% -49.9% -54.74%
eHi Car Services Limited -1.65% -8.24% -6.2% -23.6% -8.66% -12.45%

For the past year eHi Car Services Limited has weaker performance than H&E Equipment Services Inc.


H&E Equipment Services Inc. beats eHi Car Services Limited on 8 of the 12 factors.

H&E Equipment Services, Inc. operates as an integrated equipment services company. The company rents, sells, and provides parts and service support for hi-lift or aerial work platform equipment, cranes, earthmoving equipment, and industrial lift trucks. It offers heavy construction and industrial equipment for rent on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis. As of December 31, 2016, the companyÂ’s rental fleet consisted of 28,753 pieces of equipment. It also sells new and used equipment and parts, as well as provides maintenance and repair services for the customersÂ’ owned equipment. In addition, it provides ancillary equipment support activities, including transportation, hauling, parts shipping, and loss damage waivers. The company provides its services to industrial and commercial companies, construction contractors, manufacturers, public utilities, municipalities, and maintenance contractors, as well as for other industrial accounts. It has a network of 78 full-service facilities serving approximately 38,800 customers across 22 states in the West Coast, Intermountain, Southwest, Gulf Coast, Southeast, and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. H&E Equipment Services, Inc. was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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.