Kawasaki Heavy Industries (OTCMKTS: KWHIY) and Clinigen Group (OTCMKTS:CLIGF) are both industrial products companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, valuation, dividends and analyst recommendations.
Kawasaki Heavy Industries pays an annual dividend of $0.16 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. Clinigen Group does not pay a dividend. Kawasaki Heavy Industries pays out 25.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
This table compares Kawasaki Heavy Industries and Clinigen Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Kawasaki Heavy Industries||1.79%||6.29%||1.57%|
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Kawasaki Heavy Industries and Clinigen Group’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Kawasaki Heavy Industries||$14.53 billion||0.32||$266.89 million||$0.64||17.66|
|Clinigen Group||$383.41 million||4.02||$63.59 million||$0.52||24.22|
Kawasaki Heavy Industries has higher revenue and earnings than Clinigen Group. Kawasaki Heavy Industries is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Clinigen Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Kawasaki Heavy Industries and Clinigen Group, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Kawasaki Heavy Industries||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Insider and Institutional Ownership
0.1% of Kawasaki Heavy Industries shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Risk & Volatility
Kawasaki Heavy Industries has a beta of 1.23, suggesting that its share price is 23% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Clinigen Group has a beta of -0.64, suggesting that its share price is 164% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Kawasaki Heavy Industries beats Clinigen Group on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Kawasaki Heavy Industries
Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the ship and offshore structure, rolling stock, aerospace, gas turbine and machinery, plant and infrastructure, motorcycle and engine, and precision machinery businesses. The Ship & Offshore Structure segment offers liquid natural gas carriers, LPG carriers, bulk carriers, and submarines. The Rolling Stock segment provides electric train cars, including bullet trains; and electric and diesel locomotives, passenger coaches, and bogies. The Aerospace segment offers aircrafts for the Japan Ministry of Defense; component parts for commercial aircraft; commercial helicopters; and missiles/space equipment. The Gas Turbine & Machinery segment provides jet engines, industrial-use gas turbines/cogeneration systems, gas engines, diesel engines, steam turbines for marine and land, and aerodynamic machineries/marine propulsion systems. The Plant & Infrastructure segment offers cement, fertilizer, and other industrial plants; and power plants, liquid natural gas tanks, municipal waste incineration plants, tunnel boring machines, and crushing machines. The Motorcycle & Engine segment provides motorcycles, utility vehicles, all-terrain vehicles, personal watercrafts, and general-purpose gasoline engines. The Precision Machinery segment offers hydraulic components for construction machineries; hydraulic components and systems for industrial machineries; marine steering gears; hydraulic deck machineries; industrial robots; and medical and pharmaceutical robots. The company sells its products in Japan, the United States, Europe, Asia, and internationally. Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. was founded in 1878 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
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