Weichai Power (OTCMKTS: WEICY) and Denso (OTCMKTS:DNZOY) are both auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability and risk.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Weichai Power and Denso’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Weichai Power||$11.86 billion||0.70||$223.75 million||N/A||N/A|
|Denso||$41.88 billion||1.00||$2.37 billion||$1.81||14.62|
Institutional and Insider Ownership
0.0% of Weichai Power shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.1% of Denso shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Risk & Volatility
Weichai Power has a beta of 1.86, indicating that its stock price is 86% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Denso has a beta of 0.96, indicating that its stock price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Weichai Power and Denso’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Weichai Power and Denso, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Weichai Power pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. Denso does not pay a dividend.
Denso beats Weichai Power on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
Weichai Power Company Profile
Weichai Power Co., Ltd. designs, develops, produces, sells, and repairs diesel engines and related parts, automobiles, and other automobile components in the People's Republic of China and internationally. It operates through Diesel Engines, Automobiles and Other Major Automobile Components, Other Components, Import & Export Services, and Forklift Trucks and Supply Chain Solution segments. The company offers heavy duty truck, construction machinery, and passenger vehicle diesel engines; heavy-duty trucks; heavy-duty gear boxes; forklift trucks and warehouses technology services; and supply chain solutions. It also provides spark plugs, axles, chassis, air-conditioner compressors, hydraulic controlling parts, etc. The company was founded in 1953 and is headquartered in Weifang, the People's Republic of China. Weichai Power Co., Ltd. is a subsidiary of Weichai Group Holdings Limited.
Denso Company Profile
DENSO Corporation is a supplier of automotive technology, systems and components for automakers. The Company’s segments include Japan, North America, Europe, Asia and Others. It is organized into business groups, including Powertrain Control, which is engaged in the development and production of gasoline and diesel engine control systems; Thermal, which is engaged in the development and production of air-conditioning systems; Information and Safety Systems, which is engaged in the development and production of air-conditioning systems; Electronic, which is engaged in the development and production of semiconductor sensors and microelectronic devices; Small Motors, which is engaged in the development and production of windshield wiper systems; Industrial Systems, which is engaged in the development and production of bar code, and industrial robots, and Consumer Products, which is engaged is engaged in the development and production of carbon dioxide refrigerant heat-pump water heaters.
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