THK CO LTD/ADR (OTCMKTS:THKLY) and DUFRY AG/ADR (OTCMKTS:DUFRY) are both mid-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, earnings and risk.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
0.3% of THK CO LTD/ADR shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for THK CO LTD/ADR and DUFRY AG/ADR, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|THK CO LTD/ADR||0||0||2||0||3.00|
THK CO LTD/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. DUFRY AG/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.34 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.9%.
This table compares THK CO LTD/ADR and DUFRY AG/ADR’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|THK CO LTD/ADR||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Volatility & Risk
THK CO LTD/ADR has a beta of 1.8, indicating that its share price is 80% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, DUFRY AG/ADR has a beta of 1.12, indicating that its share price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares THK CO LTD/ADR and DUFRY AG/ADR’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|THK CO LTD/ADR||$2.52 billion||1.04||$153.92 million||N/A||N/A|
|DUFRY AG/ADR||$8.65 billion||0.55||$73.41 million||N/A||N/A|
THK CO LTD/ADR has higher earnings, but lower revenue than DUFRY AG/ADR.
DUFRY AG/ADR beats THK CO LTD/ADR on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
THK CO LTD/ADR Company Profile
THK Co., Ltd. manufactures and supplies machinery components worldwide. It provides linear motion (LM) guides, LM actuators, spline nuts, LM strokes, cross roller guides, linear ball slides, flat rollers, slide rails, LM guide actuators, ball splines, linear bushes, precision linear packs, cross roller tables, LM rollers, and slide packs. The company offers ball screws, screw nuts, change nuts, double-row angular contact roller rings, cross roller rings, cam followers, roller followers, spherical plain bearings, link balls, rod ends, actuators, lubrication accessories, and seismic isolation products. In addition, it offers automotive and transportation equipment-related parts, such as suspension arms, height sensor joints, stabilizer connecting rods, steering tie rods, steering linkages, and suspension ball joints. The company's products are used in various applications, including machine tools, general industrial machinery, precision instruments, semiconductor and LCD manufacturing equipment, industrial robots, electronic devices, and transport systems, as well as in construction, aerospace, medical and assistive, and other manufacturing industries. The company was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
DUFRY AG/ADR Company Profile
Dufry AG operates as a travel retail company in Southern Europe, Africa, the United Kingdom, Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Australia, Latin America, and North America. The company operates various store concepts, including general travel retail shops under the Dufry, World Duty Free, Nuance, Hellenic Duty Free, Colombian Emeralds, Duty Free Uruguay, Hudson, Duty Free Shop Argentina, and RegStaer brands; Dufry shopping stores; brand boutiques; convenience stores primarily under the Hudson brand; and specialized shops and theme stores. Its retail shops offers perfumes and cosmetics, food and confectionery, wines and spirits, watches and jewelry, fashion and leather, tobacco goods, souvenirs, electronics, soft drinks, confectionery, packaged food, travel accessories, personal items, sunglasses, destination merchandise, and other accessories, as well as newspapers, magazines, and books. The company operates approximately 2,300 duty-free and duty-paid shops located at airports, cruise liners, seaports, and other touristic locations. Dufry AG was founded in 1865 and is headquartered in Basel, Switzerland.
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