HITACHI CONSTR/ADR (OTCMKTS:HTCMY) and KUEHNE & NAGEL/ADR (OTCMKTS:KHNGY) are both industrial products companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability and risk.
This table compares HITACHI CONSTR/ADR and KUEHNE & NAGEL/ADR’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|KUEHNE & NAGEL/ADR||3.59%||32.69%||8.92%|
HITACHI CONSTR/ADR pays an annual dividend of $1.01 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. KUEHNE & NAGEL/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. KUEHNE & NAGEL/ADR pays out 55.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares HITACHI CONSTR/ADR and KUEHNE & NAGEL/ADR’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|HITACHI CONSTR/ADR||$9.30 billion||0.55||$616.88 million||N/A||N/A|
|KUEHNE & NAGEL/ADR||$21.25 billion||0.94||$787.25 million||$1.31||25.37|
KUEHNE & NAGEL/ADR has higher revenue and earnings than HITACHI CONSTR/ADR.
Risk and Volatility
HITACHI CONSTR/ADR has a beta of 1.14, suggesting that its share price is 14% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, KUEHNE & NAGEL/ADR has a beta of 1.03, suggesting that its share price is 3% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
0.0% of HITACHI CONSTR/ADR shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.0% of KUEHNE & NAGEL/ADR shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for HITACHI CONSTR/ADR and KUEHNE & NAGEL/ADR, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|KUEHNE & NAGEL/ADR||0||1||1||0||2.50|
KUEHNE & NAGEL/ADR beats HITACHI CONSTR/ADR on 8 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
HITACHI CONSTR/ADR Company Profile
Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, sells, services, and rents construction machinery worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Construction Machinery Business and Solution Business. The company offers mini and medium excavators, large excavators/loading shovels, wheel loaders, demolition equipment, metal recycling equipment, forest machines, rigid dump trucks, compaction equipment, cranes and foundation machines, double-front work machines, and mine management systems, as well as various used equipment and attachments. It also provides parts, such as hydraulic oils and filters, high pressure hoses, ground engaging tools, and remanufacturing components. The company was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd. is a subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd.
KUEHNE & NAGEL/ADR Company Profile
Kuehne + Nagel International AG, together with its subsidiaries, provides integrated logistics services worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Seafreight, Airfreight, Overland, and Contract Logistics. It provides airfreight services; seafreight services, including full and less than container loads, intra Europe/short sea intermodal solutions integration with carriers, flexible schedules, blue anchor line agent, cargo insurance, and customs clearance services, as well as online booking online, tracking, and tracing of shipment services; and overland transportation and contract logistics services. The company also offers export and import documentation, door-to-door, and logistics supply movement arrangement services. It serves aerospace, automotive, FMCG, high-tech, oil and gas, pharma and healthcare, retail, industrial, emergency and relief logistics, drinks logistics, forest products, hotel and marine logistics, foodservice, insurance, and project logistics sectors. The company was founded in 1890 and is based in Schindellegi, Switzerland. Kuehne + Nagel International AG is a subsidiary of Kuehne Holding AG.
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