Contrasting KONE Oyj (KNYJY) and Its Rivals

KONE Oyj (OTCMKTS:KNYJYGet Rating) is one of 723 publicly-traded companies in the “Holding & other investment offices” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare KONE Oyj to related businesses based on the strength of its earnings, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership and valuation.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for KONE Oyj and its peers, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
KONE Oyj 1 4 6 0 2.45
KONE Oyj Competitors 109 586 918 18 2.52

KONE Oyj currently has a consensus price target of $57.60, indicating a potential upside of 168.53%. As a group, “Holding & other investment offices” companies have a potential upside of 65.74%. Given KONE Oyj’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe KONE Oyj is more favorable than its peers.


KONE Oyj pays an annual dividend of $0.70 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. KONE Oyj pays out 80.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. As a group, “Holding & other investment offices” companies pay a dividend yield of 8.0% and pay out 63.4% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. KONE Oyj lags its peers as a dividend stock, given its lower dividend yield and higher payout ratio.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares KONE Oyj and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
KONE Oyj $12.44 billion $1.20 billion 24.66
KONE Oyj Competitors $1.45 billion -$149.35 million 28.22

KONE Oyj has higher revenue and earnings than its peers. KONE Oyj is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Risk & Volatility

KONE Oyj has a beta of 0.66, suggesting that its share price is 34% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, KONE Oyj’s peers have a beta of 0.06, suggesting that their average share price is 94% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

59.8% of shares of all “Holding & other investment offices” companies are owned by institutional investors. 24.1% of shares of all “Holding & other investment offices” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


This table compares KONE Oyj and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
KONE Oyj 7.78% 28.59% 8.40%
KONE Oyj Competitors 30.85% -20.02% 3.42%


KONE Oyj peers beat KONE Oyj on 9 of the 15 factors compared.

About KONE Oyj

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KONE Oyj, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the elevator and escalator business worldwide. It offers elevators, escalators, and automatic building doors. The company also provides maintenance services; modernization solutions; and various residential solutions. In addition, it offers KONE Office Flow, a connected solution that allows for personalized user experiences and touch-free access; health and well-being solutions for elevators, escalators, and doors; KONE Residential Flow, a smarter building solution for the movement of people, goods, and information; KONE Access, an access control system, which is integrated with elevator system and building doors; KONE Destination, a destination control system that reduce waiting and travel times; KONE infotainment, a communication channel for building tenants and visitors; and monitoring solutions that enable real-time inspection of elevators and escalators. Further, the company provides people flow planning and consulting services; and solutions for special buildings and large projects. KONE Oyj was founded in 1908 and is based in Espoo, Finland.

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