William Demant (WILYY) versus Its Competitors Critical Survey

William Demant (OTCMKTS: WILYY) is one of 26 public companies in the “Surgical appliances & supplies” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare William Demant to related businesses based on the strength of its valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, risk and dividends.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

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54.5% of shares of all “Surgical appliances & supplies” companies are owned by institutional investors. 10.4% of shares of all “Surgical appliances & supplies” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for William Demant and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
William Demant 1 1 0 0 1.50
William Demant Competitors 123 706 1254 53 2.58

As a group, “Surgical appliances & supplies” companies have a potential downside of 1.60%. Given William Demant’s rivals stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe William Demant has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Risk and Volatility

William Demant has a beta of 0.44, indicating that its stock price is 56% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, William Demant’s rivals have a beta of 0.84, indicating that their average stock price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares William Demant and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
William Demant $1.78 billion $216.80 million 47.80
William Demant Competitors $1.33 billion $194.17 million 24.02

William Demant has higher revenue and earnings than its rivals. William Demant is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.


This table compares William Demant and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
William Demant N/A N/A N/A
William Demant Competitors -295.29% -52.73% -18.42%


William Demant rivals beat William Demant on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

William Demant Company Profile

William Demant Holding A/S, a hearing healthcare company, develops, manufactures, and sells products and equipment designed to aid the people with hearing loss connect and communication primarily in Denmark, rest of Europe, North America, Oceania, Asia, and other countries. Its products include hearing devices and implants; diagnostic instruments; and personal communication systems, such as headsets and solutions for the professional call center and office market, as well as consumer headsets for the gaming and mobile segments. The company was founded in 1904 and is headquartered in Smørum, Denmark.

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