SALZGITTER AG/ADR (OTCMKTS: SZGPY) and Denso (OTCMKTS:DNZOY) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings and institutional ownership.
SALZGITTER AG/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.03 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Denso pays an annual dividend of $0.26 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Denso pays out 17.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
SALZGITTER AG/ADR has a beta of 1.28, meaning that its share price is 28% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Denso has a beta of 0.98, meaning that its share price is 2% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares SALZGITTER AG/ADR and Denso’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares SALZGITTER AG/ADR and Denso’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|SALZGITTER AG/ADR||$8.74 billion||0.37||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Denso||$45.97 billion||0.87||$2.89 billion||$1.51||16.73|
Denso has higher revenue and earnings than SALZGITTER AG/ADR.
This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for SALZGITTER AG/ADR and Denso, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Institutional & Insider Ownership
0.1% of Denso shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Denso beats SALZGITTER AG/ADR on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
SALZGITTER AG/ADR Company Profile
Salzgitter Aktiengesellschaft, together with its subsidiaries, engages in steel and technology businesses worldwide. It operates through five segments: Strip Steel, Plate/Section Steel, Mannesmann, Trading, and Technology. The Strip Steel segment manufactures branded and special steels, such as hot-rolled strip steel and steel sheets, sections, tailored blanks, and components for the construction industry. The Plate/Section Steel segment produces various high-grade heavy plates for engineering, ship building, and mechanical engineering, as well as trades in scrap. The Mannesmann segment is involved in the manufacture of line pipes, HFI-welded tubes, precision and stainless steel tubes, and spiral-welded large-diameter pipes; and longitudinal-welded, and seamless and welded tubes for the energy, automotive, and mechanical engineering sectors. The Trading segment operates a European sales network, as well as trading companies and agencies worldwide. The Technology segment offers machinery and plants for the filling and packaging of beverages, as well as special machinery for shoe manufacturing and elastomer production. The company also provides IT, facilities management, logistics, automotive engineering, and research and development services, as well as supplies raw materials. Salzgitter Aktiengesellschaft was founded in 1858 and is headquartered in Salzgitter, Germany.
Denso Company Profile
DENSO Corporation supplies automotive technology, systems, and components for automakers. It develops and manufactures electronic products, semiconductor sensors, and microelectronic devices; and powertrain systems, such as gasoline and diesel engine control systems, fuel pumps, variable valve timing-related products, sensors, and oil pressure control valves. The company also develops and produces electrification systems, such as hybrid and electric car drive systems, power supply and related products, and alternators and starters; and thermal systems, including air conditioning systems for cars and buses, truck refrigeration units, air purifiers and related air-conditioning products, radiators, and cooling systems. In addition, it provides information and safety system products in the areas of human machine interface, information and communications, body electronics, advanced safety, collision safety, vehicle motion control, and related fields. Further, the company develops and manufactures small motors, such as windshield wiper systems, power windows, power seats, power steering, and motors for engine control systems, blowers, and cooling fans; and industrial products for industrial robots, and CO2 heat pump hot water supply systems. Additionally, it provides automotive service parts and accessories; and home energy management systems. The company operates in Japan, North America, Europe, Asia, and internationally. DENSO Corporation was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Kariya, Japan.
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