Contrasting William Demant Hol (WILYY) and Its Peers

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


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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
William Demant Hol N/A N/A N/A
William Demant Hol Competitors -284.95% -50.78% -16.25%

Risk and Volatility

William Demant Hol has a beta of 0.45, meaning that its share price is 55% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, William Demant Hol’s rivals have a beta of 0.82, meaning that their average share price is 18% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

54.5% of shares of all “Surgical appliances & supplies” companies are held by institutional investors. 11.2% of shares of all “Surgical appliances & supplies” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for William Demant Hol and its rivals, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
William Demant Hol 1 1 0 0 1.50
William Demant Hol Competitors 124 697 1241 51 2.58

As a group, “Surgical appliances & supplies” companies have a potential upside of 3.00%. Given William Demant Hol’s rivals stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe William Demant Hol has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares William Demant Hol and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
William Demant Hol $1.78 billion $216.80 million 45.17
William Demant Hol Competitors $1.33 billion $190.33 million 22.36

William Demant Hol has higher revenue and earnings than its rivals. William Demant Hol 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.


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

About William Demant Hol

William Demant Holding A/S, a hearing healthcare company, develops, manufactures, and sells products and equipment designed to aid the hearing and communication of individuals 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 professional and consumer headsets for the gaming, mobile phone, and call center and office segments. The company was founded in 1904 and is headquartered in Smørum, Denmark.

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