Diversified Royalty (OTCMKTS:BEVFF) and N-Viro International (OTCMKTS:NVIC) are both small-cap industrial products companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations and valuation.
Diversified Royalty pays an annual dividend of $0.17 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.1%. N-Viro International does not pay a dividend.
This table compares Diversified Royalty and N-Viro International’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Diversified Royalty and N-Viro International’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Diversified Royalty||$16.13 million||14.02||$8.91 million||N/A||N/A|
|N-Viro International||$1.19 million||0.02||-$2.27 million||N/A||N/A|
Diversified Royalty has higher revenue and earnings than N-Viro International.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Diversified Royalty and N-Viro International, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
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Volatility and Risk
Diversified Royalty has a beta of 0.85, indicating that its share price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, N-Viro International has a beta of 0.1, indicating that its share price is 90% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Diversified Royalty beats N-Viro International on 8 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Diversified Royalty
Diversified Royalty Corp., a multi-royalty corporation, engages in the acquisition of royalties from multi-location businesses and franchisors in North America. It primarily holds the Canadian and United States trademarks and other intellectual property rights related to the Original Joe's, Elephant & Castle, and State & Main restaurant businesses. The company was formerly known as BENEV Capital Inc. and changed its name to Diversified Royalty Corp. in October 2014. Diversified Royalty Corp. was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.
About N-Viro International
N-Viro International Corporation markets its N-Viro Fuel technology that produces a renewable alternative fuel product out of certain bio-organic wastes. N-Viro Fuel is a patented biomass alternative energy fuel process that produces a product that has physical and chemical characteristics similar to certain coals and is created from municipal biosolids, collectable animal manure, pulp and paper sludge, and other organic wastes. The company owns and licenses the N-Viro Process, a patented technology to treat and recycle wastewater sludges and other bio-organic wastes, utilizing certain alkaline by-products produced by the cement, lime, and other industries, as well as electric utilities. Its N-Viro Process stabilizes and pasteurizes sludge; reduces odors to acceptable levels; neutralizes or immobilizes various constituents; and generates N-Viro Soil, a product that has a granular appearance similar to soil and is used in various agricultural applications. In addition, the company is involved in the distribution and resale of alkaline admixtures. N-Viro International Corporation was founded in 1979 and is based in Toledo, Ohio.
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