Kingold Jewelry (NASDAQ:KGJI) vs. CIELO S A/S (NASDAQ:CIOXY) Financial Comparison

Kingold Jewelry (NASDAQ:KGJI) and CIELO S A/S (OTCMKTS:CIOXY) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, profitability, dividends, valuation and institutional ownership.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Kingold Jewelry and CIELO S A/S, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Kingold Jewelry 0 0 0 0 N/A
CIELO S A/S 0 2 1 0 2.33

Volatility and Risk

Kingold Jewelry has a beta of 0.39, indicating that its share price is 61% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CIELO S A/S has a beta of 1.16, indicating that its share price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Kingold Jewelry and CIELO S A/S’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Kingold Jewelry $2.48 billion 0.02 $49.55 million N/A N/A
CIELO S A/S $3.22 billion 1.60 $1.12 billion N/A N/A

CIELO S A/S has higher revenue and earnings than Kingold Jewelry.


CIELO S A/S pays an annual dividend of $0.30 per share and has a dividend yield of 15.8%. Kingold Jewelry does not pay a dividend.


This table compares Kingold Jewelry and CIELO S A/S’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Kingold Jewelry 1.79% 8.55% 1.61%
CIELO S A/S 26.20% 19.91% 3.51%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

0.3% of Kingold Jewelry shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.0% of CIELO S A/S shares are owned by institutional investors. 27.3% of Kingold Jewelry shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


CIELO S A/S beats Kingold Jewelry on 10 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

Kingold Jewelry Company Profile

Kingold Jewelry, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells 24-karat gold jewelry and Chinese ornaments in the People's Republic of China. It offers a range of in-house designed products, including gold necklaces, rings, earrings, bracelets, and pendants. The company sells its products to wholesalers and retailers under the Kingold brand. Kingold Jewelry, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is based in Wuhan, the People's Republic of China.

CIELO S A/S Company Profile

Cielo S.A., through its subsidiaries, provides payment services in Brazil. The company is involved in the provision of services related to credit and debit cards, and other payment methods, including signing up of merchants and service providers; rental, installation, and maintenance of point of sale terminals; and data capture and processing of electronic and manual transactions. It also offers services related in the processing means of payments that involve cards, maintenance services, and contacts with merchants for acceptance of credit and debit cards; data transmission services to load fixed or mobile phone credits; software development and licensing of computer programs; electronic transactions processing; IT services for collection and management of accounts payable and receivable; and data processing services and support services to medical companies. The company was formerly known as Companhia Brasileira de Meios de Pagamento and changed its name to Cielo S.A. in December 2009. Cielo S.A. was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Barueri, Brazil.

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