Analyzing NIHON KOHDEN CO/ADR (OTCMKTS:NHNKY) and POLYMETAL INTL/S (OTCMKTS:AUCOY)

NIHON KOHDEN CO/ADR (OTCMKTS:NHNKY) and POLYMETAL INTL/S (OTCMKTS:AUCOY) are both mid-cap medical companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares NIHON KOHDEN CO/ADR and POLYMETAL INTL/S’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
NIHON KOHDEN CO/ADR N/A N/A N/A
POLYMETAL INTL/S N/A N/A N/A

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares NIHON KOHDEN CO/ADR and POLYMETAL INTL/S’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
NIHON KOHDEN CO/ADR $1.57 billion 1.67 $82.38 million N/A N/A
POLYMETAL INTL/S $1.88 billion 3.79 $354.00 million $0.79 19.18

POLYMETAL INTL/S has higher revenue and earnings than NIHON KOHDEN CO/ADR.

Dividends

NIHON KOHDEN CO/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.12 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. POLYMETAL INTL/S pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. POLYMETAL INTL/S pays out 50.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for NIHON KOHDEN CO/ADR and POLYMETAL INTL/S, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
NIHON KOHDEN CO/ADR 0 0 0 0 N/A
POLYMETAL INTL/S 0 0 0 0 N/A

Volatility and Risk

NIHON KOHDEN CO/ADR has a beta of -0.24, indicating that its stock price is 124% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, POLYMETAL INTL/S has a beta of 0.07, indicating that its stock price is 93% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

0.0% of NIHON KOHDEN CO/ADR shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

POLYMETAL INTL/S beats NIHON KOHDEN CO/ADR on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

NIHON KOHDEN CO/ADR Company Profile

Nihon Kohden Corp. engages in the medical electronic equipment business. Its products include electrocardiograph, electroencephalograph, evoked potential/EMG, sleep diagnostic, patient monitoring, hematology, hemostasis, ventilation products, and others. The company was founded by Yoshio Ogino on August 7, 1951 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

POLYMETAL INTL/S Company Profile

Polymetal International plc operates as a precious metals mining company in Russia, Kazakhstan, East Asia, and Europe. The company operates in four segments: Magadan, Ural, Khabarovsk, and Kazakhstan. It is involved in the exploration, extraction, processing, reclamation, and other related activities of gold, silver, copper, zinc, and platinum group metals. The company's flagship project is the Kyzyl project located in the East Kazakhstan region, Kazakhstan. Polymetal International plc was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

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