Airbus (OTCMKTS:EADSY) and BROTHER INDUSTR/ADR (OTCMKTS:BRTHY) are both aerospace companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership and risk.
This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Airbus and BROTHER INDUSTR/ADR, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Airbus pays an annual dividend of $0.35 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. BROTHER INDUSTR/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
0.3% of Airbus shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.0% of BROTHER INDUSTR/ADR shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Airbus and BROTHER INDUSTR/ADR’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Airbus||$74.86 billion||1.54||$3.61 billion||N/A||N/A|
|BROTHER INDUSTR/ADR||$6.16 billion||0.79||$485.61 million||N/A||N/A|
Airbus has higher revenue and earnings than BROTHER INDUSTR/ADR.
Risk and Volatility
Airbus has a beta of 1.51, meaning that its share price is 51% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, BROTHER INDUSTR/ADR has a beta of 1.2, meaning that its share price is 20% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Airbus and BROTHER INDUSTR/ADR’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Airbus beats BROTHER INDUSTR/ADR on 8 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
Airbus SE provides aerospace products, services, and solutions in the Netherlands and internationally. The company operates in three segments: Airbus, Airbus Helicopters, and Airbus Defence and Space segments. The Airbus segment develops, manufactures, markets, and sells commercial jet aircraft of approximately 100 seats; and regional turboprop aircraft and aircraft components, as well as provides aircraft conversion and related services. The Airbus Helicopters segment develops, manufactures, markets, and sells civil and military helicopters; and offers helicopter related services. The Airbus Defence and Space segment designs, develops, delivers, and supports military aircraft, such as combat, mission, transport, and tanker aircraft; and offers unmanned aerial systems and their associated services. It also provides civil and defense space systems for telecommunications, earth observations, navigation, science, and orbital systems; missile systems; and missile and space launcher systems, as well as services around data processing from platforms, secure communication, and cyber security. The company was formerly known as Airbus Group SE and changed its name to Airbus SE in April 2017. Airbus SE was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Leiden, the Netherlands.
About BROTHER INDUSTR/ADR
Brother Industries, Ltd. manufactures and sells communications and printing equipment in Japan, the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, rest of Asia, Oceania, and internationally. It operates through Printing & Solutions Business, Personal & Home Business, Machinery Business, Network & Contents Business, and Domino Business segments. The Printing & Solutions Business segment offers laser and inkjet printers; all-in-one black-and-white laser and color printers; fax machines and scanners; and electronic stationary comprising labeling systems, and label and mobile printers. The Personal & Home Business segment provides home sewing and cutting machines, sewing and embroidery machines, and commercial embroidery machines. The Machinery Business segment offers industrial sewing machines, machine tools, and garment printers, as well as industrial parts, such as reducers and gears. The Network & Contents Business segment provides online karaoke systems, music boxes, applications for smartphones/tablets, health care supporting equipment, and content services, as well as manages Karaoke clubs. The Domino Business segment offers cording and marking equipment, digital printing equipment, etc. The company was formerly known as Nippon Sewing Machine Manufacturing Co. and changed its name to Brother Industries, Ltd. in 1962. Brother Industries, Ltd. was founded in 1908 and is headquartered in Nagoya, Japan.
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