Contrasting Topcon (TOPCF) and Its Peers

Topcon (OTCMKTS: TOPCF) is one of 304 public companies in the “BUSINESS SERVICES” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Topcon to related businesses based on the strength of its risk, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability and valuation.


This table compares Topcon and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Topcon N/A N/A N/A
Topcon Competitors -164.44% -95.17% -3.07%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Topcon and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Topcon 0 0 0 0 N/A
Topcon Competitors 1120 5255 7857 219 2.50

As a group, “BUSINESS SERVICES” companies have a potential upside of 6.56%. Given Topcon’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Topcon has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

57.3% of shares of all “BUSINESS SERVICES” companies are held by institutional investors. 16.1% of shares of all “BUSINESS SERVICES” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility and Risk

Topcon has a beta of 2.79, suggesting that its stock price is 179% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Topcon’s rivals have a beta of 1.01, suggesting that their average stock price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Topcon and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Topcon $1.19 billion N/A 43.19
Topcon Competitors $3.01 billion $232.83 million 31.65

Topcon’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Topcon. Topcon 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.


Topcon beats its rivals on 5 of the 9 factors compared.

About Topcon

Topcon Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and sells positioning, eye care, and smart infrastructure products worldwide. Its positioning products include GNSS receivers, GIS, GPS plus reference station systems, machine control systems, precision agriculture systems, and asset management systems. The company’s infrastructure products consists of total stations, layout navigators, mobile mapping systems, 3D laser scanners, field controllers, levels, theodolites, rotating lasers, and pipe lasers. Its eye care products comprise 3D optical coherence tomography systems, retinal cameras, photocoagulators, tonometers, slit lamps, operation and specular microscopes, ophthalmic data system IMAGEnet, vision testers, auto refractometers, auto kerato-refractometers, lens meters, and chart projectors. The company was formerly known as Tokyo Optical Co., Ltd. and changed its name to Topcon Corporation in 1989. Topcon Corporation was founded in 1932 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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