Comparing William Demant (WILYY) and Its Rivals

William Demant (OTCMKTS: WILYY) is one of 26 public companies in the “Surgical appliances & supplies” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare William Demant to similar businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, risk, earnings, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Valuation & Earnings

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This table compares William Demant and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
William Demant $1.78 billion $216.80 million 44.63
William Demant Competitors $1.33 billion $194.31 million 22.38

William Demant has higher revenue and earnings than its competitors. William Demant is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for William Demant and its competitors, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
William Demant 1 1 0 0 1.50
William Demant Competitors 126 702 1249 52 2.58

As a group, “Surgical appliances & supplies” companies have a potential upside of 4.86%. Given William Demant’s competitors stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe William Demant has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Volatility and Risk

William Demant has a beta of 0.44, meaning that its stock price is 56% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, William Demant’s competitors have a beta of 0.84, meaning that their average stock price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares William Demant and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
William Demant N/A N/A N/A
William Demant Competitors -284.95% -50.78% -16.25%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

54.5% of shares of all “Surgical appliances & supplies” companies are owned by institutional investors. 11.2% of shares of all “Surgical appliances & supplies” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


William Demant competitors beat William Demant on 7 of the 12 factors compared.

William Demant Company Profile

William Demant Holding A/S, a hearing healthcare company, develops, manufactures, and sells products and equipment designed to aid the people with hearing loss connect and communication primarily in Denmark, rest of Europe, North America, Oceania, Asia, and other countries. Its products include hearing devices and implants; diagnostic instruments; and personal communication systems, such as headsets and solutions for the professional call center and office market, as well as consumer headsets for the gaming and mobile segments. The company was founded in 1904 and is headquartered in Smørum, Denmark.

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