Acerinox (ANIOY) & Paddy Power Betfair (PDYPY) Head to Head Contrast

Acerinox (OTCMKTS: ANIOY) and Paddy Power Betfair (OTCMKTS:PDYPY) are both mid-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Acerinox and Paddy Power Betfair, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Acerinox 0 0 1 0 3.00
Paddy Power Betfair 0 0 0 0 N/A


This table compares Acerinox and Paddy Power Betfair’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Acerinox N/A N/A N/A
Paddy Power Betfair N/A N/A N/A


Acerinox pays an annual dividend of $0.18 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. Paddy Power Betfair pays an annual dividend of $1.41 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. Acerinox pays out 37.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Paddy Power Betfair pays out 55.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Acerinox is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

0.3% of Acerinox shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.0% of Paddy Power Betfair shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk & Volatility

Acerinox has a beta of 1.07, indicating that its share price is 7% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Paddy Power Betfair has a beta of 0.86, indicating that its share price is 14% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Acerinox and Paddy Power Betfair’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Acerinox $5.23 billion 0.73 $264.65 million $0.48 14.38
Paddy Power Betfair $2.25 billion 4.39 $280.57 million $2.56 22.78

Paddy Power Betfair has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Acerinox. Acerinox is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Paddy Power Betfair, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.


Acerinox beats Paddy Power Betfair on 6 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

Acerinox Company Profile

Acerinox, S.A., through its subsidiaries, manufactures, transforms, and markets stainless steel products worldwide. The company operates through Flat Stainless Steel Products, Long Stainless Steel Products, and Other segments. Its flat stainless steel products include billets, black coils, circles, cold rolled coils and sheets, engraved coils/sheets, flat bars, hot rolled coils and sheets, plates, and slabs. The company's long stainless steel products comprise angles, black bars, cold drawn bars, cold rolled reinforced bars and coils, color coated wires, hexagonal wire rods, hot rolled reinforced bars and coils, peeled bars, profiles, reinforcement wires, wires, and wire rods, as well as various stainless steel grades. Acerinox, S.A. was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Madrid, Spain.

Paddy Power Betfair Company Profile

Paddy Power Betfair plc operates as a sports betting and gaming company in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, the Unites States, and internationally. The company operates through Online, Australia, Retail, and US segments. It offers exchange sports betting and pari-mutuel betting products; fixed odds games betting; online games and casino; peer to peer games, including online bingo and poker; and business-to-business services. The company provides sports betting and gaming services through,,,, and Websites under the Paddy Power, Betfair, Sportsbet, and TVG brand names, as well as through a chain of licensed betting offices. It also operates TVG, a horseracing television channel and online advance deposit wagering network; and DRAFT, an operator in daily fantasy sports, the Betfair New Jersey online casino, and the Betfair New Jersey horseracing betting exchange. Paddy Power Betfair plc was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.

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