Companhia Siderurgica Nacional (SID) and NIPPON STL & SU/S (NSSMY) Financial Analysis

Companhia Siderurgica Nacional (NYSE:SID) and NIPPON STL & SU/S (OTCMKTS:NSSMY) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, risk and earnings.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

2.4% of Companhia Siderurgica Nacional shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.0% of NIPPON STL & SU/S shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Companhia Siderurgica Nacional and NIPPON STL & SU/S, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Companhia Siderurgica Nacional 0 4 3 0 2.43
NIPPON STL & SU/S 0 0 0 0 N/A

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Companhia Siderurgica Nacional and NIPPON STL & SU/S’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Companhia Siderurgica Nacional $5.60 billion 0.55 $3.21 million N/A N/A
NIPPON STL & SU/S $51.19 billion 0.33 $1.76 billion N/A N/A

NIPPON STL & SU/S has higher revenue and earnings than Companhia Siderurgica Nacional.

Volatility and Risk

Companhia Siderurgica Nacional has a beta of 2.42, meaning that its share price is 142% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, NIPPON STL & SU/S has a beta of 1.46, meaning that its share price is 46% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Companhia Siderurgica Nacional and NIPPON STL & SU/S’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Companhia Siderurgica Nacional 16.80% 44.84% 8.22%
NIPPON STL & SU/S 4.08% 6.69% 3.09%

Dividends

Companhia Siderurgica Nacional pays an annual dividend of $0.16 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.0%. NIPPON STL & SU/S pays an annual dividend of $0.64 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.6%.

Summary

Companhia Siderurgica Nacional beats NIPPON STL & SU/S on 8 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

Companhia Siderurgica Nacional Company Profile

Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional operates as an integrated steel producer in Brazil. It operates through five segments: Steel, Mining, Logistics, Cement, and Energy. It produces a line of steel products, including slabs, hot and cold-rolled, galvanized, and tin mill products for the distribution, packaging, automotive, home appliance, and construction industries. It also explores for iron ore reserves at Casa de Pedra and Engenho mines located in the state of Minas Gerais; produces and sells cement; provides railroad and port logistics services; and generates electric power through hydroelectric power plants. The company also exports its products. Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional was founded in 1941 and is headquartered in Itaim Bibi, Brazil. Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional is a subsidiary of Vicunha Aços S.A.

NIPPON STL & SU/S Company Profile

Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation engages in steelmaking and steel fabrication businesses worldwide. It operates in five segments: Steelmaking and Steel Fabrication, Engineering and Construction, Chemicals, New materials, and System Solutions. The company offers steel plates; hot- and cold-rolled steel sheets and coils, coated steel sheets, color coated steel sheets, electrolytic tin plates, and electrical steel sheets; bar and rod materials; and structural steel products. It also provides pipes and tubes; and railway, automotive, and construction and industrial machinery parts, such as railway wheels, driving mechanisms, axles, couplers, bogie trucks, brake disks, control bogies, brake calipers, test equipment, crankshafts and front axles, aluminum wheels, permanent magnet retarders, die materials, mill rolls, circular forgings, forged products for power generation, and shape-memory alloys. In addition, the company offers titanium products for use in automobiles, architecture, civil engineering and ocean development, aircraft, sports gears and consumer products, welded tubes, PHE, and chemical and electrolytic fields; stainless steel sheets, shapes, plates, and wire rods, as well as strips, clad steel sheets, nickel and nickel alloy products, and crystal series products; and steel slags. Further, it manufactures and markets industrial machinery and equipment; performs construction work under contract; and engages in waste processing and recycling activities, as well as in supplying electricity, gas, and heat. Additionally, the company offers coal-based chemical products and petrochemicals, as well as electronic materials; and materials for semiconductors and electronic parts, carbon fiber and composite products, and products that apply technologies for metal processing. It also provides computer systems engineering and consulting services; and IT-enabled outsourcing and other services. The company was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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