Contrasting Neenah (NP) and NINE DRAGONS PA/ADR (NDGPY)

Neenah (NYSE:NP) and NINE DRAGONS PA/ADR (OTCMKTS:NDGPY) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends and earnings.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Neenah and NINE DRAGONS PA/ADR’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Neenah $979.90 million 1.12 $80.30 million $4.32 15.05
NINE DRAGONS PA/ADR $5.75 billion 0.88 $643.52 million N/A N/A

NINE DRAGONS PA/ADR has higher revenue and earnings than Neenah.

Volatility & Risk

Neenah has a beta of 1.03, indicating that its stock price is 3% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, NINE DRAGONS PA/ADR has a beta of 0.64, indicating that its stock price is 36% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Neenah pays an annual dividend of $1.64 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.5%. NINE DRAGONS PA/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.55 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.5%. Neenah pays out 38.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Neenah has increased its dividend for 7 consecutive years.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

92.2% of Neenah shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.0% of Neenah shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Neenah and NINE DRAGONS PA/ADR, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Neenah 0 1 0 0 2.00
NINE DRAGONS PA/ADR 0 0 0 0 N/A

Profitability

This table compares Neenah and NINE DRAGONS PA/ADR’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Neenah 4.08% 17.26% 7.69%
NINE DRAGONS PA/ADR N/A N/A N/A

Summary

Neenah beats NINE DRAGONS PA/ADR on 8 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Neenah

Neenah, Inc. produces and sells technical products, and fine paper and packaging products worldwide. The company's Technical Products segment offers filtration media for transportation, water, and other uses; saturated and unsaturated crepe, and flat paper tapes to manufacturers; and coated lightweight abrasive paper for automotive, construction, metal, and woodworking industries. It also provides digital image transfer media; label and tag products for variable and digital printing; latex saturated and coated papers; premask, medical packaging, publishing, and security papers; and clean room and durable printing papers, release papers, and furniture backers. Its Fine Paper and Packaging segment manufactures and sells premium writing, text, cover, and specialty papers and envelopes used in commercial printing services, corporate identity packages, and advertising collaterals. This segment also provides premium packaging products for retail, cosmetics, spirits, and electronics end-use markets; bright papers for direct mail, advertising insert, scrapbook, and marketing collateral applications; and business papers for professionals and small businesses, as well as translucent and art papers, papers for optical scanning, and other specialized applications. The company markets its products under the JET-PRO SofStretch, KIMDURA, PREVAIL, NEENAH, GESSNER, CLASSIC, CLASSIC CREST, ESSE, ENVIRONMENT, CAPITOL BOND, ROYAL SUNDANCE, SOUTHWORTH, TOUCHE, CRANE'S CREST, CRANE'S BOND, CRANE'S LETTRA, SO…SILK, PLIKE, STARDREAM, CONVERD, ESTATE LABEL, Neenah, PELLAQ, KIVAR, SKIVERTEX, ILLUSIO, SENZO, ASTROBRIGHTS, and CREATIVE COLLECTION names. It sells its products through authorized paper distributors, converters, retailers, specialty businesses, and direct sales. The company was formerly known as Neenah Paper, Inc. and changed its name to Neenah, Inc. in January 2018. Neenah, Inc. was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia.

About NINE DRAGONS PA/ADR

Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Limited, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells packaging paper, recycled printing and writing paper, and specialty paper products in the People's Republic of China. The company offers linerboard products, including Kraft, test, white top, and coated linerboards; and high performance corrugating medium and coated duplex boards. It also provides recycled printing and writing paper, such as uncoated wood-free paper and office paper; capacitor tissue paper; low and high voltage, ultra-high-voltage transformer coil winding, and heat-resistant insulating paper; and Kraft pulp. The company was founded in 1995 and is based in Kwun Tong, Hong Kong. Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Limited is a subsidiary of Best Result Holdings Limited.

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