POLYMETAL INTL/S (OTCMKTS:AUCOY) vs. NIHON KOHDEN CO/ADR (OTCMKTS:NHNKY) Head-To-Head Comparison

POLYMETAL INTL/S (OTCMKTS:AUCOY) and NIHON KOHDEN CO/ADR (OTCMKTS:NHNKY) are both mid-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Dividends

POLYMETAL INTL/S pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. NIHON KOHDEN CO/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.12 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. POLYMETAL INTL/S pays out 50.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares POLYMETAL INTL/S and NIHON KOHDEN CO/ADR’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
POLYMETAL INTL/S $1.88 billion 3.79 $354.00 million $0.79 19.18
NIHON KOHDEN CO/ADR $1.57 billion 1.67 $82.38 million N/A N/A

POLYMETAL INTL/S has higher revenue and earnings than NIHON KOHDEN CO/ADR.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for POLYMETAL INTL/S and NIHON KOHDEN CO/ADR, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
POLYMETAL INTL/S 0 0 0 0 N/A
NIHON KOHDEN CO/ADR 0 0 0 0 N/A

Institutional & Insider Ownership

0.0% of NIHON KOHDEN CO/ADR shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares POLYMETAL INTL/S and NIHON KOHDEN CO/ADR’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
POLYMETAL INTL/S N/A N/A N/A
NIHON KOHDEN CO/ADR N/A N/A N/A

Volatility & Risk

POLYMETAL INTL/S has a beta of 0.07, indicating that its share price is 93% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, NIHON KOHDEN CO/ADR has a beta of -0.24, indicating that its share price is 124% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

POLYMETAL INTL/S beats NIHON KOHDEN CO/ADR on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

POLYMETAL INTL/S Company Profile

Polymetal International plc operates as a precious metals mining company in Russia, Kazakhstan, East Asia, and Europe. The company operates in four segments: Magadan, Ural, Khabarovsk, and Kazakhstan. It is involved in the exploration, extraction, processing, reclamation, and other related activities of gold, silver, copper, zinc, and platinum group metals. The company's flagship project is the Kyzyl project located in the East Kazakhstan region, Kazakhstan. Polymetal International plc was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

NIHON KOHDEN CO/ADR Company Profile

Nihon Kohden Corp. engages in the medical electronic equipment business. Its products include electrocardiograph, electroencephalograph, evoked potential/EMG, sleep diagnostic, patient monitoring, hematology, hemostasis, ventilation products, and others. The company was founded by Yoshio Ogino on August 7, 1951 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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