Shanghai Industrial (SGHIY) versus Kennedy-Wilson (KW) Financial Comparison

Shanghai Industrial (OTCMKTS:SGHIY) and Kennedy-Wilson (NYSE:KW) are both multi-sector conglomerates companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, risk and dividends.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

85.2% of Kennedy-Wilson shares are owned by institutional investors. 14.7% of Kennedy-Wilson shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Shanghai Industrial and Kennedy-Wilson’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Shanghai Industrial $3.79 billion N/A $404.20 million N/A N/A
Kennedy-Wilson $773.50 million 3.90 $150.00 million N/A N/A

Shanghai Industrial has higher revenue and earnings than Kennedy-Wilson.

Profitability

This table compares Shanghai Industrial and Kennedy-Wilson’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Shanghai Industrial N/A N/A N/A
Kennedy-Wilson 20.33% 17.67% 3.37%

Risk and Volatility

Shanghai Industrial has a beta of 0.63, meaning that its share price is 37% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Kennedy-Wilson has a beta of 1.34, meaning that its share price is 34% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Shanghai Industrial pays an annual dividend of $1.19 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.0%. Kennedy-Wilson pays an annual dividend of $0.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.0%. Kennedy-Wilson has increased its dividend for 8 consecutive years.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Shanghai Industrial and Kennedy-Wilson, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Shanghai Industrial 0 0 0 0 N/A
Kennedy-Wilson 0 1 4 0 2.80

Kennedy-Wilson has a consensus target price of $25.70, indicating a potential upside of 21.59%. Given Kennedy-Wilson’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Kennedy-Wilson is more favorable than Shanghai Industrial.

Summary

Kennedy-Wilson beats Shanghai Industrial on 9 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Shanghai Industrial

Shanghai Industrial Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, engages in the infrastructure facilities, real estate, and consumer products businesses in Hong Kong and the People's Republic of China. The company's Infrastructure Facilities segment invests in and operates toll road projects and water-related business. The company's Real Estate segment engages in property development activities, as well as invests in and operates a hotel. Its Consumer Products segment manufactures and sells cigarettes, packaging materials, and printed products; and offers printing services for cigarette packaging, wine packaging, and high-end molded fiber products. Shanghai Industrial Holdings Limited also issues convertible bonds. The company was incorporated in 1996 and is headquartered in Wanchai, Hong Kong and is considered as a Red Chip company due to its listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Shanghai Industrial Holdings Limited operates as a subsidiary of Shanghai Industrial Investment Holding Co., Ltd.

About Kennedy-Wilson

Kennedy-Wilson Holdings, Inc. is a global real estate investment company, which engages in the ownership, operation, and investment in real estate through its investment platform. It operates through the following business segments: KW Investments, and KW Investment Management and Real Estate Services (IMRES). The KW Investments segment invests the capital of the company in real estate assets and loans secured by real estate either on its own or with strategic partners through publicly traded companies, joint ventures, separate accounts, and funds. The IMRES segment includes the investment management platform of the company along with its property services, research, brokerage and auction, and conventional sales divisions. The company was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Beverly Hills, CA.

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