ASSA ABLOY AB/S (OTCMKTS:ASAZY) and Bayerische Motoren Werke (OTCMKTS:BAMXF) are both large-cap industrial products companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
0.1% of ASSA ABLOY AB/S shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
ASSA ABLOY AB/S has a beta of 0.85, meaning that its stock price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Bayerische Motoren Werke has a beta of 1.17, meaning that its stock price is 17% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for ASSA ABLOY AB/S and Bayerische Motoren Werke, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|ASSA ABLOY AB/S||1||2||1||0||2.00|
|Bayerische Motoren Werke||3||6||4||0||2.08|
Bayerische Motoren Werke has a consensus target price of $75.11, indicating a potential upside of 14.67%. Given Bayerische Motoren Werke’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Bayerische Motoren Werke is more favorable than ASSA ABLOY AB/S.
This table compares ASSA ABLOY AB/S and Bayerische Motoren Werke’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|ASSA ABLOY AB/S||10.91%||18.18%||8.70%|
|Bayerische Motoren Werke||4.87%||8.07%||2.21%|
ASSA ABLOY AB/S pays an annual dividend of $0.13 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Bayerische Motoren Werke does not pay a dividend. ASSA ABLOY AB/S pays out 27.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares ASSA ABLOY AB/S and Bayerische Motoren Werke’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|ASSA ABLOY AB/S||$9.68 billion||2.49||$316.87 million||$0.47||23.00|
|Bayerische Motoren Werke||$115.13 billion||0.34||$8.41 billion||$12.86||5.09|
Bayerische Motoren Werke has higher revenue and earnings than ASSA ABLOY AB/S. Bayerische Motoren Werke is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than ASSA ABLOY AB/S, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Bayerische Motoren Werke beats ASSA ABLOY AB/S on 8 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.
ASSA ABLOY AB/S Company Profile
ASSA ABLOY AB (publ) provides door opening products, solutions, and services for the institutional, commercial, and consumer markets in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, North and South America, Asia, and Oceania. The company offers mechanical and electromechanical locks, digital door locks, cylinders, door fittings, security doors, door frames, industrial high-security fencings and gates, and fire doors, as well as hardware products. It also provides secure identity solutions primarily in identity and access management, and contactless identification technology solutions to companies, and government and state institutions, as well as healthcare, education, and financial industries; and access solutions for hotels, cruise ships, student accommodations, and elderly care facilities. In addition, the company offers entrance automation products, services, and components, such as automatic swing, sliding, and revolving doors; industrial doors; garage doors; high-performance doors; docking solutions; hangar doors; gate automation products; and components for overhead sectional doors and sensors. ASSA ABLOY AB (publ) provides its products primarily under the ASSA ABLOY, Yale, HID, ABLOY, and Entrematic brands. The company sells its products through security systems integrators, locksmiths, security installers, building and lock wholesalers, retailers, home improvement stores, hardware and security stores, OEMs, and door and window manufacturers. ASSA ABLOY AB (publ) was founded in 1994 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.
Bayerische Motoren Werke Company Profile
Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft, together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and sells automobiles and motorcycles, and spare parts and accessories worldwide. The company operates through Automotive, Motorcycles, and Financial Services segments. The Automotive segment develops, manufactures, assembles, and sells automobiles and off-road vehicles under the BMW, MINI, and Rolls-Royce brands; and spare parts and accessories, as well as offers mobility services. This segment sells its products through independent and authorized dealerships. The Motorcycles segment develops, manufactures, assembles, and sells motorcycles under the BMW Motorrad brand; and spare parts and accessories. The Financial Services segment is involved in automobile leasing, fleet and multi-brand business, retail and dealership financing, customer deposit business, and insurance activities. Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft was founded in 1916 and is based in Munich, Germany.
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