Wandisco (OTCMKTS:WANSF) and BROTHER INDUSTR/ADR (OTCMKTS:BRTHY) are both business services companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, dividends and profitability.
BROTHER INDUSTR/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. Wandisco does not pay a dividend.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
0.0% of BROTHER INDUSTR/ADR shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Risk & Volatility
Wandisco has a beta of 1.43, suggesting that its stock price is 43% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, BROTHER INDUSTR/ADR has a beta of 1.11, suggesting that its stock price is 11% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Wandisco and BROTHER INDUSTR/ADR, as reported by MarketBeat.
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This table compares Wandisco and BROTHER INDUSTR/ADR’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Wandisco and BROTHER INDUSTR/ADR’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|BROTHER INDUSTR/ADR||$6.73 billion||0.69||$471.90 million||N/A||N/A|
BROTHER INDUSTR/ADR has higher revenue and earnings than Wandisco.
BROTHER INDUSTR/ADR beats Wandisco on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
WANdisco plc engages in the development and provision of collaboration software in North America, Europe, and internationally. It offers WANdisco Fusion, a general-purpose replication platform transfers data across various environments with guaranteed consistency, no downtime, and no data loss. In addition, the company offers cloud migration, cloud replication, data lakes, developer collaboration, disaster recovery, hybrid cloud, Internet of things, and real-time analytics solutions. It serves Big Data and Cloud Fusion customers, as well as original equipment manufacturers in various sectors, including automotive, entertainment, health care, utilities, retail, manufacturing, telecommunications, developer collaboration, financial services, and government. The company was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Sheffield, the United Kingdom.
About BROTHER INDUSTR/ADR
Brother Industries, Ltd. manufactures and sells communications and printing equipment in Japan, the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, rest of Asia, Oceania, and internationally. It operates through Printing & Solutions Business, Personal & Home Business, Machinery Business, Network & Contents Business, and Domino Business segments. The Printing & Solutions Business segment offers laser and inkjet printers; all-in-one black-and-white laser and color printers; fax machines and scanners; and electronic stationary comprising labeling systems, and label and mobile printers. The Personal & Home Business segment provides home sewing and cutting machines, sewing and embroidery machines, and commercial embroidery machines. The Machinery Business segment offers industrial sewing machines, machine tools, and garment printers, as well as industrial parts, such as reducers and gears. The Network & Contents Business segment provides online karaoke systems, music boxes, applications for smartphones/tablets, health care supporting equipment, and content services, as well as manages Karaoke clubs. The Domino Business segment offers cording and marking equipment, digital printing equipment, etc. The company was formerly known as Nippon Sewing Machine Manufacturing Co. and changed its name to Brother Industries, Ltd. in 1962. Brother Industries, Ltd. was founded in 1908 and is headquartered in Nagoya, Japan.
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