Financial Comparison: POLYMETAL INTL/S (OTCMKTS:AUCOY) versus Sun Hung Kai Properties (OTCMKTS:SUHJY)

POLYMETAL INTL/S (OTCMKTS:AUCOY) and Sun Hung Kai Properties (OTCMKTS:SUHJY) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, earnings and valuation.

Dividends

POLYMETAL INTL/S pays an annual dividend of $0.62 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.8%. Sun Hung Kai Properties pays an annual dividend of $0.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. POLYMETAL INTL/S pays out 78.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Sun Hung Kai Properties pays out 20.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares POLYMETAL INTL/S and Sun Hung Kai Properties’ top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
POLYMETAL INTL/S $1.88 billion 3.24 $354.00 million $0.79 16.41
Sun Hung Kai Properties $10.95 billion 3.60 $6.41 billion $1.34 10.14

Sun Hung Kai Properties has higher revenue and earnings than POLYMETAL INTL/S. Sun Hung Kai Properties is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than POLYMETAL INTL/S, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility & Risk

POLYMETAL INTL/S has a beta of 0.19, indicating that its stock price is 81% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sun Hung Kai Properties has a beta of 1.14, indicating that its stock price is 14% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares POLYMETAL INTL/S and Sun Hung Kai Properties’ 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
Sun Hung Kai Properties N/A N/A N/A

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for POLYMETAL INTL/S and Sun Hung Kai Properties, 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
Sun Hung Kai Properties 0 0 0 0 N/A

Institutional & Insider Ownership

0.1% of Sun Hung Kai Properties shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Sun Hung Kai Properties beats POLYMETAL INTL/S on 7 of the 9 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.

Sun Hung Kai Properties Company Profile

Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited develops, sells, and rents real estate properties in Hong Kong, Mainland China, and Singapore. The company primarily develops and sells properties, including residential estates, industrial buildings, offices, and shopping centers. As of June 30, 2018, its land bank comprised 64.5 million square feet of gross floor area, primarily consists of 50.7 million square feet of properties under development and rest properties for rental purpose. The company also operates a portfolio of hotels. In addition, it provides property management services, from security, daily cleaning, facility management and landscaping to various value-added services; construction-related services, including electrical and fire prevention systems, construction plant and machinery, and landscaping; and insurance products to individuals and businesses comprising contractors all risks, employees compensation, third party liability, property all risks, commercial, medical, householders comprehensive, fire, employees compensation, travel, personal accident, and motor vehicles. Further, the company offers voice, multimedia, and broadband services; and data infrastructure and data-centric services, broadband connectivity, communal aerial broadcast distribution/satellite master antenna television, and surveillance systems. Additionally, it manages car parks and offers transport facilities for private and the public sectors; operates expressway; provides public bus transportation services; operates department stores and shopping malls; and offers mortgage and other loan financing facilities. The company was formerly known as Sun Hung Kai (Holdings) Limited and changed its name to Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited in March 1973. The company was incorporated in 1972 and is based in Wan Chai, Hong Kong.

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