Commerzbank (OTCMKTS:CRZBY) and DUFRY AG/ADR (OTCMKTS:DUFRY) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings and dividends.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
0.2% of Commerzbank shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Risk & Volatility
Commerzbank has a beta of 1.73, indicating that its stock price is 73% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, DUFRY AG/ADR has a beta of 1.03, indicating that its stock price is 3% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Commerzbank pays an annual dividend of $0.14 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. DUFRY AG/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.35 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.5%. Commerzbank pays out 17.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Commerzbank and DUFRY AG/ADR, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Commerzbank and DUFRY AG/ADR’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Commerzbank||$14.67 billion||0.59||$1.02 billion||$0.82||8.43|
|DUFRY AG/ADR||$8.65 billion||0.48||$73.41 million||N/A||N/A|
Commerzbank has higher revenue and earnings than DUFRY AG/ADR.
This table compares Commerzbank and DUFRY AG/ADR’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Commerzbank beats DUFRY AG/ADR on 7 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
Commerzbank Company Profile
Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft provides banking and capital market services to private and small business customers, corporate clients, multinationals, financial service providers, and institutional clients worldwide. It operates through two segments, Private and Small-Business Customers and Corporate Clients segments. The company offers accounts, commercial payments, cheques, clearing and custody services, and other services; trade services, including documentary collection, letters of credit, guarantee, trade facilitation, supply chain financing, buyer's credit, and forfaiting services; and bilateral loans, syndicated loans, bonds, private placements, other debt instruments, and Islamic financing services. It also provides money market, and commodities and precious metals products, as well as interest, currency, and liquidity management services; and wealth management services. The company operates approximately 1,000 branches. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft was founded in 1870 and is headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
DUFRY AG/ADR Company Profile
Dufry AG operates as a travel retail company in Southern Europe, Africa, the United Kingdom, Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Australia, Latin America, and North America. The company operates various store concepts, including general travel retail shops under the Dufry, World Duty Free, Nuance, Hellenic Duty Free, Colombian Emeralds, Duty Free Uruguay, Hudson, Duty Free Shop Argentina, and RegStaer brands; Dufry shopping stores; brand boutiques; convenience stores primarily under the Hudson brand; and specialized shops and theme stores. Its retail shops offers perfumes and cosmetics, food and confectionery, wines and spirits, watches and jewelry, fashion and leather, tobacco goods, souvenirs, electronics, soft drinks, confectionery, packaged food, travel accessories, personal items, sunglasses, destination merchandise, and other accessories, as well as newspapers, magazines, and books. The company operates approximately 2,300 duty-free and duty-paid shops located at airports, cruise liners, seaports, and other touristic locations. Dufry AG was founded in 1865 and is headquartered in Basel, Switzerland.
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