CIELO S A/S (OTCMKTS:CIOXY) and Kingold Jewelry (NASDAQ:KGJI) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, dividends, earnings, profitability and institutional ownership.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for CIELO S A/S and Kingold Jewelry, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|CIELO S A/S||0||2||1||0||2.33|
Volatility and Risk
CIELO S A/S has a beta of 1.16, suggesting that its share price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Kingold Jewelry has a beta of 0.39, suggesting that its share price is 61% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares CIELO S A/S and Kingold Jewelry’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|CIELO S A/S||$3.22 billion||1.60||$1.12 billion||N/A||N/A|
|Kingold Jewelry||$2.48 billion||0.02||$49.55 million||N/A||N/A|
CIELO S A/S has higher revenue and earnings than Kingold Jewelry.
CIELO S A/S pays an annual dividend of $0.30 per share and has a dividend yield of 15.8%. Kingold Jewelry does not pay a dividend.
This table compares CIELO S A/S and Kingold Jewelry’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|CIELO S A/S||26.20%||19.91%||3.51%|
Institutional & Insider Ownership
0.0% of CIELO S A/S shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.3% of Kingold Jewelry shares are owned by institutional investors. 27.3% of Kingold Jewelry shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
CIELO S A/S beats Kingold Jewelry on 10 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
CIELO S A/S Company Profile
Cielo S.A., through its subsidiaries, provides payment services in Brazil. The company is involved in the provision of services related to credit and debit cards, and other payment methods, including signing up of merchants and service providers; rental, installation, and maintenance of point of sale terminals; and data capture and processing of electronic and manual transactions. It also offers services related in the processing means of payments that involve cards, maintenance services, and contacts with merchants for acceptance of credit and debit cards; data transmission services to load fixed or mobile phone credits; software development and licensing of computer programs; electronic transactions processing; IT services for collection and management of accounts payable and receivable; and data processing services and support services to medical companies. The company was formerly known as Companhia Brasileira de Meios de Pagamento and changed its name to Cielo S.A. in December 2009. Cielo S.A. was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Barueri, Brazil.
Kingold Jewelry Company Profile
Kingold Jewelry, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells 24-karat gold jewelry and Chinese ornaments in the People's Republic of China. It offers a range of in-house designed products, including gold necklaces, rings, earrings, bracelets, and pendants. The company sells its products to wholesalers and retailers under the Kingold brand. Kingold Jewelry, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is based in Wuhan, the People's Republic of China.
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