Experian (OTCMKTS: EXPGY) and Casio (OTCMKTS:CSIOY) are both business services companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations and dividends.
This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Experian and Casio, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
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This table compares Experian and Casio’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Experian pays an annual dividend of $0.38 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. Casio does not pay a dividend. Experian pays out 39.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
0.2% of Experian shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.1% of Casio shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Risk & Volatility
Experian has a beta of 1.01, indicating that its share price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Casio has a beta of 0.88, indicating that its share price is 12% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Experian and Casio’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Experian||$4.66 billion||4.77||$815.00 million||$0.97||24.95|
|Casio||$2.84 billion||1.38||$176.65 million||N/A||N/A|
Experian has higher revenue and earnings than Casio.
Experian beats Casio on 8 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
Experian Company Profile
Experian plc, an information services company, provides data, analytics, and software solutions to businesses and organizations. The company operates through four segments: Credit Services, Decision Analytics, Marketing Services, and Consumer Services. The Credit Services segment holds, protects, and manages data that help businesses and organizations to lend, as well as prevent fraud. This segment also holds information of people and businesses that have repaid credit in the past; and provides credit reports used by businesses, such as banks, automotive dealers, healthcare providers, and retailers. The Decision Analytics segment provides software, analytics, and fraud prevention services that help clients to detect and minimize fraud, and to comply with legal requirements. The Marketing Services segment provides data management and analytics that enable businesses to plan, build, and deliver their marketing campaigns. The Consumer Services segment provides online services that help people to understand and better manage their financial position, while protecting themselves from identity theft and fraud. It serves its customers in financial service, direct-to-consumer, retail, healthcare, automotive, telecom and utility, insurance, media and technology, government and public, and other sectors in North America, Latin America, the United Kingdom, and Ireland, as well as Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. The company was formerly known as Experian Group Limited and changed its name to Experian plc in July 2008. Experian plc was founded in 1803 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.
Casio Company Profile
Casio Computer Co., Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, develops, produces, and sells consumer, system equipment, and other products worldwide. Its Consumer segment offers watches, clocks, electronic dictionaries, electronic calculators, label printers, electronic musical instruments, digital cameras, etc. The company’s System Equipment segment provides handheld terminals, electronic cash registers, office computers, page printers, data projectors, etc. Its Others segment offers molds, etc. The company also sells software for system equipment. Casio Computer Co., Ltd. was founded in 1957 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
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