ATLAS COPCO AB/S (OTCMKTS:ATLKY) and Purplebricks Group (OTCMKTS:PRPPF) are both industrial products companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, dividends, valuation and analyst recommendations.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
0.1% of ATLAS COPCO AB/S shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares ATLAS COPCO AB/S and Purplebricks Group’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|ATLAS COPCO AB/S||$13.65 billion||1.59||$1.96 billion||$1.61||16.02|
|Purplebricks Group||$60.42 million||12.79||-$3.88 million||N/A||N/A|
ATLAS COPCO AB/S has higher revenue and earnings than Purplebricks Group.
This table compares ATLAS COPCO AB/S and Purplebricks Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|ATLAS COPCO AB/S||96.76%||29.21%||13.48%|
This is a summary of recent recommendations for ATLAS COPCO AB/S and Purplebricks Group, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|ATLAS COPCO AB/S||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Volatility and Risk
ATLAS COPCO AB/S has a beta of 0.84, indicating that its stock price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Purplebricks Group has a beta of 3.26, indicating that its stock price is 226% more volatile than the S&P 500.
ATLAS COPCO AB/S pays an annual dividend of $0.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.6%. Purplebricks Group does not pay a dividend. ATLAS COPCO AB/S pays out 57.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
ATLAS COPCO AB/S beats Purplebricks Group on 7 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
About ATLAS COPCO AB/S
Atlas Copco AB, through its subsidiaries, provides productivity solutions worldwide. It offers piston compressors, oil-free tooth and scroll compressors, rotary screw compressors, oil-free blowers, oil-free centrifugal compressors, gas and process compressors, vacuum solutions, air and gas treatment equipment, and medical air solutions for use in manufacturing, oil and gas, and process industries. The company also provides electric assembly tools, control systems and associated software packages, dispensing equipment for adhesives and sealants, and self-pierce riveting equipment for the motor vehicle industry; basic fastening tools, drills, grinders, and adhesive and sealant equipment for general industrial manufacturing; and impact wrenches, percussive tools, drills, sanders, and grinders for vehicle service professionals. In addition, it offers mining and rock excavation equipment, including underground rock drilling equipment, underground loading and haulage equipment, underground utility vehicles, surface drilling equipment, rock drilling tools, exploration drilling and ground engineering equipment, and ventilation systems for surface and underground mining, infrastructure, civil works, well drilling, and geotechnical applications. Further, the company provides portable compressors, boosters, generators, lighting towers, pumps, and construction and demolition tools for construction, manufacturing, oil and gas, and exploration drilling industries, as well as offers specialty rental services. Atlas Copco AB provides industrial assembly solutions under the SCA, Henrob, and Atlas Copco brand names. The company was founded in 1873 and is headquartered in Nacka, Sweden.
About Purplebricks Group
Purplebricks Group plc engages in estate agency business in the United Kingdom and Australia. It provides services relating to the sale of properties. The company was formerly known as New Broom Limited and changed its name to Purplebricks Group plc in December 2015. Purplebricks Group plc was incorporated in 2012 and is headquartered in Solihull, the United Kingdom.
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