DAIWA Sec Grp I/S (OTCMKTS:DSEEY) and AMADEUS IT Hldg/ADR (OTCMKTS:AMADY) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, valuation, profitability and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for DAIWA Sec Grp I/S and AMADEUS IT Hldg/ADR, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
DAIWA Sec Grp I/S 0 0 0 0 N/A
AMADEUS IT Hldg/ADR 0 1 0 0 2.00

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares DAIWA Sec Grp I/S and AMADEUS IT Hldg/ADR’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
DAIWA Sec Grp I/S $6.43 billion 1.55 $995.22 million N/A N/A
AMADEUS IT Hldg/ADR $5.72 billion 6.20 $1.13 billion $3.00 26.94

AMADEUS IT Hldg/ADR has lower revenue, but higher earnings than DAIWA Sec Grp I/S.


DAIWA Sec Grp I/S pays an annual dividend of $0.14 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. AMADEUS IT Hldg/ADR pays an annual dividend of $1.13 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. AMADEUS IT Hldg/ADR pays out 37.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Risk & Volatility

DAIWA Sec Grp I/S has a beta of 1.07, meaning that its stock price is 7% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AMADEUS IT Hldg/ADR has a beta of 1.07, meaning that its stock price is 7% more volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares DAIWA Sec Grp I/S and AMADEUS IT Hldg/ADR’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
DAIWA Sec Grp I/S 16.38% 8.14% 0.53%
AMADEUS IT Hldg/ADR 21.68% 42.21% 14.61%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

0.2% of DAIWA Sec Grp I/S shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.2% of AMADEUS IT Hldg/ADR shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


AMADEUS IT Hldg/ADR beats DAIWA Sec Grp I/S on 7 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About DAIWA Sec Grp I/S

Daiwa Securities Group Inc., together with its subsidiaries, primarily operates as a securities broker-dealer in Japan and internationally. The company operates in four segments: Retail, Wholesale, Asset management, and Investment. It provides brokerage, trading, underwriting, strategic advice, product development, and structured finance services. The Retail segment offers online and telephone-based securities-related services through a network of 146 branches and sales offices, as well as non-face-to-face channels comprising the Internet and call centers. The wholesale segment provides sales and trading services of equities, bonds, foreign exchange, and derivative products to customers, including institutional investors and corporations, as well as underwriting services for equities and bonds, initial public offerings, and merger and acquisition advisory services. The Asset Management segment establishes and manages investment trusts primarily for individual investors and financial institutions; offers investment advisory services to pension funds and other institutional investors; and manages assets. The Investment segment engages in investment activities, such as venture investments, private equity investments, corporate loan investments, and energy investments. The company also provides research and consulting, information systems, banking, and other support services, as well as investment management, advisory, and agency services; and lends and borrows real estate properties. The company was formerly known as Daiwa Securities Co. Ltd. and changed its name to Daiwa Securities Group Inc. in 1999. Daiwa Securities Group Inc. was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.


Amadeus IT Group, S.A., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a transaction processor for the travel and tourism industry worldwide. It operates through two segments, Distribution and IT Solutions. The company acts as an international network providing real-time search, pricing, booking, and ticketing services. It also offers travel providers a portfolio of technology solutions, which automate certain mission-critical business processes and strategic operations, such as sales and reservations, inventory management, and other operational processes. In addition, the company provides software development, regional support, and data processing services, as well as engages in shareholding, e-commerce, and financial activities. It serves providers of travel products and services, such as airlines, airports, hotels, tour operators, insurance companies, land and sea transport companies, travel sellers and brokers, travel buyers, ground handlers, rail operators, car rental companies, and cruise and ferry lines. The company was formerly known as Amadeus IT Holding, S.A. and changed its name to Amadeus IT Group, S.A. in August 2016. Amadeus IT Group, S.A. was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Madrid, Spain.

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