Head-To-Head Comparison: Shineco (TYHT) vs. Origin Agritech (SEED)

Shineco (NASDAQ:TYHT) and Origin Agritech (NASDAQ:SEED) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, earnings, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.


This table compares Shineco and Origin Agritech’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Shineco 17.29% 12.89% 11.52%
Origin Agritech N/A N/A N/A

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Shineco and Origin Agritech’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Shineco $43.90 million 0.40 $7.58 million N/A N/A
Origin Agritech $50.20 million 0.34 -$11.40 million N/A N/A

Shineco has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Origin Agritech.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Shineco and Origin Agritech, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Shineco 0 0 0 0 N/A
Origin Agritech 0 0 0 0 N/A

Volatility & Risk

Shineco has a beta of 0.61, meaning that its stock price is 39% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Origin Agritech has a beta of 0.47, meaning that its stock price is 53% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

0.9% of Shineco shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 11.2% of Origin Agritech shares are owned by institutional investors. 20.3% of Shineco shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


Shineco beats Origin Agritech on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Shineco

Shineco, Inc., through its subsidiaries, produces, distributes, and sells health and well-being focused plant-based products in China. It processes and distributes traditional Chinese herbal medicine products, as well as other pharmaceutical products directly to individual customers. The company also plants, processes, and distributes green and organic agricultural produce; and grows, cultivates, and sells yew trees that are used for the production of anti-cancer medication, as well as ornamental bonsai trees for purifying indoor air quality. In addition, it offers domestic and international logistics services for agricultural products. Further, the company develops and distributes specialized fabrics, textiles, health supplements, and other byproducts derived from an indigenous Chinese plant Apocynum Venetum. It also sells its products online through third party e-commerce Websites. The company was formerly known as Beijing Tenet Jove Technological Development Co., Ltd. and changed its name to Shineco, Inc. in June 2005. Shineco, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is based in Beijing, China.

About Origin Agritech

Origin Agritech Limited, an agricultural biotechnology company, engages in crop seed breeding and genetic improvement activities in the People's Republic of China. The company is involved in the research and development, production, sale, and marketing of hybrid crop seeds; and provision of related technical services. It primarily offers crop seeds, including corn, rice, and canola seeds. Origin Agritech Limited was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Beijing, the People's Republic of China.

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