Rayonier Advanced Materials (RYAM) vs. Sincerity Applied Materials Hldngs (SINC) Critical Comparison

Rayonier Advanced Materials (NYSE:RYAM) and Sincerity Applied Materials Hldngs (OTCMKTS:SINC) are both small-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability and risk.


This table compares Rayonier Advanced Materials and Sincerity Applied Materials Hldngs’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Rayonier Advanced Materials 23.97% 17.08% 4.32%
Sincerity Applied Materials Hldngs -165.92% N/A -414.24%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Rayonier Advanced Materials and Sincerity Applied Materials Hldngs, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Rayonier Advanced Materials 0 0 4 0 3.00
Sincerity Applied Materials Hldngs 0 0 0 0 N/A

Rayonier Advanced Materials presently has a consensus target price of $23.00, suggesting a potential upside of 92.31%. Given Rayonier Advanced Materials’ higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Rayonier Advanced Materials is more favorable than Sincerity Applied Materials Hldngs.


Rayonier Advanced Materials pays an annual dividend of $0.28 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.3%. Sincerity Applied Materials Hldngs does not pay a dividend. Rayonier Advanced Materials pays out 28.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

98.2% of Rayonier Advanced Materials shares are held by institutional investors. 2.2% of Rayonier Advanced Materials shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 78.3% of Sincerity Applied Materials Hldngs shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility and Risk

Rayonier Advanced Materials has a beta of 3.47, indicating that its share price is 247% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sincerity Applied Materials Hldngs has a beta of -0.42, indicating that its share price is 142% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Rayonier Advanced Materials and Sincerity Applied Materials Hldngs’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Rayonier Advanced Materials $961.00 million 0.64 $324.96 million $0.97 12.33
Sincerity Applied Materials Hldngs $2.15 million 30.48 -$3.98 million N/A N/A

Rayonier Advanced Materials has higher revenue and earnings than Sincerity Applied Materials Hldngs.


Rayonier Advanced Materials beats Sincerity Applied Materials Hldngs on 10 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Rayonier Advanced Materials Company Profile

Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. manufactures and sells cellulose specialty products in the United States, China, Japan, Europe, Latin America, other Asian countries, Canada, and internationally. The company operates through High Purity Cellulose, Forest Products, and Pulp & Paper segments. Its products include cellulose specialties, which are natural polymers that are used as raw materials to manufacture a range of consumer-oriented products, such as cigarette filters, liquid crystal displays, impact-resistant plastics, thickeners for food products, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, high-tenacity rayon yarn for tires and industrial hoses, food casings, paints, and lacquers. The company also offers commodity products, such as commodity viscose used in woven applications, including rayon textiles for clothing and other fabrics, and in non-woven applications comprising baby wipes, cosmetic and personal wipes, industrial wipes, and mattress ticking; and absorbent materials consisting of fluff fibers that are used as an absorbent medium in disposable baby diapers, feminine hygiene products, incontinence pads, convalescent bed pads, industrial towels and wipes, and non-woven fabrics. In addition, it provides finished dimensional lumber for use in the construction of residential and multi-family homes, light industrial, and commercial facilities, as well as in the home repair and remodel markets. Further, the company offers pulp and paper products, which include paperboards used for packaging, printing documents, brochures, promotional materials, paperback book or catalog covers, file folders, tags, and tickets; high-yield pulps to produce paperboard products, printing and writing papers, and various other paper grades; and newsprint, a paper grade used to print newspapers, advertising materials, and other publications. Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida.

Sincerity Applied Materials Hldngs Company Profile

Sincerity Applied Materials Holdings Corp. does not have significant business operations. Previously, it was engaged in the licensing of software packages in the Netherlands. The company was formerly known as Symbid Corp. and changed its name to Sincerity Applied Materials Holdings Corp. in June 2017. Sincerity Applied Materials Holdings Corp. was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

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