Critical Analysis: GN STORE NORD A/ADR (OTCMKTS:GNNDY) vs. KERRY GRP PLC/S (OTCMKTS:KRYAY)

GN STORE NORD A/ADR (OTCMKTS:GNNDY) and KERRY GRP PLC/S (OTCMKTS:KRYAY) are both medical companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, earnings and profitability.

Dividends

GN STORE NORD A/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.3%. KERRY GRP PLC/S pays an annual dividend of $1.05 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. GN STORE NORD A/ADR pays out 9.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.



Risk & Volatility

GN STORE NORD A/ADR has a beta of 0.43, indicating that its stock price is 57% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, KERRY GRP PLC/S has a beta of 0.52, indicating that its stock price is 48% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

0.0% of KERRY GRP PLC/S shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for GN STORE NORD A/ADR and KERRY GRP PLC/S, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
GN STORE NORD A/ADR 0 0 0 0 N/A
KERRY GRP PLC/S 0 0 0 0 N/A

Profitability

This table compares GN STORE NORD A/ADR and KERRY GRP PLC/S’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
GN STORE NORD A/ADR 11.53% 26.22% 9.86%
KERRY GRP PLC/S N/A N/A N/A

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares GN STORE NORD A/ADR and KERRY GRP PLC/S’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
GN STORE NORD A/ADR $1.68 billion 3.60 $196.57 million $4.34 31.41
KERRY GRP PLC/S $7.80 billion 2.81 $638.33 million N/A N/A

KERRY GRP PLC/S has higher revenue and earnings than GN STORE NORD A/ADR.

Summary

KERRY GRP PLC/S beats GN STORE NORD A/ADR on 6 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About GN STORE NORD A/ADR

GN Store Nord A/S develops, manufactures, and markets medical, professional, and consumer audio solutions in Denmark, Europe, North America, Asia, and internationally. The company operates through GN Hearing and GN Audio segments. The GN Hearing segment produces and sells hearing instruments and products. The GN Audio segment supplies headsets and speakerphone solutions primarily for professional use; and consumer headsets and earbuds for calls, music, and media consumption. It also provides FalCom, an intelligent communication solution for defense and security forces. The company offers its products under the ReSound, Beltone, Interton, Jabra, and Blueparrott brand names. GN Store Nord A/S was founded in 1869 and is headquartered in Ballerup, Denmark.

About KERRY GRP PLC/S

Kerry Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and delivers technology based taste and nutrition solutions for the food, beverage, and pharmaceutical industries in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Americas, and the Asia Pacific. The company operates in two segments, Taste & Nutrition and Consumer Foods. The Taste & Nutrition segment manufactures and distributes a portfolio of functional ingredients and actives; and offers taste and nutrition technologies, systems, and solutions. The Consumer Foods segment manufactures and supplies added value branded and consumer branded chilled food products primarily to the Irish, the United Kingdom, and international markets. This segment offers meat and savory products, dairy products, and meal solutions for supermarket chains, convenience stores, and independent retailers under the LowLow, Cheestrings, Dairygold, Charleville, Denny, Galtee, Richmond, Wall's, Mattessons, Fridge Raiders, Fire & Smoke, and Yollies brand names. It also produces supermarket private label products, such as chilled and frozen ready meals, cooked meats, and cheese and dairy products. In addition, the company is involved in the agri business. Kerry Group plc was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Tralee, Ireland.

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