Critical Contrast: Bayerische Motoren Werke (OTCMKTS:BAMXF) vs. BK COMMUNICATIO/ADR (OTCMKTS:BCMXY)

Bayerische Motoren Werke (OTCMKTS:BAMXF) and BK COMMUNICATIO/ADR (OTCMKTS:BCMXY) are both large-cap auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership and risk.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Bayerische Motoren Werke and BK COMMUNICATIO/ADR’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Bayerische Motoren Werke $115.13 billion 0.35 $8.41 billion $12.86 5.19
BK COMMUNICATIO/ADR $46.68 billion 1.08 $10.39 billion N/A N/A

BK COMMUNICATIO/ADR has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Bayerische Motoren Werke.

Volatility and Risk

Bayerische Motoren Werke has a beta of 1.17, meaning that its share price is 17% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, BK COMMUNICATIO/ADR has a beta of 0.25, meaning that its share price is 75% less volatile than the S&P 500.


BK COMMUNICATIO/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.94 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.6%. Bayerische Motoren Werke does not pay a dividend.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for Bayerische Motoren Werke and BK COMMUNICATIO/ADR, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Bayerische Motoren Werke 3 6 4 0 2.08

Bayerische Motoren Werke presently has a consensus price target of $75.11, indicating a potential upside of 12.59%. Given Bayerische Motoren Werke’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Bayerische Motoren Werke is more favorable than BK COMMUNICATIO/ADR.


This table compares Bayerische Motoren Werke and BK COMMUNICATIO/ADR’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Bayerische Motoren Werke 4.87% 8.07% 2.21%


Bayerische Motoren Werke beats BK COMMUNICATIO/ADR on 7 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

Bayerische Motoren Werke Company Profile

Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft, together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and sells automobiles and motorcycles, and spare parts and accessories worldwide. The company operates through Automotive, Motorcycles, and Financial Services segments. The Automotive segment develops, manufactures, assembles, and sells automobiles and off-road vehicles under the BMW, MINI, and Rolls-Royce brands; and spare parts and accessories, as well as offers mobility services. This segment sells its products through independent and authorized dealerships. The Motorcycles segment develops, manufactures, assembles, and sells motorcycles under the BMW Motorrad brand; and spare parts and accessories. The Financial Services segment is involved in automobile leasing, fleet and multi-brand business, retail and dealership financing, customer deposit business, and insurance activities. Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft was founded in 1916 and is based in Munich, Germany.


Bank of Communications Co., Ltd. provides commercial banking products and services primarily in the People's Republic of China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, and internationally. The company offers personal banking products and services, including demand deposits, time deposits, call deposits, and education deposits; credit cards, quasi-credit cards, and debit cards; housing and personal loans; and wealth management services. It also provides corporate banking products and services, such as corporate time and demand deposits; cash management services, such as accounts receivable/accounts payable management, account management, liquidity management, and investment and financing management; financing, settlement, and risk management services; financing services; syndicated loans; overdraft services; investment banking services; offshore banking services, including foreign deposit and loan, inter-bank loan, international settlement, foreign trading and guarantee, business advisory, and other services; and precious metal leasing and commodity trading services. In addition, the company offers international banking services comprising personal and corporate foreign exchange wealth management, import and export settlement, document settlement, remittance and bill, trade finance, and offshore banking services. Further, it provides treasury, asset management, trustee, insurance, financial leasing, debt-to-equity swap, and other financial services; trust investment, fund management, securities dealing and brokerage, and reinsurance services; and e-banking services. It has 201 branches and 3,241 banking outlets in China; 66 overseas banking outlets; and 1 representative office in Toronto. Bank of Communications Co., Ltd. was founded in 1908 and is headquartered in Shanghai, China.

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