ORIENTAL LD CO/ADR (OTCMKTS:OLCLY) and NIPPON YUSEN KA/S (OTCMKTS:NPNYY) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk and valuation.


ORIENTAL LD CO/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.06 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.2%. NIPPON YUSEN KA/S pays an annual dividend of $0.03 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. ORIENTAL LD CO/ADR pays out 12.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares ORIENTAL LD CO/ADR and NIPPON YUSEN KA/S’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
ORIENTAL LD CO/ADR $4.73 billion 10.06 $812.57 million $0.48 60.33
NIPPON YUSEN KA/S $16.48 billion 0.18 $189.82 million N/A N/A

ORIENTAL LD CO/ADR has higher earnings, but lower revenue than NIPPON YUSEN KA/S.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for ORIENTAL LD CO/ADR and NIPPON YUSEN KA/S, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
ORIENTAL LD CO/ADR 0 1 1 0 2.50

Insider & Institutional Ownership

0.0% of NIPPON YUSEN KA/S shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares ORIENTAL LD CO/ADR and NIPPON YUSEN KA/S’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
ORIENTAL LD CO/ADR 17.16% 11.63% 9.26%
NIPPON YUSEN KA/S -0.27% -4.74% -1.31%

Volatility and Risk

ORIENTAL LD CO/ADR has a beta of -0.06, indicating that its share price is 106% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, NIPPON YUSEN KA/S has a beta of 1.36, indicating that its share price is 36% more volatile than the S&P 500.


ORIENTAL LD CO/ADR beats NIPPON YUSEN KA/S on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

ORIENTAL LD CO/ADR Company Profile

Oriental Land Co., Ltd. operates and manages theme parks and hotels in Japan. It operates through Theme Park, Hotel Business, and Other Business segments. The Theme Park segment operates and manages Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea theme Parks. The Hotel Business segment operates and manages Tokyo Disneyland Hotel, Tokyo DisneySea Hotel MiraCosta, Disney Ambassador Hotel, and Tokyo Disney Celebration Hotel. The Other Business segment operates and manages Ikspiari, a commercial complex that includes shops and restaurants, and a cinema complex; Disney Resort Line, a monorail connecting four stations within Tokyo Disney Resort; and MAIHAMA Amphitheater, a multipurpose hall that consists of a semicircular open stage and a seating area for events, ceremonies, and music concerts. The company is also involved in land development. Oriental Land Co., Ltd. was founded in 1960 and is headquartered in Urayasu, Japan.

NIPPON YUSEN KA/S Company Profile

Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha provides ocean, land, and air transportation services worldwide. It operates through Global Logistics, Bulk Shipping, and Others segments. The company offers various logistics services, including liner trading services, such as container shipping, and terminal and stevedoring services for containerships, car carriers, and cruise ships; and air cargo transportation services. It is also involved in the bulk shipping business comprising car transportation, car terminals development, and inland transportation networks construction; dry bulk transportation of freight that include iron ore, coal, and wood-chips; liquid transportation activities, which comprise crude oil, petroleum products, chemicals, and liquefied natural gas for petroleum, petrochemical, and energy companies; and upstream areas of the supply chain for oil and natural gas. In addition, the company operates Asuka II, a luxury cruise ship; and manages commercial and residential buildings, as well as researches and develops transport systems. Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha was founded in 1885 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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