Amcor Limited ADS (OTCMKTS:AMCRY) and Amcor (NYSE:AMCR) are both industrial products companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership and dividends.
Amcor Limited ADS pays an annual dividend of $1.31 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.9%. Amcor pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.0%. Amcor pays out 78.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.
Amcor Limited ADS has a beta of 0.61, indicating that its stock price is 39% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Amcor has a beta of 0.76, indicating that its stock price is 24% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
0.0% of Amcor Limited ADS shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 26.6% of Amcor shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.1% of Amcor Limited ADS shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of Amcor shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Amcor Limited ADS and Amcor, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Amcor Limited ADS||1||1||1||0||2.00|
Amcor has a consensus target price of $13.00, indicating a potential upside of 35.56%. Given Amcor’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Amcor is more favorable than Amcor Limited ADS.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Amcor Limited ADS and Amcor’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Amcor Limited ADS||$9.32 billion||1.39||$724.00 million||N/A||N/A|
|Amcor||$9.46 billion||1.64||$430.20 million||$0.61||15.72|
Amcor Limited ADS has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Amcor.
This table compares Amcor Limited ADS and Amcor’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Amcor Limited ADS||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Amcor beats Amcor Limited ADS on 10 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
Amcor Limited ADS Company Profile
Amcor Limited provides rigid and flexible packaging products for the food, beverage, healthcare, personal care, and other fast moving consumer end markets in Western Europe, North America, Australia, New Zealand, and internationally. It operates through Amcor Rigid Plastics, Amcor Flexibles, and Other/Investments segments. The company manufactures rigid plastic containers for a range of beverage and food products, including carbonated soft drinks, water, juices, sports drinks, milk-based beverages, spirits and beer, sauces, dressings, spreads, and personal care items; and plastic caps for various applications. It also provides flexible and film packaging products for various industries; and tobacco packaging products. Amcor Limited was incorporated in 1926 and is headquartered in Southbank, Australia.
Amcor Company Profile
Amcor plc develops, manufactures, and sells various packaging products for food, beverage, pharmaceutical, medical, home and personal care, and other products worldwide. It provides flexible packaging products, specialty cartons, plastic bottles and jars, and capsules and closures. The company is based in Bristol, the United Kingdom.
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