DUFRY AG/ADR (OTCMKTS:DUFRY) and DENSO CORP/ADR (OTCMKTS:DNZOY) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, risk, dividends, profitability and analyst recommendations.


DUFRY AG/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.35 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.6%. DENSO CORP/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.47 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

0.1% of DENSO CORP/ADR shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for DUFRY AG/ADR and DENSO CORP/ADR, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
DUFRY AG/ADR 0 1 0 0 2.00
DENSO CORP/ADR 0 0 3 0 3.00


This table compares DUFRY AG/ADR and DENSO CORP/ADR’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
DUFRY AG/ADR 0.07% 12.82% 3.33%

Volatility & Risk

DUFRY AG/ADR has a beta of 0.85, meaning that its share price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, DENSO CORP/ADR has a beta of 1.15, meaning that its share price is 15% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares DUFRY AG/ADR and DENSO CORP/ADR’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
DUFRY AG/ADR $8.65 billion 0.61 $73.41 million N/A N/A
DENSO CORP/ADR $46.13 billion 0.78 $2.89 billion N/A N/A

DENSO CORP/ADR has higher revenue and earnings than DUFRY AG/ADR.


DENSO CORP/ADR beats DUFRY AG/ADR on 8 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

DUFRY AG/ADR Company Profile

Dufry AG operates as a travel retail company in Southern Europe, Africa, the United Kingdom, Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Australia, Latin America, and North America. The company operates various store concepts, including general travel retail shops under the Dufry, World Duty Free, Nuance, Hellenic Duty Free, Colombian Emeralds, Duty Free Uruguay, Hudson, Duty Free Shop Argentina, and RegStaer brands; Dufry shopping stores; brand boutiques; convenience stores primarily under the Hudson brand; and specialized shops and theme stores. Its retail shops offers perfumes and cosmetics, food and confectionery, wines and spirits, watches and jewelry, fashion and leather, tobacco goods, souvenirs, electronics, soft drinks, confectionery, packaged food, travel accessories, personal items, sunglasses, destination merchandise, and other accessories, as well as newspapers, magazines, and books. The company operates approximately 2,300 duty-free and duty-paid shops located at airports, cruise liners, seaports, and other touristic locations. Dufry AG was founded in 1865 and is headquartered in Basel, Switzerland.

DENSO CORP/ADR Company Profile

DENSO Corporation manufactures and sells automotive components and systems, industrial products, and home appliances. It offers air-conditioning systems for cars and buses; truck refrigeration units; radiators and cooling systems; gasoline and diesel engine management systems; engine-related products; products for drive systems; hybrid and electric car drive systems, and power supply and related products; power supply and starting system parts; and small motor systems for automobiles. The company also provides electronic systems, services, and platforms that support various aspects of mobility; safety and automated driving products; connected cockpit products; powertrain control computers, body control computers, and other electronic devices; in-car semiconductor sensors and microelectronic devices, such as ICs; industrial automated equipment, modules, and industrial-use robots; and equipment for society, including handy terminals and QR solutions, as well as related services. In addition, it offers agricultural production equipment and cloud services, as well as after-sale services. The company operates in Japan, North America, Europe, Asia, and internationally. DENSO Corporation was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Kariya, Japan.

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