DNB Bank ASA (OTCMKTS: DNBBY – Get a rating) and Victrex (OTCMKTS: VTXPF – Get a rating) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We’ll compare the two companies based on earnings strength, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, and analyst recommendations.
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for DNB Bank ASA and Victrex, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sales Ratings||Hold odds||Buy reviews||Strong buy odds||Rating|
|DNB Bank ASA||1||3||5||0||2.44|
DNB Bank ASA currently has a consensus target price of $201.67, indicating a potential upside of 795.90%. Victrex has a consensus target price of $36.32, indicating upside potential of 63.38%. Given DNB Bank ASA’s higher consensus rating and higher likely upside, analysts clearly believe that DNB Bank ASA is more favorable than Victrex.
Valuation and benefits
This table compares the revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation of DNB Bank ASA and Victrex.
|Gross revenue||Price/sales ratio||Net revenue||Earnings per share||Price/earnings ratio|
|DNB Bank ASA||$7.12 billion||4.90||$2.95 billion||$1.82||12:37|
|Victrex||$419.28 million||N / A||$100.16 million||N / A||N / A|
DNB Bank ASA has higher revenue and profit than Victrex.
This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of DNB Bank ASA and Victrex.
|Net margins||Return on equity||return on assets|
|DNB Bank ASA||39.63%||10.10%||0.82%|
|Victrex||N / A||N / A||N / A|
Insider and Institutional Ownership
0.1% of DNB Bank ASA shares are held by institutional investors. By comparison, 0.9% of Victrex shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership indicates that large fund managers, hedge funds, and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Risk and Volatility
DNB Bank ASA has a beta of 1.38, indicating that its stock price is 38% more volatile than the S&P 500. In comparison, Victrex has a beta of 1.16, indicating that its stock price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500.
DNB Bank ASA beats Victrex on 9 out of 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
DNB Bank ASA Company Profile (Get a rating)
DNB Bank ASA provides financial services to individuals and businesses in Norway and internationally. The Company offers personal banking products and services, including savings and investment products; loans, such as home loans and car and consumer loans; pet, home and property, travel and personal insurance products, as well as vehicle insurance products; retirement savings products; foreign exchange and treasury activities; and internet and mobile banking, as well as cards. It also provides corporate banking products and services comprising savings and investment products consisting of savings accounts, fixed rate deposits, exchange-traded products, bonds and commercial paper, management equity assets and services; financing, such as installment loans, overdraft facilities, bank guarantees, leasing, factoring, and trade and export finance services; transaction banking services; research, commodities, bonds and commercial paper, corporate finance, debt capital market, equities, foreign exchange and interest rates, and securities services; and Internet services, including online stock trading, online currency trading, electronic confirmation, stock execution, and investor and margin accounts, and retirement services. In addition, the Company provides investment banking services, such as mergers and acquisitions, and equity and debt capital markets services; foreign exchange, interest rate, equity, commodity, fixed income, research, private equity and securities services; and business banking. In addition, it offers private banking services. The company offers its products and services to various sectors, including energy; financial institutions; Health care; manufacturing; packaging and forest products; Seafood; shipping, offshore and logistics; and telecommunications, media and technology. DNB Bank ASA was founded in 1822 and is headquartered in Oslo, Norway.
Victrex Company Profile (Get a rating)
Victrex plc, through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells polymers worldwide. The Company operates through two segments, industrial and medical. It develops PEEK and PAEK polymer solutions, semi-finished and finished parts. The company also offers specialized solutions for manufacturers of medical devices; sells thermoplastic polymer components; and engages in commercial activities. It serves the automotive, aerospace, energy and industrial, manufacturing and engineering, electronics and medical markets. Victrex plc was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Thornton-Cleveleys, UK.
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