Sampo Oyj (OTCMKTS:SAXPY) versus Howden Joinery Group (OTCMKTS:HWDJY) Head-To-Head Contrast

Sampo Oyj (OTCMKTS:SAXPYGet Rating) and Howden Joinery Group (OTCMKTS:HWDJYGet Rating) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings and dividends.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Sampo Oyj and Howden Joinery Group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Sampo Oyj 3 3 2 0 1.88
Howden Joinery Group 0 0 0 0 N/A

Sampo Oyj currently has a consensus target price of $44.25, indicating a potential upside of 102.89%. Given Sampo Oyj’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Sampo Oyj is more favorable than Howden Joinery Group.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Sampo Oyj and Howden Joinery Group’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Sampo Oyj $15.33 billion 1.52 $3.04 billion $2.75 7.93
Howden Joinery Group $2.88 billion 1.52 $432.47 million N/A N/A

Sampo Oyj has higher revenue and earnings than Howden Joinery Group.

Risk & Volatility

Sampo Oyj has a beta of 0.98, indicating that its share price is 2% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Howden Joinery Group has a beta of 1, indicating that its share price has a similar volatility profile to the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Sampo Oyj and Howden Joinery Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Sampo Oyj N/A 13.98% 3.02%
Howden Joinery Group N/A N/A N/A

Dividends

Sampo Oyj pays an annual dividend of $1.38 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.3%. Howden Joinery Group pays an annual dividend of $1.41 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.6%. Sampo Oyj pays out 50.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Summary

Sampo Oyj beats Howden Joinery Group on 8 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Sampo Oyj

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Sampo Oyj, through its subsidiaries, provides life and non-life insurance products and services in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and the Baltic countries. It operates through If, Topdanmark, Hastings, Mandatum, and Holding segments. The company offers household, homeowner, motor, accident, travel, boat, forest, livestock, property, casualty, liability, car, van, bike, and cargo insurance. It also provides life, individual and group pension, home and content, illness, animal, electronics, change of ownership, workers' compensation, rewards, marine, aviation, and transport insurance, as well as wealth management and asset management services. Sampo Oyj was founded in 1909 and is based in Helsinki, Finland.

About Howden Joinery Group

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Howden Joinery Group Plc, a trade kitchen supplier, provides various products across kitchens, joinery, and hardware in the United Kingdom, France, and Belgium. It offers kitchen cabinets, surfaces, fittings, storages, fitted kitchens, kitchen doors, sinks, and taps, as well as appliances; joinery products, such as sliding wardrobe doors, door fittings, stairs and parts, floors, skirting boards, mouldings, doors, and architrave products; and appliances, such as cooking, refrigerator, dishwasher, and laundry products, as well as coffee machines. The company was incorporated in 1987 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

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