Head to Head Analysis: KONE Oyj (KNYJY) versus Its Competitors

KONE Oyj (OTCMKTS:KNYJYGet Rating) is one of 721 publicly-traded companies in the “Holding & other investment offices” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare KONE Oyj to related businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, valuation and risk.

Dividends

KONE Oyj pays an annual dividend of $0.70 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.1%. KONE Oyj pays out 80.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. As a group, “Holding & other investment offices” companies pay a dividend yield of 7.9% and pay out 61.1% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. KONE Oyj lags its rivals as a dividend stock, given its lower dividend yield and higher payout ratio.

Volatility & Risk

KONE Oyj has a beta of 0.74, suggesting that its stock price is 26% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, KONE Oyj’s rivals have a beta of 0.03, suggesting that their average stock price is 97% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

59.3% of shares of all “Holding & other investment offices” companies are owned by institutional investors. 23.1% of shares of all “Holding & other investment offices” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for KONE Oyj and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
KONE Oyj 1 4 6 0 2.45
KONE Oyj Competitors 109 584 918 18 2.52

KONE Oyj currently has a consensus target price of $57.60, suggesting a potential upside of 153.19%. As a group, “Holding & other investment offices” companies have a potential upside of 70.46%. Given KONE Oyj’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe KONE Oyj is more favorable than its rivals.

Profitability

This table compares KONE Oyj and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
KONE Oyj 7.78% 28.59% 8.40%
KONE Oyj Competitors 32.17% -20.06% 3.40%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares KONE Oyj and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
KONE Oyj $12.44 billion $1.20 billion 26.15
KONE Oyj Competitors $1.45 billion -$149.35 million 27.81

KONE Oyj has higher revenue and earnings than its rivals. KONE Oyj is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Summary

KONE Oyj rivals beat KONE Oyj on 9 of the 15 factors compared.

About KONE Oyj

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KONE Oyj, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the elevator and escalator business worldwide. It offers elevators, escalators, and automatic building doors. The company also provides maintenance services; modernization solutions; and various residential solutions. In addition, it offers KONE Office Flow, a connected solution that allows for personalized user experiences and touch-free access; health and well-being solutions for elevators, escalators, and doors; KONE Residential Flow, a smarter building solution for the movement of people, goods, and information; KONE Access, an access control system, which is integrated with elevator system and building doors; KONE Destination, a destination control system that reduce waiting and travel times; KONE infotainment, a communication channel for building tenants and visitors; and monitoring solutions that enable real-time inspection of elevators and escalators. Further, the company provides people flow planning and consulting services; and solutions for special buildings and large projects. KONE Oyj was founded in 1908 and is based in Espoo, Finland.

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