SMC (OTCMKTS:SMCAY) versus Orosur Mining (OTCMKTS:OROXF) Head-To-Head Contrast

SMC (OTCMKTS:SMCAYGet Rating) and Orosur Mining (OTCMKTS:OROXFGet Rating) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability and risk.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.9% of SMC shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for SMC and Orosur Mining, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
SMC 0 0 0 0 N/A
Orosur Mining 0 0 0 0 N/A

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares SMC and Orosur Mining’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
SMC $6.48 billion 4.59 $1.72 billion $1.29 17.63
Orosur Mining N/A N/A -$1.45 million $0.01 11.11

SMC has higher revenue and earnings than Orosur Mining. Orosur Mining is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than SMC, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

SMC has a beta of 0.97, suggesting that its share price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Orosur Mining has a beta of -0.04, suggesting that its share price is 104% less volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares SMC and Orosur Mining’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
SMC 29.17% 14.11% 12.40%
Orosur Mining N/A N/A -9.77%


SMC beats Orosur Mining on 9 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About SMC

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SMC Corporation manufactures, processes, and sells automatic control equipment, sintered filters, and various types of filtration equipment worldwide. The company offers directional control valves, air cylinders, rotary actuators/air grippers, electric actuators/cylinders, vacuum equipment, air preparation equipment, modular F.R.L./pressure control equipment, lubrication equipment, fittings and tubings, flow control equipment, speed controllers, silencers/exhaust cleaners/blow guns/pressure gauges, switches/sensors/controllers, and static neutralization equipment. It also provides process valves, chemical liquid valves/fittings and needle valves/tubings, process pumps, temperature control equipment, process gas equipment, high vacuum equipment, industrial filters/sintered metal elements, pneumatic instrumentation equipment, and hydraulic equipment. The company was formerly known as Shoketsu Kinzoku Kogyo Co., Ltd. and changed its name to SMC Corporation in April 1986. SMC Corporation was incorporated in 1959 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

About Orosur Mining

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Orosur Mining Inc. explores, develops, and produces gold projects in South America. Its principal project is the Anzá exploration gold project covering an area of 231 square kilometers located in the Middle Cauca Belt in Antioquia, Colombia. The company was formerly known as Uruguay Mineral Exploration Inc. and changed its name to Orosur Mining Inc. in January 2010. Orosur Mining Inc. was incorporated in 1996 and is based in Vancouver, Canada.

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