Financial Analysis: Konica Minolta (OTCMKTS:KNCAY) and UDG Healthcare (OTCMKTS:UDHCF)

UDG Healthcare (OTCMKTS:UDHCFGet Rating) and Konica Minolta (OTCMKTS:KNCAYGet Rating) are both medical companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, risk, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares UDG Healthcare and Konica Minolta’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
UDG Healthcare $1.28 billion 2.87 $92.83 million N/A N/A
Konica Minolta $8.12 billion 0.24 -$213.44 million ($0.98) -7.98

UDG Healthcare has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Konica Minolta.

Dividends

UDG Healthcare pays an annual dividend of $0.19 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. Konica Minolta pays an annual dividend of $0.21 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. Konica Minolta pays out -21.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Volatility & Risk

UDG Healthcare has a beta of 0.62, suggesting that its share price is 38% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Konica Minolta has a beta of 0.96, suggesting that its share price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares UDG Healthcare and Konica Minolta’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
UDG Healthcare N/A N/A N/A
Konica Minolta -3.02% -5.39% -2.22%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for UDG Healthcare and Konica Minolta, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
UDG Healthcare 0 0 0 0 N/A
Konica Minolta 0 0 0 0 N/A

Summary

UDG Healthcare beats Konica Minolta on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About UDG Healthcare

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UDG Healthcare Plc engages in the supply and distribution of pharmaceutical and medical products. It operates through the following segments: Ashfield, Sharp, and Aquilant. The Ashfield segment provides commercialization services for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry. The Sharp segment offers contract packaging and clinical trial packaging services. The Aquilant segment involves. outsourced sales, marketing, distribution, and engineering services to the medical and scientific sectors. The company was founded in 1948 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.

About Konica Minolta

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Konica Minolta, Inc. engages in digital workplace, professional print, healthcare, and industrial businesses in Japan, the United States, Europe, China, other Asian countries, and internationally. The company develops, manufactures, and sells multi-functional peripherals, digital printing systems, and related consumables, as well as offers IT and printing solutions and services. It also provides diagnostic imaging systems, such as digital X-ray diagnostic imaging, diagnostic ultrasound systems, and other systems; digitalization, networking, solutions, and services in the medical field; genetic testing and drug discovery support services; and primary care services. In addition, the company offers measuring instruments; functional film displays; organic light emitting diode lighting products; industrial inkjet printheads; lenses for industrial and professional use; and imaging IoT and visual solutions. Konica Minolta, Inc. was founded in 1873 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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