Comparison of Brambles (OTCMKTS:BXBLY) and Showa Denko (OTCMKTS:HCHMY) materials

Brambles (OTCMKTS: BXBLYGet a rating) and Showa Denko Materials (OTCMKTS: HCHMYGet a rating) are both industrial products companies, but which is the better investment? We’ll compare the two companies based on their dividend strength, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, risk and earnings.

Risk and Volatility

Brambles has a beta of 0.92, meaning its stock price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Showa Denko Materials has a beta of 0.72, meaning its stock price is 28% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and benefits

This table compares the revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of Brambles and Showa Denko Materials.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Brambles $5.21 billion 2.06 $526.10 million N / A N / A
Materials Showa Denko $5.81 billion 1.56 $150.89 million $1.45 60.10

Brambles has higher revenues, but lower revenues than Showa Denko Materials.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Brambles and Showa Denko Materials.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Brambles N / A N / A N / A
Materials Showa Denko 2.60% 3.82% 2.31%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of Brambles and Showa Denko Materials’ current ratings, provided by MarketBeat.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Brambles 2 0 1 0 1.67
Materials Showa Denko 0 0 0 0 N / A

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.0% of Brambles shares are held 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.


Brambles beats Showa Denko Materials on 5 out of 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Brambles

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Brambles Limited operates as a supply chain logistics company. The company operates through CHEP in North America and Latin America; CHEP Europe, Middle East, Africa and India; and CHEP Australia, New Zealand and Asia, excluding Indian segments. It is committed to pooling load unit equipment and associated services, favoring the outsourced management of pallets, crates and containers. The company serves customers in the consumer goods, fresh produce, beverage, retail and general manufacturing industries. Brambles Limited was founded in 1875 and is based in Sydney, Australia.

About Showa Denko Materials

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Showa Denko Materials Co., Ltd. manufactures and sells functional materials as well as advanced components and systems in Japan and overseas. The Company provides semiconductor-related materials, such as chemical-mechanical planarization slurries, high-heat resistant fine polyimides, photosensitive insulating coatings, die bonding pastes and films, epoxy molding compounds , liquid encapsulants, cleaning sheets, high heat resistant coating materials, card mold carrier strips. , release sheets and cutting films; and materials related to screens and touchscreens, including anisotropic conductive films, transparent conductive transfer films and adhesive screen films. It also offers materials related to photovoltaics including conductive films; advanced films, RFID tags, foam products and food packaging films; materials for lithium-ion batteries, carbon brushes and ceramics; resins, adhesives and tapes, and electrical insulating materials; base and process materials for printed circuit boards (PWB); and white epoxy molding compounds for LED reflectors. In addition, the Company provides automotive products consisting of molded plastics, poly-sheets, carbon sliding materials, SPD films, protective films, automotive batteries and powder metal products; and industrial batteries and capacitors, as well as electrical equipment, including DC power units and systems, and uninterruptible power supply products. In addition, it provides PWBs, such as high-layer PWBs, high-density multi-wiring boards, and PWBs for IC testers; allergy diagnostic kits, tear total IgE detection kits, in vitro diagnostic kits and exosomal mRNA isolation kits, and regenerative medicine contract development and manufacturing services; and golf carts. The company was previously known as Hitachi Chemical Company, Ltd. The company was founded in 1912 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. Since April 20, 2020, Showa Denko Materials Co., Ltd. is a subsidiary of Showa Denko KK

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