Critical comparison between Pjsc Lukoil (OTCMKTS:LUKOY) and Showa Denko Materials (OTCMKTS:HCHMY)


Pjsc Lukoil (OTCMKTS: LUKOYGet a rating) and Showa Denko Materials (OTCMKTS: HCHMYGet a rating) are both mid-cap oil/energy companies, but which is the better investment? We’ll compare the two companies based on institutional ownership strength, dividends, risk, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Analyst Notes

This is a breakdown of the current recommendations for Pjsc Lukoil and Showa Denko Materials, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Pjsc Lukoil 0 1 1 0 2.50
Materials Showa Denko 0 0 0 0 N / A

Pjsc Lukoil currently has a consensus target price of $115.00, indicating a potential upside of 1,552.30%. Considering the likely higher upside of Pjsc Lukoil, research analysts clearly believe that Pjsc Lukoil is more favorable than Showa Denko Materials.

Valuation and benefits

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

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Pjsc Lukoil $128.05 billion 0.04 $10.52 billion $15.34 0.45
Materials Showa Denko $5.81 billion 1.56 $150.89 million $1.45 60.10

Pjsc Lukoil has higher revenue and profit than Showa Denko Materials. Pjsc Lukoil is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Showa Denko Materials, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and risk

Pjsc Lukoil has a beta of 1.3, suggesting its stock price is 30% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Showa Denko Materials has a beta of 0.72, suggesting its stock price is 28 % less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

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

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Pjsc Lukoil 8.20% 17.60% 11.78%
Materials Showa Denko 2.60% 3.82% 2.31%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

1.0% of Pjsc Lukoil shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership indicates that large fund managers, hedge funds, and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Pjsc Lukoil beats Showa Denko Materials on 10 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

Pjsc Lukoil company profile (Get a rating)

PJSC LUKOIL, together with its subsidiaries, is engaged in the exploration, production, refining, marketing and distribution of oil and gas. The Company’s Exploration and Production segment explores for, develops and produces crude oil and gas. Its Refining, Marketing and Distribution segment is engaged in refining; petrochemical and transportation operations; marketing and trading of crude oil, natural gas and refined products; and the production, transport and sale of electricity and heat, as well as related services. The company operates a retail network of 5,005 service stations in 19 countries. It also produces advanced bitumen-polymer binders. PJSC LUKOIL was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Moscow, Russia.

Showa Denko Materials Company Profile (Get a rating)

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. operates as a subsidiary of Showa Denko KK



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