Showa Denko Materials (OTCMKTS:HCHMY) vs. Bank Hapoalim BM (OTCMKTS:BKHYY) Head to Head Comparison

Materials Showa Denko (OTCMKTS: HCHMYGet a rating) and Banque Hapoalim BM (OTCMKTS: BKHYYGet a rating) are both commodity companies, but which is the better investment? We’ll compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Valuation and benefits

This table compares gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of Showa Denko Materials and Bank Hapoalim BM.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Materials Showa Denko $5.81 billion 1.56 $150.89 million $1.45 60.10
Bank Hapoalim BM $5.05 billion 2.64 $1.51 billion N / A N / A

Bank Hapoalim BM has lower revenue but higher profit than Showa Denko Materials.

Analyst Notes

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Showa Denko Materials and Bank Hapoalim BM, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Materials Showa Denko 0 0 0 0 N / A
Bank Hapoalim BM 0 1 0 0 2.00

Bank Hapoalim BM has a consensus target price of $34.00, suggesting a potential downside of 31.90%. Given Bank Hapoalim BM’s likely higher upside, analysts clearly believe that Bank Hapoalim BM is more favorable than Showa Denko Materials.


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

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Materials Showa Denko 2.60% 3.82% 2.31%
Bank Hapoalim BM 30.05% 11.65% 0.82%

Risk and Volatility

Showa Denko Materials has a beta of 0.72, meaning its stock price is 28% less volatile than the S&P 500. In comparison, Bank Hapoalim BM has a beta of 0.85, meaning its stock price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500.


Bank Hapoalim BM beats Showa Denko Materials on 6 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

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. is a subsidiary of Showa Denko KK

Company Profile Bank Hapoalim BM (Get a rating)

Bank Hapoalim BM, together with its subsidiaries, provides various banking and financial products and services in Israel and abroad. It operates through Corporate Banking, Retail Banking and Financial Markets and International Banking divisions. The Company provides account management services, credit for various purposes, deposit and savings plans and capital market services; securities, currency and derivatives trading services; securities custody services; research, consultancy and advisory services; advisory services relating to retirement and retirement planning; and housing loans. It also provides credit for current operations and investment financing, guarantees, letters of credit, foreign trade and transactions in financial instruments and derivatives, as well as investment services in various channels, such as foreign exchange foreign currencies, shekels, securities, etc. , the company provides finance for infrastructure projects, finance for foreign trade and international trade and project finance services; foreign trade transactions and transactions on financial derivatives; working capital financing; syndication; sales at credit risk; financing of construction projects; trading room services; federal deposit insurance; and credit card services. In addition, it provides payment clearing, asset management, investment portfolio management, investment banking, underwriting and issuance management services. The company serves households, private banking customers, foreign residents, small businesses, financial asset managers, middle market businesses and large corporations through 175 branches, 601 external and 131 internal ATMs, 126 external counters and 216 internal. drop-off machines, 30 information stations, 316 self-service stations and 119 night safes. Bank Hapoalim BM was founded in 1921 and is based in Tel Aviv, Israel.

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