Noble Group (OTCMKTS:NOBGY) and H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB (publ) (OTCMKTS:HNNMY) are both multi-sector conglomerates companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation and risk.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Noble Group and H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB (publ)’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Noble Group||$3.51 billion||0.03||-$55.97 million||N/A||N/A|
|H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB (publ)||$24.63 billion||1.43||$1.43 billion||$0.17||28.29|
Volatility & Risk
Noble Group has a beta of 2.31, suggesting that its stock price is 131% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB (publ) has a beta of 1.4, suggesting that its stock price is 40% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Noble Group and H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB (publ)’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB (publ)||1.62%||5.72%||1.87%|
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Noble Group and H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB (publ), as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB (publ)||3||5||5||0||2.15|
Institutional & Insider Ownership
0.0% of H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB (publ) shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB (publ) beats Noble Group on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Noble Group
Noble Group Limited is in the process of liquidation. Previously, the company was operated as an independent energy products and industrial raw materials supply chain manager. Its Energy segment was engaged in trading energy coal and the provision of supply chain and risk management services in bituminous and sub-bituminous energy coal, as well as in seaborne LNG. The company's Metals, Minerals and Ores segment was involved in trading and providing supply chain management services in copper, zinc, lead, nickel, and other raw materials, as well as aluminum, alumina, and bauxite. The company was also engaged in trading and providing risk management and logistics services for the steel complex in iron ore, metallurgical coal, metallurgical coke, specialty ores and alloys, and industrial metals and minerals, as well as offered ocean transport in the dry bulk segment, long term freight solutions, and freight market guidance. The company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.
About H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB (publ)
H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB (publ) provides clothing, accessories, footwear, cosmetics, home textiles, and homeware for women, men, teenagers, children, and babies worldwide. It offers sportswear, shoes, bags, beauty products, stationery, and ready-to-wear; and interior products, including bed linens, dinnerware, textiles, furniture, and lamps. The company provides its products under the H&M, H&M HOME, COS, & Other Stories, Monki, Weekday, ARKET, Afound, and Sellpy brands. As of September 30, 2020, the company had 51 online markets and approximately 5,000 stores in 74 markets, including franchise markets. H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB (publ) was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.
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