Contrasting Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA (publ) (OTC:SCABY) & Enviva (NYSE:EVA)

Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA (publ) (OTC:SCABYGet Rating) and Enviva (NYSE:EVAGet Rating) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA (publ) and Enviva’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA (publ) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Enviva $1.04 billion 4.42 -$122.07 million N/A N/A

Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA (publ) has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Enviva.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

82.6% of Enviva shares are held by institutional investors. 13.3% of Enviva shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA (publ) and Enviva, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA (publ) 0 0 0 0 N/A
Enviva 0 4 3 0 2.43

Enviva has a consensus price target of $79.50, suggesting a potential upside of 15.18%. Given Enviva’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Enviva is more favorable than Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA (publ).

Profitability

This table compares Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA (publ) and Enviva’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA (publ) N/A N/A N/A
Enviva -15.10% -24.21% -4.85%

Summary

Enviva beats Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA (publ) on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA (publ)

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Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA (publ), a forest products company, develops, produces, and sells forest, wood, pulp, and containerboard products. The company offers various wood products, industrial components, standard wood products, and raw materials, as well as logistic, warehouse, and IT solutions for the wood industry. It also provides pulp products under the Pure, Star, and Cirrus names; and Kraftliner products for consumer durables, electronics, hazardous goods, industrial products, fruit and vegetables, frozen foods, etc. In addition, the company offers forwarding services for various transport modes, such as truck, rail, and barge, as well as marine and road and rail transport; terminal services; and liquid and solid biofuels, pellets, stall pellets, and wind energy. Further, it engages in the processing and distribution of wood products; production of Kraft and chemical thermomechanical pulps, and containerboards; and generation of energy from wind power projects, biomass, and by-products. The company has operation in Sweden, the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, rest of Europe, Asia, and internationally. Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA (publ) was founded in 1929 and is headquartered in Sundsvall, Sweden.

About Enviva

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Enviva Inc. produces and sells utility-grade wood pellets. The company's products are used as a substitute for coal in power generation, and combined heat and power plants. It serves power generators in the United Kingdom, Europe, and Japan. The company was formerly known as Enviva Partners, LP. Enviva Inc. was incorporated in 2013 and is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland.

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