Rakuten Group (OTCMKTS:RKUNY) vs. Kimberly-Clark de México, S. A. B. de C. V. (OTCMKTS:KCDMY) Head-To-Head Review

Rakuten Group (OTCMKTS:RKUNYGet Free Report) and Kimberly-Clark de México, S. A. B. de C. V. (OTCMKTS:KCDMYGet Free Report) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, profitability, valuation and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares Rakuten Group and Kimberly-Clark de México, S. A. B. de C. V.’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Rakuten Group -16.31% -32.37% -1.56%
Kimberly-Clark de México, S. A. B. de C. V. 13.16% 166.04% 12.72%

Risk and Volatility

Rakuten Group has a beta of 0.98, suggesting that its stock price is 2% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Kimberly-Clark de México, S. A. B. de C. V. has a beta of 0.77, suggesting that its stock price is 23% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.0% of Kimberly-Clark de México, S. A. B. de C. V. shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Rakuten Group and Kimberly-Clark de México, S. A. B. de C. V.’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Rakuten Group $14.77 billion 0.81 -$2.42 billion ($1.26) -4.44
Kimberly-Clark de México, S. A. B. de C. V. $3.01 billion N/A $395.94 million $0.66 17.18

Kimberly-Clark de México, S. A. B. de C. V. has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Rakuten Group. Rakuten Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Kimberly-Clark de México, S. A. B. de C. V., indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Rakuten Group and Kimberly-Clark de México, S. A. B. de C. V., as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Rakuten Group 0 1 0 0 2.00
Kimberly-Clark de México, S. A. B. de C. V. 0 0 2 0 3.00

Summary

Kimberly-Clark de México, S. A. B. de C. V. beats Rakuten Group on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Rakuten Group

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Rakuten Group, Inc. provides services in e-commerce, fintech, digital content, and communications to various users in Japan and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Internet Services, FinTech, and Mobile. The Internet Services segment provides range of e-commerce sites, such as Rakuten Ichiba, an Internet shopping mall, online cash-back sites, travel booking sites, portal sites, and digital content sites. It also offers messaging services and sells advertising; and manages professional sport teams. The FinTech segment offers financial services over the internet related to banking and securities, credit cards, life insurance, general insurance, electronic payment business, crypto asset (virtual currency) spot transaction, etc. The Mobile segment provides communication services and technology, electricity supply, and digital content site services. The company was formerly known as Rakuten, Inc. and changed its name to Rakuten Group, Inc. in April 2021. Rakuten Group, Inc. was incorporated in 1997 and is headquartered in Setagaya, Japan.

About Kimberly-Clark de México, S. A. B. de C. V.

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Kimberly-Clark de México, S. A. B. de C. V., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, distributes, and markets disposable products in Mexico. The company offers baby diapers, training pants, swim pants, wet wipes, shampoos, creams, bar soaps, and feeding products. It also provides toilet papers, napkins, facial tissues, paper towels, feminine pads, panty liners, tampons, intimate wipes, and menstrual cups. In addition, the company offers pets shampoos, sprays, repellents, and cleaners. Further, it provides liquid hand soap, foaming liquid soap, and liquid body wash; and underwear, protectors, feminine pads, pre-folded products for adults. Additionally, the company offers anti-bacterial gels; disinfectant sprays; face masks; dispensers; hand towels; and industrial cleaning cloths. The company offers its products primarily under the Huggies, KleenBebe, Kleenex, Evenflo, Pétalo, Suavel, Cottonelle, Depend, Kotex, Pull-Ups, GoodNites, Vogue, Delsey, Diapro, LYS, Fancy, Kimberly-Clark, and Escudo brands. The company exports its products. Kimberly-Clark de México, S. A. B. de C. V. was founded in 1925 and is based in Mexico City, Mexico.

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