Critical Analysis: Dundee (OTCMKTS:DDEJF) versus Noah (NYSE:NOAH)

Dundee (OTCMKTS:DDEJFGet Free Report) and Noah (NYSE:NOAHGet Free Report) are both small-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, dividends, risk, profitability and institutional ownership.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Dundee and Noah’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Dundee $6.66 million 11.31 -$28.75 million ($0.32) -2.66
Noah $291.18 million 2.90 $142.18 million $2.04 6.30

Noah has higher revenue and earnings than Dundee. Dundee is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Noah, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

3.0% of Dundee shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 42.7% of Noah shares are owned by institutional investors. 47.2% of Noah shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

Dundee has a beta of 0.73, suggesting that its stock price is 27% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Noah has a beta of 1.01, suggesting that its stock price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Dundee and Noah, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Dundee 0 0 0 0 N/A
Noah 0 0 2 0 3.00

Noah has a consensus price target of $18.00, indicating a potential upside of 39.97%. Given Noah’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Noah is more favorable than Dundee.

Profitability

This table compares Dundee and Noah’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Dundee N/A -15.24% -11.30%
Noah 33.36% 10.05% 8.14%

Summary

Noah beats Dundee on 12 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Dundee

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Dundee Corporation is a publicly owned investment manager. Through its operating subsidiaries, the firm is engaged in diverse business activities in the areas of investment advisory, corporate finance, energy, resources, agriculture, real estate and infrastructure. The Corporation also holds, directly and indirectly, a portfolio of investments mostly in these key areas, as well as other select investments in both publicly listed and private enterprises. Dundee Corporation was formerly known as Dundee Bancorp, Inc. Dundee Corporation was founded in 1984 is based in Toronto, Canada with additional office in Vancouver, Canada.

About Noah

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Noah Holdings Limited, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a wealth and asset management service provider with the focus on investment and asset allocation services for high net worth individuals and enterprises in Mainland of China, Hong Kong, and internationally. It operates through three segments: Wealth Management, Asset Management, and Other Businesses. The company offers investment products, including domestic and overseas publicly raised and public securities investment funds, privately-raised investment funds, and private equity products; customized value-added financial services, such as investor education and trust services, as well as insurance brokerage services; and insurance products. It also provides onshore and offshore private equity, real estate, public securities, multi-strategy, and other investment products, as well as lending services. The company was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Shanghai, the People's Republic of China.

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