PERNOD RICARD S/ADR (OTCMKTS:PDRDY) and Fujitsu (OTCMKTS:FJTSY) are both large-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations and dividends.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
0.1% of PERNOD RICARD S/ADR shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.1% of Fujitsu shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for PERNOD RICARD S/ADR and Fujitsu, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|PERNOD RICARD S/ADR||1||3||2||0||2.17|
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares PERNOD RICARD S/ADR and Fujitsu’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|PERNOD RICARD S/ADR||$10.72 billion||4.51||$1.91 billion||$1.36||26.82|
|Fujitsu||$37.01 billion||0.38||$1.52 billion||$1.43||9.51|
PERNOD RICARD S/ADR has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Fujitsu. Fujitsu is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than PERNOD RICARD S/ADR, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
PERNOD RICARD S/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.43 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Fujitsu pays an annual dividend of $0.23 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. PERNOD RICARD S/ADR pays out 31.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Fujitsu pays out 16.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Fujitsu is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.
This table compares PERNOD RICARD S/ADR and Fujitsu’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|PERNOD RICARD S/ADR||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Volatility & Risk
PERNOD RICARD S/ADR has a beta of 0.54, indicating that its share price is 46% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Fujitsu has a beta of 0.85, indicating that its share price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Fujitsu beats PERNOD RICARD S/ADR on 9 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
About PERNOD RICARD S/ADR
Pernod Ricard SA produces and sells beers, wines, and spirits in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and internationally. Its principal brands include Absolut, Ballantine's, Beefeater, Chivas Regal, Kahlúa, Malibu, Martell, and Brancott Estate. The company was founded in 1805 and is headquartered in Paris, France.
Fujitsu Limited operates as an information and communication technology (ICT) company. The company's Technology Solutions segment offers system integration services, including system construction and business applications; consulting services; front-end technologies comprising ATMs, point-of-sale systems, etc.; and outsourcing services, including datacenters, ICT and application operation/management, SaaS, business process outsourcing, etc. This segment also provides network services, such as business networks and Internet/mobile content distribution; system support services, including maintenance and surveillance services for information systems and networks; and security solutions that include information systems and networks installation. In addition, it offers system products, such as servers, storage systems, and operating system and middleware software; and network management and optical transmission systems, and mobile phone base stations. The company's Ubiquitous Solutions segment provides personal computers and mobile phones, as well as navigation systems and mobile communication equipment. Its Device Solutions segment offers LSI devices for digital consumer electronics, automobiles, mobile phones, and servers; and electronic components, such as semiconductor packages, batteries, optical transceiver modules, printed circuit boards, relays, connectors, etc. The company also provides SAP infrastructure, industry, and business and technology solutions. It serves retail, automotive, manufacturing, financial, telecommunications, and healthcare sectors. The company operates in the Americas, Oceania, and Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, as well as Japan, India, and rest of Asia. Fujitsu Limited was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
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