Reviewing DNB ASA/S (OTCMKTS:DNHBY) and OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR (OTCMKTS:OVCHY)

OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR (OTCMKTS:OVCHY) and DNB ASA/S (OTCMKTS:DNHBY) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, valuation, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR and DNB ASA/S’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR $9.66 billion 3.28 $4.15 billion N/A N/A
DNB ASA/S $8.75 billion 2.86 $2.98 billion N/A N/A

OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR has higher revenue and earnings than DNB ASA/S.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

0.0% of OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.1% of DNB ASA/S shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR and DNB ASA/S, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR 0 1 1 0 2.50
DNB ASA/S 0 0 0 0 N/A

Dividends

OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.64 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.2%. DNB ASA/S pays an annual dividend of $0.78 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.0%.

Risk & Volatility

OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR has a beta of 0.68, suggesting that its share price is 32% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, DNB ASA/S has a beta of 1.13, suggesting that its share price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR and DNB ASA/S’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR N/A N/A N/A
DNB ASA/S 34.08% 11.23% 0.92%

Summary

DNB ASA/S beats OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR

Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited provides financial services in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Greater China, other parts of the Asia Pacific, and internationally. The company's Global Consumer/Private Banking segment provides products and services to individual customers, including checking accounts, and savings and fixed deposits; housing and other personal loans; credit cards; wealth management products consisting of unit trusts, banc assurance products, and structured deposits; and brokerage services. This segment also offers investment advice and portfolio management, estate and trust planning, and wealth structuring services for high net worth individuals. Its Global Corporate/Investment Banking segment provides project financing, overdrafts, trade financing, and deposit accounts; fee-based services, such as cash management and custodian services; investment banking services, including financing solutions, syndicated loans and advisory services, corporate finance services for initial public offerings, secondary fund-raising, and takeovers and mergers; and customized and structured equity-linked financing services. This segment serves corporates, public sector, and small and medium enterprises. The company's Global Treasury and Markets segment is involved in the foreign exchange activities, money market operations, and fixed income and derivatives trading, as well as provision of structured treasury products and financial solutions. Its OCBC Wing Hang segment offers commercial banking, consumer financing, share brokerage, and insurance services. The company's Insurance segment provides fund management services, and life and general insurance products. Its Others segment is involved in property and investment holding activities. As of May 7, 2018, the company operated a network of 570 branches and representative offices in 19 countries and regions. Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited was founded in 1912 and is headquartered in Singapore.

About DNB ASA/S

DNB ASA provides various banking products and services for retail and corporate customers in Norway and internationally. The company offers savings and investment products, including saving accounts, home savings products, equities, retirement savings, fixed rate deposits, exchange traded products, bonds and commercial papers, and asset management services; and loans, such as home mortgages, car and consumer loans, trade finance, and export financing, as well as overdraft facilities, bank guarantees, and leasing and factoring services. It also provides various cards; a range of insurance products comprising car, boat, motor vehicle, household contents, home, holiday home, travel, and life insurance products, as well as pet insurance for cats and dogs; and pension plans. In addition, the company offers investment banking advisory and financing services, such as mergers and acquisitions, and equity and debt capital markets for corporations and private equity firms; and foreign exchange and treasury, cash management, research, commodities, equities, corporate finance, interest rates, securities, real estate broking, and Internet and mobile banking services. It offers its products and services to various sectors, including energy; financial institutions; healthcare; manufacturing; packaging and forest products; seafood; shipping, offshore, and logistics; and telecom, media, and technology. The company distributes its products and services through its branches, in-store postal and banking outlets, and post office counters. DNB ASA was founded in 1822 and is headquartered in Oslo, Norway.

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