Xiangtian USA Air Power (OTCMKTS:XTNY) and Nidec (OTCMKTS:NJDCY) are both auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, dividends, earnings, institutional ownership and risk.
Risk and Volatility
Xiangtian USA Air Power has a beta of 1.43, suggesting that its stock price is 43% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Nidec has a beta of 0.88, suggesting that its stock price is 12% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Xiangtian USA Air Power and Nidec’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Xiangtian USA Air Power||-8.95%||-46.58%||-5.43%|
Institutional & Insider Ownership
0.1% of Nidec shares are owned by institutional investors. 62.0% of Xiangtian USA Air Power shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Nidec pays an annual dividend of $0.21 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Xiangtian USA Air Power does not pay a dividend. Nidec pays out 21.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
This is a breakdown of current ratings for Xiangtian USA Air Power and Nidec, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Xiangtian USA Air Power||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Xiangtian USA Air Power and Nidec’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Xiangtian USA Air Power||$15.27 million||187.72||-$1.36 million||N/A||N/A|
|Nidec||$13.44 billion||2.77||$1.18 billion||$1.00||31.41|
Nidec has higher revenue and earnings than Xiangtian USA Air Power.
Nidec beats Xiangtian USA Air Power on 7 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Xiangtian USA Air Power
Xiangtian (USA) Air Power Co., Ltd. engages in the research, development, production, and marketing of compressed air energy storage power generation systems primarily in China. The company utilizes a proprietary compressed air energy storage power generation technology that can store energy for other alternative energy sources, such as solar, wind, geothermal, and tidal as raw power to regenerate electricity without the use of fossil fuels or other chemical methods. Its principal product is a system that combines air compression power generation systems with a photovoltaic (PV) installation for industrial users, such as factories and power plants. The company also provides PV systems without the air compression generation technology. Xiangtian (USA) Air Power Co., Ltd. offers its products through third-party distributors and sales agencies. The company was formerly known as Goa Sweet Tours, Ltd. and changed its name to Xiangtian (USA) Air Power Co., Ltd. in May 2012. Xiangtian (USA) Air Power Co., Ltd. was founded in 2008 and is based in Sanhe, China.
Nidec Corporation manufactures and sells motors and other electronic products worldwide. It offers brushless DC, brush DC, induction, SR, synchronous, servo, and stepping motors, as well as drive circuits; fans and blowers, such as DC axial flow, DC blower, and AC axial flow fans; and machinery, including inspection and measuring systems, automation units, control equipment, marking devices, and optical devices. The company also provides electronic and optical components comprising mechanical system components, optical system units, sensors, and electronic system components; automotive components; hard disk drive components; and other products that include music boxes and pottery craftwork equipment. In addition, it offers hotel services and sells private label products. The company's products have applications in the IT equipment, home appliances, audio and visual equipment, office equipment, healthcare and medical care, industrial equipment, and vehicle/robot industries. Nidec Corporation was founded in 1973 and is headquartered in Kyoto, Japan.
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