Head-To-Head Comparison: TORAY INDUSTRIE/ADR (OTCMKTS:TRYIY) & Occidental Petroleum (OTCMKTS:OXY)

TORAY INDUSTRIE/ADR (OTCMKTS:TRYIY) and Occidental Petroleum (NYSE:OXY) are both large-cap industrial products companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation and risk.


TORAY INDUSTRIE/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. Occidental Petroleum pays an annual dividend of $3.16 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.5%. TORAY INDUSTRIE/ADR pays out 22.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Occidental Petroleum pays out 63.1% 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.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for TORAY INDUSTRIE/ADR and Occidental Petroleum, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Occidental Petroleum 1 15 4 1 2.24

Occidental Petroleum has a consensus target price of $62.93, suggesting a potential upside of 48.84%. Given Occidental Petroleum’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Occidental Petroleum is more favorable than TORAY INDUSTRIE/ADR.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares TORAY INDUSTRIE/ADR and Occidental Petroleum’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
TORAY INDUSTRIE/ADR $21.55 billion 0.55 $715.07 million $0.89 16.35
Occidental Petroleum $4.80 billion 6.59 $4.13 billion $5.01 8.44

Occidental Petroleum has lower revenue, but higher earnings than TORAY INDUSTRIE/ADR. Occidental Petroleum is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than TORAY INDUSTRIE/ADR, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

0.2% of TORAY INDUSTRIE/ADR shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 85.3% of Occidental Petroleum shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of Occidental Petroleum shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


This table compares TORAY INDUSTRIE/ADR and Occidental Petroleum’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
TORAY INDUSTRIE/ADR 3.32% 6.50% 2.83%
Occidental Petroleum 19.65% 17.06% 8.19%

Volatility and Risk

TORAY INDUSTRIE/ADR has a beta of 0.38, suggesting that its stock price is 62% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Occidental Petroleum has a beta of 0.84, suggesting that its stock price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500.


Occidental Petroleum beats TORAY INDUSTRIE/ADR on 13 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.


Toray Industries, Inc. manufactures, processes, and sells fibers and textiles, performance chemicals, carbon fiber composite materials, environment and engineering products, and life science products. The company offers filament yarns, staple fibers, and spun yarns, as well as woven and knitted fabrics of nylon, polyester, acrylics, and others; non-woven fabrics; ultra-microfiber non-woven fabric with suede-texture; and apparel products. It also provides nylon, ABS, PBT, PPS, other resins and molded products; polyolefin foam products; polyester, polyethylene, polypropylene, and other films; processed film products; raw materials for synthetic fibers and plastics; fine chemicals; electronic and information materials; and graphic materials. In addition, the company offers carbon fibers, carbon fiber composite materials, and molded products; analysis, physical evaluation, research, and other services; and pharmaceuticals, medical devices, etc. Further, it provides engineering services; condominiums; industrial equipment and machinery; IT-related equipment; water treatment membranes and related equipment; materials for housing, building, and civil engineering applications. As of March 31, 2018, Toray Industries, Inc. operated in 26 countries and regions, including Japan. The company was formerly known as Toyo Rayon Co., Ltd. and changed its name to Toray Industries, Inc. in 1970. Toray Industries, Inc. was founded in 1926 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Occidental Petroleum Company Profile

Occidental Petroleum Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of oil and gas properties in the United States and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Oil and Gas, Chemical, and Midstream and Marketing. The Oil and Gas segment explores for, develops, and produces oil and condensate, natural gas liquids (NGLs), and natural gas. The Chemical segment manufactures and markets basic chemicals, including chlorine, caustic soda, chlorinated organics, potassium chemicals, ethylene dichloride, chlorinated isocyanurates, sodium silicates, and calcium chloride; vinyls comprising vinyl chloride monomer, polyvinyl chloride, and ethylene. The Midstream and Marketing segment gathers, processes, transports, stores, purchases, and markets oil, condensate, NGLs, natural gas, carbon dioxide, and power. This segment also trades around its assets consisting of transportation and storage capacity; and invests in entities. Occidental Petroleum Corporation was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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