Head-To-Head Comparison: KIMBERLY CLARK/ADR (OTCMKTS:KCDMY) & BR Malls Participacoes (OTCMKTS:BRMSY)

KIMBERLY CLARK/ADR (OTCMKTS:KCDMY) and BR Malls Participacoes (OTCMKTS:BRMSY) are both mid-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares KIMBERLY CLARK/ADR and BR Malls Participacoes’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
KIMBERLY CLARK/ADR 9.99% 116.64% 9.81%
BR Malls Participacoes 135.25% 7.51% 4.54%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

0.0% of KIMBERLY CLARK/ADR shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares KIMBERLY CLARK/ADR and BR Malls Participacoes’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
KIMBERLY CLARK/ADR $2.14 billion 2.95 $220.21 million N/A N/A
BR Malls Participacoes $346.45 million 9.19 $277.45 million N/A N/A

BR Malls Participacoes has lower revenue, but higher earnings than KIMBERLY CLARK/ADR.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for KIMBERLY CLARK/ADR and BR Malls Participacoes, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
KIMBERLY CLARK/ADR 1 0 0 0 1.00
BR Malls Participacoes 0 1 0 0 2.00

Dividends

KIMBERLY CLARK/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.9%. BR Malls Participacoes pays an annual dividend of $0.03 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%.

Risk & Volatility

KIMBERLY CLARK/ADR has a beta of 0.35, indicating that its share price is 65% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, BR Malls Participacoes has a beta of 0.91, indicating that its share price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

KIMBERLY CLARK/ADR beats BR Malls Participacoes on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

KIMBERLY CLARK/ADR Company Profile

Kimberly-Clark de México, S. A. B. de C. V., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and commercializes disposable products for daily use by consumers in Mexico. The company offers diapers, pull-up training pants, swimming diapers, wet wipes, shampoos, baby lotion and bar soaps, and feeding products for babies; toilet papers, napkins, facial tissues, and paper towels for home; and feminine pads, panty protectors, tampons, and intimate wipes for women. It also provides beauty products, including bar soaps, liquid hand soaps, foaming liquid soaps, and liquid body wash; and professional products, such as dispensers, jumbo roll toilet papers, paper towels, hand towels, and industrial cleaning cloths, as well as underwear, protectors, feminine pads, and prefolded products for adults. The company offers its products primarily under the Huggies, KleenBebé, Pull-Ups, Evenflo, GoodNites, Kleenex, Kotex, Depend, Kleenex Cottonelle, Pétalo, Suavel, Vogue, Delsey, Diapro, LYS, Fancy, Blumen, Sanitas, Marli y Kimlark, Jabón Escudo Antibacterial, and Jabones Kleenex. It also exports its products. The company is based in Mexico City, Mexico.

BR Malls Participacoes Company Profile

BR Malls Participações S.A. operates as a shopping mall company in Brazil. It also manages parking lot operation. As of March 16, 2018, it owned a portfolio of 39 malls comprising 1,445.5 thousand square meters of gross leasable area and 877.1 thousand square meters of gross leasable area. The company was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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