Casio Computer Co., Ltd. (OTCMKTS:CSIOY) vs. Schaeffler (OTCMKTS:SCFLF) Financial Investigation



Casio Computer Co., Ltd. (OTCMKTS: CSIOYGet a rating) and Schaeffler (OTCMKTS:SCFLFGet a rating) are both IT and technology companies, but which company is better? We’ll compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and risk.

Profitability

This table compares Casio Computer Co.,Ltd. and Schaeffler’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Casio Computer Co., Ltd. 6.52% 8.36% 5.34%
Schaeffler 5.10% 29.09% 5.20%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of the current recommendations for Casio Computer Co.,Ltd. and Schaeffler, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Casio Computer Co., Ltd. 0 0 1 0 3.00
Schaeffler 2 2 3 0 2.14

Schaeffler has a consensus price target of $7.00, suggesting a potential upside of 32.83%. Given Schaeffler’s likely higher upside, analysts clearly believe that Schaeffler is more favorable than Casio Computer Co., Ltd..

Benefits and evaluation

This table compares Casio Computer Co.,Ltd. and Schaeffler’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Casio Computer Co., Ltd. $2.15 billion 1.18 $112.93 million $6.24 4:35 p.m.
Schaeffler $14.39 billion 0.06 -$484.33 million $1.27 4.15

Casio Computer Co., Ltd. has higher earnings, but lower earnings than Schaeffler. Schaeffler trades at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Casio Computer Co., Ltd., indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and risk

Casio Computer Co., Ltd. has a beta of 0.88, suggesting its stock price is 12% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Schaeffler has a beta of 1.06, suggesting its stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Casio Computer Co., Ltd. beats Schaeffler on 7 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Casio Computer Co., Ltd. (Get a rating)

Casio Computer Co., Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, develops, produces and sells consumer equipment, system equipment and other products in Asia, Europe, Japan, North America and internationally. Its Consumer segment offers watches, clocks, electronic dictionaries, electronic calculators, label printers, electronic musical instruments, digital cameras, and others. The Company’s System Equipment segment provides handheld terminals, electronic cash registers, management support systems, data projectors, and others. The segment offers formed parts, molds, etc. Casio Computer Co., Ltd. was founded in 1957 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

About Schaeffler (Get a rating)

Schaeffler logoSchaeffler AG, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells precision components and systems for automotive and industrial applications in Europe, the Americas, China and Asia-Pacific. The Company’s Automotive OEM division offers engine systems, including bearing solutions, belt and chain drive products, valve train components and variable valve train systems; and drivetrain systems, such as torsion and vibration dampers, clutches and dual-clutch systems, torque converters, CVT components, lightweight differentials, bearing solutions, and timing and shifting components of speed. This division also provides chassis systems including wheel bearings, bearing solutions, steering components, electromechanical actuators for roll stabilizers and power steering systems; and hybrid and electric drive systems which include hybrid modules, electric axle drives and electric wheel hub drives. Its Automotive Aftermarket division offers repair solutions for passenger cars, light commercial vehicles, heavy commercial vehicles and tractors, as well as assistance services. The company’s industrial division provides components and systems. This division serves customers in the mobility, energy and raw materials, production machinery, aerospace and industrial distribution sectors. The company has a strategic partnership with Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. The company was previously known as INA Beteiligungsgesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung and changed its name to Schaeffler AG in October 2014. The company was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany. Schaeffler AG is a subsidiary of IHO Verwaltungs GmbH.



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