SEIKO EPSON Cor/GDR (OTCMKTS:SEKEY) and Digital China (OTCMKTS:DCHIF) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, risk and dividends.
This table compares SEIKO EPSON Cor/GDR and Digital China’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
Volatility and Risk
SEIKO EPSON Cor/GDR has a beta of 0.98, suggesting that its share price is 2% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Digital China has a beta of 0.38, suggesting that its share price is 62% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares SEIKO EPSON Cor/GDR and Digital China’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
SEIKO EPSON Cor/GDR has higher revenue and earnings than Digital China.
SEIKO EPSON Cor/GDR pays an annual dividend of $0.10 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. Digital China does not pay a dividend. SEIKO EPSON Cor/GDR pays out 17.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for SEIKO EPSON Cor/GDR and Digital China, as provided by MarketBeat.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
0.2% of SEIKO EPSON Cor/GDR 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.
SEIKO EPSON Cor/GDR beats Digital China on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
SEIKO EPSON Cor/GDR Company Profile
Seiko Epson Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, sells, and provides services for products in the printing solutions, visual communications, wearable and industrial products, and other businesses in Japan, the United States, China, and internationally. Its Printing Solutions segment provides inkjet printers, serial impact dot matrix printers, page printers, color image scanners, large-format inkjet printers, industrial inkjet printing systems, printers for use in POS systems, label printers and related consumables, office papermaking systems, personal computers, and others. The company's Visual Communications segment develops, manufactures, and sells 3LCD projectors for business, education, and the home markets; high-temperature polysilicon TFT LCD panels for 3LCD projectors; and smart eyewear. Its Wearable & Industrial Products segment offers watches and watch movements; sensing systems and equipment; built-in sensors used in the personal health and sports fields, etc.; industrial robots and other production systems; and electronic devices. This segment also designs, manufactures, and sells electronic devices, such as crystal units, crystal oscillators, and quartz sensors for consumer, automotive, and industrial equipment applications; and CMOS LSIs and other chips primarily for consumer electronics and automotive applications, as well as provides metal powders and surface finishing services. Seiko Epson Corporation was founded in 1942 and is headquartered in Suwa, Japan.
Digital China Company Profile
Digital China Holdings Limited, an investment holding company, provides information technology (IT) services primarily in Mainland China. It operates in three segments: DCITS, Supply Chain Services, and New Business. The company offers proprietary software, services, cloud computing, and big data analysis with the strategy of integrating [email protected] city and [email protected] agriculture. It also provides intermediary and backstage logistics services for corporate customers, e-commerce platforms, branded service providers, and individuals; and [email protected] city services for city administrators, enterprises, and citizens based on the urban information management center, integrated citizen service platform, integrated enterprise service platform, and integrated city administration platform, as well as financial services, such as financing, factoring, leasing, guarantee, etc. to third party customers. In addition, the company offers logistics, finance lease, data integration and management software sale, systems integration, application software development, maintenance and outsourcing, consultancy and training, financial specialized equipment sale, surveying service software, and network optimization services. Further, it holds trademarks; and develops and constructs science and technology parks. The company was incorporated in 2000 and is headquartered in Quarry Bay, Hong Kong.